Heading to Afghanistan: U.S. Marines Work With Georgian Soldiers for Upcoming Deployment

02/24/2015
2015-02-24 U.S. Marines with the Second Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company, a part of the Georgian Liaison Team, join forces with the 43rd Georgian Infantry Battalion during a Close Air Support Exercise at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center, Hohenfels, Germany. Marines with the Georgian Liason Team participate in a Situational…

UK Tornados Busy in Iraq

02/22/2015
2015-02-22 Although on their way to retirement, the UK Tornados have been busy in Iraq. The missions of the Tornados will be taken over in part as the Typhoons receive weapons currently being used by the Tornados in their missions, including Brimstone. According to the UK Ministry of Defence: On…

UK Update on Air Strikes in Iraq: February 9, 2015

02/11/2015
2015-02-11 According to a story on the UK MoD website: Royal Air Force (RAF) aircraft operating in support of the Iraqi government have conducted further successful attacks on ISIL terrorists. On the morning of Friday 6 February, an RAF Tornado GR4 patrol worked closely with a coalition surveillance platform to provide overwatch for Kurdish…

Nordic-Baltic Defense Chiefs Meet as Direct Defense Returns to Europe

02/10/2015
2015-02-10 The annual Nordic-Baltic Chief of defence meeting was conducted in Norway 29th and 30th January this year. The purpose of this annual meeting is to discuss regional challenges and to identify common opportunities. Topics beeing discussed are military developments concerning equipment, training, exercises and operations. Among this years topics…