There are now three battalions of the advanced Russian air defense system stationed in the Crimean peninsula, which is a major strategic strongpoint for the military and the home of Russia's Black Sea Fleet.
TEL AVIV (Sputnik) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday received a report from Air Force Commander Maj. Gen. Amikam Norkin on the results of his talks in Moscow on the crash of the Russian Il-20 in Syria and instructed him to continue contacts with Russia on this matter, Netanyahu's office said.
A high-ranking IDF source said that Israel was ready to provide Russia with any additional details that may be required to identify the reasons why the IL-20 crashed.
MOSCOW/LONDON (Sputnik) - Two Russian Tu-160 strategic bombers have conducted scheduled flights over neutral waters of the Arctic Ocean, the Russian Defense Ministry said late on Thursday.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The United Kingdom will set up a cybersecurity force, comprising up to 2,000 members, to tackle the "threat from Russia" and other actors, local media reported on Friday.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - President Donald Trump on Thursday signed the first US national cyber strategy in fifteen years, White House National Security Adviser John Bolton told reporters.
Senior US Air Force leaders said this week 74 new squadrons and some 40,000 personnel are needed to address what they called future threats.
The Prahaar – capable of carrying conventional warheads up to 150 kilometers – is designed with the aim to neutralize threats emanating from Pakistan's Nasr, a tactical nuclear missile capable of devastating the Indian Army’s armor units.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The US Navy 6th Fleet is informed about the deadly crash of the Russian Il-20 in the Mediterranean near Syria and is ready to provide assistance at sea to any country if needed, the 6th Fleet's public affairs officer, Cmdr. Kyle Raines, told Sputnik.
Soldiers from eight foreign militaries, including the US, will converge on Ukraine next month for the country’s largest aviation exercise yet.
Israeli military delegation led by air force commander to travel to Moscow to share information on Il-20 plane crash.
The Chinese military is looking to ramp up recruitment of fighter pilots as the People’s Liberation Army-Navy shifts from “shore-based” to “carrier-based” operations, according to a Tuesday announcement.
The Russian president took aim at targets at a distance of 600 meters with Kalashnikov's new rifle during his visit to the company's shooting range in Kubinka outside Moscow.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - A small US military plane crashed in San Antonio, Texas, on Tuesday, media reported.
The Indian government has conveyed its position to the US on several occasions, including the first 2+2 ministerial dialogue recently concluded in New Delhi, that it will go ahead with the procurement of the Russian air defense systems despite sanctions.
US Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson called for a 24% growth in the number of squadrons by 2030, claiming that the additional aircraft would be necessary to prepare for a possible conflict against major nations and extremist groups.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Russia's FPI is submitting technical documentation on the Iceberg nuclear-powered robotic submarine designed to explore hydrocarbons deposits under the ice floe in the Arctic region to Russia's State Nuclear Corporation Rosatom, the head of the foundation's project group told Sputnik.
TALLINN (Sputnik) - Estonian Defense Minister Juri Luik responded on Monday to a parliamentary request to study statements of Estonian Director of Foreign Intelligence Mikk Marran about Russia's "agents of influence" in the country's government, parliament and media, saying that Marran meant not Estonia but Western Europe.
The Ukrainian government announced on Sunday plans for a naval base along the Sea of Azov, a body of water situated between Crimea, Ukraine and Russia.
In a September 14 memo obtained this week by US military news site Defense One, Heather Wilson, the United States secretary of the Air Force, pushed back on several proposals for the Trump administration's Space Force, which is estimated to cost some $13 billion in its first five years.
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