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US Military Equipment Arrives in Georgia for Joint 'Noble Partner' Drills

The Georgian Defense Ministry has announced that heavy US military equipment intended for joint US-Georgian "Exercise Noble Partner" has arrived in the port of Batumi.

Modern Russian Weaponry to Hit Over 150 Targets at Army-2015 Expo

Modern Russian-made pieces of weaponry will hit over 150 stationary and moving targets, showing their combat capabilities at the inaugural Army-2015 international forum, the Russian Defense Ministry said Tuesday.

Armata Tank Leaves Western Readers Awe-Struck, Causes Heated Discussion

The Russian Defense Ministry’s decision to publish high-resolution photographs of its new military hardware, including the T-14 Armata tank, caused quite a stir among readers worldwide who filled comment sections of Western media outlets.

Poland to Ratify Creation of Joint Military Brigade With Lithuania, Ukraine

Warsaw is prepared to ratify an agreement to set up a joint military brigade with Ukraine and Lithuania, the Polish Defense Ministry announced Monday.

India Replaces All INSAS Rifles In “Red Zones” With AKs, Cites INSAS as “Defective”

The troubled INSAS rifle has met yet another stumbling block. Calling the rifle “defective, the Delhi High Court questioned the Indian Ministry of Defense’s and the Home Ministry’s issuance of the rifles, late last month, Indian Express...Show More Summary

Red Phones: NATO Initiates Hotline to Russia's Defense Ministry

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and Russia's Ministry of Defense have set up a direct military-to-military communication link to deal with any issues they might face amid mounting tensions, according to Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung.

Gunmen open fire on Mexican Army helicopter, three killed: ministry

4 days agoNews : The Newsroom

Armed men shot at a Mexican army helicopter in the western state of Jalisco on Friday, killing three military personnel and injuring 12 others as the aircraft was forced to make an emergency landing, the Defense Ministry said. Violence...Show More Summary

More Than Half of Estonia's Russian Population Against NATO Bases

Estonian residents were recently polled by the country's defense ministry to determine their opinion on the presence of NATO forces in the country; while more than half of the ethnic Russians contacted disapprove of the presence of NATO forces in Estonia, the overwhelming majority of Estonians support the troops.

Saudi Arabia Says Yemen Rebels Launch Deadly Border Attack

5 days agoNews : Huffington Post

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — A cross-border attack on Saudi Arabia by Yemeni rebel forces resulted in late-night clashes that left three Saudi soldiers and "dozens" of Yemeni rebels dead, according to the Saudi Defense Ministry. A ministry...Show More Summary

Saudis: We Repelled Rebel Border Attack

A cross-border attack on Saudi Arabia by Yemeni rebel forces resulted in late-night clashes that left three Saudi soldiers and "dozens" of Yemeni rebels dead, according to the Saudi Defense Ministry. A ministry statement said that a group of Yemen's Shiite rebels attacked "border posts and control points" in the...

Beijing Slams White House Over WWII Military Parade Criticism

China's Defense Ministry on Thursday spurned a top White House adviser who expressed doubts about China’s upcoming military parade, which is planned for September to mark the end of the Second World War.

China Condemns US Cybersecurity Strategy Towards Beijing – Defense Ministry

China disapproves strongly of the spying accusations, expressed in the recently published US cybersecurity strategy, Defense Ministry Spokesman Geng Yansheng said Thursday.

China hypocritically attacks the US for “upping the ante” on cyberwarfare arms race

The United States isn’t the only superpower that gets a little hypocritical when the topics of cyberwarfare or cyberespionage are brought up. China’s defense ministry also condemns others’ actions while the country builds up its own hacking abilities. Show More Summary

Russia, China Plan First-Ever Joint Naval Drills in Mediterranean

Russia and China will for the first time hold joint naval drills in the Mediterranean Sea next month, according to a spokesman for the Chinese Ministry of National Defense.

INF Treaty Key to Ensuring Global Security – Russian Defense Ministry

The Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty signed between the United States and the Soviet Union in 1987 remains a crucial element not only in the process of boosting bilateral trust, but also in ensuring world security, Russian Deputy Defense Minister Anatoly Antonov stressed.

Russian Su-33 Fighter Jets Hold Drills Over Barents Sea

These smaller drills come a month after a large-scale snap inspection of the Northern Fleet, the head of Russian Defense Ministry's Northern Fleet's press service said Tuesday.

Dozens of Taliban Militants Killed in Afghanistan

Forty-one militants were killed, 28 wounded and one was detained as the Afghan army continued its mop-up operations to purge the country's restive provinces of Islamist radicals, the country’s defense ministry said in a statement Sunday.

Norway Denies Major Military Overhaul Directed Against Russia

Norway does not consider Russia a threat and its major army modernization is part of a long-term plan, the Norwegian Ministry of Defense told Sputnik on Friday.

Pentagon dismisses Moscow claim of U.S. troops in Ukraine combat zone

MOSCOW/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Russian Defense Ministry said on Thursday that U.S. troops were training Ukrainian forces in the conflict zone in eastern Ukraine, but the Pentagon flatly denied it, accusing Moscow of a "ridiculous attempt" to obscure its own activity in the region.

US Drills Ukraine Army in Urban Fighting Skills on Edge of Conflict Zone

The joint military drills held by the US paratroopers and the Ukrainian National Guard are taking place in urban environments in eastern regions of Ukraine close to the conflict zone, a Russian Ministry of Defense spokesman said.

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