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[l] at 5/2/24 9:23am
DefenceTalkThe Kremlin on Thursday rejected allegations by the United States that Russian forces had used a chemical weapon in Ukraine and blasted new sanctions targeting Moscows key trading partners. The US State Department said Wednesday that Russia used the chemical weapon chloropicrin against Ukrainian forces. As always, such accusations sound completely baseless and unsubstantiated, Kremlin []https://www.defencetalk.com/kremlin-rejects-us-claims-russia-used-chemical-weapon-in-ukraine-80249/

[Category: War News, chemical weapons, russia, ukraine, ukraine war]

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[l] at 5/2/24 9:23am
DefenceTalkThe Kremlin on Thursday rejected allegations by the United States that Russian forces had used a chemical weapon in Ukraine and blasted new sanctions targeting Moscows key trading partners. The US State Department said Wednesday that Russia used the chemical weapon chloropicrin against Ukrainian forces. As always, such accusations sound completely baseless and unsubstantiated, Kremlin []https://www.defencetalk.com/kremlin-rejects-us-claims-russia-used-chemical-weapon-in-ukraine-80249/

[Category: War News, chemical weapons, russia, ukraine, ukraine war]

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[l] at 5/2/24 9:20am
DefenceTalkChinas Fujian aircraft carrier took to the water for maiden sea trials on Wednesday, state media said, a key next step in a vast naval build-up by Beijing as it carves out a more assertive role for itself in the Pacific and beyond. The Fujian is Chinas third aircraft carrier after the Liaoning and the []https://www.defencetalk.com/chinas-new-aircraft-carrier-conducts-first-sea-trials-state-media-80244/

[Category: Navy News, aircraft carrier, china, chinese navy, PLAN]

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[l] at 5/2/24 9:20am
DefenceTalkChinas Fujian aircraft carrier took to the water for maiden sea trials on Wednesday, state media said, a key next step in a vast naval build-up by Beijing as it carves out a more assertive role for itself in the Pacific and beyond. The Fujian is Chinas third aircraft carrier after the Liaoning and the []https://www.defencetalk.com/chinas-new-aircraft-carrier-conducts-first-sea-trials-state-media-80244/

[Category: Navy News, aircraft carrier, china, chinese navy, PLAN]

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[l] at 5/2/24 9:16am
DefenceTalkIn February and March 2024, the Manta Ray uncrewed underwater vehicle (UUV) prototype, developed by Northrop Grumman, underwent comprehensive in-water testing off Southern Californias coast. The tests assessed the UUVs hydrodynamic performance, including submerged operations employing its various propulsion and steering modes such as buoyancy, propellers, and control surfaces. Our successful, full-scale Manta Ray testing []https://www.defencetalk.com/manta-ray-uuv-moves-closer-to-operational-readiness-after-successful-tests-80240/

[Category: Navy News, manta ray, uncrewed underwater vehicle, UUV]

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[l] at 4/25/24 10:55am
DefenceTalkCroatia took delivery Thursday of six Rafale fighter jets it has bought from France in the countrys biggest arms purchase since its 1991 war of independence. The used warplanes the first part of a 12-jet deal touched down in the capital Zagreb, heralding a major overall of Croatias air force, which is replacing []https://www.defencetalk.com/croatia-gets-french-fighter-jets-in-major-arms-purchase-80236/

[Category: Air Force News, Croatia, Fighter Aircraft, fighter jets, france]

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[l] at 4/25/24 9:17am
DefenceTalkChina warned on Wednesday that US military support for Taiwan only increased the risk of conflict along the strait, after the US Congress allocated $8 billion in military support for the island. Id like to emphasize that the United States and Taiwan strengthening military ties will not bring about security for Taiwan, foreign ministry spokesman []https://www.defencetalk.com/china-warns-us-military-support-for-taiwan-increases-risk-of-conflict-80230/

[Category: War News, Asia, china, taiwan, US military]

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[l] at 4/25/24 9:17am
DefenceTalkChina warned on Wednesday that US military support for Taiwan only increased the risk of conflict along the strait, after the US Congress allocated $8 billion in military support for the island. Id like to emphasize that the United States and Taiwan strengthening military ties will not bring about security for Taiwan, foreign ministry spokesman []https://www.defencetalk.com/china-warns-us-military-support-for-taiwan-increases-risk-of-conflict-80230/

[Category: War News, Asia, china, taiwan, US military]

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[l] at 4/25/24 9:17am
DefenceTalkChina warned on Wednesday that US military support for Taiwan only increased the risk of conflict along the strait, after the US Congress allocated $8 billion in military support for the island. Id like to emphasize that the United States and Taiwan strengthening military ties will not bring about security for Taiwan, foreign ministry spokesman []https://www.defencetalk.com/china-warns-us-military-support-for-taiwan-increases-risk-of-conflict-80230/

[Category: War News, Asia, china, taiwan, US military]

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[l] at 4/18/24 9:25am
DefenceTalkBritain must strengthen its defences against economic security risks amplified by globalization, especially those emanating from China, Iran and Russia, Deputy Prime Minister Oliver Dowden warned Thursday. Businesses and universities are vulnerable because of the opening up of the global economy, Dowden said in a speech to the Chatham House international affairs think-tank in London. []https://www.defencetalk.com/uk-aims-to-boost-economic-defences-against-security-risks-80226/

[Category: Cybersecurity, china, cybersecurity, economy, security, UK]

