Russia hosts the first International Army Games on August 1-15 with teams from 16 other nations expected to take part in various contests organized by the Russian Defense Ministry.
The German Defense Ministry spokesman said that Germany will increase military spending from 70 to 90 million euros because of the NATO exercises in eastern Ukraine.
More than eighty Russian Navy ships of various classes currently remain on duty at sea, according to the country's Defense Ministry.
The aviation branch of the Russian Navy will get more than 20 new ship-borne MiG-29K fighters by the end of 2015, the Defense Ministry’s press service said.
The Russian Defense Ministry is discussing ways to optimize the operations of its military contingent in Central Asian nations over the next five years, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said Friday.
Russia's Ministry of Defense apparently plans to deploy Tupolev Tu-22M3 supersonic long-range strategic bombers to Crimea to boost Russia's defense capabilities in the region in response to the US' military buildup in Eastern Europe, particularly the installment of the Aegis missile defense system in Romania.
The Bundeswehr is planning to unfold its "offensive capabilities" in cyber warfare. A new strategy paper of the Ministry of Defense considers the Internet as a potential war zone.
The military units of the Donetsk People's Republic completely withdrew their armored vehicles with weapons with caliber less than 100mm from the contact line, the republic's defense ministry said.
The UK provided 11 Typhoon jets and "substantial support" to Saudi Arabia in 2014, ahead of the Gulf state's controversial bombing campaign in Yemen in March, recent documents have revealed. The British Ministry of Defense (MoD) has previously declined to discuss the exact nature of munitions provided to Saudi Arabia. Show More Summary
South Korean Ministry of Defense on Tuesday voiced a protest against Tokyo after the latter reaffirmed its claims to disputed islets in the Sea of Japan/East Sea in its annual defense white paper.
The Czech Defense Ministry wants to rearm its fleet of Swedish Saab JAS 39 Gripen jet fighters to better serve the needs of NATO air defense, a ministry official said on Monday.
Russian military officials are concerned with the possibility of the United States creating new defensive missiles and conducting tests on them, the head of the 4th Central Research Institute of the Russian Ministry of Defense, Colonel Oleg Pyshny, told reporters Tuesday.
The Canadian Government donated the Ukrainian Armed Forces a modern mobile military hospital on Monday, Ukraine’s deputy minister of defense said.
The record number of soldiers will take part in the Saber Guardian/Rapid Trident-2015 international joint drills with the participation of NATO members in Ukraine, according to the Ukrainian Defense Ministry’s spokesman.
An English version of Army Games-2015 international website is to be launched on Monday.
ALGIERS (Reuters) - At least nine Algerian soldiers were killed when Islamist militants ambushed their patrol west of the capital Algiers last week in one of the deadliest attacks in months, the defense ministry said on Sunday.
Britain's Ministry of Defense today admitted that its pilots have conducted air strikes on Islamic State (IS) militant targets in Syria while embedded with other military forces — even though the UK's parliament has only approved operations in neighboring Iraq. Show More Summary
The Russian Defense Ministry is expected to receive six modernized long-range Tu-22M3 Backfire bomber-missile carriers by the end of 2015, according to Deputy Defense Minister Yuri Borisov.
LONDON (Reuters) - British pilots have participated in airstrikes over Syria on the behalf of allies such as the United States and Canada, the Ministry of Defense said on Friday.
Several senior officials, including Alternate Minister of Finance Nadia Valavani and Secretary General of the Ministry of Economy, Infrastructure, Maritime Affairs and Tourism of Greece Manos Manousakis have already handed in their resignation citing disagreements with the government’s policy on the bailout deal with creditors.