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  • Oct 30, 2014
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    Gabon Buys 12 Aravis

    Gabon has become the third client for the 4x4 Aravis made by French defence company Nexter, after signing a contract on 29 October to procure 12 of these 12.5 ton heavily armoured vehicles....More
  • Oct 29, 2014
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    Poland and Germany Deepen Army Cooperation

    Polish Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister Tomasz Siemoniak and German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen signed a statement of intent to increase Polish-German army cooperation on the fringes of the annual Bundeswehr conference in Berlin on 29 October. German Ministry of Defense photo by Thomas Imo...More
  • Oct 28, 2014
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    Virtual Training

    The Euronaval show in Paris this week is not one where one expects to see demonstrations of people wearing strange electronic gadgets and sensors. That is usually reserved for homeland security shows such as Milipol or air-land shows such as Eurosatory....More
  • Oct 28, 2014
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    Turnkey Not Smorgasbord

    In the competition for the most futuristic looking vessel at the Euronaval show being held this week in Paris I would put the clear front runner as the Fast Attack Craft on the Saab stand....More
  • Oct 27, 2014
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    Noble Arrow Precedes Trident Juncture

    France is completing the Noble Arrow certification exercise this week that will qualify the airforce for taking over responsibility for the airborne component of the NATO Response Force in 2015, a job currently held by Germany....More
  • Oct 27, 2014
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    Not just a concept: SMX Ocean from DCNS

    DCNS, the French naval systems group, revealed the SMX Ocean submarine derived from the Barracuda on the first day of the Euronaval show in the northern suburbs of Paris....More
  • Oct 24, 2014
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    Five Years Can Be A Long Time 13

    The Air Force's view of the F-35 now isn't much like Bob Gates' view in 2009....More
  • Oct 24, 2014
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    Saudi army mountain training

    About 40 Saudi officers are finishing 12 days of training in the French Alps today with the 27th French mountain infantry brigade to learns skills that will then be taught in the future Taïf mountain training school in Saudi Arabia....More
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