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Approximately 100 containers with a variety of munitions rolled into US Ramstein Air Base, Germany during the month of October. “Largest shipment of ordnance in recent history”

RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany (AFNS) — The 86th Munitions Squadron on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, received its largest shipment of ordnance in recent history. Approximately 100 containers with a variety of munitions rolled into Ramstein during the month of October. Approximately 100 containers with a variety of munitions rolled into US Ramstein Air Base, Germany during […]

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Russian military column recently spotted in Ingushetia as Chechnya border tension increases + “Tbilisi has turned down all our offers to restore diplomatic ties and continues its hostile actions against us on the international scale, contributing to the NATO strategy of containing Russia

Protests have been under way for nearly two weeks in the Russian republic of Ingushetia over a land-swap deal with neighboring Chechnya. More: https://www.rferl.org/a/russia-ingushetia-chechnya/29548561.html Russia’s Deputy Foreign Minister, Grigory Karasin, has blamed the country of Georgia for upsetting attempts to make peace and restore diplomatic ties in the wake of the 2008 conflict. “Tbilisi has turned […]

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For first time in nearly 30 years USS Harry S. Truman operates in the Norwegian Sea

“We are unbelievably excited to be operating in the Norwegian Sea,” said Harry S. Truman Commanding Officer, Capt. Nick Dienna. For first time in nearly 30 years USS Harry S. Truman operates in the Norwegian Sea 📸 https://t.co/utBtqdbORh pic.twitter.com/W1Di3HKxGi — Already Happened (@M3t4_tr0n) October 28, 2018 “It has been over three decades since carrier aviation has […]

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Russia says Pentagon directly involved in drone attack on Khmeimim airbase in Syria

A drone attack on Russia’s Hmeymim airbase in Syria in January this year was an elaborate multi-purpose Pentagon operation, Editor-in-Chief of National Defense journal Igor Korotchenko told TASS on Thursday.  As Russian Deputy Defense Minister Alexander Fomin said at a plenary session of the Beijing Xiangshan Forum on security earlier on Thursday, the UAVs that […]

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Rostov Oblast: Russian military on the move (including T-72B3s + 2S3s Akatsiya)

“Plans to increase the U.S. military contingent near the borders of Russia and Belarus do not contribute to the security of neighboring countries because neither for Poland nor for the neighboring states, where these bases are being deployed, such a confrontation will do nothing good,” – Russian Ambassador to Belarus Mikhail Babich.  “The ambassador added […]

Gaza Israel

Israel deploys several Merkava IV tanks and other military vehicles near Gaza border

Israel ramped up its armored forces along the Gaza border on Thursday in a daylight show of force, a day after a Palestinian rocket destroyed a home in southern Israel. With the deployment clearly visible from main Israeli roads near the Gaza Strip, senior Egyptian security officials met leaders of the enclave’s ruling Hamas to […]

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Royal Netherlands Army heavy hardware, including LGS Fennek and CV9035NL, ready to be trasferred into Norway for TRJE18 + some CH-47 lighting the Dutch night for unknown reason

Around 90 US Marines from the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit landed at Keflavík on Wednesday (17 October 2018), marking the initial phase of NATO’s Exercise Trident Juncture 2018 in Iceland. The main phase of Trident Juncture will start in Norway on October 25. Arriving by MV-22 Osprey and CH-53 Sea Stallion helicopters from the USS […]

China Taiwan

Multiple reports confirm China is moving tons of military equipment toward the eastern region, most probably due to incoming exercises and/or parade

Taiwan began two days of war games on its east coast on Tuesday, simulating an attack by the People’s Liberation Army in the wake of Beijing’s intensifying sabre-rattling. Fighter jets, helicopters and a large number of troops were mobilised to fight the simulated invasion, which mimicked an attempt by warplanes from the PLA’s Liaoning aircraft […]

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US-backed force say IS defeat in east Syria taking “longer than expected” + Russia accuses US” to simulate fighting in Deir ez-Zor governorate” 📸 USAF B-1B Lancer flying over southeast Syria

Terrorists have managed to establish complete control over a 20-kilometer territory on the Euphrates’ east bank in Syria due to the inaction of pro-American groups, chief of the Russian Center for Reconciliation of the Opposing Parties Vladimir Savchenko said on Monday. “As a result of inaction of pro-American groups, terrorists have managed to establish complete […]

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Bundeswehr Leopard tanks spotted around Nemėžis, Lithuania, just a few miles from Belarusian border

The Baltic countries are full of concern over the Belarusian nuclear power plant in Astravets. Lithuanian officials and experts keep raising the issue at every given opportunity. The military security question are also on the table. “We know that Belarusian and Russian armed forces are integrated, but the appearance of a military base in Belarus […]