Boeing Awarded $3.1 Billion in U.S. Navy Contracts for Cruise Missile Systems

Standoff Land Attack Missile Expanded Response (SLAM ER) is a combat-proven, all-weather, over-the-horizon, precision-strike missile. Boeing picture.

The U.S. Navy has awarded Boeing a combined $3.1 billion in contracts for Harpoon and Standoff Land Attack Missile Expanded Response (SLAM ER) weapon systems in support of Foreign Military Sales (FMS) on May 13, 2020.

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TOKYO 2020 OLYMPIC GAMES: UIPM RELEASES DATES FOR QUALIFICATION COMPETITIONS IN 2021

  • Pentathlon World Cups in Budapest (HUN), Sofia (BUL) and Seoul (KOR) confirmed
  • Dates fixed for Pentathlon and Laser Run World Championships in Minsk (BLR)
  • UIPM 2020 Biathle/Triathle World Championships in Weiden (GER) moved to 2021
MONACO: May 12, 2020 – The road to Tokyo for the Olympic Games in 2021 is now fully mapped out for modern pentathletes after UIPM published dates for the remaining qualification competitions.

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The Tornado Years, More Adventures of a Cold War Fast-jet Navigator

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The author began recounting his fast-jet Cold War career with “The Buccaneer Years” and this new book is another excellent instalment that will be eagerly read by professionals and enthusiasts. In this stage of his career as an air navigator in the RAF, he has transitioned from the Buccs to the multi-role Tornado and once more supports his text with two fine full colour photo-plate sections. – Most Highly Recommended.

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Britain in the Age of Arthur, a Military History

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The author is a well known historian specializing in ancient and Medieval history with an impressive catalogue of books to his credit. In this new study, he attempts to find the elusive King Arthur through a study of the military of the period following the Fall of Rome. – Most Highly Recommended.

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From The Flying Squad To Investigating War Crimes

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Genocide is not something that started and ended with the German Nazis and this book is specially welcome because it looks at more recent genocide through the eyes of a British detective who spent time investigating Bosnian war crimes. The break up of Yugoslavia after the death of Josip Bron Tito was inevitable because the centuries of religious and ethnic division. Once the strong man was gone there was no one to hold the fragile union together. – Very Highly Recommended.

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Assassins, The KGB’s Poison Factory 10 Years On

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The author, a former GRU officer and now an historian, updates the assassins story during the last decade. The use of computer hacking, disinformation, propaganda and murder by Putin’s Russia pose every bit as much threat to his neighbours as did the Soviet Union. – Most Highly Recommended

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Your Towns & Cities In World War Two, Northamptonshire At War 1939-45

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Another delightful, informative, well illustrated addition to a very popular series. This book paints a detailed vivid picture of life in and around Northampton during WWII. – Very Highly Recommended.

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Stalingrad City On Fire

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The publisher has been releasing a number of books by Soviet veterans and Russian historians, smoothly translated and supported by maps and photographs rarely seen before. This book paints a vivid picture of life in and around Stalingrad during the epic siege. – Very Highly Recommended.

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God’s Viking, Harald Hardrada, The Life and Times of the Last Great Viking

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This a gripping story of the last great Viking who is remembered most for his boast to the Saxons that he had come to conquer their land and ended up with just enough to contain his body. The full story is absorbing and goes some way to answering the question of where the Vikings went. – Most Highly Recommended.

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