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China Furious as U.S. Considers $2 Billion Arms Sale to Taiwan

The United States may be preparing an arms sale to Taiwan that will exceed $2 billion in value, including both ground and anti-aircraft weapons. China responded angrily to news of the sale, warning it could inflict “serious harm” on fragile relations between Washington and Beijing.

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen arrives at the Tsoying navy base in Kaohsiung, southern Taiwan on March 21, 2017. Taiwan formally launched an ambitious project to build its own submarines as the island faces growing military threats from China as relations deteriorate. / AFP PHOTO / SAM YEH (Photo credit should …

Spain Modernizes Venezuelan Tanks, Violating EU Sanctions

The Spanish government will carry out an agreement to help modernize aspects of Venezuela’s fleet of tanks, despite the fact it violates a European Union-imposed embargo on arms sales to Nicolás Maduro’s socialist regime. 

Venezuelan AMX-30 tanks during maneuvers. ANDREW ALVAREZ (AFP/Getty Images)

IDF Readies Itself For Multi-Front War

TEL AVIV – The IDF Transport Center, the body in charge of deploying tanks, armored personnel carriers, ammunition, gas, water and food to military units around the country, is gearing up for a multi-front conflict in Israel’s north and south.

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U.S. Approves Sale of over 130 Tanks to Saudi Arabia

Despite human rights complaints against Saudi Arabia over its military campaign in Yemen, the U.S. State Department has approved a $1.15 billion sale of military equipment to the Kingdom, including over 130 Abrams battle tanks.

U.S. M1A2 Abrams tank moves to firing positions during joint military exercises at the Vaziani military base outside Tbilisi, Georgia, Wednesday, May 18, 2016. About 1,300 U.S., British and Georgian troops conducted joint exercises aimed at training the former Soviet republic's military for participation in the NATO Response Force. (AP …

New Logistics Trailers Set To Enhance IDF Ground Offensives

The Jerusalem Post reports: Command is set to receive dozens of advanced logistical trailers for heavy armored vehicles, designed to improve the ability of units to conduct lengthy offenses. The two-wheeled Backtrails, produced by the Netanya-based Urdan company, took four

Israeli Merkava tanks and armour wait in a holding area near to the Israeli-Lebanon border as forces move deeper into Lebanon to root out Hezbollah militants carrying out rocket attacks on Israel on July 30, 2006, at a forward base near the northerly town Kiryat Shemona, Israel.