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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...

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,...

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",...

Pakistani Navy Ship Test-Fires Naval Cruise Missile

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: In an impressive fire power display, live weapon firing was conducted by Pakistan Navy's Fast Attack Craft (Missile), in the North Arabian...

Chinese navy shows off new warship in 70th anniversary parade

China celebrated the 70th anniversary of its navy on 23 April by showing off its growing fleet in a sea parade featuring a brand...

India hopes to avoid US sanctions over Russian missile deal

India is hopeful it will avoid US sanctions over its purchase of Russia's S-400 missile system, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman told AFP. New Delhi has...