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    Lithuania: war in Ukraine as a reason to buy more weapons

    Europe has faced major problems. Pandemic has weakened social spheres of all countries, forcing to reallocate budget funds and redirect money to this critical area. Pandemic also showed the importance of human lives and necessity to pay attention to the needs of ordinary people from governments’...
  2. Khafee

    Crisis in the Arabian Gulf

    Carrier strike force heading to the Middle East to counter Iran threats By Nicholas Sakelaris MAY 6, 2019 An aerial view of the Nimitz-class aircraft carriers USS John C. Stennis and USS Abraham Lincoln, which are expected to meet in the Persian Gulf in response to Iranian threats. Photo by...
  3. Jaeger

    German weapon exports

    This thread is dedicated to all the weapon exports made by Germany or the potential/in the work exports to foreign countries. Ill try to keep this update.
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    Obama, aides expected to weigh Syria military options

    U.S. President Barack Obama and his top foreign policy advisers are expected to meet on Friday to consider their military and other options in Syria as Syrian and Russian aircraft continue to pummel Aleppo and other targets, U.S. officials said. Some top officials argue the United States must...
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    South Korean LIG Nex1 to enter Saudi Arabia’s defense market

    LIG Nex1 to enter Saudi Arabia’s defense market [THE INVESTOR] South Korean defense company LIG Nex1 plans to tap into Saudi Arabia in its broader expansion plan to the Middle East market. According to a source on Aug. 18, the weapon-maker has received board members’ approval to set up an...
  6. remnant

    A new form of war

    There has been a spike in knife and vehicle attacks in the middle East specifically in the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians in the West Bank. The latter have apparently abandoned some of the older tactics of storming checkpoints and neighbourhoods with blazing Kalashnikovs which are...
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    Russian weapons turn the tide of the war in Syria

    Russian president Vladimir Putin says that Russian weapons have turned the tide of the war in Syria. Russian warplanes have flown 10,000 missions since Sept. 30 hitting 200 oil facilities allowing the Syrian military to drive militants from 500 towns and villages. For the first time, Russia...
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    US Navy intercept Iranian weapons shipment heading to Yemen [3rd seizure in 2 months]

    US Navy intercept Iranian weapons shipment including 1,500 AK-47s and rocket launchers in the Arabian Sea heading to war-torn Yemen USS Sirocco. The U.S. Navy has confiscated a cache of weapons that it believes was being transported from Iran to Houthi rebels in Yemen, marking at least...
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    French navy seizes weapons cache heading from Iran to Yemen [PICs]

    French navy seizes weapons cache heading from Iran to Yemen (CNN)The French seized a large weapons cache on a ship headed for Somalia on March 20, authorities said. It's the second large weapons seizure in the region this month, and both may have been headed to Yemen from Iran. According to...
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    Iran tests ballistic missile in violation of UN resolution

    Iran tests ballistic missile in violation of UN resolution Iran tested a new medium-range ballistic missile last month in a breach of two U.N. Security Council resolutions, two U.S. officials said on Monday. The officials, both speaking on condition of anonymity, said the test was held on...