SEOUL (Sputnik) - The United States has demanded that South Korea pay $4.7 billion to cover the cost of US servicemen stationed there and maintaining armaments in the region, South Korean media reported on Thursday.
UNITED NATIONS (Sputnik) – Russia has prepared a response to the possible US withdrawal from the multilateral Treaty on Open Skies, Vladimir Ermakov, the director of the Department for Non-Proliferation and Arms Control at the Russian Foreign Ministry, said amid media reports on the potential withdrawal.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US Secretary of Defence Mark Esper has held talks with visiting Qatar Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defence Khalid Al Attiyah about modernizing the Al Udeid Air Base, Department of Defence spokesperson Jonathan Hoffman said.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russia and India are coordinating a program of defence industry cooperation until 2030, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yury Borisov said Wednesday. India is one of the largest buyers of Russian weaponry.
New Delhi (Sputnik): China and Pakistan have signed a slew of projects under the multi-billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), including the Gwadar Master Plan. Pakistan has sought $9 billion from China to finance the Main Railway Line (ML-1) and other infrastructure projects in the project’s Phase 2.
The US Air Force has called on the Coast Guard to assist in efforts to locate an airman who fell from a C-130 Hercules aircraft into the Gulf of Mexico during parachute training exercise on Tuesday.
Hollywood special effects company Westefx has gone from having their work featured in James Bond movies to assisting the US Army in target practice with the delivery of dozens of visual modification (VisMod) kits that transform M1097 Humvees into fake Russian combat vehicles.
The US Air Force is finally bringing its E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System (JSTARS) aircraft home after an 18-year deployment to the Middle East. The communications and intelligence aircraft has been coordinating US military operations since 2002, but it’s becoming outdated.
New Delhi (Sputnik): Russian President Vladimir Putin extended an invitation to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to attend the celebrations during the 20th Annual Summit in September this year.
Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu stated in October that the "real reason" prompting the US to withdraw from the INF Treaty is the restoration of Russia's defence potential, China's growing power and the expansion of military-technical cooperation between the two countries.
The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) in Albuquerque, New Mexico, in partnership with Northrop Grumman, is reportedly designing a sophisticated orbital technology that would allow the collection of enormous amounts of solar energy in space before beaming it down in concentrated form to remote US bases during military operations.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Russia and China challenge US supremacy on the battlefields of the future by vigorously pursuing Artificial Intelligence (AI) military programs and the United States must not lag behind, US Defence Secretary Mark Esper said.
BERLIN (Sputnik) - The German government wants to rescue a treaty that allows allies to fly observation missions over Russian military bases and vice versa, media said Tuesday.
The US Marine Corps (USMC) has awarded BAE Systems a $120 million contract that seeks to acquire 30 new Amphibious Combat Vehicles (ACV) - marking the service’s third bulk order of the vehicle ahead of upcoming operational tests.
In December 2018, the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR) launched an official inquiry into the Institute for Statecraft, the parent organisation of shadowy and controversial UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office programme Integrity Initiative.
New Delhi (Sputnik): The Pakistani Navy successfully launched a land-to-sea anti-ship missile from a fast attack craft in the North Arabian Sea on Tuesday, Pakistan military’s media wing said.
The strike reportedly blew off a howitzer turret, throwing it several metres from the vehicle. There is still no information about the clash in which the incident occurred, or about the fate of the Turkish crew.
A ransomware virus attack normally locks an infected computer or network of computers until payment is made, which the hacker usually demands to be sent in the form of cryptocurrency.
An unnamed Turkish official said the woman is being interrogated along with her husband, but did not provide further details.
As every East Coast aircraft carrier remains docked and maintenance deadlines pass by, the US Navy recently confirmed they have been exhausting all options and even called upon Carnival Cruise Line for repair advice and tips.