2007 Iranian seizure of Royal Navy personnel
Iranian military personnel seized 15 Royal Navy personnel during 2007 and held them for 13 days. On 23 March 2007, 15 British Royal Navy personnel, from HMS Cornwall, searching a merchant vessel were...
2007 Iranian seizure of Royal Navy personnel - Wikipedia
Andersen Air Force Base B-2 accident
The first Andersen Air Force Base B-2 accident was a February 2008 incident when the Spirit of Kansas, a United States Air Force B-2 Spirit stealth heavy bomber, crashed on the runway shortly after ta...
Angolan Civil War
The Angolan Civil War (Portuguese: Guerra civil angolana) was a major civil conflict in the African state of Angola, beginning in 1975 and continuing, with some interludes, until 2002. The war beg...
Angolan Civil War - Wikipedia
Nuclear umbrella
Nuclear umbrella refers to a guarantee by a nuclear weapons state to defend a non-nuclear allied state.It is usually used for the security alliances of the United States with Japan, South Korea, the ...
Operation Eagle
Operation Eagle (Arabic: حملة نسر‎) was an Egyptian military campaign in the Sinai Peninsula, that was launched in August 2011 to confront the Sinai insurgency. The campaign was aimed agains...
Five Power Defence Arrangements
The Five Power Defence Arrangements (FPDA) are a series of defence relationships established by a series of bilateral agreements between the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, Malaysia and Singap...
Five Power Defence Arrangements - Wikipedia
Peninsula Shield Force
The Peninsula Shield Force (or Peninsula Shield) (Arabic: دِرْعُ الجَزيرَة‎) is the military side of the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf (aka the Gulf Cooperation Council...
Shanghai Cooperation Organisation
116°28′19.50″E / 39.9545639°N 116.4720833°E / 39.9545639; 116.4720833The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation or SCO or Shanghai Pact (simplified Chinese: 上海合作组织; traditional...
Shanghai Cooperation Organisation - Wikipedia
War on Terror
The War on Terror (WOT), also known as the Global War on Terrorism (GWOT), refers to the international military campaign that started after the 11 September 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States...
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International Security Assistance Force
The International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) was a NATO-led security mission in Afghanistan, established by the United Nations Security Council in December 2001 by Resolution 1386 as envisaged b...
International Security Assistance Force - Wikipedia
NATO
4°25′19.24″E / 50.8761556°N 4.4220111°E / 50.8761556; 4.4220111The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO /ˈneɪtoʊ/; French: Organisation du traité de l'Atlantique Nord;...
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Operation Jump Start
Operation Jump Start was a military operation to aid U.S. Customs and Border Patrol, announced by President George W. Bush in May 2006. The mission entailed the deployment of United States National G...
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Stolen Valor Act
The Stolen Valor Act of 2005, signed into law by President George W. Bush on December 20, 2006, was a U.S. law that broadened the provisions of previous U.S. law addressing the unauthorized wear, manu...
Somali Civil War
The Somali Civil War is an ongoing civil war taking place in Somalia. It grew out of resistance to the Siad Barre regime during the 1980s. By 1988–90, the Somali Armed Forces began engaging various ar...
Somali Civil War - Wikipedia
2008 Guam B-52 crash
The 2008 Guam B-52 crash was a fatal crash of a United States Air Force (USAF) B-52H Stratofortress on 21 July 2008. The aircraft, operating out of Andersen Air Force Base, crashed into the Pacific Oc...
2008 Guam B-52 crash - Wikipedia
Central African Republic Bush War
The Central African Republic Bush War was a civil war in the Central African Republic between Union of Democratic Forces for Unity (UFDR) rebels and government forces. The rebellion began after Franç...
Central African Republic Bush War - Wikipedia
Action of 11 November 2008
The Action of 11 November 2008 was a naval engagement fought off Somalia between pirates and British forces. Russia has stated that its forces fought off the pirates also, though Russia's involvement ...
Action of 11 November 2008 - Wikipedia