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US Army Now Holding Drills With Ground Robots That Shoot

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In a historic first, the Army conducted a live fire exercise with a remote-controlled ground combat vehicle armed with a .50-caliber machine gun. It plans to conduct more exercises with more heavily armed ground robots within the next couple of years. The demonstration was part of the annual Northern Strike exercise, which took place last July and August at Michigan’s Camp Grayling. Primarily geared... 

Serbia forgives USA for 1999 bombings, forgets all victims, holds joint drills with NATO

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On November 14-17, Serbia will hold exercises of local and American paratroopers. The manoeuvres at Batajnica military airfield with the participation of about 100 servicemen from the 173rd Airborne Brigade of the US Army are to promote the expansion of relations between the countries and “enhance security and peace in the region.” The administration of Serbia, the territory of which the... 

US military bases in Japan targeted in missile launch drill: North Korea

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Pyongyang says the missiles it fired toward Japan were part of an exercise targeting US military bases there. It comes as the White House announced the deployment of the advanced THAAD anti-missile defense system to South Korea to guard against the North. The test launches of four missiles, fired by North Korea into the Sea of Japan on Monday morning, were a drill carried out by an army unit commissioned... 

Bulgaria Refuses to Participate in NATO's Anti-Russian Black Sea War Games

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Bulgaria’s prime minister ruled out participation in plans to form a united NATO Black Sea naval task force to counter the Russian Navy in the region. The president of Romania said the initiative is about joint drills, not maintaining a separate fleet. As usual, Romanians are kissing America’s behind as if they ever gain anything from it. “I always say that I want the Black Sea to see... 

NATO launches war games near Russian border

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Despite being quick to condemn Russian military manoeuvers, NATO is conducting wide-scale war games in the Baltic states and creating a “line of troops” across Eastern Europe. The US denies a double standard, but records and transcripts suggest otherwise. Thousands of US troops and hundreds of tanks have poured into Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania in the past two months as part of an operation dubbed... 

Greece, Israel to hold joint aeronautical exercises

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Greek and Israeli Air Forces are set to stage joint aeronautical drills in the coming days, Greek Hellenic Air Force says. According to a statement released earlier this week, the drills, part of a Greece-Israel Military Cooperation Program, will kick off on October 9 in Athens’ flight information region (FIR). The statement said a group of F-15 and F-16 fighter jets will participate in the exercises... 

President Obama calls off US-Egypt military exercises

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Obama makes a statement to the media regarding events in Egypt on Aug. 15 in Chilmark Mass. President Barack Obama has announced the cancellation of US-Egypt military exercises following the latest killings in the country, without talking about suspending Washington’s annual military aid to Cairo. “While we want to sustain our relationship with Egypt, our traditional cooperation cannot continue... 

Russian Warships Arrive at US Pearl Harbor for Joint Drills

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Admiral Panteleyev destroyer A group of Russia’s Pacific Fleet warships has arrived at the U.S. Pearl Harbor naval base to take part in the Rim of the Pacific international drills, a fleet spokesman said on Saturday. “During their long voyage from Vladivostok to Pearl Harbor, the warships’ crews held several firing drills, successfully destroying all the targets,” First-Rank Captain Roman Martov... 

Zombie Apocalypse Training Drills Ensue as Zombie-Like Attacks on the Rise

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The world is a strange place as zombie preparation drills have now been carried out due to a recent wave of zombie-like attacks throughout the country. Most recently of which was a man high on an unknown substance biting a human bicep in a “zombie-like” attack. An ABC excerpt reads; PALMETTO, Fla. – When Jeffrey Blake woke up in his Palmetto home Thursday morning, he had no idea the bizarre... 

Moscow Continues Military Cooperation with Tehran

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Photo of an Iranian Military Drill from 2008 Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Ramin Mehmanparast said that Tehran and Moscow will continue their military cooperation, local Tehran Times daily reported on Wednesday. Mehmanparast made the remarks during a press briefing on Tuesday in reply to a question about reports saying that Russia has agreed to provide Iran with electronic warfare in return for... 

Russia to deploy S-400 air defense systems in joint drills with Belarus

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S-400 air defense system Russia will deploy advanced S-400 air defense systems during joint military exercises with Belarus in September, a spokesman for the Russian Defense Ministry said. The Union Shield 2011 drills will be held in central and southern Russia on September 16-22. The exercises are aimed at improving combat readiness of the Belarus-Russian regional joint force, as well as raising interoperability... 

North Korea threatens to attack South Korea, US

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North Korea threatened Sunday to enlarge its nuclear arsenal and “mercilessly” attack South Korea and the United States, as the allies prepared for joint military drills which the North considers a rehearsal for invasion. North Korea routinely issues threats over the annual joint military drills, but its latest warning could rekindle tensions that rose sharply after two recent deadly incidents... 

South Korea vows to punish 'enemy' as it prepares for massive drill

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South Korean soldiers patrol near Dangjin, South Korea, on Tuesday. South Korea announced new land and sea military exercises on Wednesday, including its largest-ever live-fire drill near North Korea, just as tension on the peninsula was beginning to ease after Pyongyang’s attack on a southern island. The firing drills planned for Thursday near the Koreas’ heavily armed land border signaled... 
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