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North Korea Fires Short-Range Missile into Sea

(SEOUL, South Korea) — South Korea’s Defense Ministry says North Korea has fired a short-range ballistic missile into waters off its east coast. The launch is the latest in a slew of missile and rocket tests the North has been conducting in recent weeks. A ministry official says the missile fired from North Korea’s southwest…

Breaking: Air Aligerie Flight AH5017 crashes in Mali

A Swiftair MD-83 similar to the aircraft that crashed in Mali today. Photo – Aero Icarus According to the French Ministry of Defense Air Algerie flight AH5017, operated by Swiftair has crashed in Mali. Two French Fighter aircraft have confirmed the crash site. The MD-83 was flying from Ougadougou, Burkina Faso to Algiers carrying [...]

FOX NEWS: MISSING JET CRASHED IN MALI

A French Ministry of Defense official tells Fox News that the Air Algerie jet carrying 116 people that vanished from radar shortly after takeoff late Wednesday night has crashed in Mali, and that two French fighter jets have located the wreckage. Click here to read the story.

Two Ukrainian Attack Jets Reportedly Shot Down Over Rebel-Held Area

6 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Two Ukrainian Su-25 attack jets were reportedly shot down over a rebel-controlled area in Eastern Ukraine early today, according to the Ukrainian Defense Ministry. The jets were returning from a mission near the town of Dmytrivka when they were struck by anti-aircraft missiles. Read more...

Defense Ministry Announces Two Ukrainian Combat Fighter Jets Shot Down In the Donetsk Region

Two Ukrainian jets were shot down at approximately 5:30 A.M. EST today as they flew over the Donetsk region of the Ukraine today. The jets were Sukhoi-25 single seat combat fighter jets, the same type that was shot down on July 16th. Both jets were shot down in the same region that Malaysian Airlines flight

Ukraine says 2 of its military jets were shot down

Two of Ukraine's military fighter jets were shot down in east Ukraine, according to the Ukrainian Defense Ministry. The Associated Press reports that two Sukhoi-25 fighter jets were shot down at 1:30 p.m. local time on Wednesday. The shooting happened above the Savur Mogila area, a part of the Shaktersky region near the Russian border. Show More Summary

Two Ukrainian Planes Shot Down

The Ukrainian defense ministry says two fighter jets were shot down Wednesday in the country’s Donetsk region. The shoot down of the jets came in the same rebellious eastern part of the country where Malaysian Airlines flight 17 was shot down, killing 298 people on board. The MH17 flight was believed to have been shot [...]

Rebels Shoot Down Two Ukraine Fighter Jets, Defense Ministry Reports

At this point it is beyond any one (or countless number of) human beings to distinguish truth from lies from epic propaganda, so we won't even try. Here is the latest relevant news that just crossed the stream from Ukraine's defense ministry. Show More Summary

2 Ukrainian Military Jets Shot Down Near MH17 Crash Site

This is a developing story... Two of Ukraine's military fighter jets have been shot down in the embattled eastern part of the country, according to its Defense Ministry The jets were reportedly shot down over Saur-Mogila, which is just...Show More Summary

Russian Ministry of Defense, Russia Today Use Debunked Internet Rumors to Lie About Ukraine

Russia Today, the Goebbelsian Putinist propaganda channel well-known for its rank dishonesty, has published "10 questions" to Ukraine based on the recent Russian Ministry of Defense press conference. Questions 8 and 9: 8. Where did the launcher - from the video circulated by Western media and showing a Buk system being...

"As rescue teams slowly converged on the grisly scene of the downing of a Malaysia Airlines jet, the Russian Defense Ministry on Friday denied any involvement..."

"... in the missile strike that Ukrainian officials said ripped the Boeing 777 from the sky on Thursday, and many began questioning why the airline had chosen to fly a civilian jet over a combat zone."Two villagers said quietly that they had seen the flash of a rocket in the sky around the time the plane went down. Show More Summary

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Bloomberg: Ukraine Says Russia May Have Shot Down Transport Plane. Ukraine’s Defense Ministry said Russian forces may have shot down one of its airplanes to bolster the Kremlin-backed insurgency and sabotage efforts to end a conflict that’s already claimed hundreds of lives. Show More Summary

Germany Is Not a Classic Western Ally

Steffen Seibert, Angela Merkel's chief spokesman, commented as follows on the uncovering of two Germans spying for the United States, one in the German Federal Intelligence Service (BND) and one in the Defense Ministry. "The difference of opinion [between the U.S. Show More Summary

Germany Widens Spy Investigation Reportedly Involving U.S.

2 weeks agoNews : The Two-Way

News report say police raided the home and office of an official in the German Defense Ministry. It comes just days after the arrest of a man last week for allegedly passing secrets to the U.S.

Suicide bomber kills 8 in attack on air force bus in Afghan capital

The Defense Ministry confirmed the number of casualties in a statement updating a previous toll. Army Gen. Kadamshah Shahim said the bomber was stopped before he could enter the bus, likely limiting the number of casualties.

Russia loses its last early warning satellite

The Moscow-based Kommersant newspaper claims citing a source in the Russian Defense Ministry that the last satellite of the Oko-1 ballistic missile attack early warning system has been lost. In April, the 71XC satellite codenamed Cosmos-2479 stopped sending signals and […]

Iraq Receives First Fighter Jets From "Our Russian Friends"

Having offered "complete support" for Iraq's embattled PM Maliki, the troubled nation receives its first shipment of "America deluded us" Russian fighter jets. As RT reports, the Iraqi Ministry of Defense on Sunday confirmed receiving five Su-25 fighter jets in accordance with the deal with Moscow. Show More Summary

RUSSIAN FIGHTER JETS ARRIVE IN IRAQ

Iraq has taken delivery of a batch of Russian fighter jets for its defense against Sunni militants, the Iraqi defense ministry announced on Sunday morning, accord to a report in the BBC.The first five Sukhoi Su-25 attack aircraft would enter service in “three to four days,” according to the report. Click here to read more […]

One of Russia's Last Remaining Early-Warning Satellites Just Died

The Russian Ministry of Defense has announced that its only geostationary early-warning satellite — the Cosmos-2479, launched two years ago — is no longer functioning. With just two other observation satellites left in orbit, the chances of a false-alarm nuclear attack just escalated. Read more...

One of Russia's Last Remaining Early-Warning Satellites Just Died

last monthGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The Russian Ministry of Defense has announced that its only geostationary early-warning satellite — the Cosmos-2479, launched two years ago — is no longer functioning. With just two other observation satellites left in orbit, the chances of a false-alarm nuclear attack just escalated. Read more...

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