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US F-16 fighter jet crashes in Germany with pilot taken to hospital

An American F-16 fighter jet crashed Tuesday near the city of Trier in western Germany, the German air force told AFP, with the pilot...

Germany’s Arms Export Approvals Headed for Record High

German arms exports could be on track to reach record levels this year, with the government approving sales to the tune of €6.35 billion...

German Arms Export Freeze on Saudi Arabia Extended

Germany has extended its arms export moratorium on Saudi Arabia by 6 months. If parliament agrees, cabinet also plans to extend a Bundeswehr training...

US Envoy Tells Germany: Spend More on Defense or We Move Troops to Poland

An envoy of U.S. President Donald Trump suggested on Friday that Chancellor Angela Merkel's unwillingness to boost defense spending might give the United States...

Germany says no to US request for ground troops in Syria

BERLIN: Berlin said on Monday (July 8) it had no plans to send ground troops to Syria, refusing a US request for Germany to...

Germany Commissions First F125 Frigate

On 17 June 2019, the F125 "Baden-Württemberg" was officially commissioned in a ceremony in the presence of German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen....

Germany Extends Saudi Arms Export Freeze till End-March

Germany on Wednesday extended a temporary, disputed ban on arms exports to Saudi Arabia, but only until the end of the month. In October, Berlin...

France Urges Germany to Ease Arms Exports Rules: Report

The French Economy Minister has demanded German relax its arms exports restrictions. The call comes after a German gun maker was fined for weapons...

Germany firm on Saudi arms ban despite British warning

Germany said Wednesday it would hold firm on its decision to halt weapons exports to Saudi Arabia, shrugging off British warnings that the embargo...

Gunmaker H&K convicted for illegal arms exports to Mexico

A German court Thursday fined gunmaker Heckler & Koch 3.7 million euros (USD4.2 million) and gave suspended jail terms to two of its ex-employees...