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  • CBO releases new triad upgrade estimate

    The United States will have to spend USD348 billion on nuclear weapons modernisation over the next 10 years if it wants to maintain a triad of nuclear-capable intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs), submarines, and bomber aircraft, according to a 22 January report from the Congressional Budget

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  • Germany defence minister sees 'no future for G36'

    German defence minister Ursula von der Leyen questioned the future of the German military service rifle, the Heckler & Koch (HK) G36, in a non-public meeting of a parliamentary special committee on 22 April. The comment adds to increasing criticism since 2012 of the rifle's performance under

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  • Hizbullah airstrip revealed

    ANALYSIS Lebanon's militant Shia group, Hizbullah, has constructed an airstrip in the northern Bekaa Valley for its unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), an analysis of satellite images suggests. Located in a remote and sparsely populated area 10 km south of the town of Hermel and 18 km west of the

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  • Canadian defence budget gets USD9.7 billion boost

    Canada's 2015 federal budget, presented to parliament in a speech by Finance Minister Joe Oliver on 21 April, will include an increase of CAD11.8 billion (USD9.6 billion) to the country's defence spending over 10 years. The increase will be implemented by raising the Department of National
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