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Lockheed Martin to provide Next Generation Interceptor

The US Missile Defense Agency (MDA) has selected Lockheed Martin to deliver the new homeland missile defence capability known as the Next Generation Interceptor (NGI). Lockheed Martin, the MDA's prime contractor for the NGI programme,...

Israel concludes series of military exercises in north of country

The Israeli Defence Forces (IDF) has concluded a series of comprehensive exercises, encompassing both physical and virtual domains, to simulate warfare in the northern region of Israel and neighbouring Lebanon and Syria. One of the...

US to send additional ATACMS to Ukraine

As part of a new military aid package worth $300 million, the US plans to send additional Army Tactical Missile Systems (ATACMS) to Ukraine. Kyiv will receive more Anti-Personnel/Anti-Materiel (APAM) missiles, which are an older...

US Army to develop first Arctic doctrine in over 50 years

The US Army is currently working on the first Arctic-focused doctrine in over 50 years. Known as Army Techniques Publication 3-90.96, Arctic and Extreme Cold Weather Operations, this manual is expected to be released...

UK must train citizens for war warns outgoing army chief

The outgoing Chief of the General Staff of the British Army, General Sir Patrick Sanders, has said that Britain should prepare for a potential land war by training and equipping a "citizen army" amid...

UK DragonFire laser weapon system in successful trial

The DragonFire Laser Directed Energy Weapon (LDEW) system has successfully fired a laser weapon against aerial targets during a trial at the MOD Hebrides Range, marking the UK's first high-power test of a laser...

Sweden to deploy forces to Latvia following NATO accession

Sweden has announced its plans to join the NATO enhanced Forward Presence (eFP) Battle Group Latvia and deploy a combat battalion to Latvia after finalising its accession to NATO. The Swedish Prime Minister, Ulf Kristersson,...