A Russian Armed Forces demining unit has been dispatched along with Uran-6 mine-clearing robotic systems to Syria, the Russian Defense Ministry reported Monday. "More than 40 specialists of the advanced detachment of the International Mine Action Center of the Russian Armed Forces, 7 special equipment units and a group of dog...
The US along with 30 other nations have kicked off Exercise Mobility Guardian, Air Mobility Commands premier readiness exercise last week. The exercise launched at Joint Base Lewis-McChord on July 30 and will continue through Aug
Germany's Protestant and Catholic churches on Monday have called for a revision of laws for arms export governing the approval of deliveries to other countries, pointing mainly at the Gulf states. Martin Dutzmann, chairman of an ecumenical joint committee on development policy was quoted as saying by Deutsche Welle German Radio...
Equipped with ships, fast attack boats, aircraft, drones and surveillance assets, Pakistan has assembled a special forces group called ‘Task Force 88, to guard the Gawdar port, the focal point of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor. Marines would be deployed at sea and around Gwadar for security operations,
China has resumed a large scale de-mining operation along the China-Vietnam border recently. 45 officers and soldiers with the No
The US Navy and Northrop Grumman Corporation have completed the critical design review of a robotic system for explosive ordnance disposal. The robot for increment one of the Advanced Explosive Ordnance Disposal Robotic System (AEODRS) program is back-packable and weighs less than 35 pounds, the company said in a statement Tuesday
The European missile shield is all set to go live today to protect NATO members in Europe, Reuters reported. The shield will be declared operational by US and NATO officials at a remote air base in Deveselu, Romania, after years of planning, billions of dollars in investment and failed attempts to assuage Russian concerns that the shield could be used against Moscow amid high tension between Russia and the West
Russian bomb disposal squad has demined over 120 explosives so far with help from Syrian Arab Army. The land mines had been planted by ISIS terrorists in Syrian historic city, Palmyra before they were defeated by Syrian and Russian Forces
Pakistans Adviser to Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz has denied reports on a statement made by US Secretary of State John Kerry that Saudi Arabia may purchase nuclear bomb from the country. While giving a policy statement in the Senate on Tuesday, Aziz said that Pakistans nuclear technology is for its own deterrence and it will not share it with any other country under any circumstances, The Express Tribune reported
The last cache of 48,401 rounds of small arms and medium calibre ammunition surrendered by former Niger Delta militants was destructed as part of the disarmament phase of the Nigerian amnesty program. The disarmament program was conducted by the Presidential Amnesty Office along with the Nigerian Army and National Security Advisor,
NORINCO has established and implemented a multi-faceted Internal Compliance Program (ICP) to prevent the proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD). The ICP also involves means of delivery and control the proliferation risks of conventional defense products and technologies, dual-use goods and technologies, intangible technology transfers (ITT) and deemed exports, the company said in a statement Wednesday
North Korea is claiming to have developed its own hydrogen bomb, the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reports Thursday citing the countrys leader Kim Jong-Un. "We have managed to become a great nuclear power capable of protecting the independence and national dignity of our Motherland with the might of strikes by nuclear and hydrogen bombs," Kim Jong-Un was quoted by the KCNA agency as saying, noting the North Korean leader delivered the speech during his visit to an ordnance factory in the capital of Pyongyang