The Defence Ministry today approved the much-delayed purchase of 145 Ultralight howitzers, worth about Rs 5,000 crore, from the US and also the bulk production of 18 Dhanush artillery guns, the first acquisition of such weapon systems by the Army in three decades since the Bofors scandal. The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC), chaired by Defence
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BERLIN (Reuters) - Turkey is blocking the plans of a senior German defence official to visit Incirlik air base in July, a spokesman for the German defence ministry said on Wednesday, in a sign of increasingly tense relations between the two NATO allies.
Mental health disorders cases in the British armed forces has increased by almost 80 percent since 2007, the UK Ministry of Defence said in a report.
A Chinese naval vessel was conducting routine operations in the Western Pacific at the time of U.S. joint drills with Japan and India, the country's Defence Ministry said on Thursday,
Damascus says French and German special forces are active in its territory but Germany's defence ministry rejects claim.
COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - The Danish government on Thursday reached agreement with coalition parties to proceed with the purchase of 27 F-35A stealth fighters from U.S. defense giant Lockheed Martin Corp, the defence ministry said. Following...Show More Summary
TEL AVIV (Reuters) - Two Palestinian gunmen killed three people and wounded seven on Wednesday in an attack at a popular shopping and dining area near Israel's Defence Ministry in Tel Aviv, police said. Both of the gunmen who opened fire outside the open-air Sarona shopping complex were apprehended, and one of them was wounded, Israeli police said. Show More Summary
In service since 1998, the British Army's Challenger 2 main battle tank is reaching middle age, and the Ministry of Defence is looking to extend its life until 2025. BAE Systems originally built the Challenger 2 and has put in a bidShow More Summary
The total number of settlements that have joined ceasefire regime in Syria reached 132, the Russian Defence Ministry announced. At the same time, the regime was violated four times in the past 24 hours, it added.
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.