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In Libya, the ‘Unity Government’ Struggles to Gain some Power

In Libya, the ‘Unity Government’ Struggles to Gain some Power

…from SouthFront On April 19, the US imposed sanctions on Khalifa al-Ghweil, the leader of a self-declared government in the Libyan capital, Tripoli. On April 1, the similar sanctions was imposed by the EU. Western officials believe that this is an important effort to force Libya’s warring factions to accept the authority of a unity […]

Submerged Russian nuclear sub fires Kalibr cruise missile in Arctic drills (VIDEO)

Submerged Russian nuclear sub fires Kalibr cruise missile in Arctic drills (VIDEO)

A Russian nuclear submarine, Severodvinsk, has carried out firing drills in the Barents Sea, successfully striking a coastal target in the Arctic with the latest Kalibr cruise missile from a submerged position. The crew of the latest multipurpose nuclear submarine of the Northern Fleet, Project 885 Severodvinsk, successfully launched the missile from the Barents Sea, […]

Bulgaria, US Begin Preparations for Joint Air Training “Thracian Eagle 2016”

Bulgaria, US Begin Preparations for Joint Air Training “Thracian Eagle 2016”

This maybe just a normal NATO training exercise, however, I am sure the significance of US Air Force aircraft in Bulgaria, a country close to Crimea and within reasonable range of the Donbass will not have gone unnoticed in the Kremlin.  __________ April 28, 2016, Novinite Bulgaria, US Begin Preparations for Joint Air Training “Thracian […]

Death Proof: Russia’s T-90 Tank Withstands US Missile Attack in Syria

Death Proof: Russia’s T-90 Tank Withstands US Missile Attack in Syria

Russia’s T-90 battle tank ‘Vladimir’ has become a celebrity of the blogosphere after it survived getting hit by America’s TOW anti-tank missiles in Syria two months ago. The video of the shooting gathered half a million views on YouTube. Let’s take a look at the hidden possibilities of the combat vehicle named after its chief designer Vladimir Potkin. […]

Japan Attempts to Expand Its Arms Export Business

Japan Attempts to Expand Its Arms Export Business

…from SouthFront On April 26, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced the winner of Australia’s Future Submarine contract. DCNS, a French industrial group that specializes in naval equipment, bested rival Japanese and German companies. According to the $39 billion contract, DCNS, will build 12 subs to replace and double the size of the Royal Australian […]

China Successfully Flight-Tests Hypersonic Maneuvering Warhead – Reports

China Successfully Flight-Tests Hypersonic Maneuvering Warhead – Reports

Pentagon officials familiar with reports of China’s military test told the The Washington Free Beacon website that the launch – the seventh since 2014 – took place over China last Friday.The DF-ZF glide vehicle was detected by satellites after it was launched atop a ballistic missile from a military center in central China, officials told the US news website.

27.04.2016 Crisis News

27.04.2016 Crisis News

Norwegian authorities are set to pay to asylum seekers willing to leave the country voluntarily. Asylum seekers who decide to return home will receive 30,000 kroner ($3,600), including 20,000 kroner for travel expenses.

Russia Defense Report: Black Sea Frigates

Russia Defense Report: Black Sea Frigates

While the most headline-grabbing Russian ships of the past couple of years have been the powerful little Buyan-M missile corvettes which, in spite of being less than 1,000 tons in displacement, are capable of launching long-range cruise missiles at ISIS targets and other threats to Russian national security, their larger cousins are still relatively obscure.

World’s Most Powerful Ballistic Missile Tested by China

World’s Most Powerful Ballistic Missile Tested by China

Dongfeng-41 ballistic missiles China tests Dongfeng-41 ballistic missiles with the longest range in the world, capable of striking US or Britain with 10 nuclear warheads. US Pentagon officials are said to have slammed China for testing the intercontinental weapons, which have a maximum range of around 8,700 miles. China hit back at its critics today, […]

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