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Competition of Might: International Army Games 2015 in Russia

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.

German Military Spending Jumps by 20 Million Euros Due to Ukraine Exercises

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.

Russia Discloses Number of Warships It Has Throughout the World's Oceans

More than eighty Russian Navy ships of various classes currently remain on duty at sea, according to the country's Defense Ministry.

Russian Navy to Get Over 20 Ship-Borne Fighter Jets by Year-End

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.

Russia to Optimize Military Presence in Central Asia - Defense Minister

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 Supersonic Response to US Missiles in Europe

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.

Web Wars: German Army to Enter Global Cyberwar – German Media

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.

Donetsk Completes Removal of Weapons From Line of Contact

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.

UK Provided 11 Typhoon Jets to Saudi Arabia Months Before Yemen Airstrikes, Documents Show

last weekNews : Vice News

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

Islets of Discord: South Korea Protests Japanese Claim to Disputed Land

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.

Czech Republic to Upgrade Gripen Fighter Jets

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.

US Could Deploy New Missiles in Europe - Russian Defense Ministry Institute

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.

Canada Donates Ukraine Mobile Military Hospital - Defence Ministry

The Canadian Government donated the Ukrainian Armed Forces a modern mobile military hospital on Monday, Ukraine’s deputy minister of defense said.

International Exercises to Become Largest in Ukraine in 2015

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.

Russian Defense Ministry Launches English Website for 2015 Army Games

An English version of Army Games-2015 international website is to be launched on Monday.

Algeria says nine soldiers killed in attack claimed by al Qaeda

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.

The UK Isn't Bombing the Islamic State in Syria — but British Pilots Are

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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

Russia to Introduce Six Long-Range Tu-22M3 Backfire Bombers by 2016

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.

Britain says its pilots conducted Syria airstrikes

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.

Next! Greece’s Deputy Defense Minister Announces Readiness to Resign

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.

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