The CIA allegedly carried out the extraction mission amid fears that its asset was in imminent danger of being uncovered.
While Stewart supports departing the EU under the terms of the deal secured by Theresa May, Liberal Democrats have been concerned about blocking a no-deal Brexit to consider pacts with MPs that don’t share their ultra-pro EU stance.
The endeavour is said to be inspired by US Cyber Command, which recently hacked into the systems controlling Iran's missiles in retaliation to Tehran shooting down a US drone. The hack was extremely controversial.
Le Carre has long been a critic of Brexit, putting his name in May to an open letter in which dozens of authors urged readers to support the European Union in May’s European parliament elections. However, the vote was won in the by Nigel Farage’s newly-launched Brexit Party.
Earlier, the US Army said in a July release that it will begin live testing a new Robot Combat Vehicle (RCV) next year, and that the tests will not involve vehicles meant for immediate combat situations.
Saudi Arabia announced on Sunday it will start licensing companies to manufacture firearms, ammunition, military explosives, military equipment, individual military equipment, and military electronics.
YUZHNO-SAKHALINSK (Sputnik) - Russia will deliver S-400 air defence systems to India in strict accordance with the schedule, within 18-19 months, and the contract has been already prepaid, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov said.
The ScanEagle unmanned aerial vehicle can be launched from the deck of a state-of-the-art UK Type-23 frigate and is capable of flying for more than 20 hours relaying live pictures. The UK Defence Ministry has repeatedly touted the drone’s technology as “world beating”.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The United States is not considering purchasing missile technology from Russia, a senior US administration official told Sputnik.
A “low-cost, single-use” aircraft may be the US Air Force’s (USAF) next endeavor in the foreseeable future following mention of the affordable tech during a defense conference earlier this week.
An American A-10C Thunderbolt II fighter assigned to the Davis-Monthan Air Force Base’s 354th Fighter Squadron near Tucson, Arizona, “unintentionally” released an M-156 rocket during a training session on Thursday, officials have revealed.
A US Navy frigate has been deployed to the Indo-Pacific theater carrying the service’s new long-range anti-ship missile, the Norgwegian-made Naval Strike Missile, and the Navy’s new Fire Scout targeting drone.
The US Navy’s obesity rate has reportedly increased sixfold since 2011, a growing trend that is having a similarly negative impact on the American military’s other branches, such as the Army, the Air Force and the Marines.
New Delhi (Sputnik): Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan will be meeting troops today at the line of control (LoC) amid reports that hundreds of soldierss are being deployed within 30 kilometres of the sensitive line that divides disputed Kashmir.
The remarks come a week after the Trump administration’s reactivation of ‘Space Command’ – a DoD unit aimed at ‘defending America’s vital interests in space.’ President Trump has called outer space “the next warfighting domain,” possibly putting the US commitment to the 1967 Outer Space Treaty into question.
ANKARA (Sputnik) - Turkey has successfully conducted the first tests of its own SOM-B2 cruise missiles, which are capable of destroying concrete bunkers and fortifications, the minister of industry and technology said.
New Delhi (Sputnik) The agreement will establish basic terms, conditions, and procedures for the reciprocal provision of logistic support, supplies, and services between the navies of India and South Korea.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - A cannon factory that has produced big guns dating back to the Spanish-American War in the late 1800s is revamping a mothballed installation to meet a US Army demand for long-range, precision artillery, the US Department of Defense said in a press release.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Thirty-one foreign reconnaissance jets have been spotted close to the Russian airspace in the course of the past seven days, the weekly infographic published by the Russian Armed Forces' official newspaper Krasnaya Zvezda read on Friday.
The US Navy’s combat readiness is being questioned following the release of the latest Medical Surveillance Monthly Report, which claims that at least one in five Navy service members are considered obese.