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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...

Clashes rage in Libya despite UN truce call

Tripoli: Fighting raged south of Libya's capital Sunday despite a UN call for a two-hour ceasefire, as forces of strongman Khalifa Haftar and the...

Taiwan cuts military spending amid improved China ties

Taipei: Taiwan has scaled back its military budget for 2010, officials said Tuesday, amid generally warming ties with its former bitter rival China. Taiwan's parliament,...

US, Philippines hold talks on boosting military capacity: spokesman

Manila: America's Pacific commander held talks with the Philippine military Wednesday on ways to strengthen US capacity in the region to deter conflict and...

US pulls NATO supply route negotiators out of Pakistan

The United States has withdrawn negotiators from Pakistan after talks failed to produce an agreement on reopening vital NATO supply routes into Afghanistan, the...

China’s J-20, J-16 Fighter Jets Make Parade Debut

China's latest J-20 stealth fighters made their parade debut Sunday in north China, as the People's Liberation Army (PLA) staged a show of strength...

Germany Blocks Arms Sales to Turkey

The German government has refused approval for military exports to NATO partner country Turkey on a growing number of occasions. Ministers are concerned the...

Finnish Defence Forces Quietly Move to Readiness Mode

The largest circulation daily Helsingin Sanomat meanwhile, collates a number of initiatives and programs by the Finnish Defence Forces in an attempt to test...

Egypt military says two soldiers, 64 militants killed in Sinai

Egypt's military said two soldiers were killed Saturday during a widescale offensive against jihadists in the Sinai Peninsula that killed 64 militants on its...

US drone strike kills Pakistan militant behind school attack

A Pakistani Taliban militant wanted for his role in a school massacre has died in a US drone strike in Afghanistan, Pakistani and American...