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  • 14 August 2008

    Poland Signs Missile Defence Deal with the US

    Poland has signed a defence deal with the US to host a missile defence shield system at a base on the Baltic coast. The US will install ten interceptor missiles...

  • 10 August 2008

    Drone Pilots Feel Stress from Afar

    US National Guardsmen operating predator drones over Iraq via remote control from Southern California have reported suffering the same psychological stresses as there comrades on the battlefield. Predator pilots operate...

  • 7 August 2008

    Taiwan Military to Convert to All-Volunteer Force

    The Republic of China is planning to convert Taiwan's military into an all-volunteer force by 2013. The scheme, scheduled to commence in 2010 will annually reduce the number of conscripts...

  • 6 August 2008

    Germany and Italy Show Interest in Armed Drones

    The German and Italian Air Forces have expressed interest in buying the MQ-9 Reapers – armed drones which the US military has recently begun flying in Iraq and Afghanistan. The...

  • 5 August 2008

    India’s MoD Introduces New Defence Procurement Procedures

    India's Ministry of Defence (MoD) has introduced updated defence procurement measures that are focused on accelerating acquisition processes and providing greater flexibility to vendors, whilst ensuring greater transparency in the...

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