• Analysis: UAE's forward operating base in Libya revealed

    ANALYSIS The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has established a military base in eastern Libya from where it is operating AT-802 light attack aircraft and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), Airbus Defence and Space satellite imagery obtained by IHS Jane's shows. Al-Khadim Airport is in Marj province

  • Argentine Army organised anti-tank workshop with Germany's Dynamit

    German weapons manufacturer Dynamit Nobel Defence presented its line of AT rockets on 25 October to Argentina's top military officials during a workshop in Buenos Aires, IHS Jane's has learned. The workshop was organised by the Argentine Army's General Directorate of Investigation, Development, and

  • Armed clashes kill seven Wilayat Gharb Afriqiyya militants in Nigeria's Adamawa

    In Makwan village, Madagali LGA, Adamawa State, seven Wilayat Gharb Afriqiyya militants were killed and several others were wounded by hunters during a shootout which lasted for two hours. The militants were burning residences and looting property at that time.

  • Chinese leader urges greater military-civilian co-operation

    China's president, Xi Jinping, called on 19 October for greater co-operation between his country's military and civilian sectors to contribute to "the dream of building stronger armed forces", state-run Xinhua news agency reported. "Military-civilian co-operation, as a national

  • Military forces kill 25 militants in Afghanistan's Parwan

    TWENTY-FIVE Taliban militants were killed by security forces' ground operations and airstrikes targeting a Taliban prison and recruitment centre near the Siyahgard District in Afghanistan's Parwan province on 25 August, Afghan Islamic Press news agency reported. The Parwan Province security

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  • NATO agrees force deployments for eastern flank

    Allied defence ministers have firmed up NATO's 2016 Warsaw summit declaration in July to send four combat-ready battalions to its north eastern flank. Numerous national commitments to cluster troops and capabilities around the four nations leading the battalions were made during a two day meeting in