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NATO ill-prepared for a Russian attack: Report

NATO would be incapable of rebuffing an attack by Russia on its eastern flank, according to an internal report by the alliance cited Friday...

Lithuania hikes defence budget to meet NATO target

Lithuania said Wednesday it would raise its defence spending to 2 percent of gross domestic product (GDP) next year to meet a NATO target...

US Army Expands Pre-Positioned Stocks in Europe

When the United States decided to position a force in Europe for credible deterrence, it had to bolster its capabilities. The Army set in...

France to boost defence budget by 1.6 bn euros in 2018

France will boost defence spending next year by 1.6 billion euros, Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said Thursday, just two months after a row over...

US Soldiers hone aerial gunnery skills in Romania

CINCU TRAINING AREA, Romania: Soldiers from Bravo Company, 2nd Assault Helicopter Battalion, 10th Aviation Regiment, 10th Combat Aviation Brigade, 10th Mountain Division, are honing...
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US Pledges Aid For Ukraine’s Army

US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Thursday stressed Washington's commitment to helping Ukraine's military, and said sanctions against Russia would remain in place until...

US Army Soldiers in Europe test Stryker cannon, Javelin system

As one of the first Soldiers to shoot a powerful 30 mm cannon from a new Stryker combat vehicle, Staff Sgt. Randall Engler was...

Sweden to Boost Defense Spending

The government and two parties in the center-right opposition have agreed to increase the defence spending with SEK 8,1 billion until 2020. In 2015,...

NATO holds first war games on vulnerable Baltic corridor

NATO has held its first war games focused on defending the Suwalki Gap, a land corridor critical to the security of its Baltic allies,...

Trump says US committed to NATO’s mutual defense pledge

US President Donald Trump said Friday that the United States remained committed to NATO's mutual defense pledge, after he failed to endorse it in...