Special Forces Soldiers help Afghan forces defeat ISIS in eastern Afghanistan

Afghan Special Security Forces, advised by U.S. Army Special Forces Soldiers assigned to NATO Special Operations Component Command-Afghanistan, captured a major Islamic State-Khorasan (ISIS-K)...

Threat from on high: race on to bolster drone defences

From hand-held copters that zoom around the living room to high-speed craft offering the sensation of flying over the countryside, drones have won over...

Germany Orders RBS15 Anti-Ship Missile for New K130 class ships

Saab has received an order from its German partner Diehl Defence for the Anti-Ship Missile RBS15 Mk3 ship system. The order value is approx....

India Successfully Tests AAD Ballistic Missile Interceptor

DRDO conducted the successful test of the Ballistic Missile Interceptor Advanced Area Defence (AAD) at 1130 hrs today from Abdul Kalam Island, Odisha. The...

China Claims First successful Test of Hypersonic Aircraft

China has successfully developed and tested a cutting-edge waverider hypersonic aircraft, according to the China Academy of Aerospace Aerodynamics in Beijing. The academy, part...

FY19 Defense Authorization Bill Passes Congress in Record Speed

The Defense Department applauds the passage of the Fiscal Year 2019 National Defense Authorization Act at the swiftest pace in 20 years, Pentagon officials...

Galaxy wraps upgrades to become C-5M Super Galaxy

The first flight of the Lockheed Martin C-5 Galaxy took place on June 30, 1968, with an audience including President Lyndon Johnson. Now, 50...

American-Italian Partners Improve Power Projection Capabilities

VICENZA, Italy: U.S. and Italian partners at U.S. Army Garrison Italy improved their skills in readying deployable units, specifically the 173rd Airborne Brigade for...

New DOD policy prohibits GPS-enabled devices in deployed settings

Deployed service members are going to have to ditch their "geolocation devices" in response to a new memo from Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick M....

Spanish jet accidentally fires missile above Estonia: defence ministry

Spain's defence ministry said Tuesday it has opened an investigation after one of its Eurofighter jets accidentally fired a missile in the skies over...