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Israel Plans To Get More F-35 Fighter Jets

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Israel has ordered 20 of the fifth-generation fighters in 2010 and is now contemplating to buy 20 more despite growing cost and delays in delivery. As part of a multi-year program to strengthen Israel’s defense, the government is expected to … Continue reading

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Defense Industry Exhibition ‘Hemus 2012′ In Bulgaria


The defense, anti-terrorism and security exhibition Hemus 2012 will take place from 30 May to 2 June in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. Several major defense companies like EADS and Lockheed Martin will exhibit their products and the Bulgarian Armed Forces will show a live … Continue reading

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Israel Upgrades Fighter Planes Over Delayed F-35 Delivery

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The Israeli Air Force is planning to upgrade a third of its fleet of 300+ F-16 fighter jets over an expected delay in delivery of 20 new F-35 Lightning II fighters. The order for the new stealthy F-35 or Joint Strike … Continue reading

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Iran Is To Hold Navy Drills In Gulf Of Oman, Indian Ocean

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The exercises with the code name Velayat 90 were announced by the commander of the Iranian Navy Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari in Teheran last Saturday. The naval drills will take place in the Gulf of Oman and the northern Indian … Continue reading

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IAEA Confirms: Iran Is Working On Nuclear Weapons


The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) published a report yesterday that confirmed that Iran is working to produce weapons-grade Uranium for nuclear warheads. In a report dated from 8 November the international atomic energy watchdog stated for the first time … Continue reading

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Bahrain Wants to Buy Missiles and Army Vehicles from the U.S.


The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified the U.S. Congress today that Bahrain wants to buy armored High Mobility Multi-Purpose Wheeled Vehicles (HMMWV), TOW Missiles and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support. (Image by J & M Brandstatter, JB Photography) … Continue reading

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Turkish Air Force Attacks Targets In Kurdistan, Northern Iraq


The Turkish General Staff confirmed today, that several Turkish Air Force F-16C fighter bombers have attacked 60 targets in northern Iraq last night. Before the air raid, Turkish artillery put 168 targets, also on Iraqi territory, “under heavy fire” . The … Continue reading

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