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US concerns over EU defence pact cloud NATO meet

US concerns over the EU's landmark defence cooperation pact and increasingly strained relations between Washington and Turkey look set to loom large as NATO...

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...

Russia sold $15 billion worth of weapons in 2017

MOSCOW: Russia sold around $15 billion worth of weapons in 2017, maintaining a similar level of sales to the previous year, the country's agency...

France hikes defence spending to hit NATO target

France on Wednesday announced plans to boost defence spending by more than 40 percent, bringing it into line with NATO targets after complaints from...

US wants UN action over report on Iranian missiles to Yemen

US Ambassador Nikki Haley said today that it was "time for the Security Council to act" following the release of a report by UN...

France to Boost Military Spending

French President Emmanuel Macron's government is ramping up military spending, arming drones and hiring more "cyberfighters" for Europe's biggest army. The move comes amid...

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...

Coalition forces announce shift as campaign against ISIS progresses in Iraq, Syria

Enabled by accelerated successes following the liberation of Mosul, the coalition will shift its focus in Iraq from enabling combat operations to sustaining military...

China Blasts New US Defense Strategy

China has denounced the United States government for its Cold War and zero-sum mentality as reflected in its new national defense strategy. The 2018...

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...