World | Associated Press | Friday August 29, 2014
Japan's Defense Ministry on Friday requested money for F-35 stealth fighter jets as part of its biggest-ever budget to bolster its ability to defend remote southern islands, including ones also claimed by an increasingly assertive China.
India | Written by Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Tuesday August 26, 2014
India will continue to buy weapon systems and hardware from Italian defence equipment firm Finmeccannica, which, along with its subsidiaries, has been accused of paying huge kickbacks to clinch a Rs 3650-crore defence deal to supply VVIP helicopters.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday August 25, 2014
A British nurse who contracted the Ebola virus in Sierra Leone arrived in London by military plane on Sunday, the ministry of defence said.
India | Pallava Bagla, Vishnu Som | Wednesday August 20, 2014
The INS Arihant, country's first made-at-home nuclear submarine is being built in top secret conditions at Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh.
World | Reuters | Tuesday August 19, 2014
Russia on Tuesday tested surface-to-air missiles during army exercises in the southern Russian province of Astrakhan, a defence ministry spokesman was quoted as saying, in a move to show its military might as fighting rages in neighbouring Ukraine.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday August 18, 2014
South Korea and the United States today launched an annual military drill, Seoul's defence ministry said, despite condemnation by North Korea which has threatened a "merciless" retaliatory strike.
World | Reuters | Thursday August 14, 2014
North Korea fired three short-range rockets off its east coast on Thursday, South Korea's Ministry of Defence said, shortly before Pope Francis arrived in Seoul on his first visit to Asia.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday August 10, 2014
The condition of former BJP leader Jaswant Singh, who suffered head injuries, remains critical and he is still in the Intensive Care Unit of the Army Research and Referral Hospital in New Delhi, Defence Ministry officials said.
India | Edited by Sanchari Bhattacharya | Saturday August 9, 2014
Former Union Minister Jaswant Singh continues to be in a "very critical" condition at the Intensive Care Unit of the Army Research and Referral Hospital in Delhi, the Defence ministry has said. He is on life support system and is being monitored roun...
World | Reuters | Saturday August 9, 2014
Russia's Defence Ministry said late on Friday it had finished military exercises in southern Russia which the United States had criticised as a "provocative" step amid the Ukraine crisis.
India | Edited by Mala Das | Friday August 8, 2014
Former Union Minister Jaswant Singh is in a "very critical" condition at the Intensive Care Unit of the Army's R and R Hospital in Delhi, the Defence ministry has said.
Thursday August 7, 2014
A day after approving big ticket foreign direct investment (FDI) in railways and defence, the government on Thursday said FDI in railways will help in strengthening infrastructure and that asserted security will not be compromised.
World | Associated Press | Tuesday August 5, 2014
Police arrested a man aboard a Qatar Airways plane on suspicion of making a hoax bomb threat on Tuesday, following a warning to the pilot of a possible device on the aircraft.
World | Reuters | Tuesday August 5, 2014
Britain scrambled two fighter jets on Tuesday to escort a Qatar Airways plane into Manchester airport after the pilot reported a possible explosive device on board. A passenger was later arrested on suspicion of making a hoax bomb threat.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 5, 2014
Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa today expressed regret over an objectionable article on Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa posted earlier on the Defence Ministry website that triggered a furore in India.
World | Reuters | Tuesday August 5, 2014
Japan finds itself surrounded by a worsening security environment as North Korea pushes forward with missile development and China and Russia step up military activity in the region, Japan's Defence Ministry said on Tuesday.
India | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Monday August 4, 2014
Amid simmering tension between Tamil Nadu and Sri Lanka, a team of young cricketers from the island has been sent back from Chennai where it was meant to participate in a tournament that starts today.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday August 3, 2014
The Defence Ministry has decided against blacklisting British engine manufacturer Rolls Royce and allowed the armed forces to do business related to essential requirements with the firm, which is facing a CBI probe for allegedly paying commissions an...
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday August 1, 2014
Sri Lanka has offered an unqualified apology to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa over a controversial article and depiction of the two leaders on an official website.
World | Associated Press | Thursday July 31, 2014
Tunisia's Defence Ministry says the army chief of staff has resigned, citing personal reasons, following a deadly attack by militants against Tunisian soldiers.