US Opposing Iraq’s S-400 Air Defence System Purchase to Guard its Aerial...

November 23, 2020 @ 05:53 PM

The United States is fiercely opposed to Iraqs procurement of Russian-made S-400 air defense system for fear of losing the aerial hegemony it enjoys in the region, as well as loss of lucrative arms deals, an Iraqi parliamentarian has said. “The main reason is to prevent the Russian side from marketing...

Greece, UAE Sign Defence Agreement, Turkey Livid

November 23, 2020 @ 03:07 PM

Greece and United Arab Emirates (UAE) today signed a foreign policy and defense agreement which has angered their common foe, Turkey. Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis met UAE Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan

Ethiopian MiG-23BM jets Conduct Airstrikes on Tigray’s Capital

November 18, 2020 @ 02:44 PM

In what could lead Africas most populous countries to slide into a civil war, the Ethiopia Air Force MiG-23BM fighter jets began conducting airstrikes targeting Tigray Peoples Liberation Front (TPLF) in Tigrays capital, Mekele. The attacks began on Wednesday evening

Indian Military Destroys Pakistani Ammunition Bunkers

November 13, 2020 @ 03:49 PM

The Indian military today claimed to have destroyed Pakistani ammunition bunkers in response to the latter's alleged ceasefire violations. Videos posted by the Indian MoD on Friday evening shows the destruction of several posts across the Line of Control (LoC)

Russian Peacekeeping Contingent in Volatile Nagorno-Karabakh to Consist 2000 Servicemen

November 10, 2020 @ 11:28 AM

The Russian Ministry of Defense said the peacekeeping contingent in Nagorno-Karabakh will number almost 2,000 servicemen. "To control the ceasefire and hostilities, a peacekeeping contingent of the Russian Federation is deployed in the zone of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict in the amount of 1960 military personnel, 90 armored personnel carriers, 380 units of automobile and special equipment," the Russian Defense Ministry said in a statement

Armenia, Azerbaijan Sign Nagorno-Karabakh Peace Deal by Video-conference

November 10, 2020 @ 04:05 AM

In a historic first, the leaders of Armenia, Azerbaijan and Russia signed a peace deal by video-conference today to end the decades-old conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh and the end the recent-most serious flare-up that has caused hundreds of casualties. Brokered by Russian and Turkey, the peace deal seeks to withdraw Armenian troops from the disputed territory and replace them with Russian peacekeepers who are already on their way to Nagorno-Karabakh, Russian and Armenian media reported

North Korean Man Trying to Defect Captured by South’s Military

November 4, 2020 @ 05:22 AM

The South Korean military ‘safely took into custody a North Korean man after he allegedly crossed into its borders. The man was spotted by surveillance equipment on the eastern section of the land border

Afghan Military Kills 13 Talib Terrorists in Airstrikes

November 4, 2020 @ 04:54 AM

The Afghan forces today announced they killed 13 Taliban terrorists in airstrikes conducted in Kandahar Province. The airstrike came after Taliban attacked Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) positions in Panjwae district of Kandahar Province last night, the Afghan Ministry of Defence said in a

Philippine Military Intercept Speed Boat With Jolo Bombing Suspects, 7 Killed

November 3, 2020 @ 07:04 AM

The Philippine military intercepted a speed boat carrying two Jolo bombing suspects and 5 others today in the Sulu Sea. “At 2:15AM today, troops of JTF - Sulu intercepted and killed 7 Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) kidnappers aboard a twin engine speed boat at the open waters of Sulu Sea,” Armed Forces of the Philippines said in a

Gulf States Seek Israeli Missile Defence Systems: Reports

November 2, 2020 @ 11:18 AM

Concerned with the lack of protection against Iranian radar-evading missiles, such as the type that attacked a Saudi oil facility in 2019, states in the oil-rich Persian Gulf region have approached Israel to buy electronic missile defence systems. Interest has been expressed in Rafael Advanced Defense Systems' Trophy active protection system for armored vehicles, and in systems for defense against missiles fired from drones, covering radar and other detection systems, electronic interference systems, and physical interception missiles, Israeli newspaper Globes reported quoting defence sources

Azerbaijan Destroyed Six S-300 Systems of Armenia: President Ilham Aliyev

October 29, 2020 @ 09:25 AM

President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has claimed that the military has destroyed at least six Armenian S-300 missile systems using Turkish and Israeli drones. “Modern methods of warfare are different from those of the 90s