Af/Pak & Other News (1/7/2021)

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Fighting Rages Across Afghanistan As Peace Talks Resume In Qatar

https://gandhara.rferl.org/a/fighting-taliban-afghanistan-peace-talks/31037446.html



Thousands of Afghan Families Flee Fighting in Insurgent Bastion Kandahar

https://www.thedefensepost.com/2021/01/07/afghan-families-flee-kandahar/



War in Afghanistan: What has NATO learned from 20 years of fighting?

https://www.csmonitor.com/World/Europe/2021/0106/War-in-Afghanistan-What-has-NATO-learned-from-20-years-of-fighting



Targeted killings threaten Afghanistan's postwar future

https://abcnews.go.com/International/targeted-killings-threaten-afghanistans-postwar-future/story?id=75066884



Pakistan Tests Guided Multi Launch Rocket System

https://www.defenseworld.net/news/28720/Pakistan_Tests_Guided_Multi_Launch_Rocket_System









India to buy 56 C295 transport aircraft in $2.5 billion contract

https://defence-blog.com/news/india-to-buy-56-c295-transport-aircraft-in-2-5-billion-contract.html









Mystery Surface-Effect-Ship (SES) In Iran Identified

http://www.hisutton.com/Iranian-Navy-Surface-Effect-Ship-Saba.html



A year on, questions haunt Iran’s downing of Ukrainian plane

https://apnews.com/article/ukraine-dubai-iran-united-arab-emirates-united-nations-6c2f8973370385d7903b975c2df5d782



Spate of Attacks on Ships In Middle East Points to Iran-Backed Group

https://news.usni.org/2021/01/06/spate-of-attacks-on-ships-in-middle-east-points-to-iran-backed-group



Iran Just Fired Its Sidewinder Missile Clone From A Drone

https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/38580/iran-just-fired-its-sidewinder-missile-clone-from-a-drone









Iraq issues arrest warrant for Trump over Soleimani killing

https://apnews.com/article/donald-trump-iran-islamic-state-group-judiciary-arrests-cd617e21c3eb133c05bf541ad88eaff1









Yemen Blasts : multiple explosions rock Aden after arrival of the new government

https://www.france24.com/en/video/20210107-yemen-blasts-multiple-explosions-rock-aden-after-arrival-of-the-new-government









Israel Strikes on Syria Killed 3 Iran-Backed Fighters: Monitor

https://www.thedefensepost.com/2021/01/07/israel-strikes-killed-iran-backed-fighters-syria/









IDF deploys air defenses to south amid threats of attack from Yemen

https://www.timesofisrael.com/idf-deploys-air-defenses-to-south-amid-threats-of-attack-from-yemen/









The Pendulum: How Russia Sways Its Way to More Influence in Libya

https://warontherocks.com/2021/01/the-pendulum-how-russia-sways-its-way-to-more-influence-in-libya/




France seeks strategy change to reduce troops in West Africa

https://apnews.com/article/ndjamena-chad-paris-summits-france-5a27ec73a69390e2ccf4dab80651a6db




Ethiopian army official confirms Eritrean troops in Tigray

https://apnews.com/article/eritrea-abiy-ahmed-ethiopia-united-nations-kenya-9d12e2af8c22926dd6b6b0c2d67473bf









Russia’s Modernized Air Force Is Smaller But More Capable—Here’s What It’s Procuring Next

https://www.forbes.com/sites/sebastienroblin/2021/01/06/russias-modernized-air-force-is-smaller-but-more-capable-heres-what-its-procuring-next/



Let Sleeping Bears Be, Shoot The Rest

https://www.strategypage.com/htmw/htsub/articles/20210107.aspx




Milrem Robotics shows first-ever footage of its Type-X robotic combat vehicle

https://defence-blog.com/news/army/milrem-robotics-shows-first-ever-footage-of-its-type-x-robotic-combat-vehicle.html




TKMS Marketing Type 212CD E to the Netherlands

https://gentleseas.blogspot.com/2021/01/tkms-marketing-type-212cd-e-to.html




France Finalizes Purchase of 3 E-2D Advanced Hawkeye Aircraft

https://news.usni.org/2021/01/06/france-finalizes-purchase-of-3-e-2d-advanced-hawkeye-aircraft



France conducts improved ASMPA nuclear missile test shot from Rafale

https://www.flightglobal.com/defence/france-conducts-improved-asmpa-nuclear-missile-test-shot-from-rafale/141862.article









