World | Jane Perlez, The New York Times | Monday November 24, 2014
A major reclamation project by the Chinese government on a tiny reef 500 miles from the mainland would enable China to land military aircraft there, expanding its reach into the contested South China Sea, analysts have said.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday November 15, 2014
The Pentagon vowed Friday to reform how it manages the US military's vast nuclear arsenal after government reviews found low morale among missile crews, manpower shortfalls and poor leadership.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday November 14, 2014
A Nigerian air force helicopter burst into flames midair and crashed near a university in Nigeria's restive northeast, witnesses and the military said today.
World | Press Trust of India | Sunday October 26, 2014
China is testing a new generation of military aircraft which includes the country's first and most advanced stealth fighter believed to form the backbone of its air force.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday October 24, 2014
US and allied aircraft have flown nearly 6,600 sorties in the air war against the Islamic State group and dropped more than 1,700 bombs, the American military said Thursday.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday October 15, 2014
US-led aircraft will continue bombing near the Syrian town of Kobane and in western Iraq, President Barack Obama said on Tuesday after talks with military leaders from an international coalition fighting the Islamic State group.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday October 12, 2014
US military aircraft have delivered food, water and ammunition to besieged Iraqi troops battling Islamic State militants, the Pentagon said on Saturday, as the coalition pursued its air assault in Iraq and Syria.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday October 8, 2014
Beijing has completed a runway for military aircraft on a South China Sea island also claimed by Vietnam, state-run media reported, as it asserts its territorial claims in the area.
World | Reuters | Monday September 15, 2014
South Korea's military has recovered the wreckage of unmanned aircraft, believed to be a North Korean drone, in waters off an island near a disputed maritime border, an official said on Monday.
World | Reuters | Sunday September 14, 2014
Australia will deploy military forces and aircraft to a global coalition in fighting Islamic State militants, responding to a request from the United States to become involved militarily in the conflict in Iraq and Syria.
World | Associated Press | Sunday September 14, 2014
Prime Minister Tony Abbott says Australia is preparing to contribute up to 10 military aircraft to the increasingly aggressive campaign against the Islamic State extremists in Syria and Iraq.
World | Associated Press | Sunday August 31, 2014
Australian military aircraft will fly guns and ammunition into Iraq to help fight Islamic State militants, Australia's prime minister said on Sunday.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday August 31, 2014
The US military launched fresh attacks on Islamic State forces in Iraq, using fighter aircraft and drones to carry out strikes near the Mosul dam, the Pentagon said on Saturday.
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.
World | Reuters | Tuesday August 26, 2014
A hypersonic weapon being developed by the US military was destroyed four seconds after its launch from a test range in Alaska early on Monday after controllers detected a problem with the aircraft, the Pentagon said.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday August 25, 2014
China's state-run media warned Washington on Monday that Beijing could treat its surveillance flights as an "act of hostility", after accusations a Chinese fighter jet flew dangerously close to a US military aircraft.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday August 24, 2014
Beijing dismissed Saturday the Pentagon's accusations that a Chinese fighter jet flew too close to a US military aircraft off Hainan Island, blaming "massive and frequent" surveillance for dangerous mid-air confrontations in state media.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday August 19, 2014
US military aircraft have carried out 35 air strikes against Islamic State militants in Iraq over the past three days, destroying more than 90 targets, the Pentagon said on Monday.
World | Associated Press | Monday August 11, 2014
US military officials say American fighter aircraft struck and destroyed several vehicles on Sunday that were part of an Islamic State group convoy moving to attack Kurdish forces defending the northeastern Iraqi city of Erbil.
World | Reuters | Saturday August 9, 2014
US military aircraft dropped humanitarian aid to Iraqis under threat from hardline militants in northern Iraq for the second straight night, the Pentagon said on Friday.