Nordic countries are boosting their defense cooperation out of concern about Russian military activity

Soren Andersson/TT News Agency via REUTERS HELSINKI (Reuters) - Nordic countries agreed on M.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 7th, 2017

EU Agrees to Boost Military Cooperation but Doubts Remain

The governments of 23 European Union countries agreed to a new defense pact aimed at improving military cooperation within the union, but whether the new arrangement can avoid the pitfalls of past failed efforts remains uncertain......»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 13th, 2017

China: U.S. Military Damaged Mutual Trust With "Wrong" Actions on Missile Defense and South China Sea

The remarks were made during General Joseph Dunford’s visit to Beijing to further military cooperation between the two countries......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekAug 17th, 2017

Here"s how many countries buy military equipment from Russia

Russian Defense Ministry In late June, the Defense Intelligence Agency released a lengthy unclassified report on the Russian m.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytJul 13th, 2017

US Says Russia "Hacked" Syrian Attack Evidence As Russia Finds Rebel Chemical Weapon Lab

Update: Interfax reports that the Russian military has discovered a rebel-owned chemical weapons lab in Douma. The Russian Defense Ministry says that components for Mustard Gas production were discovered along with cylinders of chlorine at a alb bel.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 17th, 2018

Russian military jamming in Syria is seriously affecting US drones

US Air National Guard Russia has reportedly deployed electronic warfare equipment that is successfully jamming small US military surveillance drones. Department of Defense officials speaking to NBC News did not confirm.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 10th, 2018

Russia May React to US Intervention in Syria

The head of the Duma defense committee and former commander of Russian airborne troops has said Moscow would take all measures, including military ones, in response to a possible US strike on government forces.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsApr 10th, 2018

Russian Military Flew to North America Through Arctic for First Time Since Soviet Collapse: Minister

Russia's defense minister gave a detailed review of his country's military upgrade in the Arctic......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMar 29th, 2018

Why it’s a good time to be a defense contractor

Congress is boosting money for fighter jets and missile defense in a military spending spree......»»

Category: topSource: washpostMar 23rd, 2018

Russian Transport Plane Crashes in Syria, Killing 32

A Russian transport plane crashed while landing at the country’s air base in Syria, killing all 32 people on board, Russia’s defense ministry said, in another setback for the Kremlin’s military intervention......»»

Category: topSource: wsjMar 6th, 2018

Russian Jet Crashes in Syria, All 32 People Onboard Assumed Dead

A technical fault may have brought down a Russian An-26 flying to the military-run airfield in northern Syria, Russia's Ministry of Defense has announced......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMar 6th, 2018

Kremlin rejects US accusation that Russia behind "NotPetya" cyber attack

The virus, which the White House said was launched in June 2017 by the Russian military, crippled parts of Ukraine's infrastructure and damaged computers in countries across the globe.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardFeb 16th, 2018

Mattis Presses Europe on NATO Defense Spending

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis pressed allies Wednesday to continue boosting military budgets, even as fresh evidence emerged that increases in European defense spending have yet to erase the impact of years of cuts......»»

Category: topSource: wsjFeb 14th, 2018

Watch Estonia and Russia discreetly swap 2 convicted spies

Estonian Internal Security Service (KAPO) via Associated Press Over the weekend, Russia and Estonia exchanged two men convicted of spying in each country. Estonia and other Baltic countries have warned that Russian intelligence activity directed .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 12th, 2018

Watch: Russian Military Tests New Missile-Destroying Rocket for Moscow

The anti-missile system is part of the capital's Cold War-era line of defense, which has 68 nuclear tipped rockets ready to blast incoming strikes from the sky......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekFeb 12th, 2018

Russia tells the US to stop flying near its borders after an Su-27 flew within 5 feet of an American spy plane

The Russian Defense Ministry warned the US military on Thursday to either stop flying near its borders or to "agree on their rules."  The statement was in response to the US.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 1st, 2018

Russian Military Pulls Out Of Syrian Kurdish Town As Turkey Initiates "Massive Cross-Border Attack"

Turkey's defense minister has confirmed the Turkish military has begun cross-border shelling of the Syrian Kurdish enclave of Afrin in what he further describes as the "de facto start" of the operation i.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 19th, 2018

Fearing Russia, Sweden Will Send War Instruction Manuals to Millions of Civilians

Russia's manoeuvres in Ukraine have sparked concern in one of the few European countries not to join a U.S.-led military alliance......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJan 17th, 2018

Russia"s military conducts massive missile drills across country

AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian military is conducting massive drills involving truck-mounted intercontinental ballistic missile launchers. The Defense Minist.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 15th, 2018

Russia is blaming Turkey for attacks on its military bases in Syria — after hinting the US was responsible

Russian Ministry of Defense Russia announced on Wednesd.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 10th, 2018

2 Russian military personnel were killed in the mortar attack at a Syrian air base that reportedly destroyed 7 Russian jets

The Russian Ministry of Defense said that a mortar attack on its airbase in Syria had killed two "military personnel," b.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 4th, 2018