Friday, June 12, 2015 - 06:48
Embraer has sold more than 250 Super Tucano light attack and surveillance aircraft on the back of growing demand for inexpensive, low maintenance fighter aircraft operating in a low threat environment.
Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 06:10
The American public should be concerned about this mixing of war strategy with development aid, not least because U.S. misadventures are funded by taxpayer dollars.
Friday, May 15, 2015 - 07:14
The Boko Haram insurgency, escalating since 2011, had exposed the deterioration of the Nigerian military’s capacity—a military once touted as the most capable in Africa. Problems in command and control and lack of accountability are among major challenges that Nigerian military is currently facing.
Friday, May 15, 2015 - 07:12
Saudi Arabia has threatened to spark a new kind of nuclear arms race in the Middle East, setting out a bullish stance ahead of a rare, high-profile meeting of the U.S. and its Gulf allies at Camp David.
Thursday, May 14, 2015 - 06:43
The United States and its allies in the Gulf will discuss ways to expedite weapons sales during high-level meetings in Washington this week, followed by a likely trip to the region by a team of U.S. arms sales experts, U.S. and Gulf officials said on Tuesday.
Thursday, May 14, 2015 - 06:36
Yemen’s humanitarian cease-fire came under significant strain in its first 24 hours Wednesday, disrupted by a Saudi-led coalition airstrike, fighting in a strategic province and shelling by coalition warships west of the port city of Aden.
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 - 07:28
The Armed Forces anticipates the Sisfron project will be completed by 2022, and will ultimately cover 17,000 kilometers of Brazil’s borders. The Military plans on cooperating with neighboring countries to reduce crime rates along the borders through partnerships between the Army and the various law enforcement agencies.
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 - 06:58
As Israel prepares for what it sees as an almost inevitable next battle with Hezbollah, the Shiite Lebanese organization that fought a monthlong war against Israel in 2006, Israeli military officials and experts are warning that the group has done more than significantly build up its firepower since then.
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 - 07:10
Three years after the toppling of Moammar Gadhafi, the military chiefs of seven Arab countries are expected to meet in Cairo next week to discuss whether they should intervene in Libya, which is split between two governments, controlled by rival militias and home now to a blossoming Islamic State affiliate.
Monday, May 11, 2015 - 07:52
While it is true that a strong Afghan military can be an effective guard against the Taliban, it is not necessary that it should be developed at the expense of “democracy.” Afghanistan’s democracy, the seeds of which were unfortunately and actually sown under the shadows of B-52 bombers, is plagued with many problems of high magnitude.