In recent years, Finland has participated in more joint military exercises with NATO countries.
Key Point: Finnish pilots won’t be landing on aircraft carriers of their own anytime soon — or ever.
On March 17, 2017...
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Equipped with a 152-millimeter main gun, the T-95 would have outclassed any other tank it faced.
Here's What You Need to Remember: Although only a few prototypes were ever built, some of the design features, including the...
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The novel coronavirus has reportedly infected 28 Georgian soldiers in the NATO Resolute Support mission in Afghanistan.
The infected soldiers have been transported back to their country and are undergoing treatment in a military hospital,...
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The gap’s two highways are the only land corridor by which NATO troops could reinforce its Baltic member states in event of a conflict with Russia.
Here's What You Need To Remember: Not only could Russian ground...
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NATO’s non-combatant military alliance in Afghanistan said Saturday it has arranged its "largest supply ever” of personal protective medical equipment to help Afghan security forces fight the coronavirus.
The announcement by the 38-nation...
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Amid controversy in Washington over reports that a Russian intelligence unit paid bounties to Taliban militants to kill U.S. and NATO soldiers in Afghanistan, some Afghan lawmakers say it is no secret Russia has cultivated close contacts with the...
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Top diplomats from Ukraine, Georgia and Romania are urging the United States and NATO to step up their presence in the Black Sea region to discourage Moscow from advancing its aggressive agenda.Ambassadors from the three countries, all of which...
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France Suspends Role In NATO Naval Mission, Outraged Over "Turkish Aggression"
Thu, 07/02/2020 - 02:45
France has notified NATO command that its military is suspending involvement in an ongoing Mediterranean...
For NATO allies operating in the Mediterranean, it was less collective defense than collective nonsense.
A shambolic day at sea, culminating in an encounter that led France on Tuesday to suspend its role in a NATO mission in the Mediterranean, has...
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A Russain Su-27 came close to an American F-15C.
Here's What You Need To Remember: This incident reveals an unsettling truth about the ease with which the Russia-NATO military buildup in the Baltic can lead to direct...
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The United States and its NATO allies launched a military intervention in 1999 that helped the Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA) win its secessionist campaign against Serbia. U.S. officials justified that intervention on the grounds...
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The Russian submarine threat is significant.
The Russian Naval and Air presence throughout the European and Arctic regions are inspiring what U.S. leaders are now calling the “Fourth Battle of the...
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Amid an announced government “reset” as Britain emerges from the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic to shift focus onto post-Brexit issues, the UK’s head of the civil service Sir Mark Sedwill has announced he will stand down in September, stating...
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Key Point: This weapon is versatile and is relied upon by NATO forces. Here is what makes it so good.
The 40mm individual single-shot grenade launcher is one of modern infantry fireteam’s core...
KABUL (Sputnik) - Fifteen members of the Taliban group were killed and six others were wounded in an attack by the NATO-led international forces in Afghanistan's southern Kandahar province, the provincial governor's press office said in a statement...
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A NATO air exercise gives details.
Here's What You Need To Remember: A more maneuverable aircraft with more thrust and with better missiles might often win those engagements, but even the most capable fighter in the hands of...
Why did the Soviet Union produce these massive white elephants?
Here's What You Need To Remember: The Soviets would continue developing tactical nukes for use in artillery, but later shells utilized miniaturized...
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Britain's Royal Air Force says the first in a series of flights taking coronavirus aid to Africa has departed for Ghana with materials for a field hospital with capacity for nearly 100 people.NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said in a...
U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper is trying to reassure NATO allies that Washington will consult them on any future troop movements, after President Donald Trump surprised his partners by announcing the withdrawal of thousands of personnel from...
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Trump Claims Germany Owes $1 Trillion In NATO Obligations
Thu, 06/25/2020 - 04:15
President Trump lashed out at "delinquent" NATO members as he again called on all members of the transatlantic alliance –...
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