Russia is considering halting foreign inspections of its strategic weapons arsenal, including nuclear-capable missiles, in response to “threats” from the West over the Ukraine crisis, the defence ministry said Saturday. “The unfounded threats towards Russia from the United States and […]
Libya's defence ministry has issued orders to its military authorizing the use of force to stop a North Korea-flagged tanker loading crude oil sold by armed rebels seeking to bypass the Tripoli government, state media said on Sunday. The post Libya Authorises Use Of Force Against North Korean-Flagged Tanker appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.
Defence Ministry authorises military to use force to stop North Korea-flagged tanker loading crude oil sold by rebels.
Since first taking to the air in June 2009, trials of the UK's homegrown Watchkeeper tactical unmanned aerial vehicle have been conducted by industry partners including QinetiQ. The UK Ministry of Defence has now announced the aircraft...Show More Summary
Just out from Reuters: INTERFAX UKRAINIAN DEFENCE MINISTRY AS SAYING RUSSIAN FLEET HAS GIVEN UKRAINIAN FORCES IN CRIMEA UNTIL 0300 GMT TOSURRENDER OR FACE STORM It appears Putin is still unaware of the "costs" he is facing. Meanwhile: #Crimea The Russian deadline of 4 o'clock for Ukrainian troops to vacate Belbek base has passed. Show More Summary
Infantry, navy, and now air force. At least according to the Ukraine, which reported that Russian fighter jets twice violated Ukraine's air space over the Black Sea during the night, Interfax news agency quoted the Defence Ministry as saying on Monday. Show More Summary
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's defence ministry said on Monday it had ordered a bribery investigation over state-run Hindustan Aeronautics Limited's (HAL) purchase of jet engines from Britain's Rolls-Royce Holdings in a deal worth at least $1.2 billion....
Thales has signed a five-year contract with the U.K.’s Ministry of Defence to provide support for the Sonar 2050 antisubmarine sensor used on the Royal Navy’s Type 23 frigate fleet.
The UK's Ministry of Defence (MoD) and BAE Systems this week announced details of last year's first test flight of the Taranis unmanned combat demonstrator aircraft, which BAE bills as the "most advanced aircraft ever built by British...Show More Summary
The UK Ministry of Defence (UK MOD) and BAE Systems have revealed that Taranis, the stealthy unmanned combat vehicle demonstrator and the most advanced aircraft ever built by British engineers, surpassed all expectations during its first flight trials last year. […]
We’ve waited a long time for details of the UK’s Taranis flight test campaign to emerge, but BAE Systems (company-sourced image below) and the Ministry of Defence have finally broken their silence about the programme. It turns out that the first Taranis flight took place on 10 August 2013, at an undisclosed test location (although […]
As talks continue, protesters rally outside Ministry of Defence calling for the armed forces not to intervene.
A British sailor known only as 'AB' is set to sue Britain's Ministry of Defence (MoD) following allegations that she was sexually assaulted while guarding a Taliban terrorist in 2012. AB, who is in her early twenties, was posted to watch over Zia Rahman, a rogue Afghan policeman who killed three British soldiers before being captured. Show More Summary
Hackers attacked Israeli computers including one used by the defence ministry department dealing with civilians in the occupied West Bank, an Israeli data protection expert said on Monday. “At the beginning of this month a number of mails were sent […]
With #OpPhDPoound, Anonymous plans to target universities receiving research funding from the Ministry of Defence.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese fighter jets scrambled against Chinese planes a record number of times in April-December, the Defence Ministry said on Tuesday, as Sino-Japanese ties are strained by an island spat and disputes stemming from Tokyo's wartime past. Show More Summary
The Japanese Ministry of Defence (MoD) has clarified that the country is currently not looking to acquire an aircraft carrier, nor is it exploring the possibility of operating one for the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF).Speaking...Show More Summary
Thales UK today announced that it has signed a contract worth over £100 million with the Indonesian Ministry of Defence for ForceSHIELD, Thales’s integrated Advanced Air Defence system. In addition to the supply of STARStreak short-range air defence missiles, the […]
The Russian Navy plans to test out warship modular construction principles on a corvette in the near future, defence ministry officials told reporters on 8 January 2014.The approach is being developed by representatives of the Russian...Show More Summary
Israel and the United States carried out a joint missile test Friday, the defence ministry said, as US Secretary of State John Kerry pushed for a Middle East peace deal. The Israel Missile Defence Organisation and US Missile Defence Agency […]