Friday Apr 11
Cybercast News Service
NATO Dismisses Russia's Claim That Satellite Images of Troop Buildup Are Eight Months Old
NATO reaffirmed early Friday that commercial satellite images it released a day earlier showing a Russian troop buildup on Ukraine's border had been taken within the three weeks, after a senior Russian military officer was quoted in state media as claiming they were from routine military exercises eight months ago.
Friday Apr 11
In pictures: Russian troop build-up
Nato's decision to release over 20 satellite images and associated maps of the Russian military build-up on Ukraine's eastern frontier is a signal of the concern among the alliance's commanders that a Russian military option against Ukraine is very much on the table, the BBC's diplomatic correspondent Jonathan Marcus reports.
Why Are African Countries Buying All These High-Tech Jet Fighters?
Governments from Uganda to Angola are investing billions in state-of-the-art combat aircraft-and it's not clear why Africa's air forces are on a buying spree.
On This Day in Aviation History
1936 - Adolf II, Prince of Schaumburg-Lippe, and his wife are killed in the crash of a Mexican Ford 5-AT-B Tri-Motor after striking the PopocatA©petl volcano in Zumpango, Mexico; all aboard perish.
Transnational Counter Narcotic Operations...The Global War On Drugs Part II
Afghanistan Counter drug operative prepares his communications for his impending mission .