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[l] at 4/18/24 9:21am
DefenceTalkA cyber group with links to Russian military intelligence is set to become a significant global threat after playing an increasing critical role in the ongoing conflict in Ukraine, a leading cybersecurity firm warned Wednesday. Google-owned Mandiant said in a report that it is seeing nefarious operations by the group referred to as Sandworm in []https://www.defencetalk.com/russian-cyber-sabotage-a-global-threat-security-firm-80222/

[Category: Cybersecurity, cyber threats, cybersecurity, russia, Sandworm]

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[l] at 4/18/24 9:21am
DefenceTalkA cyber group with links to Russian military intelligence is set to become a significant global threat after playing an increasing critical role in the ongoing conflict in Ukraine, a leading cybersecurity firm warned Wednesday. Google-owned Mandiant said in a report that it is seeing nefarious operations by the group referred to as Sandworm in []https://www.defencetalk.com/russian-cyber-sabotage-a-global-threat-security-firm-80222/

[Category: Cybersecurity, cyber threats, cybersecurity, russia, Sandworm]

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[l] at 4/18/24 9:19am
DefenceTalkChina is bolstering its space capabilities and is using its civilian program to mask its military objectives, the head of the US space agency NASA said Wednesday, warning that Washington must remain vigilant. China has made extraordinary strides especially in the last 10 years, but they are very, very secretive, NASA administrator Bill Nelson told []https://www.defencetalk.com/nasa-chief-warns-of-chinese-military-presence-in-space-80218/

[Category: Technology News, china, chinese military, NASA]

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[l] at 4/18/24 9:17am
DefenceTalkA senior Revolutionary Guards general threatened on Thursday to target Israels nuclear facilities if it strikes Iranian atomic sites, state media reported, anticipating retaliation for Tehrans unprecedented weekend attack. Israels military chief has vowed a response to the Iranian aerial attack, which was mostly intercepted, while world leaders have urged de-escalation. Violence involving Iran-aligned groups []https://www.defencetalk.com/iran-warns-israel-against-attacking-nuclear-sites-80214/

[Category: War News, iran, iranian, israel, middle east]

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[l] at 4/18/24 9:15am
DefenceTalkRussia on Thursday said it had neutralized 20 drones and two ballistic missiles in areas bordering Ukraine, including Rostov where its command headquarters for the Ukraine offensive is located. During the night, several terrorist attacks by the Kyiv regime were foiled, the defence ministry said. It said it had neutralized 20 drones 16 of []https://www.defencetalk.com/russia-says-neutralised-20-drones-2-missiles-80210/

[Category: War News, drones, russia, ukriane, war]

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[l] at 4/4/24 5:50am
DefenceTalkVenezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Wednesday accused the United States of building secret military bases in Essequibo, an oil-rich region of Guyana that Caracas claims as its territory. We have information proving that in the territory of Guyana Essequibo, temporarily administered by Guyana, secret military bases of the (US) Southern Command a body of the []https://www.defencetalk.com/venezuela-says-us-building-secret-bases-in-disputed-essequibo-80199/

[Category: Defense Geopolitics News, CIA, guyana, US military, venezuela]

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[l] at 4/4/24 5:46am
DefenceTalkThe Israeli army has suspended leave for its combat units, it said Thursday, amid the Gaza war and as tensions with Iran grew after a strike on Tehrans consulate in Damascus. Israeli media reported that the military was also calling up more reservist soldiers against the background of the visible threats from Iran. Leave will []https://www.defencetalk.com/israel-cancels-leave-for-combat-units-after-iran-consulate-strike-80194/

[Category: War News, iran, israel, terrorism, war]

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[l] at 4/4/24 5:41am
DefenceTalkA scathing US government report found that an intrusion into Microsoft servers by a Chinese hacking group, which breached the emails of multiple senior US officials, was due to a cascade of avoidable errors by the tech giant. The Cyber Safety Review Board (CSRB), led by the US Department of Homeland Security, conducted a seven-month []https://www.defencetalk.com/us-blames-microsoft-cascade-of-errors-for-chinese-hack-80190/

[Category: Cybersecurity, china, Cyberattack, cybersecurity, Microsoft]

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[l] at 4/4/24 5:39am
DefenceTalkThe UK government faced growing pressure Wednesday to suspend arms export licenses to Israel, after an Israeli strike killed three Britons and four others all working for a food charity in Gaza. Britains strategic licensing criteria states that weapons should not be exported when there is a clear risk they could be used in international []https://www.defencetalk.com/uk-govt-under-pressure-to-suspend-israeli-arms-export-licenses-80186/

[Category: War News, arms exports, Gaza war, israel, UK]

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[l] at 4/3/24 4:23am
DefenceTalkTaiwan said Wednesday that 30 Chinese military aircraft were detected around the island in a 24-hour window one of the highest daily numbers this year. China considers self-ruling Taiwan its territory, and has never renounced the use of force to bring the island under its control. Taiwans defence ministry said 20 of the aircraft []https://www.defencetalk.com/taiwan-detects-30-chinese-military-planes-around-island-ministry-80177/

[Category: War News, ADIZ, china, Military Aircraft, taiwan]

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[l] at 4/3/24 4:16am
DefenceTalkNorth Koreas Kim Jong Un oversaw the launch of a new medium-to-long range solid-fuel hypersonic missile, state media said Wednesday, hailing the important military strategic value of the new weapon. Video in state media showed the missile being carried into position on its launching vehicle, as Kim and an array of uniformed soldiers stood by []https://www.defencetalk.com/north-korea-test-fired-new-solid-fuel-hypersonic-missile-80168/

[Category: Missile News, Hypersonic missile, hypersonic missiles, north korea]

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