US Coast Guard chief: We are ‘not even in the same league as Russia’ in the Arctic

(REUTERS/ITAR-TASS) Russian President Vladimir Putin and defense minister Sergey Ivanov visiting military exercises in Russia’s Arctic North on board the nuclear-missile cruiser Pyotr Veliky in 2005. The US is lagging far behind other nations, especially Russia, when it comes to

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One Shot, One Kill: Russia Develops New Ship-Sinking Artillery

Russia’s defense industry is developing new delayed-action detonators, which could allow for more effective strikes against ships. Russia’s NIMI (Engineering Scientific Research Institute) is developing artillery shells with intellectual, programmable detonators which allow naval artillery to destroy enemy ships with

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China gives more details on South China Sea facilities

BEIJING (Reuters) – The Chinese government on Wednesday rolled out more details of the building work it is undertaking in the disputed South China Sea, listing lighthouses, communications stations and other facilities for civilian and emergency use. China stepped up

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