Afghanistans elite Special Operations Forces has transitioned from a division to a corps, as part of a four-year security plan meant for improving the country's security forces. Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said at the ceremony in Kabul on Sunday, “I can see the results of your fight from last week and I see the huge improvement from last year
A member of the UAE royal family, Sheikh Zayed bin Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, 27, was injured while four soldiers were killed when their helicopter crashed while on duty in Yemens shabwa Province on August 11. Two others were also hurt when the helicopter went down the cause of which was described as mechanical failure by UAEs National newspaper
Russias T-50 (PAK FA) fifth-generation stealth fighter jet has received the serial index designation of 'Su-57' from the Russian Aerospace Forces, its Commander-in-Chief Colonel General Viktor Bondarev said. The nomenclacure change indicates that the development phase is nearing completion and that the aircraft is soon to enter serial production
Turkey has turned down a demand by Saudi Arabia and its allies in the anti-Qatar coalition that its base in the tiny Gulf state is shut down. Under a Turkey-Qatar agreement, the former has agreed to set up a base, which it hastened after Saudi Arabia and its allies imposed an economic blockade on Qatar citing its support to terrorist organizations
South Korea's defense ministry has sought a record 43.7 trillion won ($38
The US Missile Defence Agency has awarded a $69 million contract to Parsons Government Services Inc. for construction of new facilities in America and a number of countries around the world
Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Tayyip Erdogan have voiced support for the idea to create safe zones or de-escalation zones in Syria during a meeting in Sochi, Russia Wednesday. Both the governments noted that it should lead to further pacification of the parties and to the strengthening of the ceasefire regime
The US Air Force nuclear sniffer aircraft was dispatched Thursday towards the east sea of Korean Peninsula amid speculations about North Koreas imminent bomb test. Thursday's flight appears to be meant for checking whether the secretive communist nation has detonated a nuclear bomb, Yonhap reports
An Indian Navy helicopter provided air cover to a boarding party from a Chinese Naval Ship to sanitize a merchant vessel that had been take over by pirates in the Gulf of Aden early today. A distress call was received from a foreign merchant vessel MV OS 35 (Tuvalu registered vessel), which was attacked and boarded by pirates in the Gulf of Aden late night on 08 April
China has almost completed building up of military facilities on the disputed South China Sea Islands, the US-based Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative (AMTI) think tank said. "Major construction of military and dual-use infrastructure on the 'Big 3'—Subi, Mischief, and Fiery Cross Reefs — is wrapping up, with the naval, air, radar, and defensive facilities that AMTI has tracked for nearly two years largely complete
Russian Federal Treasury released figures have confirmed that the nations defense budget has been cut by 25.5% for 2017, falling from RUB3
Eurofighter Jets to get Airborne Electronic Attack Capability
Israel Shipyards to build Advanced Combat Vessel for Israeli Navy
MBDA Plans Interceptor Missile to rival US's Patriot, Russian S-400
US, Russia to Pitch Fifth-Gen Fighters at Dubai Airshow 2019
Bangladesh to Buy Fighter Jets, Apache Gunships & Missile Systems from US
India's Tejas Mk2 in Final Trials
Russia Seeks Customers for 6 Upgraded, Former Indian Air Force Su-30 Fighters
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