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Mystery deepens over reported Russian sub in Sweden
Mystery deepened Sunday over a Swedish military operation triggered by "foreign underwater activity" off the coast of Stockholm, amid an unconfirmed report of a hunt for a damaged Russian submarine. Late Saturday, Swedish armed forces stepped up an operat
Canada's combat mission in Iraq could last beyond 6 months
Chief of Defence Staff Tom Lawson says Canada's upcoming combat mission in Iraq will be "difficult" against a "barbarous opponent." Canada's special forces could also come under fire in their role as military advisors, military leaders said Friday.
Stephen Harper intervenes in purchase of new missiles
Prime Minister Stephen Harper settled a dispute between Treasury Board and the Defence Department to approve an $800-million, sole-source purchase of next-generation Sea Sparrow missiles for the Royal Canadian Navy’s aging frigates, sources familiar with
ISIS’ Ammunition Is Shown to Have Origins in U.S. and China
In its campaign across northern Syria and Iraq, the jihadist group Islamic State has been using ammunition from the United States and other countries that have been supporting the regional security forces fighting the group, according to new field data ga
Navy: Self-guided unmanned patrol boats make debut
Self-guided unmanned patrol boats that can leave warships they're protecting and swarm and attack potential threats on the water could join the Navy's fleet within a year, defense officials say, adding the new technology could one day help stop attacks li
Canada to send CF-18 jets to Iraq
Canada is poised to go to war in Iraq, as Prime Minister Stephen Harper will announce plans in Parliament today to send CF-18 fighter jets to battle Islamic extremists.
First Female UAE Pilot
Major Mariam Al Mansouri, 35, led the air strike against ISIS targets earlier this week.
Canadian military tests drones in High Arctic
The Canadian military is testing remotely piloted vehicles in the extreme conditions found in the High Arctic. The ground and air vehicles could be used for rescues and for mapping and hazard identification.
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