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Estonia Inks ‘Big’ New US Defense Deal, Eyes On Russia

Posted by Paul McLeary on


The Baltic nation is focusing on its ground forces, and acquiring new armor, Howitzers. air defense missiles, and rifles as it shoots past NATO’s 2 percent spending threshold.

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Blueprint For A More Effective NATO

Posted by Rachel Ellehuus on


More ruthless prioritization, a laser focus on filling key capability shortfalls and better alignment of national, regional, and NATO plans will allow the alliance to solidify its place as the alliance of choice for decades to come.

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India Is Going Big on New Fighters; Lockheed, Boeing Pledge Indian Plants

Posted by Paul McLeary on


Boeing, Lockheed, Dassault Aviation of France, the European Eurofighter consortium, Sweden’s Saab, and United Aircraft Corporation of Russia are all jockeying for position for an Indian fighter contract worth $15 billion for 110 planes, and an $8 billion navy program of around 60 aircraft.

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New Second Fleet To Stay Lean, Unpredictable, Commander Says; & Watching China

Posted by Paul McLeary on


The Arctic will become increasingly crowded in the coming years, and the US Navy’s Second Fleet is making it a priority to get up there more often.

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Russians Tried to Jam NATO Exercise; Swedes Say They’ve Seen This Before

Posted by Paul McLeary on


The Russians played around at the edges of this month’s Trident Juncture exercise in Norway, but that was to be expected. New moves in the Baltic Sea, however, have some concerned.

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UK’s Big Defense Spending Push — and Brexit — Under Fire

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A British defense official talked up the good news about British defense spending in DC this week — including on many US-built weapons — but some dark clouds hang over the ambitious plan.

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NATO, Russia Prep Biggest War Games Since Cold War

Posted by Paul McLeary on


WASHINGTON: Within the next several weeks, both Russia and NATO will kick off some of the largest military exercises since the end of the Cold War. Hundreds of thousands of troops, tens of thousands of vehicles, hundreds of aircraft, and dozens of warships will charge into action in a series of mock engagements stretching from… Keep reading →

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Helsinki Summit: What Can Trump & Putin Learn From Finland?

Posted by Robbin Laird on


Presidents Putin and Trump will meet soon in Helsinki.  At a time of uncertainty in the US-Russia relationship, the meeting is an important step forward in clarifying that relationship, one that should be not reduced to a Trump tweet or a Putin chess move. Where it is being held is significant. Helsinki was part of the… Keep reading →

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Government ‘Bug Bounty’ Payouts To Freelance Hackers Up 125%: HackerOne

Posted by Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. on


The Pentagon’s willingness to pay freelance hackers to report cyber vulnerabilities has opened the floodgates for similar programs from other agencies, report the organizers of the original Hack The Pentagon. San Francisco-based HackerOne now counts clients ranging from the US Air Force, Army, and Defense Travel System to the Singaporean Ministry of Defense and the… Keep reading →

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NATO Braces For Trump, White House Says Business As Usual

Posted by Paul McLeary on


As the president prepares to head to Europe to meet both NATO and Putin, his administration is taking pains to keep expectations low, and portray a ‘steady as she goes’ attitude to both summits.

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