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Sweden to Boost Defense Spending

The government and two parties in the center-right opposition have agreed to increase the defence spending with SEK 8,1 billion until 2020.

In 2015, five parties reached an agreement over defence and defence spending until 2020. 316 more words

Review Article

Asia waits for US to do 'the right thing'

(Source: www.straitstimes.com)

This week the USS America docked at the Sepanggar Naval Base in Sabah. With a crew complement of 2,500, the USS America is designed for amphibious assault, a floating metal alligator that can spit out armed men rapidly onto a sandy beach. 1,580 more words

Current Affairs

PM orders call-out expansion

August 18, 2017    

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PRIME Minister Peter O’Neill has ordered that the security call-out in Hela be expanded to address the unrest in Enga and Southern Highlands. 212 more words


The Navy put on a show for HMS Queen Elizabeth

The arrival of HMS Queen Elizabeth to its home port of Portsmouth attracted thousands of spectators. I don’t know, is there another nation that celebrates in such numbers the arrival of a ship into port? 176 more words


My report and video of HMS Queen Elizabeth arriving at Portsmouth will be posted here later today

We’ll be at Southsea, or wherever we can get a good position, to see HMS Queen Elizabeth arrive at Portsmouth at 0710 am. Should be quite a sight, as I image all the sailors on board will line the ship, if not I’ll be mega-disappointed. 30 more words