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International News


Peace envoy fears Somalia fate for Syria

altThe international envoy for Syria fears the country could turn into a new Somalia unless its crisis is resolved, warning of a scenario in which warlords and militia fill a void left by a collapsed state.
 

Pentagon arms buyer sees deal by Congress to delay spending cuts

altThe Pentagon's top arms buyer said he expected U.S. lawmakers to agree in coming weeks to delay implementation of an additional $500 billion in automatic defense spending cuts that are due to start taking effect in January.
 

Army general pulled rank, forced sex: prosecutors

altAn Army general used his superior rank to force subordinates into improper sexual relations, military prosecutors said at a hearing to determine if he should face a court-martial.
   

Putin dismisses Russian defense minister after scandal

altRussian President Vladimir Putin dismissed Defence Minister Anatoly Serdyukov and replaced him with a loyal ally after the ministry was drawn into a corruption scandal.
 

Insight: In Syrian sanctions, some gains but much uncertainty

altTwo months into anti-government protests in Syria last year, as the military crackdown grew more vicious, the European Union and United States introduced sanctions against President Bashar al-Assad, his security chiefs and members of his family.
   

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Company News


  • BRONCO II launched for USA
    by Paramount Group, 10 May 2018

    The BRONCO II's internal Interchangeable Multi-Mission System Bay allows a single airframe to be rapidly reconfigured to perform multiple roles.

  • AHRLAC/Mwari enters production and preparing first deliveries
    by Paramount Group, 8 May 2018

    The Ahrlac and its armed variant, the Mwari, are being developed and produced at Wonderboom Airport by Ahrlac Holdings, co-owned by Paramount Group.

  • defenceWeb launches new drone portal
    by defenceWeb, 7 May 2018

    The unmanned aerial vehicle portal will focus exclusively on military and commercial unmanned aviation, regulations and technology.