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Portugal allocates funds for modernization in 2018

Portugal has allocated EUR270 million (USD313 million) to support its ongoing equipment modernization in 2018, according to an official document seen by Jane’s . The figure is part of the EUR2.15 billion amount the...


US expected to name North Korea terror sponsor

Washington (AFP) Nov 9, 2017 – It will have to wait until President Donald Trump has finished his tour of Asian capitals, but the United States is expected to return North Korea to its...


On first Mideast trip, Macron urges ‘firm’ stance on Iran

Abu Dhabi (AFP) Nov 8, 2017 – French President Emmanuel Macron called for vigilance towards Tehran over its ballistic missile programme and regional activities, in an interview published on Wednesday by Emirati daily Al-Ittihad....


Will South Korea Build Nuclear Attack Subs?

U.S. President Donald Trump and his South Korean counterpart, Moon Jae-in, have reportedly discussed the development or procurement of nuclear-powered attack submarines (SSN) for the Republic of Korea (ROK) Navy during a bilateral summit...


Trump, in China, Seeks Help Over a Nuclear North Korea

BEIJING — President Trump arrived in China on Wednesday, primed to ask his host, President Xi Jinping, to step up Chinese pressure on North Korea over its nuclear and ballistic missile programs. But Mr....


Space domain key to UK’s future capabilities

Commander of the UK Joint Forces Command (JFC) General Sir Chris Deverell has warned how the country’s armed forces remain almost wholly dependent upon satellite communications (SATCOM). Addressing delegates at the SMi Global MilSatCom...

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