• Satellite communications dome at Waihopai satellite communications interception station near Blenheim, New Zealand
    Last update: 18:57 17.10.2019
    18:57 17.10.2019

    Australian Spying Agency Demands More Money, Canberra Quickly Promises 'Unprecedented Funding'

    His promise comes a mere day after ASIO revealed in an annual report an "increasing gap between demand for our counter-espionage and foreign interference advice and our ability to furnish this assistance”.

  • Lids emblazoned with a Ukrainian emblem cover the barrels on a gun mount aboard a Ukrainian coast guard ship (File)
    Last update: 17:37 17.10.2019
    17:37 17.10.2019

    First Ukraine-UK Joint Military Exercise Starts in Mykolaiv - Ukrainian Navy

    KIEV (Sputnik) - The first joint military exercise between Ukraine and the United Kingdom, dubbed Warrior Watcher, began on Thursday in the city of Mykolaiv, the Ukrainian Naval Forces said.

  • Abrams battle tanks from the US Army's 4th Infantry Division 3rd Brigade Combat Team 68th Armor Regiment 1st Battalion on rail cars as they arrive at the Gaiziunai railway station some 110 kms (69 miles) west of the capital Vilnius, Lithuania, Friday, Feb. 10, 2017.
    Last update: 17:31 17.10.2019
    17:31 17.10.2019

    CIS Countries Concerned Over NATO Activities Near Bloc's Borders

    MINSK (Sputnik) – NATO has held major international exercises near the borders of the CIS on multiple occasions. Russia has repeatedly objected against NATO's build-up on the alliance's eastern flank, saying that it will undermine regional stability and result in further tensions.

  • Indian paramilitary soldiers patrol near the site of a gunbattle in Bijbehara, south of Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019
    Last update: 17:13 17.10.2019
    17:13 17.10.2019

    India on Alert as Afghan Origin Terrorists Enter Kashmir

    New Delhi (Sputnik): Pakistan had categorically rejected India's claims about the re-activation of terror training camps on its territory and stated that it was the local people who are fighting for their rights in Kashmir.

  • A Turkish army Leopard 1 tank drives through a test range at a military base near the western town of Arifiye, Turkey, Thursday, Nov. 12, 2009
    Last update: 16:21 17.10.2019
    16:21 17.10.2019

    German Arms Sales to Turkey Hit 14 Year High Before Being Slashed Over Ankara’s Syria Op - Report

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel vowed Thursday that Berlin would not deliver any new arms to Turkey so long as Ankara continues its controversial military campaign in northern Syria.

  • Federal Security Service building
    Last update: 15:51 17.10.2019
    15:51 17.10.2019

    US Has Recently Assisted Foiling Terror Attacks in Russia by Providing Info - Russia's FSB

    SOCHI (Sputnik) - The United States has recently shared with Moscow information about terrorist attacks being prepared in Russia, thus helping to thwart them, the head of the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB), Alexander Bortnikov, said on Thursday.

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    Last update: 10:40 17.10.2019
    10:40 17.10.2019

    Norway's F-35 Fleet Deemed Bad for Environment - Reports

    Norway’s first F-35 fighter jets landed at Ørland in 2017. By 2030, the fleet is expected to number 52, replacing Norway's current fleet of 57 F-16s.

  • In this photo taken from the Turkish side of the border between Turkey and Syria, in Suruc, southeastern Turkey, a U.S forces outpost is seen on a hilltop outside Ayn Al Arab or Kobani, Syria, Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019.
    Last update: 03:15 17.10.2019
    03:15 17.10.2019

    US Military Carries Out Airstrikes to Destroy Ammo Left Behind in Syria

    Two US fighter jets launched pre-planned airstrikes Wednesday to destroy ammunition that was left behind when American forces left a cement factory south of Kobani, Syria, officials said.

  • U.S army soldiers
    Last update: 03:00 17.10.2019
    03:00 17.10.2019

    US Army Embarks on 16-Year Modernization Program to Match ‘Pacing Threat’ Russia, China

    The Army’s latest modernization strategy report revealed they will prioritize countering military developments in China and Russia, the US’ “pacing threat,” as the branch begins a four-stage plan to become a multi-domain force by 2035.

  •  In this Sept. 16, 2014, file photo, a Taiwan Air Force F-16 fighter jet takes off from a closed section of highway during the annual Han Kuang military exercises in Chiayi, central Taiwan
    Last update: 23:26 16.10.2019
    23:26 16.10.2019

    Taiwan to Proceed With F-16 Fighter Jet Upgrades After Delays, Unmet Deadlines

    Following a series of delays and a shortage of engineers, Taiwan Defense Minister Yen Teh announced the country’s $4.56 billion refitting program for its 142-aircraft F-16 fleet is now back on schedule.

