WASHINGTON, June 7, 2011 – President Barack Obama welcomed German Chancellor Angela Merkel to the White House today, calling Germany one of the United States‘ strongest friends in a transatlantic alliance that’s the cornerstone of efforts to promote peace and prosperity around the world.
Minister for Defence Materiel Jason Clare was at the Fleet Air Arm Museum in Nowra to announce that Sea King Shark 07 would be preserved at the Museum given the significant role the Sea King has played in Naval Aviation over the last 36 years.
Minister for Defence, Stephen Smith – Interview with Kieran Gilbert, Sky News KIERAN GILBERT : Minister, thank you very much for your time. I want to ask you that you and the CDF have described recently the winter is the most successful winter the ISAF has had against the Taliban […]
Nicht viele Schiffe können zwei offizielle Stapelläufe vorweisen. Bei einem neuen isländischen Küstenwachschiff ist dies aber tatsächlich der Fall. Ende 2006 hatte die isländische Küstenwache den Bau eines neuen Wachschiffes als Ersatz für die noch aus den 1960-er Jahren stammende ODIN in Auftrag gegeben. Das Design (UT 512 L) der […]
KABUL, Afghanistan, June 7, 2011 – „I leave Afghanistan today with the belief that if we keep this momentum up, we will deliver a decisive blow to the enemy and turn the corner on this conflict,“ Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates said here today at the conclusion of his final […]
WASHINGTON, June 7, 2011 – Civilians who work for the Defense Department are on the ground in Afghanistan, collaborating with counterparts there to build effective defense institutions, a defense official who heads the program said yesterday. Kelly Uribe, who directs the two-year Ministry of Defense Advisors Program pilot effort established […]
The 190 men and women of HMAS Stuart are returning to their home port in Sydney, after a successful six-month deployment to the Middle East conducting maritime operations as part of Operation SLIPPER.
WASHINGTON, June 7, 2011 – Afghan and coalition troops yesterday found a weapons cache and detained one suspect during a security operation conducted in the Charkh district of Logar province, military officials reported. The Afghan-led force was searching for a Taliban leader in the district. The leader is responsible for […]
DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY Vitol, Inc.*, Houston, Texas, was awarded a fixed-price with economic price adjustment contract with a maximum $114,438,946 for aviation turbine fuel. Other location of performance is Hallen, United Kingdom. Using service is Defense Logistics Agency Energy. The date of performance completion is July 30, 2012. The Defense […]