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China to Raise 2017 Defense Budget by Around 7 Percent

China's 2017 defense budget will expand by about 7 percent, a spokesperson for the annual session of the country's top legislature said Saturday. Fu Ying,...

Trump Calls for 12-Carrier Navy, Promises Rebuilt Military

President Donald J. Trump today promised to rebuild the U.S. military and called for a 12-carrier Navy during a visit to the future USS...

Pentagon Spokesman Discusses ISIS Preliminary Plan, Budget Amendment

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis will present a preliminary version of the Pentagon's new plan to rapidly defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria...

Trump promises massive buildup of entire US military

President Donald Trump on Friday promised a historic buildup of America's already vast military, but said he hoped he would never need to...

To rule the waves: US eyes large-scale navy revamp plan

According to US military and defense experts, the country's navy needs a deep modernization in order to be able to counter the emerging...

Germany to boost troops as US urges more defence spending

Germany will increase its military to nearly 200,000 troops over the next seven years, the defence ministry said Tuesday, a day after US Vice...

NATO Defence Ministers Take Steps to Strengthen the Alliance

NATO Defence Ministers wrapped up two days of talks in Brussels on Thursday (16 February 2017), focused on the Alliance’s adaptation to a more...

Trump defense chief to NATO: pay up or we reduce support

US Defence Secretary James Mattis bluntly warned NATO allies Wednesday that Donald Trump's administration would "moderate its commitment" to the transatlantic alliance unless members...

NATO Defense Ministers Focusing on Boosting Spending

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said Tuesday a meeting of the alliance's defense ministers will focus on the need for members to increase the amount...

Tales of woe from US military ahead of likely spending boost

Top US generals warned lawmakers Tuesday that aging equipment, chronic underfunding and understaffing have severely impacted military readiness, as the Republican-led Congress hopes to...