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US, Nordic & Baltic Nations Conduct Multilateral Security Forum

The U.S. and Nordic and Baltic nations have conducted multilateral security meetings in Finland over two days to address regional security threats and beef up the U.S.-Nordic-Baltic cooperation, DoD News reported Friday. Lisa Ferdinando writes Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work arrived in the Finnish capital of Helsinki Thursday to meet with …

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Bob Work Talks Security Challenges During Finland Visit

Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work was set to discuss security challenges with the Baltic and Nordic countries during his two-day visit to Finland, DoD News reported Friday. Lisa Ferdinando writes Work’s visit focused on defense cooperation and regional alliance amid threats arising from Russia’s behavior in the Baltic Sea. “This …

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DoD News: Robert Work Talks Defense Cooperation, Russian Activities With Nordic, Baltic Countries

Deputy Defense Secretary Robert Work discussed defense cooperation and regional threats in a meeting between the U.S. and Nordic and Baltic countries, DoD News reported Tuesday. Cheryl Pellerin writes the meeting focused on defense cooperation, Russian activities in Europe and anti-terrorism efforts against the Islamic State militant group. “Finland has about a 1,500-kilometer border with Russia, so …

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Bob Work Talks Regional Security, Technology Dev’t With Sweden’s Leaders

Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work has visited Sweden to discuss regional security and the development of technologies in efforts to address the activities of potential adversaries in the Baltic Sea, DoD News reported Wednesday. Cheryl Pellerin writes that Work toured military facilities in Sweden including the Ronneby Air Base to talk about military-to-military cooperation, NATO partnership …

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Saab, Swedish Govt Cooperate on $4.5B Gripen Sale to Brazil

Saab and the Swedish government are developing a joint strategy to boost industrial cooperation in Saab’s $4.5 billion Gripen fighter aircraft sales contract with Brazil, Defense News reported Tuesday. Gerard O’Dwyer writes that Saab will manufacture 36 Gripen combat jets for the Brazilian military at the firm’s new production facility …

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