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France Successfully Conducts Evaluation Launch of ASMPA-R Nuclear Missile

On May 22, 2024, France conducted a successful evaluation launch of the upgraded ASMP-A missile, also known as ASMPA-R, announced by the Directorate General of Armaments (DGA) and Armed Forces Minister Sébastien Lecornu. The missile, equipped with an inert warhead, was launched by a Rafale B jet from the French Strategic Air Forces during a simulated nuclear strike. The test,...

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Pacific Skies 2024: European Air Forces Demonstrate Indo-Pacific Intervention Capability

In a landmark display of their Indo-Pacific intervention capabilities, the Spanish, French, and German Air Forces are embarking on a global circumnavigation as part of the Pacific Skies 2024 initiative. This strategic deployment underscores...

Senegal Begins Oil Production

Senegal has now officially joined the world's oil producing nations as production has started at their first offshore oil project. The project, taking place in Senegal's Sangomar oil field, is a joint venture between Woodside Energy, an...

Rifts in Greek-Turkish Rapprochement: Part II

The Greek Prime Minister’s visit to Turkey’s capital, Ankara, on May 13 came four months after Erdogan’s visit to Athens last December, where both sides agreed to politically entrench the sustained calm over the Aegean in the Athens Declaration of Friendly...