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Obama proposes defense cut after decade of growth

The 2013 U.S. defense budget that President Barack Obama sent to Congress includes funding for a shift in strategic focus to the...

Austrian Army to cut two thirds of armoured vehicles by 2014

Austria will retire two thirds of its armoured vehicles, including half of its Leopard 2A4 tank fleet, in order to save money....

US cuts put pressure on NATO to boost cooperation

NATO nations meet in Brussels under mounting pressure to expand cooperation in defence projects given big cuts looming in the US defence...

US faces tough choices on defense budget

Ten years after the United States embarked on a war against terrorism in the rubble of the September 11 attacks, the country...

Arms firms in strategic bind over cuts

Defence companies set to feel the spending ax under a recent US debt deal are making urgent reviews of their strategic options...

Defence cuts weaken UK armed forces-report

Defence spending cuts may have so weakened Britain's armed forces that they are incapable of carrying out their commitments, said an influential...

UK Ministry of Defence to cut 7 000 jobs – report

The UK Ministry of Defence is to axe a further 7 000 civilian jobs as the department attempts to bring its budget...


Communicate don’t abrogate!

The senior officer cadre of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) communications component, officially the Directorate: Corporate Communication (DCC), employed a barely plausible excuse...