In less than 24 hours, Indian security personnel have eliminated four suspected terrorists in Kashmir's Shopian district. On Wednesday, the Indian Army allegedly foiled a suspected Border Action Team (BAT) action by the Pakistan Army along the Line of Control (LoC) in the Kupwara district.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - A stealthy, low altitude 5th generation drone protype designed for target practice by 5th generation fighter jets and other weapons will make its first test flight later this month, the Defense Department said in a press release.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The US Navy underestimated the cost of the first new guided-missile frigate ships by 40 percent, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) said in a report.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The United States and South Korea remain strong military allies and both are still committed to the goal of getting North Korea to scrap its nuclear and ballistic missile arsenals, Secretary of Defense Mark Esper said, welcoming recently appointed Seoul Defense Minister Suh Wook to the Pentagon.
The bomb was dropped in the channel by Britain's Royal Air Force (RAF) reportedly in a bid to sink the Nazi warship Lützow at the end of the Second World War.
The retired US Navy SEAL credited with the assassination of al-Qaeda founder Osama bin Laden is speaking out after US President Donald Trump amplified a baseless conspiracy theory suggesting that former US President Barack Obama’s administration actually staged a fake operation, complete with a bin Laden body double.
A senior US Air Force official confirmed earlier this month that the forthcoming AGM-183A Air-launched Rapid-Response Weapon (ARRW) hypersonic missile will travel between 5,000 and 6,000 miles per hour. He also said a smaller “Mayhem” missile is in the works.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Two strategic missile carriers Tu-160 flew over the Barents, Norwegian and North Seas, escorted by aircraft from the Royal Air Force and the Royal Norwegian Air Force, the Russian Defence Ministry reports.
ST. PETERSBURG (Sputnik) - Portugal is planning to focus on the buildup of the maritime domain within the EU defense identity during its presidency of the bloc in the first half of 2021, Portuguese Defense Minister Joao Gomes Cravinho said on Wednesday.
TEL AVIV (Sputnik) - The Israeli armed forces conducted strikes on Syrian military targets back in September, the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) spokesman for Arab media, Avichay Adraee, confirmed on Wednesday.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The deputies of the Ecology Democracy Solidarity parliamentary group in France's National Assembly have called on Prime Minister Jean Castex to suspend arms export to Azerbaijan and Armenia amid the ongoing hostiles in the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russia is ready to include two weapons out of five in the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (New START) with the United States, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Wednesday.
TOKYO (Sputnik) - Japan has unveiled on Wednesday a new submarine, named Taigei, that the country's Maritime Self-Defence Force (MSDF) will include in their fleet in March of 2022, Japanese news agency Kyodo reported.
VLADIVOSTOK (Sputnik) - The Russian Pacific Fleet, based on the Kamchatka Peninsula in the Far East, has been put on alert after being threatened by the imminent approach of a devastating cyclone.
WASHINGTON(Sputnik) - The US military does not have the time or money to waste on any ill-thought-out, enormously expensive and long-delayed sixth-generation fighter plane project like the F-35 fifth-generation jet, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Michael Gilday told a Defence One State of the Navy podcast on Tuesday.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The US Navy is looking back to its veteran DDG-51 class of Arleigh Burke missile destroyers as the model for its next generation of main surface warships instead of the more recent Zumwalt-class, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Admiral Michael Gilday told a Defence One State of the Navy podcast.
SEVEROMORSK (Sputnik) - Russian nuclear-powered submarine Orel fired an anti-ship cruise missile Granit at a surface target in the Barents Sea as part of exercises, the Northern Fleet said on Tuesday.
The award will see telcos join numerous collaborative projects on 5G, including augmented and virtual reality (AR/VR) for missions and soldier training, smart warehouses, boost command and control exercises, among others, in a simmering tech race with Beijing.
First introduced into service in the early 1980s, the Mikoyan MiG-31 interceptor aircraft has proven to be one of the most versatile jets in the Soviet and Russian air forces, with recent upgrades enabling the planes to carry Russia’s new Kinzhal hypersonic missile.
Russia’s air defence troops are equipped with at least 125 battalions of S-300s (about 1,500 launchers total) and 69 battalions of S-400s (552 launchers), with the latter expected to remain the most advanced road-mobile air defence system in Russia’s arsenal until the arrival of the S-500 beginning next year.