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Injured Canadian troops booted from military before qualifying for pension - Toronto Star

Injured Canadian troops booted from military before qualifying for pension - Toronto Star | Soldiers | Scoop.it
“Toronto Star Injured Canadian troops booted from military before qualifying for pension Toronto Star “In fact, all injured members are not released from the military until they are prepared to do so.”
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Improved Gray Eagle UAV Flies 45 Hours Non-Stop

Improved Gray Eagle UAV Flies 45 Hours Non-Stop | Soldiers | Scoop.it
“ Oct. 23, 2013 defense-unmanned.com (Source: General Atomics Aeronautical Systems; issued October 22, 2013) GA-ASI's Improved Gray Eagle Flies Over 45 Hours Non-Stop AUSA ANNUAL, WASHINGTON --- General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc.”
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China to Develop Heavy Attack Helicopter

China to Develop Heavy Attack Helicopter | Soldiers | Scoop.it
“ Oct. 23, 2013 defense-unmanned.com (People's Daily Online; published Oct.”
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6 November 2013 – Mike Bechthold – “Saving D-Day: The Royal Winnipeg Rifles in Normandy”

“LCMSDS Fall Speaker Series 6 November 2013 at 7:15pm Mike Bechthold – “Saving D-Day: The Royal Winnipeg Rifles in Normandy” The Royal Winnipeg Rifles stormed ashore and successfully breached Hitler’s Atlantic Wall on D-Day, the 6th of June 1944.”
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Canadian Army Newsreel No. 1

“1.1 Defence Minister Visits Troops Colonel James Layton Ralston, Lieutenant General Kenneth Stuart, and C.D. Howe arrive by bomber in England and are greeted... (Salvation Army releasing #WWII Canadian Army Newsreels online!”
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Research Into Military Jet Aircraft

Research Into Military Jet Aircraft | Soldiers | Scoop.it
“Oct 15, 2013 ASDNews Source : BAE Systems PLC New military aircraft test laboratory unveiled at Loughborough University A selection of our senior representatives recently visited Loughborough University to view a new test laboratory for...”
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Angola Inks $1Bln Arms Deals With Russia – Paper

Angola Inks $1Bln Arms Deals With Russia – Paper | Soldiers | Scoop.it
“ MOSCOW, October 16 (RIA Novosti) Russia’s state arms export monopoly has signed a $1 billion deal package with Angola to deliver military equipment, build an ammunition plant and provide maintenance services, Vedomosti business daily reported...”
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General Dynamics to Test Vehicle Protection System for Canadian Army - ExecutiveBiz (blog)

General Dynamics to Test Vehicle Protection System for Canadian Army - ExecutiveBiz (blog) | Soldiers | Scoop.it
“ExecutiveBiz (blog) General Dynamics to Test Vehicle Protection System for Canadian Army ExecutiveBiz (blog) General Dynamics Ebiz General Dynamics' land systems unit and its Canadian subsidiary will demonstrate an active protection system built by...”
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Is the Endgame In Afghanistan Likely to Rekindle the Kashmir Insurgency? -Part I - Kashmir Watch

“Is the Endgame In Afghanistan Likely to Rekindle the Kashmir Insurgency? -Part I Kashmir Watch To what extent are different jihadist factions showing interest in and are likely to adopt or readopt the Kashmir jihad?”
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Supplementary Reading on the Advance to the Moro River and the Battle of Ortona

Supplementary Reading on the Advance to the Moro River and the Battle of Ortona | Soldiers | Scoop.it
“The first installment of our Fall speaker series held at LCMSDS this past Wednesday featured a presentation by Terry Copp in which he examined the strategic and operational decisions of November – December 1943 in the lead up to the Battle of Ortona.”
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Army News in Atlantic Canada | Canadian Army | Article | Newfoundland’s Canadian Rangers restore forgotten cemetery

Army News in Atlantic Canada | Canadian Army | Article | Newfoundland’s Canadian Rangers restore forgotten cemetery | Soldiers | Scoop.it
“This August, 15 members of the 5th Canadian Rangers Patrol Group (5CRPG) boarded two long liners to conduct a three-day nautical presence patrol along the rugged coastline of the Northern Peninsula on Newfoundland’s west coast.”
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The Future of North Korea (Part 1) by Corey Willis

The Future of North Korea (Part 1) by Corey Willis | Soldiers | Scoop.it
“Following American supported UN sanctions for restarting its nuclear program, the North Korean leadership has threatened to carry out a nuclear attack on the “American Imperialists” as well as South Korea.”
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Canadian soldiers gathering here to mark 20th anniversary of action in Serb ... - The Province