US Air Force donates C-130E Hercules to Colombia

https://www.airrecognition.com/index.php/news/defense-aviation-news/2021/january/6799-us-air-force-donates-c-130e-hercules-to-colombia.html









First Official Rendering Of China's H-20 Stealth Bomber Emerges In Glitzy Recruiting Video

https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/38577/first-official-rendering-of-chinas-h-20-stealth-bomber-emerges-in-glitzy-recruiting-video



China: The Largely Lethal Long View

https://www.strategypage.com/qnd/china/articles/20210107.aspx



China uses Wing Loong II variant for weather modification work

https://www.flightglobal.com/civil-uavs/china-uses-wing-loong-ii-variant-for-weather-modification-work/141855.article



PLA showcases missiles in New Year’s Eve ‘warning for Taiwan’

https://www.scmp.com/news/china/military/article/3116674/pla-showcases-missiles-new-years-eve-warning-taiwan





North Korea's Kim vows to boost military capabilities at rare party congress

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-northkorea-politics/north-koreas-kim-vows-to-boost-military-capabilities-at-rare-party-congress-idUSKBN29C00P










From the shadows into the light -- the man who broke the UFO embargo

https://www.unionleader.com/news/human_interest/from-the-shadows-into-the-light----the-man-who-broke-the-ufo/article_6cb6ca86-2357-599c-af3d-a6e4c6393bd9.html



4 dead, Congress evacuated, National Guard activated after pro-Trump rioters storm Capitol

https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/donald-trump/we-will-never-concede-trump-baselessly-asserts-voter-fraud-speech-n1253011



Some among America's military allies believe Trump deliberately attempted a coup and may have had help from federal law enforcement officials

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/some-among-americas-military-allies-believe-trump-deliberately-attempted-a-coup-and-may-have-had-help-from-federal-law-enforcement-officials/ar-BB1cypbi



Trump promises 'orderly transition' after US Congress certifies Biden victory

https://www.france24.com/en/americas/20210106-live-us-congress-poised-to-certify-biden-win-as-democrats-look-set-to-take-senate-control



U.S. military convert C-17 transport aircraft into mobile vaccination clinic

https://defence-blog.com/news/u-s-military-convert-c-17-transport-aircraft-into-mobile-vaccination-clinic.html



Defense Department must determine the threat from quantum computers

https://www.c4isrnet.com/it-networks/2021/01/06/defense-department-must-assess-threats-posed-by-quantum-computers/



GA-ASI to Modify Avenger Drones for U.S. Air Force Skyborg Vanguard Program

https://defpost.com/ga-asi-to-modify-avenger-drones-for-u-s-air-force-skyborg-vanguard-program/



Summary of Low-Yield Nuclear Warhead Debate

https://news.usni.org/2021/01/06/summary-of-low-yield-nuclear-warhead-debate



SEAKR to demonstrate DARPA Pit Boss hardware on-orbit

https://www.intelligent-aerospace.com/satcom/article/14189928/darpa-seakr-pit-boss-blackjack



Hyten outlines future steps to dominate the electromagnetic spectrum

https://www.c4isrnet.com/electronic-warfare/2021/01/06/hyten-outlines-future-of-steps-to-dominating-the-electromagnetic-spectrum/



DARPA satellites damaged at processing facility ahead of SpaceX launch

https://spacenews.com/darpa-satellites-damaged-at-processing-facility-ahead-of-spacex-launch/



How the Army Intends to Fight Using Augmented Reality Goggles

https://nationalinterest.org/blog/reboot/how-army-intends-fight-using-augmented-reality-goggles-175745



US Army receives final Trophy APS

https://www.janes.com/defence-news/news-detail/us-army-receives-final-trophy-aps



Army Strykers Will Incinerate Enemy Drones in Laser Weapon "Shoot-Off"

https://defensemaven.io/warriormaven/land/army-strykers-will-incinerate-enemy-drones-in-laser-weapon-shoot-off-ZZLCUvP67EiDXFpT7DiWLA



BAE Systems to provide US Navy P-8A Poseidon fleet with pod to get self-protection against RF missiles

https://theaviationgeekclub.com/bae-systems-to-provide-us-navy-p-8a-poseidon-fleet-with-pod-to-get-self-protection-against-rf-missiles/



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