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Iran unveils new missiles, drones

Iran on Sunday unveiled two new missiles and two new drones it said have been added to its arsenal, in a ceremony attended by President Hassan Rouhani.
      
The Ghadir (Mighty), with a range of 300 kilometres (185 miles), is a ground-to-sea and sea-to-sea missile, the official IRNA news agency said.
     

US Air Force F-15 Deploy to Bulgaria for Bilateral Training Event

A dozen US Air Force F-15s and some 180 personnel have been deployed at Bulgaria’s Graf Ignatievo Air Base to take part in a bilateral exercise with the Bulgarian Air Force.

 

The two-week training exercise codenamed Thracian Eagle 2014 comes at a time when US’ Eastern European partners and allies are concerned about rising tensions between Russia and Ukraine.

VIDEO: ‘Anti-bear robot’ patented in Turkey

An inventor in an eastern Turkish village has managed to patent a robot that he designed to keep bears away from farms and gardens.

“My hand-made robot shocks bears or boars with 25,000 volts of electricity when it senses they are approaching,” 46-year-old Mustafa Karasungur told Doğan News Agency on Aug. 10 in his hometown, the village of Gölbaşı in Erzurum province.

Strategic bombers reinforce allies' preparedness

Strategic bombers reinforce allies' preparedness

The B2s and B52s have deterrence capacity that reassures allies, analysts say

The temporary relocation of five strategic bombers, three B-52s and two B-2s, for joint drills at a base in western England comes to boost allies' solidarity and military preparedness, analysts told SETimes.

Turkey to showcase local arms system at Farnborough

Turkey is seeking to woo international buyers with its locally co-manufactured assault helicopter ATAK and unmanned aerial vehicle ANKA, both of which were developed by the Turkish Aerospace Industry (TAI), during the Farnborough International Airshow. The show comes amid the Turkish defense industry’s intensified marketing efforts.

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