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Syrian rebel gives U.S. trucks, ammo to al-Qaeda affiliate
A Syrian rebel commander who recently completed a U.S. training program has told the U.S. military that he surrendered six coalition-provided trucks and ammunition to an intermediary linked to the al-Qaeda affiliate in Syria, known as the Nusra Front.
Turkey targets PKK in Iraq; Iran fights Kurdish rebels
Turkey on Tuesday confirmed its special ground forces had crossed into northern Iraq to pursue Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants following deadly attacks while fighting between Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards and Kurdish rebels near the Turkish bo
The Oshkosh L-ATV - Hummer replacement vehicle
It was a long and bumpy road for the Oshkosh Corporation and its L-ATV vehicle, but this week, the Wisconsin-based US defence contractor won a gruelling three-year competition. The prize? A $6.75b contract to build the US military's Joint Light Tactical V
F-35 comes up short
A U.S. defence and foreign affairs think tank released a comprehensive report today suggesting the oft-maligned F-35 might not meet the performance standards of current fighters, including Canada's CF-18s.
The sinking of the Canadian Navy
A maritime nation has let its naval fleet go to seed. Here's how the once-proud Royal Canadian Navy fell into such an embarrassing state of disrepair
Band goes bomb hunting
Ten members from British Columbia's Okanagan Indian Band have been selected for specialized training to learn how to rid their reserve of the buried bullets and bombs that have accumulated over a century.
Japan's lower house OKs expanded military role
As opposition lawmakers walked out in protest, Japan's lower house of parliament approved legislation on Thursday that sharply changes the country's postwar defence policy by allowing an expanded role for the military.
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