China to Keep Weapons Deployed in Border, Despite De-escalation with India

July 8, 2020 @ 12:41 PM

The Chinese Peoples Liberation Army (PLA) would keep its heavy weapons deployed in high altitude region despite the recent thaw in relations between itself and India. "The Chinese deployment came before the latest consensus reached by both countries on de-escalating border tensions, China would welcome talks and de-escalation, but the Chinese...

Turkey's S-400 Air Defense System May Have Tracked US F-35 and F-22

July 8, 2020 @ 08:20 AM

Turkey's S-400 air defense system (ADS) may have tracked U.S

Bomb, Not Cyber Attack May Have Caused Iranian Nuclear Facility Explosion

July 7, 2020 @ 07:20 AM

A bomb planted by an insider and not a suspected Israeli cyberattack may have caused an explosion in a facility housing centrifuges inside the Iranian nuclear site of Natanz last week. "The majority of the Revolutionary Guards believe that someone carried a bomb to the building," a member of the Revolutionary...

Chinese, Indian Armies Begin troop withdrawal from Galwan Valley Flash-points

July 6, 2020 @ 08:35 AM

After more than two months of locking horns at Sino-Indian border, the Chinese military appear to be retreating. "Chinese Army removing tents, moving back from certain areas of Galwan Valley, in first sign of disengagement of troops from area, govt sources say in Delhi," Press Trust of India (PTI) tweeted Monday...

Turkish Casualties, Air Defense Systems Destroyed in Haftar Airstrike on Al-Watiya Airbase

July 6, 2020 @ 04:04 AM

Turkey appears to have lost some of its army men and MIM-23 Hawk air defense systems as Libyan National Army (LNA) warplanes struck al-Watiya airbase on Sunday night. The airbase was recaptured from renegade commander Khalifa Haftars grip by Libyas Turkey-backed and internationally recognized Government of National Accord (GNA) in May...

Israeli Cyber Attack or Accident- What Caused Iran Nuclear Facility Explosion?

July 4, 2020 @ 04:36 AM

A severe explosion that damaged part of a building of the Natanz nuclear power plant (NNPP) in Iran is being attributed to an Israeli cyber attack while Iranian officials claim it was an accident. The explosion and fire appear to have started from the inside

France Withdrawing from NATO Mediterranean Mission linked Turkey incident

July 3, 2020 @ 11:02 AM

A few days after France accused Turkish warships of being aggressive towards its own ship, it has decided to pull out of a NATO naval operation in the Mediterranean Sea. “I would like to pause for a moment on the very worrying behavior of Turkey

Russia Equipped Taliban Factions with ‘Dangerous Weapons’: Afghan Police

July 2, 2020 @ 03:55 AM

Russia is believed to be supporting a faction within the Taliban and arming them with ‘dangerous weapons, a regional police Chief in Afghanistan has revealed. Obaidullah, the chief of the Baghlan police has been quoted by

US Senator Proposes Buying S-400 Systems from Turkey

June 30, 2020 @ 06:20 AM

The United States could buy the Russian S-400 air defense systems from Turkey to cushion the blow and ease tensions between the two allies. Last week, Senate Majority Whip John Thune, representing South Dakota, proposed amendment to the 2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that would allow the S-400 purchase to be made using the U

Pentagon Denies NYT Claim of Russian Bounty on US Soldiers in Afghanistan

June 30, 2020 @ 04:43 AM

The US Department of Defence (DoD) Has officially denied a New York Times (NYT) report that Russian intelligence offered bounty to the Taliban for killing US and coalition soldiers in Afghanistan. Chief Pentagon Spokesman Jonathan Hoffman said in a statement Monday, "The Department of Defense continues to evaluate intelligence that Russian GRU operatives were engaged in malign activity against United States and coalition forces in Afghanistan

India’s Allies to Fast-Track Weapons Shipment

June 29, 2020 @ 12:07 PM

With Indian and Chinese troops having locked horns at the border, Indias allies have offered to speed up deliveries of crucial weapons such as fighters and air defense systems. France will ship four to six Rafale omnirole fighters armed with Meteor air-to-air and Scalp cruise missiles by the end of July

China Announces Military Exercise near Xisha Islands in South China Sea

June 29, 2020 @ 04:07 AM

Amidst tensions with Vietnam, China has announced a new military exercise beginning July 1 off Xisha Islands, internationally known as Parcel Islands in the South China Sea. “Military exercises will be held in waters off the Xisha Islands in the South China Sea from Wednesday to July 5,” a notice released by China's Maritime Safety Administration said, according to state media