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Qatar Says It Wants To Join NATO

DOHA: Qatar's defence minister said on Tuesday that his country's long-term strategic "ambition" is to join the Western military defence alliance NATO. Speaking on the...

Turkey Threatens Retaliation Against US If Washington Halts Weapons Sales

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Sunday warned the US against blocking planned weapons sales to his country, insisting that Ankara would respond to...

Pentagon probe finds training, command issues in Niger ambush

A comprehensive probe into last year's deadly attack on US and local forces in Niger uncovered a series of avoidable blunders leading up to...

Pictures of the IDEF 2005 Defence Show

DefenceTalk, Please follow the link below for pictures of the IDEF 2005 The International Defense Industry Fair (IDEF) held in Ankara, Turkey in September...

America’s 14 years in the Afghan quagmire

WASHINGTON: America's longest war began in Afghanistan 14 years ago, sucking in hundreds of thousands of troops and costing Washington billions of dollars and...

China warns US it will unveil retaliatory tariffs soon

China warned the United States on Wednesday that it will announce retaliatory measures "in the coming days" after Washington published a list of $50...

The Role of the Armed Forces in Protecting National Security

Defence Secretary John Hutton gave a speech last night to the Institute for Public Policy Research in which he spoke about the role of...

Russian Reports Incident with US F-22 Fighter Over Syria

"An American F-22 fighter actively prevented the Russian pair of Su-25 attack aircraft from carrying out a combat mission to destroy the Daesh stronghold...

North Korea says it is nuclear state with US in missile strike range

North Korea said Wednesday it had achieved its goal of becoming a nuclear state after successfully testing a new intercontinental ballistic missile that put...

Chinese Army Pushes for Stronger Defense Tech Intellectual Property Protection

The People’s Liberation Army (PLA) pushed for more robust protection of the intellectual properties behind Chinese military and technological innovations in an article published...