The US Air Force has awarded a $272 million contract to Sallyport Global Holdings in Virginia to run security and life support operations at Balad Air Base in Iraq over the next year. Work is expected to be completed by January 31, 2017, the US Department of Defense announced Friday
Accenture Federal Services, CACI Enterprise Solutions, CGI Federal, Deloitte Consulting, ECS Federal, IBM, Leidos, and Main Sail were awarded an estimated $147 million task orders contract from the US Navy. The contract announced by US Department of Defense yesterday, is to obtain process improvement, reengineering, management and data support services, to include Navy Enterprise Resource Planning sustainment on behalf of Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP) Business Systems Center (BSC)
The United States and Japan are carrying out a bilateral exercise at Japans Chitose Air Base to improve understanding of both the countrys military tactics as well to familiarize the US troops with Japanese surroundings. The Aviation Training Relocation (ATR) exercise was first launched in 2007 in an effort to increase the US and Japans operation readiness forces and to enhance "working relationship and overall alliance"
In view of the recent terrorist attack on Pathankot air base, the Indian government announced a decision to undertake a time-bound security audit of all "vulnerable" installations of armed forces, paramilitary and police organisations. A decision was taken at a high-level meeting on Friday, which was chaired by Home Minister Rajnath Singh and was attended by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and NSA Ajit Doval besides top officials of intelligence and security agencies, Tribune India newspaper reported today
Japans Ground Self-Defense Force is considering participating in multinational military exercises to be held in western India this March, The Japan Times reported quoting Jiji Press. Up to 300 people from 18 countries, including Japan, the United States, China, South Korea and the 10 members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, are set to take part in the joint drills, an Indian government official was quoted as saying Friday
Difficulty in arriving at ‘terms of reference may hinder Pakistans participation in the investigation of Pathankot air base attack. Pakistans media reported that two nations' national security advisers (NSA) will be meeting shortly to fix the ‘terms of reference of the investigation team scheduled to arrive at Pathankot from Islamabad
Abu Dhabi Ship Building PJSC (ADSB) and Drydocks World signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Monday to create an industrial entity to strengthen maritime projects in the UAE and across the GCC. The MoU aims to enhance knowledge transfer and capabilities exchange between the two companies and is the basis for future cooperation agreements
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Islamabad has denied being a part of the 34-nation Islamic military alliance against terrorism announced by the Saudi Crown Prince and Defence Minister Mohammed bin Salman. The Saudi Arabian news agency has mentioned Pakistan together with Malaysia, UAE and Qatar being in the Saudi-led alliance which will establish a control center in Riyadh to coordinate operations against terrorist groups in Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan among others
Singapore has deployed six F-16 fighters for a joint military exercise with the Indian Air Forces four Su-30MKIs held from Nov 12 to Dec 17 at Kalaikunda Air Force Station, India. The Joint Military Training (JMT) exercise saw air assets from both countries involved in mission-oriented training, as well as and air combat 'dogfight' training
At least 200 terrorist operatives could have been involved in the planning and execution of the attack on six locations in Paris that led to the death of 127 people and 8 attackers, Israeli news website, Debkafile reported. Quoting ‘counterterrorism experts it said coordinating so many simultaneous terror attacks by a large team called for months of preparation, precise intelligence, a variety of weapons and a large team of dedicated killers backed by exceptional staff work and organization
Russian Aerospace Forces flew 64 sorties on Saturday hitting 55 Islamic State (IS) targets in Syria. Russia has increased the intensity of combat flights in Syria as the number of ISIL targets has risen, the Russian Defense Ministry's spokesman Maj
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