US and Paraguay to hold joint military drills in 2020-2021

The United States will hold multiple joint military drills in Paraguay over the next two years including a regional crisis response exercise, US President Donald Trump and Paraguayan President Mario Abdo Benitez said in a joint statement after their meeting at the White House, Trend reports citing Sputnik. “President Trump announced the United Sates will […]

New Zealand military team recovers 6 more bodies after White Island volcano eruption, pushing death toll to 14

Military specialists on New Zealand’s White Island have recovered six more victims’ bodies after a deadly volcanic eruption, bringing the confirmed death toll to 14. Two others remain missing and are presumed dead, but Thursday’s recovery mission — an arduous affair for military specialists searching under the threat of another eruption — did not find them. The effort began Friday […]

Citizenship Bill: India military deployed to Assam and Tripura and internet shut down as protests rage

The Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB), which was passed by the country’s parliament on Wednesday, has been described by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist government as a means of protecting vulnerable groups from persecution. Critics, however, say the bill marginalizes Muslims and undermines the country’s secular constitution. Others say it risks bringing an unwanted influx […]

Pearl Harbor shooting: US sailor kills two civilians and injures third at military base | US news

A US sailor opened fire at the historic military base in Pearl Harbor on Wednesday afternoon, authorities said, killing two civilian workers and injuring a third before taking his own life. Officials at the Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickham near Honolulu, Hawaii, said on Wednesday evening that investigators were working to determine the circumstances of the […]

Gunman shoots three at U.S. military base in Hawaii, takes own life

(Reuters) – A gunman opened fire at the historic military base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii on Wednesday, base officials said, with local media reporting that at least three people were wounded, two of them critically, before the suspect took his own life. A spokeswoman for the Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam confirmed that a shooting had […]

Disgraced Prince Andrew retains Canadian military roles

Prince Andrew, the much-disgraced Duke of York, stepped away from public life late last month in the aftermath of a disastrous interview on the BBC. In the weeks since, organizations around the world, including the prince’s old Canadian private school, have raced to cut ties with the bungling royal. His own mother reportedly cancelled his […]

Military Aid For Ukraine Is At The Heart Of Impeachment. Here’s What That Looks Like From The Ukrainian Front Line.

NOVOOLEKSANDRIVKA, Ukraine — When he’s not engaged in gun battles with Russian-led forces on Ukraine’s eastern front line, Stas, a scruffy 26-year-old soldier, likes to cozy up in his bunker and brush up on his English skills by watching Stephen Colbert and Saturday Night Live. He cracks up at Alec Baldwin’s portrayal of President Donald […]

SIG SAUER marks milestone 100,000th newest handgun delivery to U.S. military – Defence Blog

The firearms specialist SIG SAUER announced on Friday the delivery of the 100,000th M17 and M18 for the Modular Handgun System program to the U.S. Military, ahead of schedule, and surpassing the performance standards and requirements since the official contract award in January 2017. “In the month of October SIG SAUER exceeded our manufacturing requirements […]

Trump impeachment: US military officer on Trump ‘bribery’ says conversation was ‘inappropriate’

A decorated US military officer, his chest shining with medals, has testified that Donald Trump’s controversial phone call with the leader of Ukraine was both inappropriate and improper, and that he reported his concerns immediately. Lt Col Alexander Vindman, 44, whose family moved to the US from the Soviet Union four decades ago, emotionally told […]