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Berlin Dismisses Report on Plans to Withdraw Troops From Turkish Incirlik Base

Berlin is not planing to withdraw its forces from Incirlik Airbase in Turkey, contrary to recent media reports, a spokesman for the German Federal Ministry of Defense told Sputnik on Friday.

Moscow Following US Court Process Involving Russian Citizen Seleznev

Russia is closely following the US court process involving Russian citizen Roman Seleznev and intends to continue supporting line of defense, Russian Foreign Ministry Human Rights Ombudsman Konstantin Dolgov said on Wednesday.

Russia Invites Japan to Join Aleppo Humanitarian Operation in Syria

Japan is invited to join the Russia-led UN humanitarian operation in the crisis-torn Syrian city of Aleppo, the Russian Defense Ministry said Friday.

Russia’s MoD to Overhaul BMP-2 IFVs

Russia’s Ministry of Defense (MoD) is partially overhauling its fleet of BMP-2 infantry fighting vehicles (IFV), according to a source in the indigenous defense industry. “In April 2016, the 163rd Armour Repairing Plant (163rd BTRZ, a subsidiary of the Uralvagonzavod scientific-production corporation, UVZ) signed the contract with the Russian MoD to overhaul a number of

Russian Military to Be Sent to Far-Off Unfamiliar Sites as Part of Snap Check

Russian military contingents will be deployed to unfamiliar grounds as far as 2,000 kilometers (over 1,200 miles) away as part of snap combat readiness inspections, the Russian Defense Ministry informs.

Former HMS Illustrious Sold for Scrap

The former aircraft carrier HMS Illustrious will be recycled after 32 years of service, announced the U.K. Ministry of Defense (MOD) who sold the ship to Turkish

Media: Russian Military to Use Caliber Missiles Again

Russian Defense Ministry requested permission from Iran and Iraq for passage of cruise missiles over their territories, reports Interfax referring to a military diplomatic source. Last year, these countries let Russian cruise missiles Caliber fly over them to hit terrorist facilities in Syria.

Soviet Army Surplus: Russian Defense Ministry Announces Massive Vehicle Sell-Off

Russia plans to auction off a wide variety of military equipment and clothing, in a move aimed at liquidating mothballed army goods in a push to modernize, according to RIA Novosti.

Russian Defense Ministry to Discuss Missile Attack Warning System Development

The Russian Ministry of Defense collegium will discuss on Tuesday the progress on the missile attack warning system.

Iran Sounds Angry at Russia for Blabbing About Using Its Base

Russia has stopped using an Iranian air base for launching airstrikes on Syria for the time being, Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman said Monday, just hours after the Iranian defense minister criticized Moscow for having a "kind of show-off and ungentlemanly" attitude by publicizing their actions, reports the AP. There was...

Lithuania Signs $436Mln Deal to Purchase German Armored Fighting Vehicles

Lithuanian Defense Minister said that ministry signed a contract worth 386 million euros ($436 million) with the German armored vehicle technology company (ARTEC) for the procurement of 88 Boxer armored fighting vehicles.

Lithuanian-Latvian-German Joint Naval Drills Continue in Lithuania

BALTRON SQUADEX II-16 exercises, naval military drills, involving warships from Lithuania, Latvia and Germany will take place in Lithuanian territorial waters, according to the statement of the Lithuanian Defense Ministry.

S Korean Defense Ministry to Consider Alternative Location for US THAAD System

The South Korean Defense Ministry said Monday it would consider the suitability of an alternative site for the deployment of the US Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile defense system.

French Fighters Bomb Daesh Heavy Equipment Storage in Central Raqqa

French fighter jets bombed on Sunday an Daesh site in the heart of its stronghold in Raqqa in northern Syria, the Defense Ministry said.

US, Ukraine Inspectors to Fly Over Russia Under Open Skies Treaty

US and Ukrainian inspectors will fly over Russian territories this week under the Open Skies Treaty, the acting head of the Russian Defense Ministry's Nuclear Risk Reduction Center said.

Russian Military Registers Nine Ceasefire Violations in Syria

The Russian Defense Ministry reported of nine violations of the ceasefire regime in Syria.

Russia denied responsibility for the Aleppo, Syria attack that injured a 5-year old boy

The Russian defense ministry has denied responsibility for an attack on a neighborhood in the Syrian city of Aleppo which wounded a young boy whose rescue was filmed and shared widely on social media. The image of the 5-year old stunned boy, sitting in an ambulance caked with dust and with blood on his face, […]

Russian Defense Ministry Refutes Reports of Striking Aleppo Residential District

The Russian Defense Ministry denies Western media reports of its alleged role in an airstrike on the residential neighborhood of the Syrian city of Aleppo, ministry spokesman Maj. Gen. Igor Konashenkov said Friday.

Russia’s Caspian Flotilla Ships Perform Shooting Exercises - Defense Ministry

Crews of small artillery ships of the Russian Caspian Flotilla have performed shooting exercises at sea, the press service of the Russian Defense Ministry’s Southern Military District said in a statement on Friday.

Russian Woman Wounded in Aleppo Transferred to St Petersburg for Treatment - MoD

Irina Barakyat, a Russian national, wounded during the terrorist shelling of Syrian Aleppo, was transferred to St. Petersburg for treatment, the Russian Defense Ministry said in a statement on Friday.

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