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Defence Procurement: the role played by Contractors in delays and cost overruns

The share of blame attributed to the Ministry of Defence for delays and cost overruns has been extensively documented over […]

Militant attack on Afghan army base kills 10 soldiers

At least 10 Afghan soldiers were killed when militants attacked their army base in the southern province of Kandahar, the defence ministry said Tuesday, in the latest attack on Western-backed forces. The assault in Shah Wali Kot district...Show More Summary

North Korea launches another missile: South Korea

South Korea's defence ministry says unidentified projectile was fired from an area just north of Pyongyang.

Indian Navy Thwarts Pirate Attack in Gulf of Aden -Defence Ministry

A Liberian-flagged bulk carrier came under attack by suspected pirates in the Gulf of Aden on Tuesday, but the attack was foiled thanks to the response of the Indian Navy, India’s Ministry of Defence has said. According to a statement...Show More Summary

Indian Coast Guard Recruitment – Asst. Commandant (Grade A) 2017

The Indian Coast Guard has released a Special Recruitment Drive for SC/ST Candidates. The Indian Coast Guard is an independent Armed Force in India and comes under the Ministry of Defence. It protects the maritime borders of the country. Show More Summary

China says it tested new missile in northeastern sea

China has recently tested a new type of guided missile in a northeastern sea near the Korean peninsula, the defence ministry said Tuesday, hours after South Korean elections and amid regional tensions. The test in the Bohai Sea was conducted...Show More Summary

First Orders of AIF HK416F Rifles Delivered to French Army

The French government has received the first production units of the Heckler & Koch HK416F as part of its long awaited Arme Individuelle du Futur (Future Individual Weapon). According to the French government Ministry of Defence website, the first 400 HK416F rifles were received by the Directorate General of Armaments (DGA) on May 3rd. Show More Summary

Berlin orders barracks inspection after Nazi symbols found

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The top brass of the German military has ordered an inspection of all of its barracks after discovering Nazi-era memorabilia at two of them, the defence ministry said Sunday. "The inspector general of the Bundeswehr (Germany's armedShow More Summary

Inside Britain's secret underground city built during the Cold War to protect the government from nuclear attack

In December 2004, a short announcement was posted on the Ministry of Defence's website. It read: "A formerly secret Government underground site near Corsham in Wiltshire, which was a potential relocation site for the Government in the...Show More Summary

Putin seeding ‘mole nukes’ in the sea to drown America in tsunami, Russian Colonel claims

A former Russian defence ministry spokesman has made an extraordinary claim that Russia is burying nuclear weapons off the coast of America. Colonel Viktor Baranetz claims that the ‘mole nukes’ would be used to set off a tsunami which could swamp the American coast. Baranetz made the claims in an interview with the Russian news […]

German Defence Minister cancels U.S. trip to focus on officer's arrest: ministry

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen on Tuesday canceled a visit planned to the United States this week to focus on Thursday's arrest of an army officer suspected of planning an attack, the ministry said in a statement.

China military apologizes for mocked photoshopped navy picture

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's Defence Ministry apologized on Thursday for allowing a badly photoshopped picture of navy ships and fighter jets to appear on its social media accounts over the weekend, after hundreds of people poured scorn on the image.

Ugly Cry From Your Eyes At The Sight Of $110 Million In Aston Martins

Aston Martin just picked up three "super hangars" in Wales from the Ministry of Defence, and to properly break in their new property, the supercar company unleashed 28 of the finest automobiles it has ever built to do some high-quality hoonage. Prepare your eyes and minds for beauty. More »      

US Warship In West Pacific For Navy Drills With Japan

The US supercarrier Carl Vinson will start joint exercises with Japan’s navy on Sunday, Tokyo’s defence ministry said, as the warship passes through the western Pacific after days of contention over its whereabouts. The strike group is in the region as tensions spike over North Korea’s rogue arms program and concerns that Pyongyang is planning

Over 100 killed, wounded in Taliban attack on Afghan military base: govt

More than 100 Afghan soldiers were killed and wounded in a coordinated Taliban attack on an army base in northern Afghanistan, the country's defence ministry said Saturday. "The majority of our soldiers were offering Friday prayers"Show More Summary

Russia denies media report it understated Syrian battle death toll

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Russian Defence Ministry on Wednesday dismissed as false a Reuters report which said Russia had understated the number of its servicemen and private contractors killed during a period of intense fighting to retake the city of Palmyra.

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Government of India, Ministry of Defence invites applications from male Indian Citizens for recruitment position of Civilian Motor Driver, Lower Division Clerk (LDC

Russia says two of its soldiers killed in Syria mortar attack - RIA

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Russian Defence Ministry said on Tuesday that two of its soldiers had been killed in a mortar attack in Syria and a third was fighting for his life, the RIA news agency reported.

India, Chinese navies rescue ship hijacked by Somali pirates

The navies of India and China carried out a joint operation Sunday to rescue a merchant ship hijacked by Somali pirates in the Gulf of Aden, the Indian defence ministry said. After receiving a distress call on Saturday night, the Indian...Show More Summary

General Dynamics Bags Contract from British Army

General Dynamics United Kingdom Limited has been awarded a GBP 330 million contract from the UK Ministry of Defence to design and develop the next-generation tactical communication and information system as the initial phase of the MORPHEUS programme.

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