  • Satanists Now Eye Arkansas to Erect Statue Outside Statehouse
    Last update: 22:15 16.10.2019
    22:15 16.10.2019

    US Naval Academy Midshipmen Seeking ‘Space’ for On-Campus Satanic Services

    A group of students enrolled in the US Naval Academy who follow the teachings of the Satanic Temple recently triggered some collective eyebrow-raising after it was revealed that they were looking to hold Satanic study sessions on campus.

  • SU-30MKI India
    Last update: 18:31 16.10.2019
    18:31 16.10.2019

    Indian Fighter Jets Conduct Drills at Minor Airfields to Be Combat Ready in Case of War with China

    New Delhi (Sputnik): The Indian military has been holding high-level military exercises in the Himalayas near the Line of Actual Control (LAC) since September. The frequency of these exercises has increased after reports of a military build-up by China since the Doklam stand-off in 2017. The LAC is the de-facto border between India and China.

  • Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller departs from the U.S. Capitol following his testimonies before the House of Representatives, on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S. July 24, 2019
    Last update: 18:19 16.10.2019
    18:19 16.10.2019

    US Justice Department in Possession of Blackberry Devices Used by RussiaGate Enigma Joseph Mifsud

    In the filing, Sidney Powell, who heads Flynn’s legal defense, asked US District Court Judge Emmet Sullivan to order the Justice Department to produce the devices’ “data and metadata”.

  • Combined Air Operations Center (CAOC) at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar
    Last update: 16:08 16.10.2019
    16:08 16.10.2019

    US Drops Turkey From Anti-Daesh Intel Sharing Programme Amid Ankara’s Syria Op – Report

    Testy US-Turkish relations sunk to a new low last week after Ankara launched a military operation in northern Syria, with Washington and its European partners criticising the attack on their erstwhile Syrian Kurdish allies, with Ankara vowing that nothing would stop its operations to shore up the security of its southern borders.

    Turkey Launches 'Operation Peace Spring' in Northern Syria
  •  T-7A Red Hawk
    Last update: 15:54 16.10.2019
    15:54 16.10.2019

    US Air Force’s New Trainer Plane Completes Low Altitude Tests – Video

    The name of the US military’s all-new trainer aircraft pays tribute to the legendary Tuskegee Airmen, the country’s first squadron of African American pilots who conducted combat missions during the Second World War as part of the Army Air Corps, the precursor to the US Air Force.

  • In this photo provided by the US Air Force, an unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile launches during an operational test on 20 February 2016 at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California.
    Last update: 15:50 16.10.2019
    15:50 16.10.2019

    US Army to Carry Out Next-Generation Ballistic Missile Test This Month

    According to a press release from the Army News Service, the objective of the test is to provide of enhanced capabilities to the operational force and improve upon the existing technology; the new missiles offer a better range than the ones in service.

  • A delegation of the Indian Army, right, marches to meet the delegation of the Chinese army, left, at a Border Personnel Meeting (BPM) on the Chinese side of the Line of Actual Control at Bumla, Indo-China Border, Monday, Oct. 30, 2006
    Last update: 15:42 16.10.2019
    15:42 16.10.2019

    China Conducts Intense Firing and Grenade Lobbing Exercise Near Indian Border - Reports

    New Delhi (Sputnik): In August, the Indian Army’s vice-chief designate M. M. Naravane stated that if the Chinese Army had crossed the border at the Line of Actual Control (LAC) 100 times, Indian troops have done so twice as many times.

  • Swedish minesweeper HMS Koster searching for what the military says is a foreign threat in the waters in the Stockholm Archipelago, Sweden, on October 19 2014
    Last update: 12:45 16.10.2019
    12:45 16.10.2019

    Sub Intelligence: 'Russian Submarine' From 2014 Turned Out to Be Faulty Weather Buoy – Swedish Media

    While the error in internal navy proceedings was relatively swiftly established, extra defence allotments were secured in the meantime, including the acquisition of new-generation submarines and an upgrade of the existing sub fleet.

  • U.S. soldiers stand next to the long-range air defence system Patriot during Toburq Legacy 2017 air defence exercise in the military airfield near Siauliai, Lithuania, July 20, 2017
    Last update: 05:23 16.10.2019
    05:23 16.10.2019

    US Arms Sales to Foreign Countries Total $55.4Bln in Fiscal 2019 – Defence Agency

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – The US Defence Department sold more than $55 billion in arms to American allies and partner nations in the 2019 fiscal year, which ended September 30, the Defence Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) said in a press release on Tuesday.

  • Parts of a Russian S-400 defense system are unloaded from a Russian plane at Murted Airport near Ankara, Turkey, August 27, 2019
    Last update: 01:00 16.10.2019
    01:00 16.10.2019

    Turkey Expects Russia to Complete S-400 Deliveries by End of Year - President Erdogan

    ANKARA (Sputnik) – The last stage of Russia’s deliveries of S-400 air defence systems to Turkey is expected to be completed in November-December, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has announced.