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Syria: Map Of Events


The activist group SyriaUprising publishes this continually updated map of events in Syria: Color code: Blue markers: protests, Red: casualties Yellow: on strike Green: military action/other incidents The map appears to be update frequently by the SyrianUprising (Twitter: @SyriaUprising) Advertisements

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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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Royal Saudi Air Force Gets New Training Aircraft

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The Royal Saudi Air Force (RSAF) substantially increases its number of pilot training systems by buying 22 Hawk and 55 Pilatus PC-21 trainers, Britain’s BAE and Pilatus of Switzerland have confirmed last month. The RSAF is already one of the … Continue reading

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Images From The International Defense Exhibition ‘Hemus 2012’ In Bulgaria

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A few shots taken during the ‘Hemus 2012’ on 31 May in Plovdiv, Bulgaria: (All images by Johann Brandstätter / JB Photgraphy) Several major defense companies show their products on the ‘Hemus 2012’ in Plovdiv, central Bulgaria. The arms industry was optimistic … 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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New Danube Bridge Between Bulgaria and Romania To Improve European Transport Network

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The “Danube Bridge 2”, being built between Calafat in Romania and Vidin in Bulgaria, is an important milestone for improving road and rail connections between Central Europe and Turkey. Construction is ongoing and will not be finished before Spring 2013. … Continue reading

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Snow And Freezing Temperatures Halt Traffic In Bulgaria

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Road traffic, public transport and cross-border travelling are severely affected by two weeks of snowfall and freezing temperatures all over Bulgaria. Vehicles of more than 10 tons are banned from driving in all of Bulgaria, the only bridge over the … Continue reading

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