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Swiss set to ease arms export rules despite Syria grenades report

A Ruag Do 228.Switzerland looks set to loosen arms export rules to allow sales to countries embroiled in civil wars despite a newspaper report that Swiss-made hand grenades probably made their way into the hands of militants in Syria.
 

Russia to hold biggest war games in nearly four decades

Russian T-72s.Russia will next month hold its biggest war games in nearly four decades, Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu was quoted as saying on Tuesday by Russian news agencies.

 

Russia says will not deploy arms in space first

The aurora seen from space.Russia does not plan to put weapons in space first and considers this to be an important signal that Washington should not ignore, Russia’s Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov was quoted as saying by the Interfax news agency on Monday.
   

Afghan schools under attack

Afghan schools targeted by militantsA suicide bomb attack on a group of teenagers studying for university exams shocked Afghanistan but was the latest in a series of attacks on schools which proved an easy target for militant groups.
 

US Air Force releases Light Attack Aircraft draft RFP

An AT-6.The US Air Force shared a draft request for proposal for the Light Attack Aircraft with Sierra Nevada / Embraer and Textron Aviation following the conclusion of the second phase of its Light Attack Experiment.

   

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