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US Backs Kosovo’s Plan To Create Army

Washington supports Kosovo’s plans to create its own army, the US ambassador to Pristina said Thursday, signalling a rift with NATO, which is against the move, reported AFP. Kosovo, a former Serbian province that declared independence in 2008, is expected to vote next Friday on whether to transform its lightly-armed emergency force, Kosovo Security Force […]

North Korea May Have Tested New Long-Range Artillery

SEOUL: North Korea’s newly developed tactical weapon is thought to be a long-range artillery piece, a government source in Seoul said Friday, hours after Pyongyang’s media reported on leader Kim Jong-un’s supervision of its recent testing. The North’s official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) said the communist leader oversaw the test of the “ultramodern” weapon […]

Dutch Army to Upgrade Armored Howitzer and CV90 Vehicles

The heavy artillery Panzerhouwitser 2000NL self-propelled howitzer and the CV90 infantry combat vehicle are being taken care of. The so-called midlife updates (MLU) will keep these combat systems deployable and relevant until the end of their lifespan, State Secretary for Defence Barbara Visser announced today through separate letters to Parliament. What will happen to the […]

US Army Tests first Electronic Warfare Tactical Vehicle

The 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team “Greywolf,” 1st Cavalry Division fielded the Army’s new Electronic Warfare Tactical Vehicle recently. The new vehicle was developed to provide Army Electronic Warfare Teams with the ability to sense and jam enemy communications and networks from an operationally relevant range at the brigade combat team level. “This effort will […]