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Electric Boat Inks Over $203M for US, UK Strategic Submarines Missile Tubes

The US Department of Defense announced in a press release on Thursday that Electric Boat will produce missile tubes in support of the next generation Columbia-Class submarines as part of the United States-United Kingdom common missile compartment program. US Attack Submarine...

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Psychopath’: North Korean Critics Blast Trump as Tensions Near Boiling Point

“South Korea must realize that following psychopath [US President Donald] Trump … will only lead to disaster,” a recent article in North Korea’s Rodong Sinmun newspaper warned. There are no good military options on the...

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Russia’s Tu-160M2 Bomber More Advanced Than Anything Pentagon Has In Its Arsenal

Russian Aerospace Forces Commander Viktor Bondarev has confirmed that the new Tu-160M2 strategic bomber would take to the skies in March 2018. Military analyst Viktor Tuchkov says that with an estimated combat effectiveness two...

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Aerial Spies: How NATO is Searching for Any Loopholes in Russia’s Defense

Commenting on the chain of aerial incidents along Russia’s western borders, when Moscow was forced to scramble its combat jets to intercept US reconnaissance jets, Russian military experts explained to Sputnik that the real...

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Sale of ‘Formidable’ Ka-52 to Egypt Boosts Russia’s Middle East Market Clout

Commenting on Russia winning the bid to supply its ship-based helicopters to Egypt, Russian military expert Viktor Litovkin said that the supply of the Ka-52Ks is part of Russia’s large-scale return to the Egyptian...

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USS Gerald Ford Supercarrier Might Ditch Shock Testing Before Deployment

The US Navy’s Ford-class aircraft carrier will not be required to go through shock trials, if the House Armed Services Committee gets its way. The 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) is getting marked...

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India Plans to Equip Su-30 Fighter Jets With New Longer Range Missiles

Indian authorities are planning to enhance the capabilities of the country’s Air Force’s Su-30 fighter jets with new weapons, including advanced missiles able to hit targets at longer range, local media reported Thursday. According...