Category: DEFENCE NEWS

News related to global defence projects and activities as well as worldwide geostrategic environments



US Navy commissions the USS Miguel Keith Expeditionary Sea Base ESB 5 ship

US Navy commissions the USS Miguel Keith Expeditionary Sea Base ESB 5 ship

The USS Miguel Keith is the third Expeditionary Sea Base (ESB). ESB was previously known as Afloat Forward Staging Base.
Weapon Systems
New Russian interceptor against U.S. intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs)
Russia is challenging U.S. intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) and intends to counter them in a fundamentally new way. U.S. military analysts presented this opinion.
Defence
Global Hawk Drones To Be Retired In Favor Of Secretive Penetrating Spy Aircraft
The U.S. Air Force is looking to get rid of all of its remaining Block 30 RQ-4 Global Hawk drones in the next year or two.
Defence Strategic Environment
NATO Secretary General highlights the Atlantic Alliance’s values and contributions to global peace and security
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg spoke virtually at the 3rd German Ecumenical Church Days. “Our values are the compass that guides us and thanks to our unity and ability to adapt, NATO has kept the peace for more than 70 years. After the fall of the Berlin Wall, NATO welcomed former......
Defence NATO Russia
U.S. sends envoy as Israel-Gaza barrages spiral - Hamas commander killed
Israel killed a Hamas commander and vowed no let-up in its Gaza barrages on Wednesday as Palestinian militants rained rockets far across the border and Washington dispatched an envoy to try to calm......
United States
WWII Veteran recalls V-E Day meaning 76 years later
Then-Army Air Forces pilot Warren Halstead flew missions daily out of Coulommiers, France, during World War II. On May 8, 1945, he was at his duty station, on break from dropping supplies and transporting wounded to hospitals in England. The news came in: the war in Europe was over. Seventy-six years later, the retired Air Force colonel still remembers the mixed emotions of Victory in Europe, or......
Defence