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Finland receives interim Torpedo System 45

Finland has received Torpedo System 45 lightweight torpedo assets on loan from Sweden for installation on board the Hamina-class strike craft FNS Tornio . The loan arrangement forms part of a wider bilateral co-operation,...


Florida woman arrested with pipe bombs in her bedroom

Acting on a tip from her parents, Tampa Bay area authorities said Friday they arrested a 27-year-old woman obsessed with the Columbine and Oklahoma City mass killings and discovered pipe bombs, weapons and bomb...


Attack on Saudi oil facilities deepens regional malaise

Key Points Definitive responsibility for the 14 September missile and unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) attack on Saudi Arabia’s Abqaiq oil facility is still unknown, but the strikes are most likely to have been orchestrated...


Why Submarines for North Korea’s Missiles?

Sydney, Australia (SPX) Oct 02, 2019 – The recent test launch of a North Korean Submarine-Launched Ballistic Missile (SLBM) could be framed as just another event in a recent surge of new weapons test...


US successfully tests ICBM: statement

Los Angeles (AFP) Oct 2, 2019 – The US military said Wednesday it had tested an unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile equipped with reentry vehicle from a base in California across the Pacific...


NIOSH Releases First Responder Illicit Drug Toolkit

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has released a new virtual toolkit to help first responders reduce their exposure to fentanyl and other illicit drugs. The toolkit provides resources to help...


USN starts cruiser USS Hué City modernisation

The US Navy (USN) recently started the modernisation of guided-missile cruiser USS Hué City (CG 66) to put the ship through extensive structural, mechanical, and combat systems upgrades, particularly for air defence command. With...

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