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Largest gathering of defence ministers dedicated to UN peacekeeping to kick off in Vancouver

13 November 2017 – It is extremely critical that "major gaps" in equipment and staff needed to maintain United Nations peacekeeping operations are filled "in the shortest time possible" Atul Khare, the UN Under-Secretary-General for Field Support, said ahead of a major gathering of global defence ministers in Canada. On the

Russia Crafts New Air Defense System

Russia has created several prototypes of advanced surface-to-air missile and anti-aircraft artillery weapon system, the Pantsir-SM. Rossiyskaya Gazeta newspaper cited Alexander Denisov, general director of the Russian company High Precision Complex, as saying that state tests of the country's state-of-the-art air defense system Pantsir-SM are already under way. He said that research

NATO Ministers agree to upgrade command structure amid tensions with Russia

  The NATO defense ministers have endorsed a plan to establish two new military headquarters designed to improve the movement of troops across the Atlantic and within Europe, as the alliance looks to counter the growing threat from Russia. NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg made the announcement on November 8, the day before

Russia Breaks into US Soldiers’ iPhones in Apparent Hybrid Warfare Attacks

he U.S. Army’s Asymmetric Warfare Group, tasked with finding ways to counter emerging threats, recently sounded the alarm about the dangers of Russia’s hybrid warfighting concepts and warned that the U.S. military as a whole may be ill-suited to respond to them in a crisis. Now, American troops and their NATO allies

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