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Top general warns against deep US defence cuts

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The nominee to be the next top US military officer warned that cutting security spending by US$800 billion or more as part...

Covert US military operations authorized in secret order

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A senior US military commander issued a secret order last year that laid the ground for an escalation of covert operations across...

Afghan admits NYC bomb plot, al Qaeda training

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An Afghan immigrant pleaded guilty yesterday to plotting a suicide bomb attack on New York City subways with al Qaeda training for...

US federal courts built to handle terrorism cases: law professor

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There's been much debate over the decision to use a civilian court to try a young Nigerian accused of trying to blow...

Uganda’s logistic capabilities enhanced

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Thirteen troops from the Uganda Peoples Defence Force (UPDF) earned entry-level certification in aircraft load planning following a recent US Army Africa-led...

EADS wins US Army helicopter contract

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EADS North America, a unit of Europe's EADS, has been awarded a $247.2 million US Army contract for 45 UH-72A light utility...

General Ward discusses cooperation with Algeria

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The United States is committed to working with Algeria in addressing security and counterterrorism issues that affect the Maghreb and the Sahel...

Jordan to get JAVELIN

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The Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) recently notified Congress of a possible foreign military sale to Jordan of 1808 JAVELIN Anti-Tank Guided...

US troop surge to increase defense orders

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The US plans to send 30 000 more US troops to Afghanistan and this should generate niche orders for some defense companies...

US forces missed chance to get bin Laden: report

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The US military could have captured or killed Osama bin Laden in 2001 if it had launched a concerted attack on his...

BAE expands protest because US Army process flawed

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BAE Systems said it had filed a third protest against the US Army's decision on August 27 to award a £1.2 billion...

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