Iraqi Troops Discover Weapons Cache

Posted by Paul Fiddian on 30/03/2008 - 14:18:00

According to the US military, Iraqi troops have come across a weapons cache in an apartment located close to Baghdad that Shia militias were using. The discovery was made on the 29th March, and included the following weapons:Three 107mm roc...

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Turkish Military in New Strikes on PKK Rebels

Posted by Paul Fiddian on 30/03/2008 - 12:40:50

Turkish Military in New Strikes on PKK Rebels

The Turkish military confirmed on the 29th March that it had been carrying out attacks from the air and from the ground on Kurdish rebels based across the border in Iraq.15 PKK Rebels KilledArtillery shells were fired on the 27th March, it ...

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British Army Joins Iraqi Forces in Basra

Posted by Paul Fiddian on 29/03/2008 - 18:44:47

British Army Joins Iraqi Forces in Basra

Four days after Iraqi troops began an offensive against the Mahdi Army in Basra, it was confirmed on the 29th March that British forces have now joined in the fighting. Artillery shells have been fired by the British Army at a site in the n...

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US Responds to North Korea’s Missile Tests

Posted by Paul Fiddian on 29/03/2008 - 18:06:24

US Responds to North Korea’s Missile Tests

Armed Forces International yesterday reported on how, on the 28th March, North Korea had carried out several missile launch tests. The US has now responded to these launches, calling them ”not constructive” and calling on the North Korean c...

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PackBot Military Robot Modified for Wii Controller

Posted by Paul Fiddian on 29/03/2008 - 15:42:13

PackBot Military Robot Modified for Wii Controller

A newly-issued report describes how scientists in the US have modified the controller used in conjunction with the Nintendo Wii games console to control military robots.In a gaming context, the so-termed ”Wiimote” control system utilises wi...

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Britain Should Talk to Taliban: Browne

Posted by Paul Fiddian on 29/03/2008 - 14:39:13

Des Browne, Britain’s Defence Secretary, has stated under interview conditions that efforts should be made to talk to certain Taliban members who might be persuaded into swapping allegiances.Speaking to the Daily Telegraph, Browne spoke of ...

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Nepal Sending Soldiers to Everest Olympic Torch Event

Posted by Paul Fiddian on 29/03/2008 - 13:53:30

Nepal will be sending soldiers to Mount Everest in a measure to curb protests that may be held when the Olympic torch is transported to the summit at the beginning of May, according to information told to news agency AFP.Members of Nepal’s ...

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Bush Speaks on Iraq’s Basra Offensive

Posted by Paul Fiddian on 29/03/2008 - 10:58:02

Bush Speaks on Iraq’s Basra Offensive

On the 28th March, US President George W. Bush referred to Iraq’s current offensive against Shia militias in Basra as a ”defining moment in the history of a free Iraq.”Ceasefire Deadline ExtendedNouri Maliki, Iraq’s Prime Minister, has issu...

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MoD Failed Soldier in Tank Death, Says Coroner

Posted by Paul Fiddian on 28/03/2008 - 20:01:02

The MoD’s failure to supply a regiment with proper equipment was the reason that a British soldier serving in Afghanistan died when the tank he was repairing crushed him. This is according to Andrew Walker, the coroner who today recorded hi...

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RAF to Mark 90th Anniversary with London Flypast

Posted by Paul Fiddian on 28/03/2008 - 19:32:47

RAF to Mark 90th Anniversary with London Flypast

Earlier this month, Armed Forces International reported on the launch of a series of events marking the Royal Air Force’s 90th Anniversary. As detailed by Air Chief Marshal Sir Glenn Torpy, among these events will be a flypast of RAF aircra...

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