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Reykjavik (IDN) - In February 2016, the U.S. government started discussions with its Icelandic counterpart on the possibility of carrying out necessary changes to the doors of the NATO hangar at Keflavik airport so that newer, larger submarine reconnaissance planes could be housed there. The matter ...
Two Belgian f-16 fighters jets as well as two British Typhoon planes scrambled to intercept Russian strategic bombers near UK abd Dutch airspace. Brlgium, which is ensuring this year the airspace of the three Benelux countries (Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg) said the two F-16 fighters where sent ...

Joseph Dunford, on the sidelines of the NATO meeting. The Turkish general is expected to warn the U.S. against legitimizing and solidifying terror group YPG. According to the U.S-led coalition against Daesh's statement, about 15,000 of the fighters will be SDF veterans, and another 15,000 will be recruited ...
"We welcome the decision of Japan to join CCDCOE as a Contributing Participant, membership status available to non-NATO nations. Japan is one of NATO's key partners beyond the Euro-Atlantic area and a globally recognised technology and cyber-security power. Joining the Centre will be a concrete ...
Hulusi Akar will attend NATO's meeting for defense heads on Jan. 16 and 17 in Brussels. Gen. Akar and NATO's other defense chiefs will attend the 178th Military Committee in Chiefs of Defense Session at the NATO headquarters. On the sidelines of the meeting, Akar is expected to meet on Tuesday Gen.
Twelve soldiers from NATO and partner countries are undergoıng exercises on how to overcome obstacles on snowy landscapes in Georgia's Gudauri resort, in the country's east. The training is being held within the NATO Partnership for peace (PfP) Program and is being hosted at Colonel Besik ...

Speaking to Sputnik Lithuania about the anticipated deployment of 250 French troops, tanks and infantry fighting vehicles in Lithuania this month to join the NATO battle groups stationed throughout the Baltics, Poland and Romania, Zhilin, the head of the Center for the Study of Applied Problems of National ...
The director of the center, Merle Maigre, wrote in a press release that they welcome Japan's decision to join as a partner state. "This is a status that is open to countries that are not members of NATO. Japan is one of NATO's key partners outside the Euro-Atlantic area, and is also a world-renowned leader in ...
US Army vehicles were stopped by German police near the border with Poland. The vehicles were being improperly transported by a contractor and had to wait until other means of transport arrived to continue. The hold-up underscores the bureaucratic and logistical hurdles that the US and NATO face ...
Almost 7 years since NATO's intervention left Libya in shambles, the country's military strongman says it is still "not yet ready for democracy." RT's guests debate whether the UN-backed elections could help unite Libyans. It took a multi-state NATO coalition seven months to bomb out Libya and topple ...
The Swedish parties and movements in Finland mostly vote for Finland becoming a NATO member. At the same time, in Sweden, which is not a member of the alliance either, there is no consensus on the issue. It reminds to me policy of the former Polish prime minister Donald Tusk, who is now President of ...
Even if Russia wanted to reconquer its lost empire, as some believe (a belief for which there is no serious evidence), it is too weak and too poor to do this. So why not invite Russia to join the great western alliances? Alas, it is obvious to everyone, but never stated, that Russia cannot ever join either NATO or ...
In a recent Guardian article titled "Why NATO Must Defend women's rights," NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg and Hollywood movie star Angelina Jolie assert that "NATO has the responsibility and opportunity to be a leading protector of women's rights." NATO, moreover, "can become the global ...
Dubai, Jan. 11 (Xinhua) -- The gulf state United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the western military coalition North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) discussed options to improve their existing cooperation, UAE state news agency WAM reported on Thursday. The discussion was between Major General Falah ...
There are no British maritime patrol planes to monitor increasing activity by Russian submarines and other threats, new figures have shown. The government was accused of "hollowing out" the UK's defence capability after being forced to rely on NATO aircraft since it scrapped a project to replace its own ...
NATO allies sent 17 spy planes to the UK last year to plug gaps left in UK defences, shock figures yesterday showed. Eight US aircraft as well as planes from Germany, France, Norway and Canada were temporarily deployed to RAF Lossiemouth in Scotland between January and November. spy planes ...
NATO has awarded ViaSat a contract to upgrade its ultra-high frequency (UHF) satellite communications (SATCOM) control stations to comply with the Integrated Waveform (IW) baseline, the company announced on 3 January. The upgrade will give NATO improved communications interoperability, ...

