Australia Sets $36.4Bn Defence Budget

The Turnbull Government’s first priority is the safety and security of Australia and its people. The 2018–19 Budget will provide national and economic security,...
China's Y-20 Transport Aircraft

China’s Homegrown Transport Plane Y-20 Conducts 1st Airdrop Drills

A screen shot shows the mysterious aircraft featured in a nine-second video by Aviation Industry Corporation on Tuesday. China's largest domestically-developed transport aircraft, the...

US military bans Huawei, ZTE phones

Personnel on US military bases can no longer buy phones and other gear manufactured by Chinese firms Huawei and ZTE, after the Pentagon said...

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...

Britain backs French plan for European defense force: minister

Britain is backing a French plan to create a European military intervention force as a way to maintain strong defense ties with the EU...

Royal Navy Gets First Unmanned Minesweeping System

An autonomous minesweeper system that can safely clear sea lanes of mines has been handed over to the Royal Navy, Defence Minister Guto Bebb...

As US military air crash toll rises, lawmaker calls for probe

A senior US lawmaker introduced legislation on Monday (May 7) to create a panel looking into military aviation mishaps, following a string of deadly...

US Approves $1.4Bn Sale of Six C-130Js to Germany

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Germany of three (3) C-130J-30 aircraft and three (3) KC-130J...

US to drop curbs on drone tech to boost arms sales

The United States dropped some restrictions Thursday on sales of its advanced drones in order to reinforce the armies of its allies and compete...

Army researchers conduct first-ever combustion experiment with X-rays

The U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Center for Unmanned Aircraft Systems Propulsion made an historic first with its experiment in a gas turbine combustor using...