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Operation Fire Magic

Forty years ago, on the night of 17/18 October 1977, the GSG 9 carried out Operation Fire Magic. At the airport in Mogadishu, the elite German police unit stormed the Lufthansa jet "Landshut", which had been hijacked by terrorists five days earlier. The day before, on 16 October, the terrorists had murdered the captain of the "Landshut", Jurgen Schumann, during a stopover ...

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Saab Receives US Army Order for AT4 Systems

Defence and security company Saab has received an order from the United States (U.S.) Army for the shoulder-launched AT4CS RS (Confined Space Reduced Sensitivity) anti-armour weapon system. The order value amounts to SEK 104 million (13.4M USD) and delivery will take place in 2019. The AT4CS RS is a fully disposable, preloaded weapon system with a specially developed, u...

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