WASHINGTON, Feb. 22, 2012 – U.S. special operations forces are helping four Central African nations reduce the size and lethality of the Lord’s Resistance Army, a group that has terrorized the region for 25 years, U.S. officials said today.
EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. — The U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command successfully completed a test flight of the new Economical Target-1, Feb. 15 at Eglin Air Force Base.
PHOENIX, Arizona — BAE Systems has received a $10.8 million award from SSI Technology, Inc. to provide Advanced Survivability Seats for Bradley Fighting Vehicles used by the U.S. Army. The specially designed seats – called Survivor Post Mount 1000 and Survivor Modular Troop 3000 – include an energy-absorbing technology to […]
Unspektakulär ist die Anfang Dezember begonnene Mittelmeerreise des Flugzeugträgers ADMIRAL KUZNETSOV zu Ende gegangen.
British and French soldiers have been taking part in a training exercise this week at the Otterburn Training Area in Northumberland as part of the continuing relationship between French and British Army units.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 22, 2012 – The Afghanistan Peace and Reintegration Program, established and run by Afghans since 2010, resolves grievances that lead to fighting and delivers peace at a local level, a senior coalition officer said today.
KABUL, Afghanistan, Feb. 22, 2012 – Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter met with Afghan leadership today and reaffirmed the U.S. commitment to training and transitioning Afghan national security forces and a long-term U.S.-Afghan partnership, a Pentagon spokesman said here today.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 22, 2012 – Coalition members are working with Afghan leaders to quickly and fully investigate the „grave mistake“ that yesterday ended in partially burned Qurans at the Parwan detention facility near Bagram, Afghanistan, an International Security Assistance Force spokesman said today.
KABUL, Afghanistan, Feb. 22, 2012 – Coalition and Afghan security forces captured three Taliban leaders and multiple other insurgents in Afghanistan’s Helmand province today, military officials reported.
AIR FORCE Lockheed Martin Corp., Marietta, Ga., is being awarded a $58,337,555 firm-fixed-price contract for a not-to-exceed (NTE) option exercise to Lockheed Martin. This modification will exercise the NTE option for the acquisition of a third C-130J-30 aircraft for the government of Israel minus the planning and advance long lead […]