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Air

  1. Gaza War Leaned Heavily On F-16 Close-Air Support

    Close Proximity: During the Gaza conflict, Israeli F-16s struck targets less than 350 meters from friendly forces, much closer than normal. Here, an Israeli F-16 drops flares during a pass over the Gaza border on July 23. JACK GUEZ/ / AFP/Getty Images
    • September 15, 2014 - 6:34 PM

    Hundreds of the more than 6,000 targets struck from the air during Israel's 50-day urban war in Gaza were from fighter jets delivering one-ton bombs …

Land

  1. Germany Sending 40 Soldiers To Iraqi Kurdistan

    Captain Kwestan Mohammed Ali, instructs how to hold an AK-47 to female Peshmerga recruits as they take part in a military training at a base near the northern Iraqi city of Sulaimaniya on Wednesday. Jm Lopez / Getty Images
    • September 14, 2014

    Berlin is preparing to send around 40 soldiers to northern Iraq to train Kurdish fighters battling against militants from the Islamic State, the …

Sea

  1. Saab Makes Late Pitch For Australian Sub Project

    Australian Competition: The Collins-class Royal Australian HMAS Sheean enters Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, this summer. Japan and Germany are competing for the submarine's replacement, and now Saab is showing interest. US Navy
    • September 14, 2014

    With the clock ticking, Saab has pitched a late-hour proposal to the Australian government that could alter the outcome of that country's submarine …

Policy

  1. French Arms Exports Rise 42 Percent

    French Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, right, speaks with a Rafale fighter pilot while visiting French troops in Mali last year. Such deployments are 'incomparable marketing' for French exports, an expert said. MARTIN BUREAU/ / AFP via Getty Images
    • September 15, 2014 - 2:47 PM

    France signed arms export contracts worth 6.87 billion (US $8.8 billion) in 2013, up more than 42 percent from the 4.8 billion in the previous year…

Business

  1. Interview: Frank Haun, CEO of Krauss-Maffei Wegmann

    Frank Haun is CEO of German defense technology group Krauss-Maffei-Wegmann. Jacques Demarthon/ / AFP
    • September 9, 2014

    Germany's Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) and French Nexter recently announced their intent to create a 50-50 joint holding company. The owners of the …

Commentary

  1. Editorial: A Unified Fight Against Terror

    • September 15, 2014 - 3:00 PM

    As the world commemorates the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, the international community is ramping up to combat its latest terror threat …

Technology

  1.  Army

    US Army Activates Its First Cyber Protection Brigade

    • September 10, 2014

    The US Army on Sept. 5 activated a new Cyber Protection Brigade the first of its kind in the Army at Fort Gordon, Georgia.

Logistics

  1. Boeing Eyes 737-700 Solution for New JSTARS

    Boeing is looking at its 737-700 airframe as a potential winner for the Air Force's next-generation JSTARS program. Boeing Illustration
    • September 13, 2014

    Boeing is officially planning a variant of its 737-700 commercial jetliner as a competitor for the Air Force's next-generation Joint Surveillance …

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