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Denmark allows Nord Stream 2 to complete pipeline hit by US sanctions

Danish Energy Agency on July 6 gave Nord Stream 2 permission to use pipelaying vessels with anchors to complete the final stretch of the gas pipeline in Danish waters, allowing the company to restart work on the pipeline from Russia to Germany that was hit by US sanctions. Nord Stream 2 submitted a request for …

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German army tests new MG4 A3 machine gun

Germany’s armed forces, the Bundeswehr, are currently testing a new variant of MG4 A3 light machine gun, according to a recent service news release. The German Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINBw) requested the Army’s Airborne Brigade 26 from Zweibrücken to test the new weapon system in detail. The advanced version of …

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Sikorsky, Rheinmetall submit proposal for Germany’s new heavy lift helicopter – Defence Blog

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), and Rheinmetall representing the German industry team, submitted the bid for the production and operation of theSikorsky CH-53K(“King Stallion”) as the Bundeswehr’s new heavy-lift transport helicopter for its “Schwerer Transporthubschrauber” (STH) program. “Our entire team is pleased to offer the CH-53K: the most efficient, capable and intelligent helicopter …

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U.S. Air Force aerial refuelers supports German Typhoon fighter jets – Defence Blog

The U.S. Air Force has released footage showing Airmen from the 351st Air Refueling Squadron and 100th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron with its KC-135 Stratotankers supported German air force Eurofighter Typhoons. German fighter jets received fuel over Germany from a Bloody Hundredth’s KC-135 Stratotanker from the 100th Air Refueling Wing, RAF Mildenhall, England, Dec 4, 2019, …

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Armed Police Called to German Refugee Shelter Over Toy Gun Sighting

BERLIN (AP) – Berlin police say they deployed a tactical response unit to a refugee shelter after spotting a man with an automatic rifle – only to find it was a replica. Police spokeswoman Patricia Braemer said Thursday that an off-duty officer walking past the building saw the man through a window posing for photos …

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