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Shadow Tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Pass 10,000 Flight Hours and 2,500 Sorties in Operation...

AAI Corporation, HUNT VALLEY, Md.: U.S. Army RQ-7A Shadow Tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (TUAV) systems have achieved new, major milestones of flight, surpassing 10,000...

Russian defense industry production up 2.5%

MOSCOW: Russia's defense related sectors increased production by 2.5% in the first quarter, year-on-year, a Russian deputy prime minister said on Tuesday. "There is not...

DRCongo army launches offensive against rebels: UN

Agence France-Presse, GOMA, DRCongo: The Democratic Republic of Congo army launched multiple offensives aimed at rebel forces in the troubled east of the country...

Bush, Rumsfeld Agree: Timing Right for New Leadership at Pentagon

, WASHINGTON: Calling Donald H. Rumsfeld

US-Japan Exercises Underscore New Strategy Guidance Focus

Two bilateral command post exercises with Japan kicked off yesterday and today, reflecting the growing strategic importance of the Asia-Pacific region as outlined in...

CIA will not halt operations in Pakistan: official

The Central Intelligence Agency has no plans to suspend "operations" in Pakistan against terror suspects despite objections from leaders in Islamabad, a US official...

Iran Defense Industry Unharmed by Sanctions: Minister

, Defence Minister Mostafa Mohammad Najjar on Dec. 29 dismissed U.N. sanctions imposed on Iran as "psychological warfare" and suggested they would not affect...

Rumsfeld Worked to Transform Defense Department During Tenure

, WASHINGTON: Donald H. Rumsfeld, who resigned November 8th, took office with a mandate from President Bush to transform the Defense Department. This took...

Two Koreas set for first military talks since 2008

Seoul: South and North Korea are Thursday to hold their first military talks for two years in an attempt to ease tensions heightened by...

Armament Symposium Brings DoD, Industry Together

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla.: For the 36th year, the Air Armament Center partnered with the National Defense Industrial Association to host its annual Air...