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Sweden to boost military spending over Ukraine crisis

Sweden to boost military spending over Ukraine crisis

Sweden announced Tuesday that it will increase its annual defence spending over the next 10 years, citing the crisis in Ukraine and an “unsettling” development in Russia. The right-wing government said that spending would rise gradually until 2024, when the […]


Russia, Pakistan Discuss Joint Naval Drills Expected This Week

Russia, Pakistan Discuss Joint Naval Drills Expected This Week

Russian and Pakistani naval representatives have discussed the possibility of joint exercises, which could be held as early as this week, a Russian military spokesman told RIA Novosti Monday. A detachment of Russia’s Pacific Fleet called at the port of […]


US to send ‘non-lethal’ military aid to Ukraine: Hagel

US to send ‘non-lethal’ military aid to Ukraine: Hagel

The United States will send helmets, medical supplies and other non-lethal military aid to Ukraine amid fears of another Russian incursion there, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Thursday. Hagel said he had informed Kiev that President Barack Obama “has approved […]


Japan defense chief puzzled by Russian warplanes

Japan defense chief puzzled by Russian warplanes

Japan’s defence minister said Sunday there have been an “abnormal” number of flights by Russian military aircraft close to Japanese islands in recent days. The country’s air defence force scrambled fighter jets for seven days in a row through Saturday […]


US ground troops going to Poland, defense minister says

US ground troops going to Poland, defense minister says

Poland and the United States will announce next week the deployment of U.S. ground forces to Poland as part of an expansion of NATO presence in Central and Eastern Europe in response to events in Ukraine. That was the word […]


What The Is A US Destroyer Doing In The Black Sea?

What The Is A US Destroyer Doing In The Black Sea?

Things just got a lot tenser between the United States and Russia. Yesterday, a Russian fighter jet deliberately and repeatedly “buzzed” the USS Donald Cook, a destroyer that was transiting the Black Sea towards the Romanian port of Constanta. This […]


Russia should be ready for non-contact war

Russia should be ready for non-contact war

The future of the Russian armed forces lies in developing high-precision ‘smart’ weapons and boosting the capacity to conduct no-contact warfare, a Russian deputy prime minister in charge of the defense industry said on Saturday. “Old-fashioned army and fleet, organized […]


Russian Aircraft Flies Near US Navy Ship in Black Sea

Russian Aircraft Flies Near US Navy Ship in Black Sea

Russian attack aircraft repeatedly flew near the USS Donald Cook in international waters in the Black Sea on April 12, a Pentagon spokesman said today. The USS Cook was patrolling in the western Black Sea when an unarmed Russian Su-24 […]


Malaysia Potentially Interested In Russian Air Defense Systems

Malaysia Potentially Interested In Russian Air Defense Systems

Malaysia is likely highly interested in acquiring Russia’s latest air defense missile systems, building on existing bilateral military-technical cooperation, Russia’s state arms exporter Rosoboronexport said Monday. “Experts at Rosoboronexport expect an increased interest on the Malaysian side in the medium-range […]


 
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