North Korea apparently failed with an attempted missile launch Tuesday, the latest in a series of setbacks for a ballistic weapons program that aspires to threaten the US mainland. South Korea`s defence ministry detected the dawn launch effort, which Japan condemned as an unacceptable and “provocative” act. The ministry declined to speculate on the missile
(Reuters) - Boeing Co is set to win a 2-billion-pound ($2.92 billion) contract from the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) for new Apache helicopters, the Telegraph reported. The MoD has decided to give Boeing a 50-aircraft contract, including servicing, and the announcement could come as early as July, the newspaper said. Show More Summary
Iraqi defence ministry says it has isolated Fallujah and completed first phase of campaign to retake city from ISIL.
The British Ministry of Defence is preparing to roll out a demonstrator unit for its first laser-directed weapon next month.
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's Defence Ministry said on Thursday its aircraft followed the rules after two Chinese fighter jets carried out what the United States said was an "unsafe" intercept of a U.S. military reconnaissance aircraft over the South China Sea.
BEIJING (Reuters) - Taking a dig at the U.S. arms embargo against China, the Chinese Defence Ministry said on Thursday all such U.S. embargoes were a relic of the Cold War and should be lifted, after the U.S. fully removed one against Vietnam.
Russia’s Ministry of Defence has called for a temporary truce to begin in two Syrian towns following a series of extremist attacks in the country that killed at least 150 people on Monday. Although militant group Islamic State (ISIS)...Show More Summary
The Mariinsky conductor and the male musicians who accompanied him to the Syrian historical site have been awarded a medal ‘For the liberation of Palmyra’, according to the Russian Ministry of Defence website. Handing out the medals, Deputy Defense Minister Nikolai Pankov said: ‘This is a great honour for me.’
India and the U.S. held the first round of discussions under the recently-constituted maritime security dialogue between officials of Defence and External Affairs ministries and their U.
Lithuania considers Canada should be more in NATO's defense Baltic region strategy, accordin to Ministry of National Defence spokesman.
TOW missiles provide affordable accuracy to US, international forces AMMAN, Jordan: Jordan’s Ministry of Defence has signed an agreement with the U.S. Department of Defense to acquire tube-launched, optically tracked, wireless-guided, or TOW, missiles made by Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN). Show More Summary
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia and the United States have agreed to extend the "regime of calm" in Syria's city of Aleppo for another 48 hours starting from May 10, RIA news agency on Tuesday quoted Russia's Defence Ministry as saying.
Photograph from the 15th October 2015 © Russian Ministry for Defence The Russian Minister for Defence has published satellite photographs of the Al-Qods hospital in Aleppo, allegedly destroyed by the aviation of the Syrian Arab Republic on the 27th April 2016. Show More Summary
Russia’s defence minister said on Wednesday that Moscow will set up three new divisions in the west and south of the country by the end of the year to counter NATO forces close to its border. “The defence ministry is taking a range of measures withthe aim of countering the build-up of NATO forces in
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia said on Sunday that talks are taking place to include Syria's Aleppo province in the temporary "regime of calm" lull in fighting, Russian agencies cited a senior Defence Ministry official as saying.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Russian Defence Ministry said on Saturday it had sent a fighter plane on Friday to intercept a U.S. aircraft approaching its border over the Baltic Sea because the American plane had turned off its transponder, which is needed for identification.
North Korea on Saturday tested what appeared to be a submarine-launched ballistic missile in the Sea of Japan, the South Korean defence ministry said."North Korea launched a projectile which was believed to be a submarine-launched ballistic...Show More Summary
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's fighter jet scrambles against Chinese planes more than doubled in the first three months of the year, underscoring a "tougher security environment", the Defence Ministry said on Friday.
The graves of men, women and children could have contained members of the same families on Salisbury Plain This workbox was found in the grave of a woman on Ministry of Defence land in Bulford © Wessex Archaeology Two Neolithic monuments,...Show More Summary
NATO has kicked off its 1,300-strong exercise in Latvia, practicing land and aerial combat against a variety of threats, Latvia’s Ministry of Defence reports. Summer Shield XIII kicked off on Sunday and will continue until April 29, involving troops from Latvia, Lithuania, U.S.,Canada, Finland and Germany. Show More Summary