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CIA overhauling its network of spies with focus on China and Russia: Report

Globalsecurity.org - Sat, 11/12/2021 - 06:20
The US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) is overhauling how it trains and manages its network of spies to focus more closely on adversaries like China and Russia, according to a report.
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UK's top court rules Assange can be extradited to US

Globalsecurity.org - Sat, 11/12/2021 - 06:20
The British High Court has overturned a ruling that blocked the extradition of WikiLeaks founder Juian Assange to the United Sates, deciding that he can be sent to America, where he faces a possible life in prison sentence.
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Update: USMC holds CH-53K over-the-horizon ship-to-shore tests

Jane's Defense News - Sat, 11/12/2021 - 01:05
The US Marine Corps (USMC) performed over-the-horizon (OTH) heavy lift and troop transport ship-to-shore tests with Sikorsky CH-53K King Stallion heavy lift helicopters...
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New UK sanctions target human rights violations and abuses in Myanmar and Pakistan

Globalsecurity.org - Sat, 11/12/2021 - 00:46
The UK announced new sanctions against the Myanmar military for their continued suppression of the civilian population and for serious human rights violations.
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Poland buys surplus US Cougar MRAPs

Jane's Defense News - Fri, 10/12/2021 - 19:35
Poland and the United States signed a government-to-government agreement on 8 December for 300 surplus US Cougar 4×4 mine-resistant, ambush-protected (MRAP) vehicles for...
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Finland upgrades Leopard 2 FCS

Jane's Defense News - Fri, 10/12/2021 - 18:50
The Finnish Ministry of Defence (MoD) announced in a press release on 7 December that it had authorised the Finnish Defence Forces (FDF) to sign a contract with...
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Turkish intelligence-gathering ship enters service

Jane's Defense News - Fri, 10/12/2021 - 17:35
The Turkish Navy's first dedicated intelligence-gathering ship has entered service.
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Tanzania parades VT2 tank

Jane's Defense News - Fri, 10/12/2021 - 16:50
The Tanzania People's Defence Force (TPDF) displayed a single Norinco VT2 main battle tank for the first time during the parade in Dar Es Salaam to mark the 60th...
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Turkey's DIMDEG fleet replenishment vessel to operate jointly with USVs

Jane's Defense News - Fri, 10/12/2021 - 16:50
The Turkish Navy's new replenishment and logistic ship (DİMDEG), Derya (A 1590), is planned to jointly operate with unmanned surface vessels (USVs).
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Carrier Bush prepares for additional Stingray testing

Jane's Defense News - Fri, 10/12/2021 - 16:37
Technicians aboard the aircraft carrier USS George HW Bush (CVN 77) were preparing equipment for at-sea deck-handling testing of the Boeing MQ-25 Stingray unmanned...
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UK launches Project Aether for stratospheric global comms, ISR

Jane's Defense News - Fri, 10/12/2021 - 16:37
The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has issued a tender for a demonstration of an uncrewed stratospheric communications and intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance...
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JODDB demonstrates multicopter UAV for Jordan's king

Jane's Defense News - Fri, 10/12/2021 - 16:37
The Jordan Design and Development Bureau (JODDB) demonstrated its new multicopter unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) to King Abdullah II on 6 December.
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Australian Army to retire Taipans in favour of Black Hawks

Jane's Defense News - Fri, 10/12/2021 - 16:37
The Australian Army is to prematurely retire its fleet of NHIndustries NH90 (MRH-90 Taipan in national service) transport and assault helicopters in favour of the...
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Polish Army receives Zmija reconnaissance vehicles

Jane's Defense News - Fri, 10/12/2021 - 16:37
The Polish Army received its first batch of Żmija (Viper) 4×4 long-range reconnaissance vehicles on 7 December, the Ministry of National Defence announced on its website...
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US Army's PrSM enters EMD phase

Jane's Defense News - Fri, 10/12/2021 - 16:37
The US Army Contracting Command at Redstone Arsenal has awarded Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control a USD23.9 million contract for engineering and manufacturing...
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Australia assigns F-35As to Northern Territory base

Jane's Defense News - Fri, 10/12/2021 - 16:37
The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) has for the first time permanently assigned Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II Joint Strike Fighters to RAAF Base Tindal in the...
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Canada completes special inspection of CH-148 helicopter fleet

Jane's Defense News - Fri, 10/12/2021 - 16:37
The Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) has completed a special inspection of its Sikorsky CH-148 Cyclone maritime and anti-submarine warfare helicopter fleet after cracks...
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Niger receives second C-130H transport aircraft

Jane's Defense News - Fri, 10/12/2021 - 16:37
The Nigerien Air Force received a second US-supported C-130H transport aircraft during a ceremony held at Niamey's Air Base 101 on 7 December.
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First new Turkish logistic support ship enters service

Jane's Defense News - Fri, 10/12/2021 - 16:37
The first of two new logistic support ships on order for the Turkish Navy, TCG Yüzbasi Güngör Durmus (A 574), has been commissioned into service, Ismail Demir, head of...
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Bosnia-Herzegovina receives Huey II helicopters donated by US

Jane's Defense News - Fri, 10/12/2021 - 16:37
Four Huey II light utility helicopters donated by the United States arrived at Sarajevo airport from Huntsville, Alabama, on 4 December aboard a Ukrainian An-124...
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