Category Archives: Weapon storage armories

US Warship In West Pacific For Navy Drills With Japan

The US supercarrier Carl Vinson will start joint exercises with Japan’s navy on Sunday, Tokyo’s defence ministry said, as the warship passes through the western Pacific after days of contention over its whereabouts. The strike group is in the region as tensions spike over North Korea’s rogue arms program and concerns that Pyongyang is planning

Russia boosts military spending despite sanctions: study

Russia became the world’s third largest military spender in 2016 despite low oil prices and economic sanctions, as the global expenditure rose for a second consecutive year, a study said on Monday. Russia’s military spending was $69.2 billion (around 64 billion euros) in 2016, a 5.9 percent rise over 2015, the Stockholm International Peace Research

US counting on French anti-terror ops in Africa: Mattis

US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis on Sunday urged France to continue its African anti-terror operations under its new presidency, as he visited strategic Djibouti on the day of France’s first-round election. “I have no doubt that the French will continue to make their own decisions in their own best interest and that the terrorists will

SES Launches Rapid Response Vehicle for Defence, Security Missions

New addition to SES’s government services portfolio is world’s first SATCOM-enabled solution to provide multi-orbit connectivity tailored to border security, ISR (Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance), aid and disaster recovery initiatives SES announced its new government product Rapid Response Vehicle (RRV), a SATCOM-enabled platform capable of providing high-speed connectivity and global communications services tailored to a

Fallen Officer’s Family Expresses Thanks to Tom Brady, Patriots Team for Helping Them

New England Patriots Quarterback Tom Brady and his teammates rallied last year to help the family of a slain Massachusetts police officer pull itself back together. Tricia Tarentino’s husband, Ronald, was shot and killed in the line of duty last May 22 while on patrol in Auburn, leaving her with their three boys to raise

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