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Romania in $1.25 billion deal for High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems

The US State Department has made a determination approving a sale of High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems (HIMARS) to Romania.

US Army soldiers in Europe test Stryker cannon, Javelin system

As one of the first soldiers to shoot a powerful 30mm cannon from a new Stryker combat vehicle, US Army Staff Sgt. Randall Engler was excited about what the weapon could do for his infantry squad.

American conventional and special forces prepare for European combat operations

Naval Special Warfare operators from US Special Operations Command along with NATO Special Operations Forces from Albania, Bulgaria and Lithuania, partnered with the US Army’s 2nd Cavalry Regiment during Saber Junction 17 at the Joint Multinational Readiness Centre in Germany.

Turkish newspaper claims country could conquer Germany and France in days

Newspaper Yeni Söz, a government mouthpiece, carried the incredibly odd claim that Turkey could conquer France and Germany within days.

Spain to keep Gibraltar out of Brexit talks

Spanish Foreign Minister Alfonso Dastis has said Spain will not seek to regain sovereignty over Gibraltar in Brexit talks.

China, Russia complete first phase of joint naval exercises in the Baltic Sea

Chinese and Russian navies completed exercises in what they call the first stage of their ongoing joint exercise code-named 'Joint Sea 2017'.

US Special Forces train with Ukrainian counterparts

US special operations forces trained with Ukrainian special forces and US and Ukrainian naval forces during Sea Breeze 2017.

Switzerland to spend $115 million on F/A-18 upgrades

The US State Department has approved a package of upgrades for the Swiss F/A-18 fleet.

France now world’s foremost “soft power”, survey finds

A respected survey has indicated that France is now the world leader in 'soft power', overtaking the UK and US in global rankings.

Romania to purchase Patriot air defence systems in $3.9 billion deal

Romania is to buy Patriot air defence systems, related support and equipment from the United States.

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