Canadian soldiers gathering here to mark 20th anniversary of action in Serb ... - The Province | Soldiers | Scoop.it
“The Province Canadian soldiers gathering here to mark 20th anniversary of action in Serb ... The Province Canadian Army Sgt.”
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DARPA developing single-piece aluminium hull for "IED-proof" armoured vehicle

DARPA developing single-piece aluminium hull for "IED-proof" armoured vehicle | Soldiers | Scoop.it
“ 10/22/2013 Andrew Elwell - defenceiq.com DARPA is experimenting with new designs to create a new generation of “ IED-proof ” armoured vehicles. In conjunction with the U.S.”
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GD to Christen US Navy's Most Advanced Submarine, North Dakota, on Saturday

GD to Christen US Navy's Most Advanced Submarine, North Dakota, on Saturday | Soldiers | Scoop.it
“ Oct 29, 2013 ASDNews Source : General Dynamics Corporation General Dynamics Electric Boat will christen North Dakota (SSN-784), the U.S. Navy's newest and most advanced nuclear-attack submarine, at its shipyard here on Saturday, Nov.”
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LONGBOW Receives $92 M LCCS Award for US Army's Apache Helicopter

LONGBOW Receives $92 M LCCS Award for US Army's Apache Helicopter | Soldiers | Scoop.it
“ Oct 31, 2013 ASDNews Source : Lockheed Martin Corporation LONGBOW LLC, a joint venture between Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman, received a $92.8 million contract from the U. S.”
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Notorious security contractor Blackwater trained Canadian troops without U.S. permission: court documents

Notorious security contractor Blackwater trained Canadian troops without U.S. permission: court documents | Soldiers | Scoop.it
“It is the second time Canada’s association with the notorious security company, once called Blackwater, has arisen in a complex legal case in U.S. courts (private army of the Koch bro. now the feds are actually using jurisdiction?”
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The Battle of Vimy Ridge

The Battle of Vimy Ridge | Soldiers | Scoop.it
“ The Battle of Vimy Ridge, fought in April 1917, was a defining moment in Canadian military history.”
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How did China get its hands on an Apache?

How did China get its hands on an Apache? | Soldiers | Scoop.it
“10/15/2013 Defence IQ Press Has China cloned an AH-64D Apache? Or has it got its hands on the real thing? A photo that surfaced on the China Defence Blog suggests one of the two scenarios must be true.”
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US Plans $11Bn Air-Launched Missile Sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE

US Plans $11Bn Air-Launched Missile Sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE | Soldiers | Scoop.it
“Block II Harpoon missile October 16, 2013 defense-aerospace.com (Source: The Defense Security Cooperation Agency; issued October 15, 2013) Saudi Arabia - Various Munitions and Support WASHINGTON --- The Defense Security Cooperation...”
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Marines attend seminar before marriage - Marines.mil (press release)

Marines attend seminar before marriage - Marines.mil (press release) | Soldiers | Scoop.it
“Marines attend seminar before marriage Marines.mil (press release) ... to learn more about the responsibilities of marriage Oct. 16.”
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Israel Air Force Implement Major Structural Changes

Israel Air Force Implement Major Structural Changes | Soldiers | Scoop.it
“October 17, 2013 defense-update.com Following changes in the scale of the Air Force’s missions and responsibilities, the position of Chief of the Air Group will be divided by two brigadier generals and a new officer will be appointed to oversee...”
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Minutes, Lives Saved Using Litter Assist in Mine-Resistant Ambulances

Minutes, Lives Saved Using Litter Assist in Mine-Resistant Ambulances | Soldiers | Scoop.it
“Oct 1, 2013 ASDNews Source : US Army The terrain in Afghanistan is tough.”
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Twitter / sallysaraABC: Photo of Canadian Army trauma ...

Twitter / sallysaraABC: Photo of Canadian Army trauma ... | Soldiers | Scoop.it
“Photo of Canadian Army trauma doctor Marc Dauphin in Kandahar. See his remarkable story tonight on @ForeignOfficial http://t.co/3GtomLqv2E”
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MORALE: The Royal Canadian Air Force Regains More Of Its Past - Strategy Page

MORALE: The Royal Canadian Air Force Regains More Of Its Past - Strategy Page | Soldiers | Scoop.it
“MORALE: The Royal Canadian Air Force Regains More Of Its Past Strategy Page Actually, the decision eliminated the old names (“land forces command”, “air command” and “maritime command”) and brought back the more traditional Canadian Army, Royal...”
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