Read alsoNATO: There is no 'renewing' of mil-to-mil communications with Russia BuzzFeed also reported that U.S. Special Representative to Ukraine Kurt Volker is set to meet with senior aide to Russian president Vladimir Putin Vladislav Surkov, while U.S. Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Tom ...
Tirana, Jan. 8 (Xinhua) -- Albania has sent a second patrol vessel of its naval fleet to support the NATO-led operations the Aegean sea, sources from defense ministry confirmed to Xinhua on Monday. The ship ALS Butrinti departed Saturday from Pashaliman Base in southern Albania to head to the ...
As the United States prepares to hand over its lead role in NATO 's Baltic air-policing mission, the air force has released dramatic footage showing exactly what happens when fighter jets are scrambled. US pilots have been based in Lithuania for four months monitoring the airspace over Estonia, Latvia and ...
NATO will hold its first high-level meetings with Russia in five years later this month, the end to a long diplomatic freeze between senior American and Russian officials. NATO's Supreme Allied Commander Europe Gen. Curtis Scaparrotti will meet Gen. Valery Gerasimov, chief of general staff for Russia's ...
Russian war games held last September "simulated a large-scale military attack against NATO", the commander of the Estonian Defence Forces has claimed. Riho Terras confirmed NATO's fears that the Zapad (or "West") exercises were used to simulate a conflict with the US-led alliance and show off ...
Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko has stressed that the country's membership in the European Union and in NATO remain Ukraine's strategic goal, but this is not viable in 2018. "Membership in the European Union, as well as joining NATO, certainly remain our strategic goal. Since this prospect is ...
The NATO maritime challenge is also now wider and more complex, with illegal migrant trafficking, terrorist and insurgent use of sea routes, threats to merchant shipping, and transnational trafficking in arms across the maritime domain. As a result, revitalizing NATO sea power is now recognized as a priority, with Alliance ...
ViaSat Inc. (VSAT - Free Report) recently clinched a deal for upgradation of NATO UHF satellite communications ("SATCOM") control stations to comply with the Integrated Waveform ("IW") baseline. The upgrade will create greater situational awareness by facilitating better communications interoperability, ...
Islamabad: Washington is in default of Islamabad for failure to pay $45 million charges against using the road network for the US-led NATO supplies for Afghanistan. The said amount is due from the US since 2013. This disclosure was made in a meeting here on Pakistan-Afghanistan Transit Trade few ...
Since 2012, the number of military contingents deployed by NATO near Russia's western frontiers has increased threefold. Four battalion tactical groups have been deployed in the Baltics and Poland as well as a U.S. Army armored brigade and command staffs of NATO's multinational divisions in Poland ...
ViaSat Inc. VSAT recently clinched a deal for upgradation of NATO UHF satellite communications ("SATCOM") control stations to comply with the Integrated Waveform ("IW") baseline. The upgrade will create greater situational awareness by facilitating better communications interoperability, scalability as ...
Defense technology company Elbit Systems Ltd. has been awarded a follow-on $6 million contract to supply its J-music Direct Infrared Countermeasures self-protection systems to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) for the organization's Airbus A330 Multinational Multi-Role Tanker Transport ...
ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST: During his first year in office, President Trump used NATO as a punching bag. He portrayed the members of the American-led security alliance in Europe as deadbeats freeloading on U.S. defense spending. It took until Trump's second trip to Europe last July for him to reaffirm ...
13, 2017, when you probably weren't looking, the EU took another step to expand the partnership -- one that some commentators see as a challenge to NATO. Twenty-three of the states signed a joint notification on the Permanent Structured Cooperation (PESCO). The Council of the European Union then ...
While the SS-1 scud, which has been widely exported and copied by various countries (including a certain rogue regime) is the most famous, there have been some new technologies emerging lately. The most notable of these systems is the 9K720 Iskander missile, or the SS-26 Stone as NATO calls it.
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) has awarded ViaSat a contract to upgrade its Ultra-High Frequency (UHF) satellite communications control stations to comply with the Integrated Waveform (IW) baseline. The upgrade gives NATO greater communications interoperability, scalability and ...
Susan Glasser has a long piece in Politico today about Donald Trump's foreign policy, and it's about what you'd expect: pretty much everyone overseas thinks Trump is dumb, ignorant, and vain. They've responded in various ways: opportunistically when Trump is on their side (Israel, Saudi Arabia); with ...
