Af/Pak & Other News (11/24/2020)

13 views
Skip to first unread message

dump...@hotmail.com

unread,
Nov 24, 2020, 12:40:06 PM11/24/20
to
Afghanistan, home to the heroin trade, moves into meth

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-55048147









India now working on 1,500-km range BrahMos supersonic cruise missile

https://www.defenceaviationpost.com/2020/11/india-now-working-on-1500-km-range-brahmos-supersonic-cruise-missile/



Indian Army Test-launches BrahMos Supersonic Cruise Missile in Top-Attack Configuration

https://defpost.com/indian-army-test-launches-brahmos-supersonic-cruise-missile-in-top-attack-configuration/



Indian Air Force seeks faster induction of HAL’s Light Combat Helicopter

https://www.defenceaviationpost.com/2020/11/indian-air-force-seeks-faster-induction-of-hals-light-combat-helicopter/









Iran: Perilous Priorities

https://www.strategypage.com/qnd/iran/articles/20201124.aspx



B-52 Bombers Just Sent A Warning To Iran: Don’t Build Nuclear Weapons

https://www.forbes.com/sites/michaelpeck/2020/11/24/b-52-bombers-just-sent-a-message-to-iran-dont-build-nuclear-weapons/









Iraq could limit dependence on Iranian energy imports with Kurdish gas: US official

https://www.spglobal.com/platts/en/market-insights/latest-news/natural-gas/112320-iraq-could-limit-dependence-on-iranian-energy-imports-with-kurdish-gas-us-official









Yemen's Houthi Rebels Say They Struck Saudi Oil Facility With New Type Of Cruise Missile

https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/37783/yemens-houthi-rebels-say-they-struck-saudi-oil-facility-with-new-type-of-cruise-missile



Saudi-led coalition destroys five mines laid by Yemen's Houthis in Red Sea - Saudi TV

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-yemen-security-saudi-mines/saudi-led-coalition-destroys-five-mines-laid-by-yemens-houthis-in-red-sea-saudi-tv-idUSKBN284160




Turkey winner of Libya war, tactics to set precedent for others, study says

https://www.dailysabah.com/politics/turkey-winner-of-libya-war-tactics-to-set-precedent-for-others-study-says/news









Iran Strengthens Military Presence in Eastern Syria

https://www.voanews.com/extremism-watch/iran-strengthens-military-presence-eastern-syria



Escalating violence in strategic Syrian city belies Assad’s claim that he’s in control

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/middle_east/assad-syria-daraa-violence/2020/11/23/28078628-243e-11eb-9c4a-0dc6242c4814_story.html




U.S. sanctions weaken Hezbollah's allies in Lebanon

https://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2020/11/24/US-sanctions-weaken-Hezbollahs-allies-in-Lebanon/9731606159100/









Israel Air Force Grob G 120 Light Trainer Aircraft Crashes Near Mishnar HaNegev Killing Pilot & Cadet

https://fighterjetsworld.com/air/israel-air-force-grob-g-120-light-trainer-aircraft-crashes-near-mishnar-hanegev-killing-pilot-cadet/23963/









Insurgency hinders Somalia's attempts to rebuild security

https://www.janes.com/defence-news/news-detail/insurgency-hinders-somalias-attempts-to-rebuild-security




Both sides claim gains in Ethiopia war, Tigrayans accused of massacre

https://www.reuters.com/article/ethiopia-conflict/both-sides-claim-gains-in-ethiopia-war-tigrayans-accused-of-massacre-idUSKBN2841Q4









Russian Helicopters Delivers First Ansat Helicopter to Republika Srpska

https://defpost.com/russian-helicopters-delivers-first-ansat-helicopter-to-republika-srpska/



Analysis 3/3: Russia focuses on the development of nuclear submarines

https://www.navyrecognition.com/index.php/focus-analysis/naval-technology/9309-analysis-3-3-russia-focuses-on-the-development-of-nuclear-submarines.html



Russia claims a US warship ran away after one of its destroyers threatened to ram it, but the US Navy says it didn't happen

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/russia-claims-a-us-warship-ran-away-after-one-of-its-destroyers-threatened-to-ram-it-but-the-us-navy-says-it-didnt-happen/ar-BB1bjr5R




Black Sea Drill Again Validates HIMARS as an Anti-Ship Weapon System

https://www.navalnews.com/naval-news/2020/11/black-sea-drill-again-validates-himars-as-an-anti-ship-weapon-system/



Destroyer USS Donald Cook Now Operating in the Black Sea

https://news.usni.org/2020/11/23/destroyer-uss-donald-cook-now-operating-in-the-black-sea



Allies begin ordering M-Code-enabled GPS receivers

https://www.c4isrnet.com/battlefield-tech/space/2020/11/24/allies-begin-ordering-m-code-enabled-gps-receivers/




