Romania will create maintenance centres for the Patriot surface-to-air missile systems, National Defence Minister Gabriel Les announced on Thursday. According to him, the creation of the maintenance centres is part of the contract Romania concluded with the US partners, which also provides industrial cooperation regarding the missile system.
Unidentified vandals used homemade gas canister bombs to target a church in Thessaloniki in the early hours of Monday, causing minor damage and no injuries.
The explosion caused by the homemade bombs damaged the external walls of the church, located in the Saranta Ekklisies (40 Churches) neighborhood of the northern city, police said.
The Hellenic Army's Land Mine Clearance Squad (TENX) recovered a total of 106 missiles, 42 hand grenades and 13 land mines dating to various conflicts from different parts of the country as part of a clearance operation last month, defense officials said on Wednesday.
The munitions were all destroyed in controlled procedures by TENX experts.
British police have launched a terror investigation after two homemade bombs were found hidden in a North London flat, reported the Sun.
The lethal devices were found dumped in the empty flat in Harlesden just after 9.30am on Wednesday.
The block in Craven Park was evacuated before a crack Met bomb squad swooped in to disable the explosives.
Bosnia and Herzegovina plan to destroy 8.3 tons of remaining old munitions and mine-explosive devices, known as MIMES, by the end of 2020.
The Netherlands has been contributing to the destruction of this unstable ammunition for four years, and this year donation to this goal is worth around 200,000 euros.
Turkey will begin works for the deployment of the Russian made S-400 air defense systems by October 2019, the defense minister has said, informing that selected military personnel will be sent to Russia for training on how to use the sophisticated anti-ballistic weapons.