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Ukrainian tank crews complete Challenger 2 training in UK

The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has announced that Ukrainian tank crews have completed training on Challenger 2 main battle tanks (MBTs) in the UK. The training, which took place in the UK, lasted...

The coming escalation in Syria

The US military has been engaged in a series of airstrikes against Iran-backed groups in Syria, following a deadly drone attack on a coalition base in the country's north-east. The drone attack, which occurred...

Pakistan offers to transfer T-80UD tanks to Ukraine

Pakistan has reportedly offered to transfer 44 T-80UD main battle tanks (MBTs) to Ukraine in exchange for aid from Western countries. This move is seen as a way of strengthening its defence ties with...

U.S. air strikes hit Iranian targets in Syria following deadly attack

On Thursday, March 23, 2023, a coalition base near Hasakah in northeast Syria was attacked by a suicide drone of Iranian origin, killing one U.S. contractor and wounding six others. The U.S. responded with...

NATO should prepare for Russia’s collapse

Russia's invasion of Ukraine has been a costly and disastrous failure for President Vladimir Putin and his regime. After months of fierce resistance from the Ukrainian armed forces supported by its Western allies, Kyiv...

Slovakia hands over Mig-29s to Ukraine

The first four Slovak MiG-29s were handed over to Ukraine on 23 March by Ukrainian pilots with the help of Slovak and Ukrainian personnel. The remaining aircraft will be transferred in the coming weeks,...

Russia deploys T-54, T-55 tanks to Ukraine

Russia's invasion of Ukraine has been facing serious challenges since it began over a year ago. The Ukrainian army has put up fierce resistance, inflicting heavy losses on the Russian forces and preventing them...

Ukrainian pilots training on Mirage 2000 fighter jets

According to a recent report by the French newspaper Le Figaro, France has been secretly training Ukrainian pilots on Dassault Mirage-2000 fighter jets for more than a month and a half. The Mirage 2000 is...