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    Historical Thread: Fighting forces of the Austro-Hungarian Empire (1867-1918)

    The first world war was a battle of epic proportions, 70 million men took up arms and 10 million were killed, 20 million wounded in mind and body. it was a war that helped shape the modern world from conflagrations in the Carpathians to the mud of the western front to the epic gun battles at...
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    Norinco unveals new Tank destroyer.

    http://www.janes.com/article/66778/norinco-launches-new-tank-destroyer China North Industries Corporation (NORINCO) has expanded its armoured vehicle portfolio with the development of the ST2 tracked 105 mm Tank Destroying Vehicle (TDV), which is understood to have been developed specifically...
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    North Korean long range drone in development.

    http://www.janes.com/article/66389/north-korea-developing-long-endurance-uav-says-report North Korea is developing a long-endurance unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), Yonhap news agency quoted a South Korean defence ministry official as saying on 18 December. "The North is building larger drones...
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    Kuwait to upgrade their M1 Abrams tanks

    http://www.janes.com/article/66265/kuwait-abrams-tank-upgrade-package-announced Kuwait intends to upgrade its fleet of 218 M1A2 Abrams tanks to significantly improve their crews' ability to respond to infantry threats while remaining protected inside the vehicle by adding a remote weapon...
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    The Palestinian authority (PA) receives Al-Jawad armoured vehicles.

    The Palestinian Authority's (PA's) Ministry of Interior has received its first armoured vehicles in the form of six Al-Jawad security vehicles, PA security sources told IHS Jane's on 12 December. Based on the Ford F-550 chassis, the Al-Jawad is made by Jordan's King Abdullah II Design and...
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    Chinese PLAN commissions two new Type 056 corvettes.

    China's People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) commissioned its 28th and 29th Jiangdao-class (Type 056/056A) corvettes at a naval port in Lianyungang in eastern Jiangsu Province on 12 December, according to the China Military Online website. Baoding (hull number 511) and Heze (hull number 512)...
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    Shahbaz: The story of pakistani air force pilots in Golan heights 1974

    The Aerial fight over Golan: On 26 April 1974, PAF fighter pilot Flight Lieutenant Sattar Alvi on deputation to No. 67A Squadron, Syrian Air Force (SAF) was flying a SAF MiG-21F-13 (Serial No. 1863) out of the Dumayr Air Base, Syria in an eight-ship formation with a fellow PAF pilot and the...
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    Historical thread: Rhodesian armed forces

    The Rhodesian armed forces had their roots in the British south Africa company armed forces, originally created during the company's rule in the 1880s. they later became the armed forces of the self-governing British colony of southern Rhodesia in 1923 in post WW1 British ruled Africa. from 1953...
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    Favourite German army songs?

    Anyone else here like German military music? My favourites would be. Unsere Panzerdivision Grüne Teufel ade Polenland
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    Taiwan Establishes Submarine Development Center.

    TAIPEI, Taiwan — Taiwan-based China Shipbuilding Corporation (CSBC) established a submarine development center on Monday to support the construction of six to eight diesel electric submarines under the Indigenous Defense Submarine (IDS) program. The Taiwanese Navy has a requirement to replace...
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    Sloppy Oversight Alleged in Afghan Army Vehicle-Maintenance Program.

    WASHINGTON — Due to sloppy management of an Afghan National Army vehicle-maintenance program, the cost to maintain vehicles has risen significantly and made it difficult for the ANA to carry out military operations, the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction John Sopko finds...
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    British Laser Gun Development stalled by Industry Protests.

    LONDON — Announcement of a contract award to MBDA to build a laser-directed energy weapon demonstrator for the British Ministry of Defence (MoD) has been held up by a protest filed by one of the losing bidders. Thales UK filed the protest after missile-maker MBDA was selected in mid-July for...
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    Bolivia to receive China Tiger 4x4 APC.

    The Bolivian Armed Forces are to receive newly built armored personnel carriers (APCs), the Shaanxi Baoji Special Vehicles Company's China Tiger 4x4 light armoured vehicle, marking the first such procurement since 1979, an industry source told IHS Jane's . The Tiger uses a 4x4 cross-country...
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    Russian Ka-52K attack helicopter variant to receive AESA radar.

    The navalised variant of the the Kamov Ka-52 Alligator (Hokum-B) attack/reconnaissance helicopter - the Ka-52K Katran - will be equipped with a compact active electronically scanned array (AESA) radar from Russian defense contractor Radio-Electronic Technologies (KRET), a company spokesperson...
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    Lebanon receives more artillery, humvees & grenade launchers from the U.S

    The United States delivered another installment of 155 mm M198 towed howitzers to the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) as part of a shipment that arrived in Beirut on 9 August. "What we have here is about $50 million of equipment," US ambassador Elizabeth Richard told journalists during a ceremony...
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    Chinese media touts Liaoning's 'growing combat capability.

    China's state television revealed footage on 1 August of the country's only operational carrier, Liaoning (CV-16), carrying eight Shenyang Aircraft Corporation (SAC) J-15 fighters as well as a Z-18 and a Z-9 helicopter on its deck. This represents the largest number of aircraft so far seen on...
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    greetings!

    my name's sarvar, some of you may know me as Henry ME 95 from the pakistan defence forum. nice to meet you guys
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