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Men were able to break into Armed Forces office and steal military uniforms

Four men broke into a Devon Army office and stole a number of military uniforms - as well as cash and a watch, a court has heard. One man has already admitted the security breach, two more have yet to be found and a fourth is standing trial at Plymouth Crown Court. Modou Fatty, 43, denies burglary, saying he thought two men who took him to the Armed Forces Career Office in Union Street at 3am had the right to be there. Four men entered Pilgrim House at Derry's Cross in March last year and...

Even North Korea’s combat sunglasses are fake, says military expert

All for show? (Picture: Getty)Most weapons on display in North Korea’s military parades are fake, a military expert has claimed.Michael Pregend, a former Army intelligence officer in the US, was asked to examine pictures from a parade on April 15 in the capital, Pyongyang.‘This was more about sending a message than being combat effective,’ he told Fox News.Many of the guns and projectiles appear to be dummies, he said, adding even the ‘flat-face frame’ sunglasses worn by soldiers are not...

Dummy diplomacy: North Korean weapons displayed during parade are FAKE and their sunglasses aren't even combat ready, US military expert says

On April 15, North Korea held massive military parade in Pyongyang in a bid to show off its supposed strengthThe parade featured 'special operations commandos' bearing RPGs and assault rifles among other weapons But a US analyst and former intelligence offier who looked at pictures says that many of the arms are fakeMichael Pregent said: ''This was more about sending a message than being combat effective' One example were cylinders that looked like large rifles, but are actually 'faulty'...