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A live-fire demonstration of weapon systems mounted on a ground mobility vehicle prototype and a light armored vehicle combat reconnaissance vehicle prototype took place on Friday, July 15, at Red Cloud Range on Fort Benning. The event was sponsored by the Capabilities Development and Integration Directorate Mounted Requirements Division at the Maneuver Center of Excellence, and the General Dynamics Land...

The United States Army Special Operations Command (USASOC) is seeking to identify sources that are capable of providing training to familiarize trainees with United States Army Military Table of Organization and Equipment (MTOE) and Special Operations Joint Threat Warning System (JTWS) Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) equipment, within the USASOC directive for conducting geo-location operations in accordance with 3rd Special Forces...

From Day One, as young certified-diver hopefuls test their mental and physical limits through challenging academics and grueling daily endurance requirements, it likely becomes clear to the students that the Navy Diving and Salvage Training Center is the wrong address for coddling. Military divers might find themselves engulfed in a murky abyss during a mission, laden with scuba gear in...

Key senior members of the opposition faction led by Vice President Riek Machar have pledged allegiance to President Salva Kiir and rejected a AU recent approval of additional foreign troops to be deployed in South Sudan. Taban Deng Gai, former opposition chief negotiator and Mining minister in the unity government declared that they have agreed to back President Kiir's stance...

Special operations legend Caesar Civitella was awarded the French Legion of Honor which is the highest decoration offered by the French government and was started by France’s first consul, Napoleon Bonaparte in 1802. Despite being normally awarded only to French nationals, the honor can be bestowed upon foreign nationals who have served France or helped the country’s values and...

Russia’s Advanced Research Foundation (ARF) has started testing of a "smart bullet" in a guided flight regime, ARF Deputy Director General Vitaly Davydov told TASS in an interview. "The work in this direction continues. The stages of the product’s design and experimental development in an unguided regime have been completed, and the guided flight tests have started", he said. ARF had...

On June 17, 2016, residents of Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, and 15 Wing in particular, were treated to a sight not seen in the skies over Moose Jaw since the mid-1960s – a yellow-painted Harvard! Flown on its maiden voyage by 2 Canadian Flying Training School (2 CFFTS) commandant Lieutenant-Colonel David Smith, the commemorative CT-156 Harvard II 156120 touched down in...

Angola will chair on Wednesday in Nairobi (Kenya) the meeting of defense ministers of member countries of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) in order to adjust strategies in pursuing the fight against negative forces (rebels) who continue to destabilize some countries in the region, especially the eastern DRC. So, the Angolan Defense minister, João Gonçalves...

The People's Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force conducted a combat air patrol in the South China Sea recently, which will become a "regular" practice in the future, said a military spokesperson on Monday . The PLA sent H-6K bombers and other aircraft including fighters, scouts and tankers to patrol islands and reefs including Huangyan Dao, said Shen Jinke, spokesman for...

The full-scale production of the cutting-edge Russian-made Armata tank shall start in 2018. The production tank will cost less than the latest Western tanks do, Uralvagonzavod (UVZ) Deputy Director General for Special Vehicles Vyacheslav Khalitov has told journalists. "We plan for good production after 2018," he told the Echo Moskvy radio in an interview. Khalitov emphasized that "the cost of...