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Russia's army warns of 'terrorist' drones after attacks

Russia's defence ministry on Thursday said it was concerned about the threat of drones used "for terrorist purposes" following recent attacks on Moscow's bases in Syria. Ten drones equipped with explosives attacked Russia's airbase in...Show More Summary

Russia asks Turkey to tighten control over Idlib after drone attack

(Reuters) - Russia's Defence Ministry has asked the Turkish military to tighten control over armed groups in the Idlib de-escalation zone in Syria after two groups of drones attacked Russian bases last week, the ministry's newspaper said on Wednesday.

AW159 Wildcat: The Future Lynx Helicopter Program

Future Lynx naval (click to view full) In 2006, Finmeccanica subsidiary AgustaWestland received a GBP 1 billion (about $1.9 billion at 02/07 rates) contract from the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) for 70 Future Lynx helicopters, and began a new chapter in a long-running success story. The Lynx is an extremely fast helicopter that entered […]

Russian military helicopter crashes in Syria, killing two: agencies

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A Russian military MI-24 helicopter crashed in Syria on Dec. 31 due to a technical fault, killing both pilots, Russian news agencies cited the Ministry of Defence as saying on Wednesday.

India buys Israeli missiles ahead of Netanyahu visit

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India is to buy 131 surface-to-air missiles from Israel in a $70 million deal, the defence ministry announced Tuesday ahead of a visit by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The Barak missiles made by Rafael Advanced Defense Systems are to be used for India's first aircraft carrier which is under construction. Show More Summary

British navy frigate escorts Russian warship in North Sea

A Royal Navy frigate escorted a Russian warship on Christmas Day as it passed close to British territorial waters, the ministry of defence said Tuesday at a time of strained relations between London and Moscow. The HMS St Albans monitored...Show More Summary

29 Viral Photos And GIFs From 2017 That Were Totally Fake

Fake footage released by Russia's Ministry of Defence purporting to show America helping ISIS but is actually from a video game It's that time of year again when we look back at the photos and GIFs that went viral over the past 12 months. Show More Summary

North Korean soldier defects to South via DMZ: Seoul

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A North Korean soldier defected to the South on Thursday across the Demilitarized Zone that divides the peninsula, Seoul's defence ministry said. The "low-ranking" soldier made his way across the central part of the land border, a ministry spokesman said. Show More Summary

Britain's new 3 billion pound warship has a leak

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's biggest ever warship, the new 3.1 billion pound ($4.2 billion) aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth, has a leak and needs repairs, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) said on Tuesday.

Singapore defence ministry invites hackers to breach its systems

Country's Ministry of Defence will run a "bug bounty" programme, led by HackerOne, inviting hackers worldwide to identify vulnerabilities in its internet-facing systems.

Vladimir Putin announces Russian withdrawal from Syria during visit to airbase 

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Vladimir Putin has said Russia will withdraw the bulk of its forces from Syria following the successful intervention in the conflict there. The announcement comes after the defence ministry said last week that Russia had “completelyShow More Summary

PETER HITCHENS: How do we save British politics? Make MPs get the bus to work

This is Peter Hitchens' Mail on Sunday Column How clever of the Defence Ministry to tell Chancellor Philip Hammond to pay his overdue bills if he wants to carry on flying in RAF planes. The only problem with the plan...

Russia says goal of defeating IS in Syria 'accomplished'

Russia's defence ministry on Thursday said its mission to oust Islamic State jihadists from Syria had been "accomplished" with the country "completely liberated" from the extremist group. "The Russian armed forces' goal to defeat armed...Show More Summary

French Armed Forces Ministry Receives First MMP Missiles

France’s defence procurement agency, the Direction Générale de l’Armement (DGA), has accepted the delivery to the French Armed Forces of the first batch of 50 missiles and 20 firing posts from the new MMP system. The deliveries were conducted between 15 and 23 November. The new system will gradually replace the Milan, the HOT missiles

Larkhill Nominated for Rescue Project of the Year

We are delighted to announce that our Larkhill SFA project has been nominated for Rescue Project of the Year in the 2018 Current Archaeology Awards. The Ministry of Defence earmarked land at Larkhill for new housing as part of the Army Basing Programme. Show More Summary

MoD: At Least 64 Fighter Jets Needed to Defend Finland

Finland’s Ministry of Defence plans to send out invitations to tender for the purchase of 64 new fighter jets. The new jets will replace the current stock of 64 F/A-18 Hornet jets, which have served the Finnish military since 1992. The defence report, which was approved by the Parliament in February, says that the readiness

Russian bombers hit Islamic State targets in Syria: RIA

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's Defence Ministry said on Friday six TU-22M3 long-range bombers had carried out air strikes on Islamic State targets on the western bank of the Euphrates river in Syria, the RIA news agency reported.

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