MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Russian Defense Ministry dismissed on Friday a statement by NATO about an alleged violation of international safety standards for flights over the Baltic Sea by a Russian military aircraft.
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To fight the coronavirus at home, France is removing all military forces from Iraq.
When NATO scaled back its war games in Europe because...
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In a White House briefing this week on the coronavirus pandemic, President Trump went off script – as usual – to rant about NATO allies “not spending enough” on military budgets and “playing games” with the US over defence.
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Spain on Wednesday asked NATO to deliver coronavirus-related medical supplies. Recognizing the scale of suffering in that nation, the alliance should provide the support, but not without an associated...
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Being in NATO has its benefits.
Key point: Polish air force doctrine has become more Western, thanks to the sustained efforts of Razer and many other NATO instructors.
Russia's MiG-29 first flew in 1977. Forty-two years later...
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Not so fast.
Key point: The Abrams is a well-made war machine. But it needs constant upgrades to keep top-of-the-line.
In the 1970s, the situation for NATO tank forces in Europe was grim. The program to develop the...
In advance of the Senate’s passage of the $2 Trillion relief bill, The National Association of Theatre Owners is already celebrating the agreement as a big win for movie theaters, particularly the $454B loan guarantee fund which will help...
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Time to take the defense of the Baltics seriously.
Key point: The alliance knows that its Easternmost members are vulnerable to a Russian attack. Here's what NATO is doing about it.
NATO has stood up a new command whose...
21 years ago today, on March 24, 1999, NATO began a massive bombing campaign of Yugoslavia, bombarding the country with thousands of cruise missiles and bombs in what would become the largest military assault in Europe since the Second World War.
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Russian patrol planes in early 2020 have flown a surprising number of long-range missions across Europe. One former U.S. Army general thinks he knows why. Retired lieutenant general Ben Hodges, who commanded Army forces in...
Would it work?
Key point: Russia has armed its enclave to the teeth. This is how NATO would have to quickly put it out of commission.
The Pentagon has a plan for destroying the defenses of Russia’s most...
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MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russia has called on European nations not to hold the active phase of the DEFENDER-Europe multinational exercise, initiated by the NATO, in the period when the 75th anniversary of World War II victory will be celebrated, Deputy...
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Earlier this week, the US Air Force teamed up with its Norwegian counterpart to carry out a first-of-its-kind joint training exercise amid NATO’s ongoing Icelandic Air Policing (IAP) operation.
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The Tsar Bomba achieved what it was designed for: to shock and to awe both the United States and NATO allies.
“Fear is the oldest weapon in history. Throughout the life of mankind, it has been the resort of those who could...
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Ramstein Air Base's new F-15 Mobile Aircraft Fire Training unit lets firefighters practice dealing with a burning aircraft.
Large-scale NATO military exercises are among the few major events not to be cancelled due to the global Pandemic of COVID-19. Critics say this is a waste of both money and resources.
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Alliance leaders say they need to stay active to protect the alliance. Some diplomats are worried about contagion.
The deputy leader of the “populist” Alternative for Germany (AfD) party, Beatrix von Storch, is demanding that Turkey be removed from NATO for sending floods of migrants to Europe. Von Storch is right. Turkish President Recep Tayyip...
Related topics: Germany, Turkey, Tayyip Erdogan