Search: Arms,NATO (3 materials)

Lightning-Speed Deal. Germany to Purchase F-35 for Nuclear Sharing

... Agency (DSCA) approved the sale of F-35A Lightning II multirole combat aircraft to Germany. This came as a climax of quite a protracted and a rather tragicomic story of Germany’s Luftwaffe purchasing a new carrier of nuclear weapons to carry out “NATO nuclear sharing.” Alexander Yermakov: Rifle Hanging on the Wall The Legacy Today’s NATO nuclear sharing is a legacy of the Cold War between the U.S. and the USSR, which has effectively evolved into a policy relic over the 30 years that followed....


The Turkish Gambit

... unrelated events. Turkey’s armed forces are rather large and well-armed. The Turkish army is often claimed to be second largest in NATO after that of the United States; while this is true for overall numbers, it may not necessarily be so in terms of combat ... ... national military-industrial complex, increasingly striving to provide itself with domestically-produced weapons, including hi-tech arms. There remain major “gaps,” however, particularly in the most sophisticated and expensive areas, which is almost indecent ...


Back to Lafayette

... the armed forces with fighter aircraft (F-22 Raptors) and bombers (B-2 Spirit stealth bombers and B-52 Stratofortress bombers), which have been relocated from U.S. airbases to the United Kingdom. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins/Pixstream Vadim Trukhachev: A New Arms Race in Eastern and Northern Europe However, a more objective analysis of U.S. and NATO military policy as a whole would refute the prevailing in Western media version that Washington and its allies are orchestrating a re-militarization of Europe . To begin with, as we all know, NATO decisions on military planning are made by consensus,...


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