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Defence & Arms Last Updated: May 4, 2016 - 7:57:41 AM


Defence & Arms
Researchers looking to extend howitzer range to more than 40 miles
The modified 155 mm M777A2 howitzer, will have a range of more than double that of the current version, left, from 18 to 43 miles. The new howitzer also boasts precision-guided munitions, making it the lightest, farthest-reaching and most accurate towed system in the worl

May 4, 2016 - 7:56:39 AM

Defence & Arms
Russian Defense Industry Creaks Under High-Tech Military Demands
Despite Russia’s defense budget sequestration, ranging from 5 to 10 percent depending on the source, the political-military leadership continues to put a brave face on meeting the expectations generated by its fantastically ambitious rearmament plans to 2020.

May 4, 2016 - 7:52:33 AM

Defence & Arms
Indian Biggest $25 Billion Defence Deal to Crash Land
NEW DELHI: India has a record of sour defence deals.

May 4, 2016 - 7:51:15 AM

Defence & Arms
Russian nuclear forces, 2016
Russia is in the middle of a broad modernization of its strategic and nonstrategic nuclear forces, including some new development

May 4, 2016 - 7:46:09 AM

Defence & Arms
No Going Back to Business as Usual for NATO and Russia
If the NATO−Russia Council has not been suspended, despite last week’s meeting, there continues to be only a barely detectable pulse in this consultative body.

May 3, 2016 - 10:09:43 AM

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