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US: ‘Green Light’ for $1.1 Billion Arms Sale to Taiwan – China Threatens Countermeasures

LAST UPDATE: 08:11 The US State Department has approved the potential sale to Taiwan of $1.1 billion worth of military equipment, including 60 anti-ship missiles and 100 air-to-air missiles. The announcement came in the wake of Chinese military...

The U.S. is sending VAMPIRE systems to Ukraine that convert rural areas into missile launchers

Of Eric Tegler Ukrainian forces are to receive an anti-aircraft and surface-to-ground precision missile system, which they can use from the back of a truck, SUV or trailer. The image of heavy weapons mounted on trucks is familiar...

US finds large increase in arms trade to Haiti and Caribbean

US authorities are seeing a sharp increase in arms smuggling to Haiti and the wider Caribbean, US officials said Wednesday, vowing to step up efforts to combat the trade, which is fueling a surge in gang...

The ‘fake’ Russian robot dogs and the real armed robots

By David Hambling One of the "surprise stars" that appeared at the Russian trade show Army-22 was the robot dog carrying an anti-tank RPG-26. However, Twitter users quickly spotted that the ninja outfit he was in "disguise" was...

Turk confesses to illegally exporting US weapons designs to foreign nationals in Turkey

A Turkish man pleaded guilty today in Boston to charges that he attempted to illegally export defense technical data to foreign nationals in Turkey to fraudulently manufacture various United States military components in violation of the...

Taking advantage of US ‘silence’, China is following Russia’s lead in weapons of mass destruction

Of Craig Hooper As the Biden administration prepares to unveil a sharply revised and more Russia-focused national security strategy in the coming weeks, it's no secret that the process of shaping America's national security strategy has stalled. America's...