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Somalia gunmen kill 2 UN workers
The United Nations mission in Somalia says gunmen inside an airport have shot and killed two consultants working for the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime.
U.S. Navy to test futuristic, super-fast gun at sea in 2016
The U.S. Navy is planning sea trials for a weapon that can fire a low-cost, 23-pound (10-kg) projectile at seven times the speed of sound using electromagnetic energy, a "Star Wars" technology that will make enemies think twice, the Navy's research chief
Canadian Forces dentists' productivity questioned
A CBC News investigation has revealed a number of highly-paid dentists in the Canadian Forces have been performing little or no dentistry, according to documents obtained through the Access to Information Act.
F-35's French rival pitches 'Canadianized' fighter jet
Dassault Aviation of France is making an aggressive bid to sideline the F-35 and to sell its own jet fighter to Canada, offering to transfer technology, create jobs and share billions of dollars in business if Canada buys its Rafale fighter to replace its
Hagel to call for shrinking Army to pre-WWII size
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is expected to call Monday for shrinking the U.S. Army to its smallest size since 1940, among other cuts, drawing criticism that the drastic changes will hurt U.S. security.
Canadian Forces gear stuck in Kandahar for nearly 3 years
Hundreds of shipping containers filled with expensive and important military equipment used in the Canadian combat mission in Kandahar were stranded in Afghanistan for years and are only now finally finding their way back to military storehouses in Canada
Feds shelve plans to buy new military patrol airplanes
The federal Conservative government’s centrepiece defence strategy has taken another hit as plans to buy a new fleet of airplanes to patrol Canada’s coasts and its Arctic territory by 2020 have been effectively shelved.
Snowbirds flying team cancels U.S. shows after budget cuts
Canada’s famed Snowbirds aerobatic flying team has been forced to cancel all shows in the United States because of budget cuts. Captain Thomas Edelson, a spokesman for the Snowbirds, said the number of flying hours were cut for the Canadian Forces squadro
Suicide Bomb Instructor Accidentally Kills Iraqi Pupils
BAGHDAD — A group of Sunni militants attending a suicide bombing training class at a camp north of Baghdad were killed on Monday when their commander unwittingly conducted a demonstration with a belt that was packed with explosives, army and police offici
The feds really want a procurement win
The mere mention of the word procurement probably makes federal ministers restless in their seats. Military procurement has, shall we say, not gone well for the Tory government. So rare is the occasion that the army or air force or navy execute the big bu
Ex-Soldiers Take Aim At Vets Office Closures
OTTAWA - Veterans Affairs Minister Julian Fantino appeared to add insult to injury late Tuesday in firmly rejecting the pleas of ex-soldiers to halt the impending closure of eight of the department's regional offices.
Farmer Frank Meyers vows to fight CFB Trenton expropriation
An 85-year-old Quinte West, Ont., farmer — reinvigorated by sudden support he has received through a social media campaign — is vowing to fight the federal government's expropriation of his land as part of a planned expansion to CFB Trenton.
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