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  news.mod.uk - News Archive   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The close defence ties between India and the UK were highlighted by Defence Minister John Reid when he met the Indian Minister of Defence Pranab Mukherjee and other Senior members of the Indian Government and Military on 5 October 2005, the second day of his visit to the country.
The close defence ties between India and the UK were highlighted today by Defence Minister John Reid when he met the Indian Minister of Defence Pranab Mukherjee and other Senior members of the Indian Government and Military today on the second day of a visit to the country.
The Ministry of Defence is pleased to be able to confirm that two soldiers detained in an incident in Basra on 19 September 2005 have been returned safely to UK forces, and that three soldiers who were injured are recovering and their injuries are not life-threatening.
news.mod.uk /news/press/news_press_notices.asp   (2328 words)

 Bulletin - A rocket for Defence   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
It comes when the nation’s defence forces, by their own admission, are stretched thin with involvement in East Timor, Afghanistan and, potentially, a war on Iraq.
Implemented by the Defence heads, Secretary Allan Hawke and Defence Chief Admiral Chris Barrie (who was recently replaced by General Peter Cosgrove), balanced scorecard attempts to produce new financial and organisational measures.
Mueller’s revelation of the anti-business culture in Defence is set against the fact that it is one of Australia’s largest businesses, with annual resourcing of $22.5bn, assets worth $45.4bn and a staffing level this year of 88,274.
bulletin.ninemsn.com.au /bulletin/EdDesk.nsf/All/2A4F71FBB4FCB9AACA256C1700077632   (2384 words)

 Estonian Defence Forces -
The national defence of Estonia is conducted on the principles of civilian control inherently bound with the democratic organisation of the state.
In peacetime the Estonian Defence Forces and the national defence organisations are led by the Commander of the Defence Forces, in wartime by the Commander-in-Chief of the Defence Forces.
The Chief of the Defence Forces and the Commander-in-Chief of the Defence Forces are appointed and released from office by the Parliament on the proposal of the President of the Republic.
www.mil.ee /index_eng.php   (568 words)

 Seetal's Indian Defence Information
The Defence Minister is responsible to Parliament for all matters concerning defence.
Defence Research and Develoment Organisation (DRDO) was established in 1958 by amalagamating Defence Science Organisation and some of the technical development establishments.
The Department of Defence Research and Development formulates and executes programmes of scientific research, design and development in the fields of relevance to national security leading to the induction of new weapons, platforms and other equipments required by the Armed Forces.
www.geocities.com /TheTropics/3328/defence1.htm   (3230 words)

 Australian Embassy Bangkok - Agencies - Defence   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
A key part of Australia's defence policy is to engage with regional countries to shape the long-term strategic environment.
Defence relations between the Kingdom of Thailand and the Commonwealth of Australia began in August 1945 when an Australian Defence Section was established at the Australian Legation in Bangkok.
Their primary activity was to oversee the repatriation of surviving Australian prisoners-of-war, and the recovery and re-burial in the Commonwealth War Cemetery in Kanchanaburi of the remains of those who died on the wartime Siam-Burma Railway.
www.austembassy.or.th /agency/defence/overview_eng.php   (857 words)

 South African National Defence Force - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) is the name of the armed forces of South Africa.
The SANDF commander consults with members of several councils and committees and chairs the Defence Command Council (DCC), which oversees the defense budget.
On the DCC are the four service chiefs, the chief of the National Defence Force staff, the military inspector general, the chiefs of defence headquarters staff divisions, and other key defense officials.
encyclopedia.worldsearch.com /south_african_national_defence_force.htm   (425 words)

 Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO)
The Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO) is part of Australia's Department of Defence.
DSTO's role is to ensure the expert, impartial and innovative application of science and technology to the defence of Australia and its national interests.
A network-centric approach to warfighting was officially launched by the Defence Minister and the Chief of the Defence Force in May 2003.
www.dsto.defence.gov.au   (248 words)

 Ministry of defence
In 1960, the role and the duty of the ministry of defence were defined in article 4 of the ministry of defence act.
The military force is established to protect the monarchy, to fight the rebels and the riots, to develop the country and to protect the national interests as defined by law.
The office of the permanent secretary of defence is responsible for general duties in the ministry, and tasks that are not assigned to specific organisations.
www.mod.go.th /eng_mod/index.html   (1348 words)

Defence Ministers from across the European Union met at RAF Lyneham on 13 October 2005 to discuss EU defence matters, including the EUFOR (European Union Force) mission in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Reports in some sections of the UK media that the Ministry of Defence has tried to prevent a journalist from publishing an account of the Iraq conflict are inaccurate.
The Ministry of Defence announced today that it will pay £500 compensation, in certain circumstances, to British civilians who originally made a claim under the Ex Gratia Scheme for Former Far East Prisoners of War, but failed to meet the Birthlink criteria.
news.mod.uk   (754 words)

 Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
This web site is being progressively developed for Australian Defence Force families to provide ready access to information about posting locations and other topics of interest.
By using this facility it is intended that Australian Defence Force families will have the capacity to make more informed decisions about matters that impact on their every day lives.
Defence recognises the essential role good mental health plays in an individual's overall wellbeing and aims to adopt world's best practice for mental health services for ADF members.
www.dco.dod.gov.au   (505 words)

 Paradoxes of Defence, by George Silver (1599)
For, to seek for a true defence in an untrue weapon, is to angle on the earth for fish, and to hunt in the sea for hares.
The fourth mark is, the crosses of their rapiers for true defence of their hands are imperfect, for the true carriage of the guardant fight, without which all fights are imperfect.
If both thrust together, they are both sped, because their spaces of defence are too wide to answer the time of the hand, and by the swift motion thereof, the eye in that distance is by the same deceived.
www.pbm.com /~lindahl/paradoxes.html   (10869 words)

 National Archives of Australia - Defence   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Defence was one of the first functions to be passed to the new Commonwealth government in 1901 from the former colonies.
Though our collection of defence-related records is vast, it does not include all defence records created by the Commonwealth government.
Links take you to descriptions of records in our RecordSearch database, a list of military unit abbreviations used in World War I and II Australian Service Records and to examples of some of the photographic images in the collection.
www.naa.gov.au /the_collection/defence.html   (227 words)

 Australian Government, Department of Defence   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Minister Assisting the Minister for Defence De-Anne Kelly announced today a major package to enhance the retention of skilled sailors.
The Board of Inquiry commenced on 6 September 2005 into the Sea King helicopter accident on the Indonesian island of Nias on 2 April 2005.
Currently, around 1500 Australian Defence Force personnel are deployed on operations around the world to protect Australia and its national interests.
www.defence.gov.au   (200 words)

 Canadian Defence & Foreign Affairs Institute - Welcome and Introduction
The University of Calgary’s Centre for Military and Strategic Studies (CMSS) is expanding its defence and security studies program to play a more active role in military issues, from researching and debating defence spending to better understanding Canada’s role in international relations.
CDFAI will be the preeminent Canadian defence, foreign affairs and security institute, respected for the research and educational programs it sponsors and develops.
The institute will be a center of expertise and leadership in all it does by developing collaborative relationships with other organizations in order to leverage existing programs and research areas and establish the widest possible base of support when developing new initiatives.
www.cdfai.org   (622 words)

 defence   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
In April 2004, European defence ministers agreed that, by 2007, the EU should be able to use nine 'battle groups', each consisting of 1,500 troops, and deployable within two weeks.
Investing a bit more of their defence money in space technologies that are useful to the soldier on the ground - intelligence, navigation and telecommunications systems - would greatly increase the effectiveness of European armed forces.
If the new defence agency does manage to improve European co-operation in armaments, those benefiting would include the defence industry, which would become more competitive; the armed forces, that would get badly needed military equipment at a better price; and the taxpayers, who would get better value for money.
www.cer.org.uk /defence   (1071 words)

 Defence   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
INDIA's defence policy aims at promoting and sustaining durable peace in the subcontinent and equipping the defence forces adequately to safeguard aggression.
MiG-299 and Mirage-2000 are air defence aircraft of the present generation.
Graduates are eligible to join the Armed Forces through an examination kncwn as the Combined Defence Services Examination (CDSE) conducted by the UPSC twice a year.
www.goindiago.com /general/defence.html   (2464 words)

 JNC, Barton-Wright, Self Defence with a cane part 1
The man with the stick faces the boxer in the back-guard position -- that is to say, with his left foot and arm extended, and his right arm guarding his head.
If you wish to defend yourself against kicks lower down on the body, you employ exactly the same means of defence, but as it is not necessary to hold the arm so high in describing the circular cuts, it is very much easier to defend yourself.
The objects of describing circular cuts, by the way, as opposed to a direct cut, is that you are very apt, in the latter case, to miss the kicker's leg, whereas in the former case you cannot fail, not only to deliver your blow, but also to ward off and divert the kick.
ejmas.com /jnc/jncart_barton-wright_0200.htm   (2719 words)

 Defence of Poesie (Ponsonby, 1595)
This etext of Philip Sidney's Defence of Poesie is based on the Scolar Press facsimile of the British Museum's copy (Shelf-mark: C.57.b.38) of the Ponsonby editon of the Defence.
There is one aspect of the Defence, however, that has been often noted only in passing, and often dismissively, and as I feel it is Sidney's main point I will attempt to throw a little light on it.
The Defence of Poesie reflects the humanist education which Shrewsbury and Oxford had given to Sidney, and reflects on the rhetorical aims of self-presentation with which an underemployed Elizabethan gentleman would undertake such a work.
darkwing.uoregon.edu /~rbear/defence.html   (13374 words)

 Ministry of Defence New Zealand - Manatu Kaupapa Waonga
Ministry of Defence New Zealand - Manatu Kaupapa Waonga
The Ministry of Defence advises the Government on the defence of New Zealand and its interests, it acquires military equipment, and it assesses and audits the New Zealand Defence Force functions, duties and projects.
The New Zealand Defence Force, a separate organisation comprising the Royal New Zealand Navy, the New Zealand Army, and the Royal New Zealand Air Force, is responsible for managing the armed forces on a day-to-day basis, and for delivery of the Government's defence policy.
www.defence.govt.nz   (113 words)

