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Sexual assault increased in US military in 2018: report

Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan called for tougher action against sexual assault in the US military Thursday after an annual Pentagon report said the...

Ukraine suspends joint venture with Saudi Arabia to build An-132 aircraft

Ukraine has suspended a joint venture with Saudi Arabia to produce the An-132 military transport aircraft. President of Ukraine Antonov State Company, Alexander Donets, which...

Russia, Turkey Jointly Developing Aircraft and Helicopters

Russia and Turkey are jointly working on creating promising aircraft and helicopters, and also components for the armor, the press office of Russia’s state...

China Develops Unique Heat-Resistant Material for Hypersonic Aircraft

Chinese scientists have developed a new heat-resistant material for hypersonic aircraft which can endure over 3,000 C from friction caused by a Mach 5-20...

EU extends Myanmar arms sales embargo

The Council of European Union on Monday, April 29 extended a ban on selling arms to Myanmar and prolonged sanctions against high-ranking officials over...

Pentagon to send 320 more troops to US-Mexico border

The US Defense Department announced Monday it would deploy around 320 additional troops to the southern border with Mexico to support immigration officials. The troops,...

EU slams Trump’s withdrawal from UN arms trade treaty

The European Union warned Saturday that US President Donald Trump's rejection of a UN treaty designed to regulate the global arms trade would hamper...

US military spending up for first time in 7 years: Sipri

US military spending has risen for the first time in seven years, reflecting Trump administration policy, according to a new report released Monday by...

F-35 Aircraft Sustainment: DOD Needs to Address Substantial Supply Chain Challenges

F-35 aircraft performance is falling short of warfighter requirements—that is, aircraft cannot perform as many missions or fly as often as required. This lower-than-desired aircraft...

China Voices Fierce Opposition to US Arms Deal with Taiwan

China resolutely oppose the recent $500 million military deal between the United States and Taiwan, calling the move "a complete mistake" and "very dangerous",...