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  • 15 September 2008

    US Agrees to sell Bunker Buster Bombs to Israel

    The US has agreed to provide Israel with small-diameter 'bunker buster' bombs after an earlier request for a larger version was turned down. Israel's request for the GBU-28 bunker-busters, which...

  • 15 September 2008

    Iran Begins Air Force Defence Drills

    Iran has launched an intensive three-day programme of defensive Air Force drills across the country. The drills will involve all the air defence units of Iran's ground forces and will...

  • 14 September 2008

    Lockheed Martin Wins Lucrative US Military Auto Contract

    The US Defense Logistics Agency has awarded Lockheed Martin a contract to provide support for all of the US military's land-based vehicles over ten years. The contract indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity...

  • 14 September 2008

    British Defence Minister Trials New Quad Bikes

    Defence Minister Baroness Taylor was on hand recently to watch a batch of new quad bikes being put through their paces at the Defence School of Transport (DST). The ATV...

  • 11 September 2008

    US Predator Drones Target Pakistan

    As part of an escalating offensive against extremist targets in Pakistan, the US has deployed its highly sophisticated Predator drone aircraft to the areas along the border with Afghanistan. This...

  • 11 September 2008

    NATO Issues New Rules of Engagement for Afghanistan

    NATO has issued new military rules of engagement, which focus on reducing civilian deaths. The rules have been issued following an air strike in Afghanistan last week, which killed 90...