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Canada’s Davie completes purchase of Helsinki Shipyard from Russia’s Algador

November 13, 2023

Canadian firm Davie Shipbuilding has completed the purchase of Helsinki Shipyard, maker of Arctic icebreaking vessels, from Russian-owned Algador Holdings after securing regulatory approval, Davie said on Friday.

NATO freezes a Cold War-era security pact after Russia pulls out, raising questions on arms control

November 13, 2023

NATO member countries that signed a key Cold War-era security treaty froze their participation in the pact on Tuesday just hours after Russia pulled out, raising fresh questions about the…

US says reliance on Russian nuclear fuel presents national security risk

November 13, 2023

US reliance on Russia’s nuclear fuel poses a critical threat to national security and climate goals, said a senior Biden administration official, who urged Congress to provide funds to rebuild…

China Is Lending Billions to Countries in Financial Trouble

November 13, 2023

After lending $1.3 trillion to developing countries, mainly for big-ticket infrastructure projects, China has shifted its focus to bailing out many of those same countries from piles of debt. The…

US Army ‘highly unlikely‘ to field hypersonic glide weapon this year

November 13, 2023

After another canceled test of the U.S. Army and Navy’s Common Hypersonic Glide Body due to a problem just prior to launch at the end of October, it is now “highly unlikely”…

Pentagon CIO takes 5G reins amid focus on future networking tech

November 13, 2023

The shift of 5G workloads away from the U.S. Department of Defense’s research and engineering arm to its chief information officer signals a change in thinking, according to an official…

Start prioritizing Ukraine’s defense industrial base now to for Kyiv’s long-term security

November 13, 2023

The outpouring of support in arms and financing from the US and friendly nations to Ukraine has been unprecedented, but it also can’t last forever. In this op-ed, Joshua Huminski…

Where China stands on the Israel-Gaza war and what it stands to gain

November 13, 2023

Chinese leader Xi Jinping on Oct. 18 called for an immediate cease-fire in the Israel-Gaza war. Making his first remarks since the conflict began, Xi said during a meeting in Beijing…

Israel may buy back Iron Dome air defense batteries leased from the US

November 13, 2023

Israel could buy the two U.S. Army-owned Iron Dome air defense batteries sent to the country when the current lease comes to an end next year, Army acquisition chief Doug Bush told…