• Oct- 2021 -
    1 October
    Japanese Special Defense Forces in a file photo.

    Japan Unprepared for China ‘Military Unification’: Ex-Navy Chief

    Japan may be caught unprepared if it gets involved in a potential conflict in the Taiwan Strait, a former navy chief said.

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  • Jul- 2021 -
    21 July
    Robotic Udar complex displayed at the Russian Defense Ministry's Innovation Day 2015 exhibition

    Russia ‘Weaponizing’ AI: Pentagon Intelligence Report

    Russia is on the fast track to developing a range of autonomous weapon systems in a challenge to US military dominance, according to a Pentagon report.

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  • Oct- 2017 -
    2 October
    MQ-9 Reaper drone

    Pentagon confirms US MQ-9 drone shot down in western Yemen

    A US MQ-9 Reaper, an armed, medium-altitude surveillance drone, was shot down in Yemen on Sunday, Pentagon spokesman Major Adrian J.T. Rankine-Galloway told The Defense Post. “We assess that an MQ-9 Unmanned Aerial Vehicle was shot down in western Yemen on Oct. 1, 2017. This incident is under investigation,” Rankine-Galloway said on Monday. Saba News Agency, which is controlled by the Houthi rebels, said the drone was taken down by the militants in Sanaa. “A military source announced that [Houthi] air defences shot down an American MQ-9 surveillance drone in Jader area in the Sanaa province,” the agency said. Footage just recorded after #Yemen-i air defense shot down #US MQ-9 Drone in North of #Sanaapic.twitter.com/wcZy8bc3WV — hONoUR (@Jakoben1789) October 1, 2017      

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