Category Archives: Military

Russia Plans to Launch 11 Military Satellites By 2015

President Vladimir Putin said Friday that Russia will launch a total of 11 military satellites by 2015. Speaking at a meeting on the development of the Russian satellite fleet, Putin said five military satellites have already joined Russia’s orbital group … Continue reading

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Iran unveils biggest indigenous drone Fotros

Iran has unveiled its biggest domestically developed unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), which can be used for reconnaissance and combat operations. The remote-controlled aircraft, dubbed Fotros, was put on display at the headquarters of the Iranian Armed Forces Aviation Industries Organization … Continue reading

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Iran to unveil Fotros indigenous strategic drone

The drone, dubbed Fotros, will be unveiled on Monday during a ceremony attended by Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan. Fotros is the biggest strategic UAV which has special capabilities. On September 28, the Iranian Army’s Ground Forces unveiled … Continue reading

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Iran mass-produces indigenous Shahed 129 UAV

The Islamic Republic of Iran has launched the mass-production of the indigenously developed unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) Shahed 129, which was unveiled last year. The technology to design and develop these types of drones had been in US control, but … Continue reading

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Malakand general Maj Gen Sanaullah, six others killed

Just a day after the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government announced a phased withdrawal of troops from Malakand division, a Taliban bomb killed two senior military officers and a solider in Upper Dir on Sunday. Four other security personnel were killed and … Continue reading

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USAF Space Command discontinues space surveillance system

Due to resource constraints caused by sequestration, Air Force Space Command has directed the 21st Space Wing to prepare to discontinue operations at the Air Force Space Surveillance System by Oct. 1. Final decisions on all Fiscal Year 2014 budget … Continue reading

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French soldier dies in Mali road accident

A French soldier died and another was injured in a road accident in Mali, where they were both part of a military offensive that chased Islamists out of the north of the country. Marc Martin-Vallet, 28, was killed on Tuesday … Continue reading

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