During his first year in office, President Trump used NATO as a punching bag. He portrayed the members of the American-led security alliance in Europe as deadbeats freeloading on U.S. defense spending. It took until Trump's second trip to Europe last July for him to reaffirm America's commitment to ...
ReutersAnkara (Reuters) -- Turkey and Russia on Friday signed an accord for Moscow to supply Ankara with S-400 surface-to-air missile batteries, Turkish authorities said, finalizing a deal set to deepen military ties between NATO member Turkey and the Kremlin. The S-400 deal, reportedly worth some ...
While the SS-1 scud, which has been widely exported and copied by various countries (including a certain rogue regime) is the most famous, there have been some new technologies emerging lately. The most notable of these systems is the 9K720 Iskander missile, or the SS-26 Stone as NATO calls it.
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Friday told Germany's DPA news agency that he expects increased dialogue between Russia and the transatlantic alliance in 2018. Relations between NATO and Russia deteriorated in the wake of Moscow's annexation of the Crimean Peninsula in 2014.
Russian politicians and experts shared their opinion with Pravda.Ru about most important events of the outgoing year 2017. 1 comments 5 share. Most important achievement of 2017: Big war with NATO canceled. 61770.jpeg. Alexei Pushkov, member of the Federation Council Committee on Defence and ...
Turkey has been engaged in a row over the Russian-made air defense missile systems with its NATO partners. Despite several NATO members such as Bulgaria and Greece possessing Russia's previous generation long-range surface-to-air missile systems, the S-300, Chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of ...
... FEARS: Russia submarine activity at HIGHEST LEVEL since Cold War, NATO reveals. RUSSIAN submarine activity in the Mediterranean and Atlantic Ocean is at its highest levels since the Cold war, NATO has warned. By Tom Parfitt Tom Parfitt. PUBLISHED: 11:58, Fri, Dec 29, 2017 | UPDATED: 12:15, Fri, Dec 29, 2017 ...
During his first year in office, President Trump used NATO as a punching bag. He portrayed the members of the American-led security alliance in Europe as deadbeats freeloading on U.S. defense spending. It took until Trump's second trip to Europe last July for him to reaffirm America's commitment to ...
Modeled after the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), the Southeast Asia Treaty Organization (SEATO) was intended to fight the spread of communism in Southeast Asia. It failed miserably due to conflicts among its members, and it disintegrated after little more than two decades due to a lack of unity ...
Next year's NATO summit, slated to take place July 11-12 in Brussels, will clarify just how serious the member states are about recommitting to collective defense. The assembled heads of state will also be in a position to assess how effectively and swiftly the alliance and its individual members are ...
Next year's NATO summit, slated to take place July 11-12 in Brussels, will clarify just how serious the member states are about recommitting to collective defense. The assembled heads of state will also be in a position to assess how effectively and swiftly the alliance and its individual members are ...
MDA announced that it has signed a contract valued at approximately CA$15 million ($11.8 million) with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Communications and Information Agency (NCI). MDA will build a new system to support NATO's maritime command and control operations under Project ...
Last May, President Donald Trump publicly criticized his NATO allies for not contributing enough to the international military alliance's coffers. ... Spain, with approximately 0.92 percent of its GDP spent on defense in 2017, is one of NATO's lowest contributors thus far, alongside Belgium and Luxemburg.
The NATO invasion and occupation of Afghanistan followed the attacks on September 11, 2001 on Washington D.C. and New York City. Despite none of the alleged suspects involved in the attack actually coming from Afghanistan, and the government of Afghanistan having played no role in the attacks, ...
The deal has caused concern in the West because Turkey is a member of NATO but the Russian missile system cannot be integrated into NATO's military architecture. Relations between Moscow and the Western military alliance are fraught. Chemezov told Kommersant that Turkey was the first NATO member state to ...
Kiev, December 26. /TASS/. Almost 70 Advisors from NATO member countries work for the Ukrainian Defense Ministry, Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak said on Tuesday. "A total of 66 foreign advisors from 14 NATO member countries work for the Ukrainian armed forces and the Defense Ministry, six of ...


 

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