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NATO working on cyber attack trigger: commander

NATO countries are working to determine when a cyber attack would trigger the collective defense provision in the alliance's charter, a US general said...

SIPRI: Conflicts fuel weapon deliveries to Middle East, Asia

Weapons imports to the Middle East and Asia have boomed over the past five years, fuelled by war and tensions in those regions, a...

10 rebels killed in Colombia military operation: official

Colombia's defense ministry said 10 National Liberation Army guerrillas were killed early Tuesday in what would be the rebel group's biggest battlefield loss since...

Arms exporters must answer for Yemen ‘war crimes’: Iran’s Rouhani

Countries selling weapons to Saudi Arabia and its allies must answer for "war crimes" being committed in Yemen, Iran's President Hassan Rouhani told his...

CENTCOM undertaking realignment to meet, defeat future threats

Based on military progress in the campaign to defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, U.S. Central Command is undertaking an operational alignment...

Putin Signs New State Arms Program Focused on Cutting-Edge Weaponry

Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitri Rogozin has said that Russian President Vladimir Putin had signed the country’s new state arms procurement program, which includes,...

Limited Number of Weapons In German Military Ready for Action: Report

German lawmakers are set to hear about how Germany's military, the Bundeswehr, has access to less than 50 percent of many major weapons systems....

Strikes, clashes rock Syria’s Ghouta despite ceasefire call

Fresh regime air strikes and heavy clashes shook rebel-held Eastern Ghouta on Sunday (Feb 25) despite a UN demand for a ceasefire to end...

Russia tested ‘over 200 new weapons’ in Syria: MP

Russia has tested over 200 new types of arms in Syria during its campaign in support of President Bashar al-Assad, a senior lawmaker said...

Artificial Intelligence Poses Questions For Nature Of War: Jim Mattis

Artificial intelligence and its impact on weapons of the future has made US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis doubt his own theories on warfare. A question...