President of the United States (US) Donald Trump on Thursday announced that an amphibious ship belonging to the US Navy destroyed an Iranian drone as it was entering the Strait of Hormuz. “I want to apprise everyone of an incident in the Strait of Hormuz today, involving USS Boxer, a US...
Pakistan has reopened its airspace to civil aviation with immediate effect the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) of Pakistan announced in a statement Tuesday. “With immediate effect Pakistan airspace is open for all type of civil traffic on published ATS (Air Traffic Service) routes,” according to a notice to airmen (NOTAMS) published...
Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA)s recently-held military drills on its south-east coast may have involved all five military branches in a large scale joint exercise, Beijing-based military experts have said. “The recently announced PLA drills near the southeast coast of the Chinese mainland may have featured all five military branches in...
Beijing will impose sanctions on US companies involved in arms sales to Taiwan worth $2.2 billion
Turkey has received the first batch of Russian S-400 air defense system components on Friday, the Turkish ministry of defense has announced. “Turkey received the first batch of S-400 air defence systems components
Opposing United States approval for Taiwans request to buy $2.2 Billion worth defense hardware, the Chinese foreign ministry has asked Washington to scrap the deal
Saudi-led Coalition has intercepted an unmanned booby-trapped fishing boat and a drone launched by the Houti rebels in the past 24 hours, Colonel Turki Al-Malki, the official spokesman for the "Coalition to Support Restoring Legitimacy in Yemen", stated. Early Monday, the Naval Forces of the Coalition managed to thwart a terrorist attempt by the Houthi militia targeting a commercial ship, in the southern waters of the Red Sea, using an “unmanned booby-trapped Blue Fish boat
The S-300 air defense systems failed to target Israeli fighter jets in Syria owing to the “curvature of the earth,” a Russian military expert has said. Alexey Leonkov, the expert, told Moscows “
A Ukrainian state-owned defense industry worker has been taken into custody over suspicion of sharing sensitive information regarding Ukrainian military equipment with the Russian intelligence in exchange for money, Prosecutor Generals Office of Ukraine said in a
A Sukhoi Su-27 fighter was scrambled to intercept a US-made Boeing P-8 Poseidon reconnaissance aircraft near Russias southern border, Russian defense ministry said in a statement Friday. "A Su-27 fighter jet of the Air Force on duty in the Southern Military District was scrambled to intercept a target," the ministry said
President of Russia Vladimir Putin has signed a new law that axes Moscows participation in the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty signed between the US and Russia in 1987 to avoid a repeat of incidents such as the ‘Cuban Missile Scare. The law, which was backed by parliament was published on the government portal for legal information on July 3, Repors Radio Free Europe
The US-made Javelin anti-tank missiles allegedly belonging to the "Armed Forces of the United Arab Emirates" seized in Libya last week, is expected to worsen the already sour military sales between Abu Dhabi and Washington. “You are surely aware that if these allegations prove true you may be obligated by law to terminate all arms sales to the UAE,” US Senator Bob Menendez wrote in a letter sent to US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, according to