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A Change of Strategy Is Needed in Yemen

Daniel R. DePetris Security, Middle East Perpetuating the status quo is a recipe for further killing. On April 22, 2015, nearly a month into Saudi Arabia’s air war against Houthi rebels in Yemen, Saudi Defense Ministry spokesman Ahmed al-Asiri sounded a triumphant tone. Show More Summary

Iranian Defense Minister to Arrive in Moscow to Discuss S-300 Deliveries

According to a source in the Iranian Defense Ministry, Defense Minister Hossein Dehgan will arrive in Moscow on February 16 to discuss the delivery of the S-300 air defense system to the country.

Greek navy helicopter crashes in Aegean, killing three

ATHENS (Reuters) - A Greek navy helicopter crashed early on Thursday off the small island of Kinaros in the eastern Aegean Sea, killing a crew of three, a Greek Defense Ministry official said.

Western Media Reveals Old Aleppo Wreckage, Attributes it to Russian Bombs

Western TV airing pictures of Aleppo destroyed long before Russian operation began in Syria, calling the aftermath of Russian airstrikes, the Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Maj.-Gen. Igor Konashenkov said Thursday.

Russia Redeploys 40 Combat Aircraft at Forward Airfields in Snap Drills

Some 40 combat aircraft have been redeployed at forward airfields in southern Russia as part of the large-scale snap combat readiness drills, the Russian Defense Ministry said Tuesday. “Some 40 combat planes, including fighter jets, tactical bombers, strike aircraft, military-transport planes, as well as attack helicopters from the 4th Air and Air Defense Army of

Russia Increasingly Using Robots for Reconnaissance, Bomb Defusing

According to the head of the Russian Defense Ministry scientific research and robotics center, ministry has been increasingly using robots for a variety of tasks, from looking for illegal armed groups to mine sweeping.

US Using N Korea Missile Launch as Pretext for Anti-Air Defense in S Korea

According to the head of the Russian Foreign Ministry’s Department of Arms Non-Proliferation and Control, US is using North Korea’s recent launch of a ballistic missile to comfortably push talks with South Korea on the deployment of US anti-air defense systems.

Greece Promises to Open Refugee Reception Centers, Camps by February 15

Greek Defense Minister Panos Kammenos promised on Tuesday that the country would complete the setting up of five migrant registration centers and two refugee camps before February 15, the Greek Defense Ministry said in a statement.

Russia is 'trying to draw Turkey into a fight' in Syria — and it may be working

The Russian Ministry of Defense warned Turkey against launching a military incursion into Syria last week, announcing on Thursday that it had seen "growing signs" that Turkish forces were preparing to intervene to bolster rebel forces...Show More Summary

Moscow Concerned Over S.Korea-US Talks on Missile Defense Deployment

The Russian Foreign Ministry on Tuesday expressed concern over Seoul's decision to begin talks with the United States on the possible deployment of a US missile defense system to South Korea.

Russian Troops Exercise Detecting Enemy Aircraft As Part of Snap Drills

The Russian Defense Ministry said that Russian air defense troops of the Southern Military District carried out exercises on detecting simulated enemy aircraft as part of the district’s combat readiness snap drills.

Russian Airborne Troops Start Moving to Drills Area in Southern Russia

The Russian Defense Ministry announced that Russian airborne units have started a redeployment to the area of drills in southern Russia, where they will exercise repulsing simulated enemy reconnaissance attacks as part of a combat readiness test.

NATO Continues Active Phase of Ukraine's Army Training

NATO instructors continue active phase of Ukraine's military personnel training in country's western Lviv region, the Ukrainian Defense Ministry said in a statement Monday.

Russian Defense Ministry Says Ready to Address NATO Over Snap Drills

Russia's Defense Ministry is ready to have a "professional and expeditious" dialogue with all interested parties, including representatives of the European Union and NATO, amid snap drills in the country's south, Deputy Defense Minister Anatoly Antonov said Monday.

Four killed in crash of Russian military helicopter

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Four people were killed when a Mi-8 helicopter owned by the Russian Defense Ministry crashed on Monday in the Pskov region of northwest Russia, local news agencies reported, quoting the ministry.

UK Dismisses Reports of Preparations for Confrontation With Russia

The British Defense Ministry dismissed media reports alleging the UK army is preparing for snap deployment near Russian borders, a spokesman for the ministry said Monday.

China Concerned Over Possible US Missile Defense Deployment in S Korea

China is seriously concerned over the possible deployment of a US anti-missile defense system in South Korea, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Sunday.

Russian MoD Strikes Back at NATO's Accusations of Fueling Tensions in Syria

The Russian Defense Ministry has blamed NATO countries for plunging Syria and the Entire Middle East into chaos.

North Korea Launches Long-Range Rocket It Says Is Carrying Satellite

5 days agoNews : Huffington Post

By Jack Kim and Shinichi Saoshiro SEOUL/TOKYO, Feb 7 (Reuters) - North Korea launched a long-range rocket on Sunday carrying what it has said is a satellite, South Korea's defense ministry said, in defiance of United Nations sanctions. Show More Summary

North Korea Launches Long-Range Rocket It Says Is Carrying Satellite

5 days agoNews : Huffington Post

SEOUL/TOKYO (Reuters) - North Korea launched a long-range rocket on Sunday carrying what it has said is a satellite, South Korea's defense ministry said, in defiance of United Nations sanctions barring it from using ballistic missile technology. North Korea had notified U.N. Show More Summary

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