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Army's new 'world beating' Challenger 3 tank will outgun anything in Putin's ranks, says Defence ...

The Daily Mail 08 May 2021
The Army's new 'world beating' Challenger 3 tank will outgun anything in Putin's ranks, the Defence Secretary has claimed as he announces an £800m upgrade for Britain's armoured forces. An £800 million contract will see the British army equipped with 148 of the 'most lethal' main battle tanks in Europe, the Defence Secretary has announced.
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Tipperary face stiff opening test against all-conquering Limerick

The Irish Times 08 May 2021
DIVISION 1A. Westmeath v Galway, TEG Cusack Park, 2.0Live TG4 ... GALWAY ... Subs ... Verdict. Galway ... Subs ... reconstruct the defence and replace the retirees from 2020 ... Otherwise they look well equipped to put pressure on the home defence and the scoreboard with Tony Kelly, Cathal Malone and Aron Shanagher looking to pick up from where they left off last year ... .
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Army to receive 148 of ‘most lethal’ battle tanks in Europe

Belfast Telegraph 07 May 2021
An £800 million contract will see the British army equipped with 148 of the “most lethal” main battle tanks in Europe, the Defence Secretary has announced ... Some 200 jobs, made up of 130 engineers and 70 technicians, will be created at the Telford site, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) said ... Defence Secretary Ben Wallace said.
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Galamsey: Intensify burning of excavators on-site - Ogyeahohoo Yaw Gyebi II to military

Ghana Web 07 May 2021
“The action is laudable despite the criticism against it ... Defence Minister, Dominic Nitiwul has stated that all the seized galamsey equipment including excavators will be destroyed on-site by the military officers deployed to the galamsey areas ... “We are not seizing any equipment, no equipment will be returned home, they will all be destroyed on-site.
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How to convince elderly parents to seek help from outside family

Gulf News 07 May 2021
One problem most children face is convincing their aged or ageing parents to accept help from people other than family ... So, some companies have employed first responders comprising former defence personnel and paramedics, who are equipped with door cutters, firefighting equipment and oxygen tanks to enter a locked home and provide timely help ... .
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Myanmar anti-coup cage fighter arrested as protests continue

Al Jazeera 07 May 2021
Authorities also detained several people, despite not having arrest warrants ... UPDATE ... In another development, more youths took to social media on Thursday to declare their intent to train to fight in the unity government’s newly formed “defence force”, threatening to attack the well-equipped military if more civilians are killed. .
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CM opens DRDO Covid hosp, says putting things on track

The Times of India 06 May 2021
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, who inaugurated the facility named after former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee, said that 150 beds are equipped with ventilators, while the remaining 100 had oxygen facility ... The hospital was set up at the behest of Lucknow MP and defence minister Rajnath Singh.
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Armed forces fight the 'invisible army' as Covid-19 threatens India

Hindustan Times 06 May 2021
The Army has mobilised its resources to set up new facilities to treat patients suffering from coronavirus, while the Indian Air Force has deployed its transport aircraft Navy’s ships to provide logistic support to facilitate the supply of oxygen and ferrying medical equipment from foreign countries.
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Closer EU military cooperation with US, Canada, Norway is quantum leap, Germany says

Straits Times 06 May 2021
"It will be a quantum leap in terms of concrete cooperation," German Defence Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer said ahead of the first in-person meeting with her EU counterparts in over a year in Brussels ... The decision, to be formally taken by EU defence ministers on Thursday, ...
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WorldCloser EU military cooperation with U.S., Canada, Norway is quantum leap, Germany says

Reuters 06 May 2021
"It will be a quantum leap in terms of concrete cooperation," German Defence Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer said ahead of the first in-person meeting with her EU counterparts in over a year in Brussels ... The decision, to be formally taken by EU defence ministers on ...
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EU Lets US, Canada, Norway Join Military Mobility Project

The Epoch Times 06 May 2021
BRUSSELS—The European Union on Thursday authorized the United States, Canada and Norway to join a major military project aimed at speeding up the deployment of troops and military equipment around Europe.
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Survitec Acquires PPE Provider Hansen Protection

The Maritime Executive 06 May 2021
Survival technology leader Survitec today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Hansen Protection, a leading European provider of personal protective equipment. The transaction reinforces Survitec as the global leader for survival technology across the maritime, defence and government, energy, and aerospace markets.
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Israeli company denies 'security rumours' as Defence removes multi-billion-dollar technology

Australian Broadcasting Corporation 06 May 2021
Defence is stripping Israeli-developed technology from Army equipment, over fears it could be used to harvest sensitive data from military hardware and systems ... .
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