09 Jul '18, 8am

#Germany: billions more for #defense #budget

Berlin has been under pressure from US President Donald Trump, as well as some other NATO members, for spending far less than the 2 percent of GDP requirement, NATO members agreed to in 2014. The New York Times reported on July 2 that US President Donald Trump has sent letters to the leaders of some NATO states, including Belgium, Canada, Germany and Norway, to express Washington's discontent over the countries' non-compliance with their obligations to increase defense spending. Germany got a special black mark from Trump: "As we discussed during your visit in April, there is growing frustration in the United States that some allies have not stepped up as promised…Continued German underspending on defense undermines the security of the alliance and provides validation for other allies that also do not plan to meet their military spending commitments, because others see you...

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Face of Defense: Haiti Native Finds Success in Connecticut National Guard

Face of Defense: Haiti Native Finds Success in ...

defense.gov 09 Jul '18, 12pm

Face of Defense: Haiti Native Finds Success in Connecticut National Guard July 9, 2018 News By Army Maj. Michael Petersen ...

#Russia completed #40N6E long-range air #defens...

armyrecognition.com 04 Jul '18, 8am

Russia has completed testing of a long-range missile for the S-400 air defense system. A source told TASS this week that "...

Army Anti-Aircraft Stryker Can Kill Tanks Too

breakingdefense.com 10 Jul '18, 8am

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#India nears #Russian #S-400 Triumf air #defens...

armyrecognition.com 02 Jul '18, 4pm

India's Defense Acquisitions Council (DAC) has given its final approval for the purchase of the Russian-made S-400 Triumf ...

#US Army #laser designed by #Raytheon

armyrecognition.com 04 Jul '18, 8am

HEL TVD, a U.S. Army science and technology demonstration program, is part of the Army's Indirect Fire Protection Capabili...

Face of Defense: Airman Recounts Journey From War-Torn Lebanon to Air Force Service

Face of Defense: Airman Recounts Journey From W...

defense.gov 10 Jul '18, 12pm

Face of Defense: Airman Recounts Journey From War-Torn Lebanon to Air Force Service July 10, 2018 News By Air Force Airman...

Air Guard Security Forces Train With Botswana Counterparts

Air Guard Security Forces Train With Botswana C...

defense.gov 10 Jul '18, 3pm

Three members of North Carolina Air National Guard’s 145th Airlift Wing Security Forces traveled Africa in late June to wo...

New #155mm #self-propelled #howitzer developed ...

armyrecognition.com 06 Jul '18, 12pm

Japan is busy with developing a 155 mm/52-calibre wheeled self-propelled howitzer (SPH) to replace its ageing FH-70 towed ...

#FaceofDefense: #Airman carries on family legacy of service.

#FaceofDefense: #Airman carries on family legac...

defense.gov 06 Jul '18, 12pm

Face of Defense: Airman Carries on Family’s Legacy of Service July 6, 2018 News By Air Force Maj. Rodney Ellison, 10th Air...

What’s in Singapore’s New Air Defense System? https://t.co/hei1VNeSSp

What’s in Singapore’s New Air Defense System? h...

thediplomat.com 06 Jul '18, 2pm

On July 4, Singapore officially announced that its new air defense system had attained full operational capability status....

Industry 4.0 is a great opportunity for Europe.

elektroniknet.de 08 Jul '18, 8pm

About ten years after Nokia withdrew its last mobile phone production plant from Germany, Gigaset's GS185 is once again be...

#Lithuanian #Vilkas #infantry #fighting vehicle...

armyrecognition.com 18 Jul '18, 2pm

“The IFV project is one of the key elements of modernisation and strengthening of the Lithuanian Armed Forces. The Vilkas ...

#Indonesia takes delivery of 18 second-hand #Be...

armyrecognition.com 12 Jul '18, 10am

On Monday, July 9, 2018, Indonesian media has reported the delivery of 18 second-hand Belgian M109A4 BE 155mm self-propell...

Face of Defense: Australia Native Comes Full Circle as Army Guard Vocalist

Face of Defense: Australia Native Comes Full Ci...

defense.gov 02 Jul '18, 11am

Face of Defense: Australia Native Comes Full Circle as Army Guard Vocalist July 2, 2018 News By Air Force Tech. Sgt. Erich...