Nagorno-Karabakh conflict: Armenia accuses Azerbaijan of using banned weapons

https://www.france24.com/en/tv-shows/focus/20201124-nagorno-karabakh-conflict-armenia-accuses-azerbaijan-of-using-banned-weapons




Farewell Huey! The Italian Army Begins To Slowly Retire The AB-205 After More Than 50 Years Of Service

https://theaviationist.com/2020/11/24/farewell-huey-the-italian-army-begins-to-slowly-retire-the-ab-205-after-more-than-50-years-of-service/




German weapons maker unveils its new unmanned ground vehicle

https://defence-blog.com/news/army/german-weapons-maker-unveils-its-new-unmanned-ground-vehicle.html



The Amazing Tale Of Bravo November, The British Chinook Helicopter That Refused To Die

https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/37788/the-amazing-tale-of-bravo-november-the-british-chinook-helicopter-that-refused-to-die









Satellite images appear to show China developing area along disputed border with India and Bhutan

https://www.cnn.com/2020/11/24/asia/china-india-bhutan-doklam-intl-hnk/index.html



PLA’s new tactic: Military storage bunkers spotted in Chinese village near Doklam

https://www.defenceaviationpost.com/2020/11/plas-new-tactic-military-storage-bunkers-spotted-in-chinese-village-near-doklam/



China and Russia are using coronavirus vaccines to expand their influence. The U.S. is on the sidelines.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/vaccine-russia-china-influence/2020/11/23/b93daaca-25e5-11eb-9c4a-0dc6242c4814_story.html



China launches mission to bring back material from moon

https://apnews.com/article/china-moon-mission-bring-back-materials-17ef74485d42a236adec493fea263919



The Rise and Fall (and Rise?) of the Military Seaplane

https://www.popularmechanics.com/military/aviation/a34522805/military-seaplanes/



China Vows Response Following U.S. Admiral’s Trip to Taiwan

https://news.usni.org/2020/11/23/china-vows-response-following-u-s-admirals-trip-to-taiwan



China War Talk Escalates As U.S. Helps Taiwan Build Homemade Submarines

https://www.newsweek.com/china-war-talk-escalates-u-s-helps-taiwan-build-homemade-submarines-1549733





Taiwan starts building submarine fleet amid military threats from Beijing

https://www.scmp.com/news/china/military/article/3111174/taiwan-starts-building-submarine-fleet-amid-military-threats





Latest North Korean defector reported to be a gymnast who jumped border fence

https://www.yahoo.com/news/latest-north-korean-defector-reported-110653495.html





Japan: Thales to Deliver SAMDIS High Frequency Sonars for MHI OZZ-5 Unmanned Underwater Vehicle

https://defpost.com/thales-to-deliver-samdis-high-frequency-sonars-for-mhi-ozz-5-unmanned-underwater-vehicle/










Trump May Block the Public From Learning the Truth About UFOs

https://www.popularmechanics.com/military/research/a34760841/trump-veto-defense-bill-ufo-secrets/



June crash of F-15C attributed to pilot's spatial disorientation

https://www.upi.com/Defense-News/2020/11/23/June-crash-of-F-15C-attributed-to-pilots-spatial-disorientation/6651606151680/



Watch An F-35 Drop A B61 Nuclear Bomb In This First-Ever Declassified Video

https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/37784/watch-an-f-35-drop-a-b61-nuclear-bomb-in-this-first-ever-declassified-video



Exoskeletons and the future of military body armor

https://taskandpurpose.com/gear-tech/exoskeletons-and-the-future-of-military-body-armor



All The Crazy Proposed Variants Of The B-70 Valkyrie Super Bomber

https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/37793/all-the-crazy-proposed-variants-of-the-b-70-valkyrie-super-bomber



Pentagon Develops New Weapons to Stop "Near-Space" Hypersonic Missile Attacks

https://defensemaven.io/warriormaven/future-weapons/pentagon-develops-new-weapons-to-stop-near-space-hypersonic-missile-attacks-5S-S2jGlZUGWfDqGNr4VFg



U.S. Army conducts operational testing of new air defense system

https://defence-blog.com/news/army/u-s-army-conducts-operational-testing-of-new-air-defense-system.html



SIGINT Pod Redemption

https://www.strategypage.com/htmw/htecm/articles/20201124.aspx



This Is Our First Look At The Navy's New CMV-22B Osprey Flying From An Aircraft Carrier

https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/37781/this-is-our-first-look-at-the-navys-new-cmv-22b-osprey-flying-from-an-aircraft-carrier



The Navy Has Started Naming Its Submarines After Sea Creatures Again

https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/37752/when-it-comes-to-naming-navy-submarines-fish-are-back



Reply all
Reply to author
Forward
0 new messages