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Putin Will Target Baltic Republics Next, UK Defense Minister Warns

By website@atlanticcouncil.org (Ben Farmer, Telegraph) There is a ”real and present danger” that Vladimir Putin will launch a campaign of undercover attacks to destabilise the …read more

Source: NATO Source

German Soldiers Used Broomsticks Instead of Guns During NATO Exercise

By website@atlanticcouncil.org (Telegraph, Washington Post, and the Local (Germany)) From Justin Huggler, Telegraph: German soldiers used broomsticks painted black instead of guns during a joint Nato exercise last …read more

Source: NATO Source

Military assault on Iraqi city of Mosul could begin in April

By Dan Lamothe A major military assault to take back the sprawling Iraqi city of Mosul from Islamic State militants could begin in …read more

Source: Washington Post – National Security

Royal Canadian Navy's mine-hunting robot refitted and ready for duty

By David Pugliese, Ottawa Citizen The Royal Canadian Navy’s Mine-Countermeasures (MCM) Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) is ready to be returned to the customer after its …read more

Source: Defense Watch

SvD Kolumn: Olyckligt att Sverige framstår som svagt

By noreply@blogger.com (Skipper) I fredagens SvD skriver jag och ger min syn på senaste veckans försvarsrelaterade nyheterJag tar bl.a. upp det faktum att …read more

Source: Navy Skipper

Filmvisning: Beordrade att glömma

By Martin Uggla Missa inte den tjetjenska filmen ”Beordrade att glömma” som handlar om deportationen av ett helt folk i februari 1944.
Saxat från …read more

Source: Rysk Mosaik

New Defense Secretary Ash Carter: Make military service appealing to young people

By Dan Lamothe The Pentagon’s new leader said Thursday that the Defense Department needs to make military life appealing to the next generation, …read more

Source: Washington Post – National Security

BAE Systems announces 2014 full year results

In 2014, BAE Systems delivered a solid overall performance, in line with guidance. …read more

Source: BAE

Submarine construction: the Swedish view

By Kym Bergmann With continuing uncertainty in Australia about the future direction of SEA 1000, it’s both interesting and refreshing to visit Sweden …read more

Source: Australian Strategic Policy Institure

U.S. Admiral to present Meritorious Unit Commendation to HMCS Toronto

By David Pugliese, Ottawa Citizen The U.S. Navy’s top admiral will present a U.S. Navy unit award to a Canadian warship Feb. 20, according to …read more

Source: Defense Watch