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Lockheed Martin named weapons system provider for Australian submarines

Australia has selected US defence company Lockheed Martin Corp as its preferred bidder to supply the combat system for its new $38 billion fleet of submarines, the country's defence industry minister said on Friday. Lockheed M

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US sent weapons to Kurdish fighters in Syria: Erdogan

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan accused the US of supplying more weapons to Kurdish fighters in northern Syria this week, delivering two plane loads of arms to what Ankara says is a terrorist group. Erdogan's comments, in a s

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Bahrain ratifies new law on weapons use

Bahrain’s King has ratified a law approving Bahrain’s joining the “Convention on prohibitions or restrictions on the use of certain conventional weapons deemed to be excessively injurious or to have an indiscriminate effect,&

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Kuwait seeks $20bn budget for weapons

The Kuwaiti government asked parliament to approve a supplementary budget of KD6.2 billion ($20.4 billion) to fund weapons purchases for the military over 10 years, Al-Rai newspaper reported. Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah Al-Sabah, min

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Germany guns, weapons arrest link likely to Paris attack

A man arrested in Germany's southern state of Bavaria in early November after guns and explosives were found in his car may be linked to Friday's deadly assault in Paris, Bavaria's state premier said on Saturday. Islam

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‘Military grade’ weapons seized in Bahrain

Police have seized a large quantity of foreign ‘military grade’ weapons and explosives from a house in Nuwaidrat, Bahrain. The Interior Ministry last night announced that the unprecedented amount of internationally sourced explosiv

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GCC forces seize weapons from Iran boat

Arab coalition forces, waging a military campaign against Houthi fighters in Yemen, have confirmed the capture of an Iranian boat carrying arms near Oman’s Salalah coast. About 14 sailors on board the ship have also been arrested,

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$8m worth weapons sold at Adihex

A total of 2,154 weapons worth Dh30,675,659 ($8,352,232) were sold during the recently concluded 2015 Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition (Adihex). This was revealed by Colonel Hamid Said Al Afrit, head of th

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ADP to issue 'Certificates of Good Conduct' at Adihex

The Abu Dhabi Police will be opening a counter for issuing criminal clearance certificates, also known as certificates of good conduct at the 13th edition of the Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition (Adihex 2015), to make

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Iran unveils new missile with 500 km range

Iran on Saturday unveiled a new surface-to-surface missile it said could strike targets with pin-point accuracy within a range of 500 km (310 miles) and it said military might was a precondition for peace and effective diplomacy.

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