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Beijing to send strategic bombers for ‘real combat’ practice during Int’l Army Games in Russia

The Chinese air force will send its H-6K strategic bombers to participate in the upcoming International Army Games in Russia later this month, which were praised by the PLA as an effective practice under “real combat conditions.” Airborne troops will be using the aircraft of China’s vast air fleet –comprised of J-10A fighters, JH-7A fighter-bombers, H-6K bombers, IL-76 and Y-9 ...

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‘Israeli strikes’ target Syrian army positions near Golan Heights – state media

Published time: 11 Jul, 2018 21:50 Edited time: 11 Jul, 2018 21:58 Several missiles, allegedly launched by ‘Israeli aircraft’ have struck Syrian army positions in the Quneitra Governorate near the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, state media SANA reports, citing a military source. The attack caused “limited damage” at some of the army positions in the vicinity of the towns of Hader ...

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Skirts away! Spanish army dresses female recruits in trousers to hide visible tattoos

Female recruits in the Spanish army, who have visible tattoos, can now wear trousers at official military occasions. Men, however, are subject to different treatment – they are allowed into the service even if heavily-tattooed. The Spanish Defence Ministry announced on Monday that it is planning to modify the uniform chapter for budding recruits. “Tattoos, earrings, spikes and inserts, self-mutilation ...

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Israeli forces strike Syrian Army outpost in response to cross-border shelling

The Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) have attacked an outpost of the Syrian Army near the occupied Golan Heights after shells flew across the border. The Israeli military “attacked a Syrian outpost” after mortar shells were fired from that area towards the occupied Golan Heights, the IDF said in a statement on Friday. The shells fell in the buffer zone without ...

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Russian Army to get 6 unrivaled weapons in coming years – Moscow

The Russian Armed Forces are expected to get new state-of-the-art weapons systems, which have no equals anywhere in the world, a Russian government’s top official said. The new equipment is set to enter service within a decade. The Russian military is undergoing a large-scale rearmament, which will allow it to make use of some of the world’s most advanced weapon ...

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Hack avoids chop: Reporter risks decapitation when promoting army helicopters (VIDEO)

A fearless –if somewhat reckless– journalist narrowly avoided having her head chopped off as she was presenting a promotional report next to a swarm of army helicopters in Azerbaijan. A reporter with the Russia-based outlet The Caucasus Post was filming a news segment praising the helicopter pilots as the low-flying Mi-24s buzzed overhead. The recognizable Soviet-designed gunships were due to ...

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Pentagon relocates US Army HQ from Seoul after 70+ years

The US Army’s headquarters in South Korea, located in the capital Seoul since the end of WWII, has moved to a $ 11bn base in the rural south – away from mass protest rallies and the North’s guns. The new United States Forces Korea (USFK) headquarters was opened on Friday at Camp Humphreys, a base near the town Pyeongtaek, about ...

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In Army of None, a field guide to the coming world of autonomous warfare

The Silicon Valley-military industrial complex is increasingly in the crosshairs of artificial intelligence engineers. A few weeks ago, Google was reported to be backing out of a Pentagon contract around Project Maven, which would use image recognition to automatically evaluate photos. Earlier this year, AI researchers around the world joined petitions calling for a boycott of any research that could ...

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US tells rebels not to count on its help as Syrian army advances into country’s southwest – report

The US military has reportedly warned the rebels it backs in Syria that it will not help them thwart a large-scale offensive of the Syrian Army, which is rapidly gaining ground in the southwest of the country. In a letter to the commanders of the Free Syrian Army (FSA), a loose umbrella group of armed rebels, Washington wrote that they ...

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