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U.K. Defense Sector's Surprising Friend: The Strong Dollar

Western air strikes in Iraq and Syria and increased Russian combat plane patrols along Europe's borders have so far failed to lift the fortunes of British defense companies. dollar. currency has strengthened since June, when a dollar of profit that ... Austin American Statesman, 1 week ago
U.K. Defense Sector's Friend: The Strong Dollar iMarketReports, 1 week ago
Business Insider

The Afghan Air Force Is So Short On Planes, They're Using 'Flying Tractors' To Fight The Taliban

See Also KABUL (Reuters) - Afghanistan's armed forces are so short of combat-ready aircraft that, late last year, they began fitting machine guns and rockets to Russian-made Mi-17 transport helicopters, dubbed "flying tractors", to bolster their air ...
 Business Insider2 hours ago Afghan air force ascent slow, imperilling battle with Taliban  Sharenet4 hours ago The war we leave behind: Afghan forces continue fight  Stars and Stripes6 days ago
Washington Times

US drone fleet at 'breaking point' over operator shortage

14:29 AFP Photo/US Navy An internal service memo reveals that the US Air Force combat missions operability is stretched to the limit due to a persistent lack of qualified personnel. And the Pentagon's rivalry with civil drone operators is ...
 Russia Today2 weeks ago Air Force expanded drone fleet to unjustifiable level Pentagon watchdog  Russia Today4 days ago Pentagon's drone demands push Air Force to 'breaking point': internal memo  Washington Times2 weeks ago How the air force wasted $8.8 billion on drones  ECN3 days ago
Air Force Technology

UAE likely to supply Mirage 2000-9 fighters to Iraqi Air Force

The UAE Government is reportedly planning to transfer up to ten of its Mirage 2000-9 multi-role combat aircraft to the Iraqi Air Force (IQAF) in March this year. A UAE Government source was quoted by DefenseNews as saying that the decision follows ...
 Air Force Technology4 days ago
U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection

BGB to open air wing to curb cross-border crimes

Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) is set to open an air wing to combat trans-border crime, primarily trafficking of drugs with a special emphasis on Yaba, through patches of an around 400 kilometre-stretch of unfenced, unguarded and nearly inaccessible ...
 Bangladesh Daily Star2 weeks ago Another Stolen Truck Located, Loaded With Almost a Ton of Marijuana  U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection1 month ago Office of Air and Marine, Border Patrol Find Vehicle, Drugs  U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection1 month ago
Kuwait Times

Israel strikes Gaza, killing militant after soldier shot

Israel launched an air strike in southern Gaza on Wednesday and killed a Hamas militant after a sniper attack on a patrol seriously wounded a soldier, the army and medics said. It was only the second time Israel had struck Gaza since a 50-day war ...
 Yahoo! UK and Ireland1 month ago Hamas fighter killed in Israeli attack on Gaza  Oman Tribune1 month ago Israeli airstrike kills Palestinian  The Gulf Today1 month ago Israel kills Hamas militant after soldier shot  Qatar Peninsula1 month ago

Smaller NATO mission has big job to train Afghan army in time

* NATO troops get used to non-combat role in Afghanistan * Local forces being taught to use new weapons, tactics * U.S. air support less frequent since troop drawdown * Afghan forces face resurgent Taliban militants By Kay Johnson TACTICAL BASE ...
 AlertNet2 weeks ago What US Troops In Afghanistan Are Doing Now That Combat Operations Have Ended  Business Insider2 weeks ago Can the Afghan Army Prevail on the Battlefield?  EastWest Institute1 week ago NATO to train Afghan Army  The Nation Pakistan2 weeks ago
Motley Fool

Upgraded MiG-31s to Patrol Arctic By 2018

Russian radar and avionics maker KRET says the Russian air force will begin operating upgraded MiG-31BM fighters on Arctic air patrols by 2018 7 years after the first upgrade contract was awarded. (Reddit photo) More than 50 modernized MiG-31BM ...
 Defense-Aerospace2 days ago Russia Builds a New Air Force to Dominate Arctic Skies  Motley Fool4 weeks ago

Pentagon deploys more troops

With an air of absolute cynicism, the Pentagon announced on Jan. 16 that it will send 400 combat troops and 600 other personnel to the Mideast to train Syrian so-called moderates to fight forces of the Islamic State (ISIL). Congress has allocated $5 ...
 Workers World Online3 days ago
Australian Aviation Magazine

RAAF Air Task Group marks 100 days of combat over Iraq

Four of the six RAAF Super Hornets on deployment with Operation OKRA. (Defence) The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) Air Task Group (ATG) has clocked up 3,500 hours of combat operations during which it has destroyed 61 targets after 100 days of ...
 Australian Aviation Magazine6 days ago Australian air strikes support liberation of Mount Sinjar : Department of Defence  Australian Government1 month ago
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