Showing posts with label Army. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Army. Show all posts

February 19, He was poisoned


Russian head Igor Kirilov spoke up today with the latest information.

Feb 19, 2024. Posted by Balkan Periscope - Hellas

The Ukrainian armed forces poisoned the head of the Kherson region, Vladimir Saldo, with phenolic compounds.

February 6, US carrier pilot tells of distress in Red Sea missions


Feb 6, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

The pilots on board the USS Eisenhower aircraft carrier have spoken about the distress they’ve experienced since they began their mission against Yemen in the Red Sea.

February 5, Iran Navy to hold joint exercise with Russia, China: Cmdr.


Feb 5, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas


The Iranian Navy will hold joint drills with naval forces from Russia and China, with the aim of safeguarding regional security, the commander of the Iranian Navy has announced.

January 29 - Russia to begin repairs of damaged Minsk landing ship in 2024


Jan 29, 2024. Jan 29, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas


Russia will begin repairs of the Minsk big amphibious assault ship of project 775 of the Baltic fleet damaged by a Ukrainian strike in 2024, a source close to Crimean law enforcers told TASS.

January 29 - UK navy ships lack missile capabilities to target Yemen's Houthis


The inability of Royal Navy ships to strike the Houthis forced British warplanes based in Cyprus to make a gruelling 4,500km round trip to bomb targets in Yemen

Jan 29, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas


January 27 - US plans sale of 40 F-35 jets to Greece with additional defense equipment


Jan 27, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas


In a recent letter from Secretary of State Antony Blinken to Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, the United States has outlined plans to sell up to 40 F-35 jets to Greece and gift the country various defense equipment.


January 25 - Middle East: Arms are drawn

Jan 25, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas


So far, attacks in the Middle East have mostly been limited to conflict between Iran-backed groups on the one hand and the US, Israel and their allies, on the other. 

January 25 - "They were waiting to get food", Hamas: Israel killed 20 people in Gaza


Jan 25, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

The Ministry of Health of the Palestinian Islamic group  Hamas  has accused Israel of killing 20 people who were waiting in line at the exit of Gaza City to receive humanitarian aid. 

January 25 - U.S. ambassador to Turkey sees rapid F-16s sale to Turkey


Jan 25, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

The U.S. ambassador to Turkey said he anticipates that President Tayyip Erdogan will give a final sign-off on Sweden's NATO membership within days, triggering rapid steps toward U.S. Congress endorsing a sale of F-16 fighter jets to Ankara.

January 24 - Albania should support the Kosovo army


Jan 24. 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas


Today, the whole world is arming itself, especially after the beginning of the Russia-Ukraine, Israel-Palestine war, and in our region, where Serbia is arming itself, as well as NATO members, i.e. its Balkan member states, such as Greece and Croatia. 


January 23 - Why is the US Reluctant to Sell Fifth-Gen F-35 Fighter Aircraft to Its Close Arab Allies?



Jan 24, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

Despite blessed with wealth and abundance of petro-dollar, the air forces of Gulf Arab countries, especially Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and Qatar, have yet to be equipped with fifth-generation fighter jets such as the F-35.


January 21 - New purchase agreed: A total of 42 new Dassault Rafale jets


Jan 21, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas


The purchase comes as French lawmakers express concern over a Franco-German project to develop a successor to the Rafale. 

January 15 - In Just Few Years, Houthi Possesses Impressive Array of Anti-Ship Missiles


Jan 15, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

In recent weeks, the Houthi armed group has reportedly launched anti-ship missiles and anti-ship ballistic missile targeting international merchant vessels purportedly en route to ports in Israel.


January 13 – New strike hits Houthi-held Yemen port city: Sources


Jan 13, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas


A new strike hit the Yemeni Red Sea port city of Hodeida on Saturday following rocket fire by Iran-backed Houthis, security sources said.

January 13 – Serbia to manufacture thousands of kamikaze drones


Vucic claims that Kosovo is forming strong forces with US’ support


Jan 13, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas


President of Serbia Aleksandar Vucic said that Kosovo is forming extremely strong forces and that the process is managed by America, contrary to international law and UN resolution 1244, stressing that because of this, Serbia must drastically strengthen its military.


Egypt voices concern over airstrikes in Yemen, warns of expansion of conflict


Jan 12, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

Egypt has expressed its concern over the escalation of military operations in the Red Sea region following the airstrikes carried out by US and British forces in Yemen.

January 11 - Military service in Serbia: 100- or 120 days service


Jan 11, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas


The Ministry of Defense and the General Staff will not give up the initiative to restart military service, Minister of Defense Miloš Vučević told RTS.

January 10 – UK, US forces repel ‘largest attack’ yet by Yemen’s Houthis in Red Sea


A Houthi fighter holds up a pistol in the cargo area of the Galaxy Leader cargo ship in the Red Sea in this photo released November 20, 2023. (Reuters)


Jan 10, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

US and UK forces have shot down more than 20 drones and missiles over the Red Sea launched by Yemen’s Houthis, in what London branded Wednesday the “largest attack” yet by the Iran-backed militia.

January 10 – India to send additional warships to Arabian Sea amid threats of attacks


Jan 10, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

 India will increase the number of warships for anti-piracy operations in the Arabian Sea by five times more than last year as the threats of attacks rise.


Serbia made a powerful weapon


Jan 8, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

The new 30x173 millimeter cannon, which is produced by "Zastava Arms" and whose effectiveness was shown by the Serbian Army towards the end of last year, is in the final stage before entering the armed forces of the Serbian Armed Forces.