The US Air Force strategic unmanned aerial vehicle RQ-4B Global Hawk made a many-hour reconnaissance flight off the coast of Syria, where the Russian naval base in Tartus and the Russian Hmeimim airbase are located.
The Agni missile series is the country's main strategic weapon capable of delivering a wide variety of warheads, including nuclear ones, to hit targets ranging from 2,000 to 3,500 kilometres away.
The French president has been one of the most active supporters of closer European military integration and creating a joint European army. After pronouncing NATO “brain dead”, he is reportedly lobbying to re-write the EU Treaty in order to better protect all member states, the German outlet Welt am Sonntag reports.
While only one country in the region possesses the cutting-edge Russian defence system, other regional actors have also expressed interest in it. Conflicting media reports suggest that one of Israel's key rivals, Iran, might have also sought to obtain such systems.
The Russian aircraft is a fifth-generation air superiority stealth fighter that performed its maiden flight back in 2010. It is currently in the final stage of development and is expected to be available after 2020.
The T-80 is a third-generation main battle tank that has served in the Russian military since 1980. The tank and its numerous modifications, including the T-80U, are in service in Belarus, Cyprus, Egypt, Kazakhstan, Pakistan, South Korea, Russia, and Ukraine.
DONETSK (Sputnik) - Ukrainian security forces have fired mortar shells in the vicinity of the contact line near the village of Petrivske where the opposing sides have withdrawn military equipment in accordance with a an earlier agreed upon peace plan, a representative of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) told media on Saturday.
The delivery of the first batch of S-400s was finalised in July, while the second round of the deliveries was completed two months later.
SEOUL (Sputnik) – North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un has observed military drills in the form of a contest involving flight commanders and pilots from the country’s Air and Anti-Aircraft Force, KCNA reported on Saturday.
P-5 is considered to be "an ancestor" of modern-day Russian cruise missiles - like Kalibr or Biryuza, used by Russia's military against various terrorist groups in the Middle East.
US President Donald Trump has moved to issue at least two pardons to US military service members involved in multiple cases associated with charges of war crimes.
The US Army is testing a new armed hovering drone capable of being fitted with a variety of weapons, the most alarming of which is a 40-millimeter grenade launcher.
New Delhi (Sputnik): The statement comes days after Indian Navy chief Admiral Karambir Singh highlighted the requirement of three aircraft carriers for the Navy to overcome critical capability voids during a naval commanders’ conference in New Delhi.
There have been several bombshell disclosures in recent months which starkly expose how the OPCW has been politicised, and suppressed information not supporting Western pretexts for military intervention.
Over recent years, the Pentagon has introduced several projects that sought to use AI capabilities in the military, such as predicting an enemy's movements or even constructing and preliminary testing of new weapons.
The Pentagon has scheduled for the first tests of ship-mounted laser systems to be conducted by the end of 2019 after successful tests on land. They are expected to help the US Navy combat enemy drones and even heat-seeking missiles.
Last year, the United States announced a unilateral suspension of its obligations under the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, citing alleged violations of the accord by Russia – a claim Moscow denies. Russia responded in kind, suspending its obligations as well. On 2 August, the US officially pulled out from the accord.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - NATO plans to phase out the fleet of its iconic airborne warning and control system (AWACS) aircraft by 2035 and use in a replacement artificial intelligence and big data technologies, Alliance's Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said Thursday.
New Delhi (Sputnik): India has an extensive economic, military, and strategic relationship with Israel. Tel Aviv is the second largest supplier of military equipment to New Delhi after Russia.
American troops had to pull out of the area after Turkish forces launched Peace Spring Operation in northern Syria in October, targeting the US-backed Kurdish militants in the region, because Ankara considers them to be terrorists.