Tägliche Archive: 29. Juni 2011

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Ukraine – Wiederannäherung an Russland

Mit der Wiederannäherung an Russland hatte der neue ukrainische Präsident Viktor Janukowitsch 2010 ein politisches Signal gesetzt. Die Neuorientierung bedeutet nun allerdings keinesfalls, dass nun die gesamte Politik ausschließlich auf den mächtigen Nachbarn ausgerichtet ist – so gern Russland dies sicher sehen würde. Erst Ende Mai hatten die ukrainische und […]

Australia – Defence and Industry Conference 2011

Speech by Minister for Defence Stephen Smith MP Defence and Industry Conference 2011 Opening Address Convention Centre, Adelaide Wednesday 29 June 2011 Thank you Mark (Reynolds, Head of Defence Materiel Organisation Commercial and Industry Programs) for that introduction. I thank the organisers of the 2011 Defence and Industry Conference for […]

Military Takes Top U.S. Confidence Rankings

WASHINGTON, June 28, 2011 – Americans continue to express high confidence in the armed forces, with more than three-quarters of those surveyed in a recent Gallup poll reporting higher confidence in the military than in other national institutions for the 14th consecutive year.

Force Seizes Marijuana in Kandahar

WASHINGTON, June 28, 2011 – A combined Afghan and coalition security force discovered 992 pounds of marijuana in the Panjwa’i district of Afghanistan’s Kandahar province today, military officials reported. The force also found rocket-propelled grenade propellant and three chest rigs.

USA – US Military contracts for FY11

NAVY             The Navy is awarding indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity multiple award contracts to 333 contractors that will provide for their competition for service requirements solicited by Naval Sea Systems Command; Naval Air Systems Command; Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command; Naval Supply Systems Command; Military Sealift Command; Naval […]