US, China conduct rare disaster relief drill

CNN If natural disasters often prompt countries to put their differences aside and work together, so does training for them. That kind of cooperation was on display during a joint disaster relief exercise held by the United States and China in the southwest Chinese city of Kunming last week. Around 200 soldiers trained for several days on a variety of scenarios, a rare instance of cooperation that stands in stark contrast to the otherwise often contentious relationship between the world...
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Russia Launches Massive Air Defense Drills

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=us9xc_wSqBE Russia has begun air defense exercises in the Ural Mountains and western Siberia involving 12,000 soldiers and 250 aircraft, the Defense Ministry said on Tuesday. The maneuvers, which began on Monday and are to last until Thursday, are meant to help the military prepare for a larger drill in September, called Tsentr-2015. After Russia's annexation of Ukraine's Crimea region in March 2014, Russia has held numerous large-scale military drills c...
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DHS Drill Features Nuke Attack on Border

Many law enforcement and first responders will participate in a practice drill to test the readiness and communication in the event of a widespread disaster. The drill will simulate an emergency involving the detonation of a weapon of mass destruction near the U.S./Mexico border that causes a mass migration of about 3,000 people. The six-hour drillwill take place at Santa Teresa High School beginning 8 a.m. Tuesday. The drill will be conducted by Dona Ana County and the Las Cruc...
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