MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Russian Defence Ministry said on Tuesday it would extend a moratorium on air strikes on the Syrian city of Aleppo, but did not specify for how long.
Twenty trainers to help prepare fighters for eventual attack on Islamic State’s Syrian stronghold, the next challenge after Mosul The UK is to resume training the Syrian moderate opposition, sending a further 20 Ministry of Defence personnel to the Middle East to help them prepare for an eventual attack on Islamic State’s Syrian headquarters. Show More Summary
Thales, BAE Systems and their partner SAAB, ECA Group and ASV Global welcome the confirmation by the Organization for Joint Armament Cooperation (OCCAR) that the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) and French Defence Procurement Agency (DGA) will continue their collaboration for the combined United Kingdom and France MMCM (maritime mine counter measures) program. Initiated in
The war in Iraq is being broadcast 24/7. But don’t think for a moment that the authorities have surrendered their control over the media Some 34 years ago, almost by accident, Britain’s ministry of defence solved the pesky problem that had laid the Pentagon low in Vietnam. Show More Summary
The Russian defence ministry on Saturday accused the US-led coalition fighting jihadists in Iraq of committing war crimes, a day after an air raid killed 15 women at a shrine near the city of Kirkuk. "We have observed several times that these deadly strikes... Show More Summary
Russia has carried out military drills involving its ballistic-missile systems in the west of the country, only around 100 miles from its nearest border with NATO, its Ministry of Defence announced. The drill, involving short-range ballistics...Show More Summary
Ministry of Defence says British ships will shadow Russian fleet, which is believed to be travelling to Syria for possible final assault on Aleppo A fleet of Russian warships is heading towards the Mediterranean on a route past the British Isles in what is believed to be the country’s largest naval deployment since the cold war. Show More Summary
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian and Syrian armed forces will pause attacks on the Syrian city of Aleppo for eight hours on Thursday to allow civilians and rebels to leave the city, the Russian Defence Ministry said on Monday.
A tender worth around 4 billion euros ($4.5 billion) for four warships for the German navy has been delayed by around six months to ensure quality standards are met, according to a copy of a defence ministry letter seen by Reuters on Tuesday.
As per a recent notification from Bharat Electronics Limited, it is conducting a recruitment drive to hire Engineering Assistants (Trainees). BEL is a reputed Navaratna PSU that falls under the Ministry of Defence of India and manufactures electronics for the use of Indian Armed Forces. Show More Summary
Russia's defence ministry said Monday that the country was poised to transform its naval facility in the Syrian port city of Tartus into a permanent base. "In Syria we will have a permanent naval base in Tartus," Russian news agencies quoted deputy defence minister Nikolai Pankov as saying.
Authored by Mike Kimel Here’s a story widely reported in England from earlier this year: A black former soldier is suing the Ministry of Defence after he was injured when his hands were exposed to temperatures of -30C during training. Abdoulie Bojang, 30, is suing for £200,000 after he suffered career-ending injuries when he was […]
Russia has moved nuclear-capable Iskander-M missiles into the Kaliningrad enclave bordering Poland and Lithuania, the Defence Ministry said on Saturday, adding it was part of routine drills. "These missile units have been deployed more...Show More Summary
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia has moved nuclear-capable Iskander-M missiles into the Kaliningrad region bordering Poland and Lithuania, the Defence Ministry said on Saturday, adding this was part of routine drills involving such missiles across its territory.
A retired French general who took part in a protest against migrants in the northern port of Calais has been stripped of his right to wear his uniform, the defence ministry said on Thursday.
A retired French general who took part in a protest against migrants in the northern port of Calais has been stripped of his right to wear his uniform, the defence ministry said Thursday. Christian Piquemal, a former head of the French...Show More Summary
The Russian Defence Ministry said on Tuesday it had deployed an S-300 missile system to its Tartus naval base in Syria. “The missile battery is intended to ensure the safety of the naval base … It is unclear why the deployment of the S-300 caused such alarm among our Western partners,” the ministry said in […]
Russia's defence ministry said Tuesday that it had sent an S-300 missile system to its naval facility in the Syrian city of Tartus, a measure it says is meant to bolster its security. "The S-300 anti-aircraft missile system has indeed been sent to the Syrian Arab Republic," defence ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov said in a statement.
MOSCOW, Oct 4 (Reuters) - The Russian Defence Ministry said on Tuesday it had deployed an S-300 missile system to its Tartus naval base in Syria. “The missile battery is intended to ensure the safety of the naval base... It is unclear why the deployment of the S-300 caused such alarm among our Western partners,” the ministry said in a statement. U.S. Show More Summary