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http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/defence/11448452/RAF-jets-scrambed-to-intercept-Russian-bomber-aircraft-off-Cornwall.html
One plane was diverted and another delayed to avoid two Russian bombers that flew through Irish-controlled airspace

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The commander of the US army in Europe has spoken out in support of the military relationship with Britain, amid concerns it could be damaged by defence cuts.

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Russia's newest Su-30 multirole fighter jets, together with Su-24 attack bombers have been using NATO ships' movements in the Black Sea to practice attack scenarios.

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Sir John Sawers, who recently retired after five years as chief of the Secret Intelligence Service, told BBC Radio 4's Today programme that Russia poses a "state to state threat."

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Western relations with Russia will never again be the same after the war in Ukraine, Norwegian Defense Minister Ine Eriksen Søreide told CNN's Christiane Amanpour on Wednesday.

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[I]t is abundantly clear from the Review that our partners expect a more active – and even more robust – German foreign policy in the future. Expectations are high – perhaps too high at times.

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Only two of Nato's six biggest defence spenders — the US and France — will fulfil a pledge to protect military budgets made at the alliance's summit five months ago.

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Preliminary reports from fourteen countries examined for fiscal year 2015 suggest that only one (Estonia) will spend 2% of GDP on defence.

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The Bundeswehr (German army) is currently only 75 percent equipped with tanks and other heavy weapons, with equipment shared between different units as and when they need it under a so-called "Dynamic availability management" system.

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The cornerstone of EUCOM's strategy is physical presence.

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