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NATO Exercise Steadfast Defender 2021 to test NATO readiness and military mobility
NATO exercise Steadfast Defender 2021 kicks off this month, bringing together more than 20 NATO Allies and partners from North America and Europe
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Royal Marines trial jet-pack for boarding ships [vid]

Royal Marines trial jet-pack for boarding ships [vid]

Royal Marines conducted “a very successful exercise” testing the capability of the Gravity Jet Suit to support Royal Marine boarding operations.
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NATO Secretary General stresses NATO’s commitment to stability in the Western Balkans
On Monday, 17 May 2021, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg met with President Aleksandar Vučić of the Republic of Serbia at NATO Headquarters. They discussed the partnership between NATO and Serbia, NATO’s role in upholding stability in the Western Balkans, and security trends across the region. “Serbia is a long-standing partner to our......
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Irregular versus conventional warfare: A dichotomous misconception
By Dr. Sandor Fabian* The 2018 US National Defense Strategy (NDS) signals a major shift for the US military from irregular warfare toward developing capabilities for conventional wars against near-peer and peer competitors. Recent events such as......
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Russia’s armed forces test combat readiness close to Ukraine’s border
By Roger N. McDermott* Since Moscow’s annexation of Crimea in February–March 2014 and its subsequent involvement in destabilizing southeastern Ukraine, Russia’s Armed Forces frequently conduct force generation close to the border. In March, Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu ordered a snap inspection of combat readiness across Russia’s system of Joint Strategic Commands......
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NATO Deputy Secretary General discusses NATO 2030 initiative at NATO Parliamentary Assembly
Deputy Secretary General Mircea Geoană outlined the opportunities of the NATO 2030 initiative in his address to the NATO Parliamentary Assembly on Monday (17 May 2021). Looking ahead to the NATO Summit, the Deputy Secretary General called it a pivotal moment for NATO, underscoring the need......
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