 Defence Academy - The Defence Academy of the United Kingdom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Defence Academy - The Defence Academy of the United Kingdom
The mission of the Defence Academy is to deliver high quality education and training, research and advice in order to sustain and enhance operational capability and advance the defence and security interests of the United Kingdom
The Academy provides education in the management of Defence at government level; leadership at the corporate and strategic level across Defence; command and staff training; and the management and exploitation of military technology
www.defenceacademy.mod.uk   (265 words)

 European Defence   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
European Defence brings an authoritative assessment of current and recent conflicts that have a significant international dimension.
Well-researched and written, each briefing provides an indepth assessment on the historical background to a conflict, the political situation, military balance and international or regional involvement.
European Defence provides general information, news and analysis on European and international security issues.
www.european-defence.co.uk   (304 words)

 Forsvarsnett: Innhold   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
In the past weeks the Defence and the Police have trained on handling terror threats aimed at oil- and gas installments.
The Chief of Defence was proud to host this year's winter exercise, Battle Griffin.
On February 21, the Norwegian Defence faced Parliament, to explain the red figures in 2003.
www.mil.no /languages/english/start   (480 words)

 RUSI- The World's Oldest Defence & Security Think-Tank | Royal United Services Institute
RUSI is the leading professional forum in the UK for those concerned with national and international defence and security.
Its purpose is to study, promote debate, report and provide options on all issues relating to national and international defence and security.
The outgoing Chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff assesses progress in the War on Terror during his four-year term and reflects on the state of the Atlantic Alliance.
www.rusi.org   (229 words)

 Ministry of Defence - Information from the Ministry of Defence   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
(Brussels 23 May 2005) The Defence Ministers from Norway, Sweden, Finland and Estonia have today signed an agreement on the establishment of a so-called Battle Group to be placed at the disposal of the EU.
(10.05.05) (Meeting of Nordic Defence Ministers, Joensuu, Finland, 10 May 2005) Norway, Sweden and Finland have reached agreement to collaborate in the establishment of a so-called “battlegroup” to be placed at the disposal of the EU.
(3 March 2005) Defence Minister Kristin Krohn Devold declares that Norway is ready to agree to administrative arrangements between the European Defence Agency and the Ministry of Defence of The Kingdom of Norway, establishing a basis for practical cooperation.
odin.dep.no /fd/engelsk   (560 words)

 Capital Defence home page.
It is these defence works that often gets overlooked when one thinks about our both our military heritage and urban heritage.
The ex Defence houses 213,215 Taranaki St and ex Defence prefabs behind them were removed on truck in August 2001 for construction of accomodation for foreign students (right next to an active defence establishment!).
Capital Defence sets out to change this by informing it's visitors about what existed through articles that look at the military structures that have disappeared over the years and what still remains.
capitaldefence.orcon.net.nz   (190 words)

 Jane's Defence Weekly Latest Articles
Failure to integrate its defence capabilities and procurement will be a "recipe for disaster" for Europe's defence industry, according to a US-based think tank, and...
French Defence Minister Michèle Alliot-Marie has reiterated her determination to pursue "economic patriotism" to protect companies crucial to French national security from foreign control, but...
Netherlands Defence Minister Henk Kamp was expected to make an announcement on future naval shipbuilding programmes for the Royal Netherlands Navy (RNLN) as JDW went...
jdw.janes.com   (922 words)

 Defence Intelligence Centres   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Jane's Defence Forecasts - Military Aircraft Programmes is your high level information solution for tracking and projecting military upgrade and procurement programmes in leading countries around the world.
Jane's Defence Industry is a concise 'one-stop source' of the latest developments and analysis in the defence industry.
Jane's International Defence Review is a world leading publication covering land, sea, air and joint services, delivering detailed analysis of defence technology, equipment and strategy.
www2.janes.com /public/def_news_analysis.html   (3102 words)

 Defence Systems & Equipment International Exhibition & Conference
Visitors come from UK and all over the world to experience first-hand the latest land, air and sea capabilities of more than 1,000 companies from 26 countries over four packed business days.
DSEi is the largest showcase for new and future defence technology and it is the largest exhibition for the world's defence companies to display their land, sea and air capabilities at a single exhibition.
During the week of the show we expect to host some 20,000 visitors who will have travelled from around the world to see the defence systems and services offered by more than 1000 companies from 30+ countries.
www.dsei.co.uk   (350 words)

 Jane's Defence Section
The European Defence Agency has proposed a voluntary, non-binding code of conduct as the "fastest way" to remove cross-border obstacles in defence procurement within the EU.
Jane’s Defence Weekly outlines the progress of the Future Combat Systems programme and examines the issues posing a threat to its future.
Western European and US policy makers are placing greater pressure on defence forces to use safer or 'insensitive' munitions to inhibit their inadvertent detonation.
defence.janes.com   (1086 words)

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