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France Blasts US, Australia Over Ditching of Massive Defense Deal

France accused the U.S. of on Thursday of stabbing it in the back after Paris was pushed aside from a lucrative defense deal worth more than €50 billion that it had signed with Australia for submarines. Instead, Australia announced it...

Greece Delivers Patriot Missile System to Saudi Arabia

Greece delivered a battery of Patriot anti-aircraft missiles to Saudi Arabia as well as 120 soldiers to work the weapons system, the Hellenic National Defence General Staff announced on Tuesday. In the morning a ceremony took place at Tanagra air...

Greece to Buy Six More Rafale Jets, Bringing Total to 24

Greece announced on Saturday it will buy six more Rafale fighter jets from France bringing the total the number of French fighters sold to Athens to 24. Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis revealed plans to acquire an additional six Rafales. "I...

Greek Military Band Dazzles Spectators at Moscow’s Red Square

A Greek military band accompanied by dancers dazzled the spectators of the XIV International Military Music Festival which took place in Moscow's Red Square last week. The band called "Theseus" performed together with the Historical Parade Platoon of the General...

Greece Develops Drone Using F-35 Fighter Technology

Greece is developing a drone by using technology employed by the U.S. in the unique fifth generation fighter, the F-35B, which can take off and land vertically. The Greek-designed unmanned aerial vehicle, a fixed wing craft, will be ready in...

Afghan Interpreter “Going to Die for a Good Thing” for Helping US

An Afghan interpreter who helped US forces in Afghanistan has accepted that he likely will not be evacuated from the country and is going to die, but does not regret sacrificing his life for doing "a good thing," he...

Turkey to Build New Crescent-Shaped Military Complex in Ankara

Turkey will build new complex for all its military forces, combining them all in a Pentagon-like headquarters in the capital city of Ankara, Turkish President Erdogan stated on Monday. The massive military headquarters will be the new home of the...

War Is Officially Over as Last US Forces Withdraw from Afghanistan

The United States announced that it had completed its withdrawal of U.S. service members from Afghanistan on Monday evening. The U.S. had set August 31st as the deadline for their withdrawal from the middle eastern country, ending an occupation...

U.S. Airstrike Stops Suicide Bomber Outside Kabul Airport

The US has just executed a military airstrike in Kabul meant to target ISIS-K. The strike successfully killed an ISIS-K suicide bomber who the military believed was planning to launch another attack on the airport. “US military forces conducted a...

ISIS-K: Who is the ISIS Affiliate Behind the Kabul Airport Attack?

In his speech addressing the Kabul airport attack on Thursday, President Joe Biden said that "we will respond with force and precision, at our time, at the place we choose and at the moment of our choosing” against ISIS-K....

US Special Operations Veterans Work Together to Evacuate Afghan Allies

A group of former U.S. special operations officers have volunteered to attempt one last mission they call the "Pineapple Express," a plan to help evacuate hundreds of vulnerable Afghan allies and their families out of the tumultuous country. The group...

US Employs “Maximum Force Protection” Measures in Afghanistan

US officials said on Friday that the country's military is using "maximum force protection" at the Kabul, Afghanistan airport after Thursday's attack which left 13 US servicemen and and 157 others killed and many hundreds injured. The official, speaking on...

Taliban Now Blocking Westerners from Reaching Kabul Airport

The Taliban is now preventing Westerners from getting to the airport in Kabul, according to several reports Wednesday morning, and strengthening their encircling of the airport, despite pervious assurances that all foreigners would be allowed to evacuate. A number of...

Turkey Reveals its New Advanced Laser Weapon System

Turkish defense firm Meteksan Defense Industry have revealed their latest piece of military technology, a new ground-based laser weapon system named NAZAR. The company said that the laser will have its public debut at the 2021 International Defense Industry...

Greek American Gold Star Father Xiarchos Deplores Biden’s “Lack of Leadership”

Massachusetts State Representative Steven Xiarchos, a Gold Star father whose son was killed in Afghanistan, had some harsh words to say to United States President Biden after the lightning-fast takeover of the country last week. Xiarchos, who had served as...