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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

NATO Countries Upgrading Defence Spending

Russian saber rattling and prodding from Washington are spurring more of NATO’s European allies to step up their defense spending — and the makers of military hardware stand to benefit. Since the U.S. presidential election, European memb.....»»

Category: topSource: marketpulseDec 20th, 2016

In Syria Crisis, Russia Expands Alliance With Iran, Increases Missile Presence

Russian officials intensified their rhetoric over the Syria crisis, saying Moscow was stepping up cooperation with Iran and boosting its military presence in the eastern Mediterranean......»»

Category: topSource: wsjOct 6th, 2016

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

The British Navy had a Christmas encounter with a Russian ship in the North Sea

Thomson ReutersLONDON (Reuters) - A British ship escorted a Russian vessel as it passed near UK territorial waters over Christmas, Britain's defense ministry said on Tuesday, adding that Russian naval activity near Britain had inc.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 27th, 2017

The British navy had a Christmas encounter with a Russian ship near UK national waters

Thomson ReutersLONDON (Reuters) - A British ship escorted a Russian vessel as it passed near UK territorial waters over Christmas, Britain's defense ministry said on Tuesday, adding that Russian naval activity near Britain had inc.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 26th, 2017

Russia"s undersea naval activity is at record levels, and NATO is worried about a crucial lifeline to the world

Russia's undersea naval activity is at record levels, and NATO is worried about a crucial lifeline to the worldNOW WATCH: Explorers snuck into a Russian military base and captured footage of abandoned space shuttles.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 26th, 2017

Russia"s defense minister has been showing up in unexpected places as the military increases its influence under Putin

Reuters Russian Defense Minister Serg.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 14th, 2017

Vladimir Putin Tells Russian Defense Companies to Prepare for War

The Russian leader said military production and services must be able to spike on snap orders......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekNov 23rd, 2017

To counter Russian pressure, EU pushes for closer defence cooperation

The PESCO seeks to tighten defence between EU members and improve coordination in the development of new military hardware......»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 13th, 2017

15 Countries With Highest Defense Spending and Largest Military Budgets

It may sound surprising, but the 15 countries with highest defense spending and largest military budgets account for 80% of global military spe.....»»

Category: topSource: insidermonkeyNov 4th, 2017

These are the 10 types of Russian military aircraft known to be stationed in Syria

Russian Ministry of Defense The most recent satellite images of the Russian-operated Hmeimim air base in Syria show Moscow has deployed more advanced fighter jets to the region, according to The Drive. The satellite images, t.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 21st, 2017

U.S. Suspends Military Exercises With Gulf Allies Over Qatar Spat

The Pentagon has suspended some military exercises with Gulf allies, in a rebuke to countries entangled in a monthslong diplomatic spat with Qatar that has eroded counterterrorism cooperation in the region......»»

Category: topSource: wsjOct 6th, 2017

5 outrageous projects Russia"s military says it"s working on

Reuters Since President Vladimir Putin was ushered into power in 2000, the Russian defense industry has certainly .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 12th, 2017