THE British Army has sent a TANK through the Channel Tunnel for the first time – to practise getting armoured vehicles to Eastern Europe quickly in case of a crisis with Russia. The military exercise saw five armoured vehicles transported to France on train wagons in the early hours of Wednesday. A Challenger tank and matching recovery vehicle, … Read more Army tests sending tanks through the Channel Tunnel in case of Russian crisis in Eastern Europe
The first of 3,500 American troops began rolling into Poland for a nine-month-long mission starting on Jan. 8, 2017. It’s an unprecedented length of time for a U.S. armored unit to stay in Eastern Europe. The U.S. Army’s 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division were heading to Zagan and Pomorskie, with the unit’s … Read more Interactive Missile Map Reveals How Messy a NATO-Russia War Would Be
In the wake of bribery charges in VVIP chopper deal, former Defence Minister A K Antony today came out strongly in defence of Congress President Sonia Gandhi saying she had no role in the procurement and BJP will make a “laughing stock” of itself if it drags her name into the matter. He also said … Read more Sonia Gandhi had no role, driving force was Indian Air Force: A K Antony on AgustaWestland deal
President-elect Donald Trump will soon inherit America’s wars against ISIS. The U.S. is training and assisting Iraqi and Kurdish forces in the liberation of Mosul, the last major city in Iraq controlled by ISIS. The operation is six weeks old. Lieutenant General Stephen Townsend served in northern Iraq during the U.S. occupation 10 years ago, … Read more What will Trump’s presidency mean for fight against ISIS?
Russia is reportedly preparing to upgrade its Soviet-era T-80 battle tanks in order to bring them back into service. Up to 3,000 of the tanks, which entered service in 1976, will be updated to bring their combat power closer to the current T-90 model. “At present, the preparative works to start the modernisation of the … Read more Russia ‘preparing bring to up to 3,000 Soviet-era T-80 tanks back into service’
ISIS militants fleeing from Syria as their so-called caliphate crumbles could potentially use chemical weapons when they return to their countries of origin, the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) has warned. “It seems that one of the dangers that we need to face and have a response for – since Isis has learnt … Read more ISIS could use chemical weapons in Europe, Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) Warns