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  • NATO satellite photos show Russian military build-up near Ukraine

    NATO satellite photos show Russian military build-up near Ukraine

    NATO presented satellite photographs on Thursday it said showed Russian deployments of 40,000 troops near the Ukrainian frontier along with tanks, armoured vehicles, artillery and aircraft ready for action.

  • US defence chief, in first, visits China's aircraft carrier

    US defence chief, in first, visits China's aircraft carrier

    US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel visited China's sole aircraft carrier on Monday in an unprecedented opening by normally secretive Beijing to a potent symbol of its military build-up.

  • C-130 J Super Hercules: India's newly-acquired workhorse

    C-130 J Super Hercules: India's newly-acquired workhorse

    The crash of Indian Air Force's C-130 J Super Hercules aircraft near Gwalior this morning has come as a big shock to military aviation specialists. A Court of Inquiry has been ordered by the Air Force to probe the reason behind the crash in which fiv...

  • Sighting by Chinese plane is latest in hunt for missing jet

    Sighting by Chinese plane is latest in hunt for missing jet

    A Chinese military aircraft scouring the southern Indian Ocean for possible wreckage from the missing Malaysia Airlines plane reported seeing objects in the water on Monday, after data recorded by a French satellite gave credence to the view that Fli...

  • 2,000 Russian soldiers land in 'armed invasion' of Crimea: Kiev official

    2,000 Russian soldiers land in 'armed invasion' of Crimea: Kiev official

    Russian aircraft carrying nearly 2,000 suspected troops have landed at a military air base near the regional capital of the restive Crimean peninsula, a top Ukrainian official has said, accusing Moscow of an "armed invasion".

  • Over 100 killed, only one survivor in Algeria military plane crash

    Over 100 killed, only one survivor in Algeria military plane crash

    A military aircraft carrying 103 people crashed in Algeria's mountainous northeast Tuesday, with a sole survivor found from one of the country's deadliest air disasters, security and emergency officials said.

  • India close to buying Japan-made military aircraft in $1.65 billion deal

    India close to buying Japan-made military aircraft in $1.65 billion deal

    India is set to become the first country since World War Two to buy a military aircraft from Japan, helping Prime Minister Shinzo Abe end a ban on weapons exports that has kept his country's defence contractors out of foreign markets.

  • India, United States sign deal for six transport aircraft

    India, United States sign deal for six transport aircraft

    India has signed a Rs 4,000-crore deal with the US for procuring six more C-130J Super Hercules Special Operations aircraft for the Indian Air Force.

  • US forces prepare possible new South Sudan evacuations

    US forces prepare possible new South Sudan evacuations

    The US military is redeploying aircraft and other forces in the Horn of Africa to prepare for possible further evacuations of Americans from South Sudan, the Pentagon said on Monday.

  • Three US military aircraft hit in South Sudan, four wounded

    Three US military aircraft hit in South Sudan, four wounded

    Gunfire hit three U.S. military aircraft trying to evacuate American citizens in a remote region of South Sudan that on Saturday became a battle ground between the country's military and renegade troops, officials said. Four U.S. service members were...

  • US military aircraft hit in South Sudan

    US military aircraft hit in South Sudan

    Rebel fire hit two US military aircraft responding to the outbreak in violence in South Sudan on Saturday.

  • Japan to bolster military, boost Asia ties to counter China

    Japan to bolster military, boost Asia ties to counter China

    Japan will boost its military spending in coming years, buying early-warning planes, beach-assault vehicles and troop-carrying aircraft, while seeking closer ties with Asian partners to counter a more militarily assertive China.

  • US military reveals laser can down drones, mortars

    US military reveals laser can down drones, mortars

    The United States Army has for the first time successfully tested a vehicle-mounted laser that managed to shoot down incoming mortar rounds and drone aircraft

  • China tests first stealth combat drone: media

    China tests first stealth combat drone: media

    China has tested its first stealth combat drone, state media said Friday, citing online photos of an aircraft resembling a shrunken US B2 bomber and hailing the advance toward Western-level technology.

  • Japan's PM Shinzo Abe warns China on use of force as jets scrambled

    Japan's PM Shinzo Abe warns China on use of force as jets scrambled

    Japan's leader warned China today against forcibly changing the regional balance of power, as reports said Tokyo had scrambled fighter jets in response to Chinese military aircraft flying near Okinawa.

  • Japan scrambles fighters after China flights: media

    Japan scrambles fighters after China flights: media

    Japan has scrambled fighter jets for two days running in response to four Chinese military aircraft flying over international waters near the Okinawa island chain, according to reports today.

  • Fancy an aircraft carrier for Christmas?

    Fancy an aircraft carrier for Christmas?

    Britain's cash-strapped military launched a search for buyers for its sole remaining aircraft carrier on Tuesday, saying it would entertain bids from companies, charities and trusts.

  • US withholds some military, economic aid for Egypt

    US withholds some military, economic aid for Egypt

    The United States said on Wednesday it would withhold deliveries of tanks, fighter aircraft, helicopters and missiles as well as $260 million in cash aid from Egypt's military-backed government pending progress on democracy and human rights.

  • Syria hands over chemical arms inventory to watchdog

    Syria has handed over complete data on its chemical arsenal to the world's watchdog, meeting a Saturday deadline to avert military strikes, as regime aircraft pounded targets across the country.

  • Boeing delivers third C-17 to Indian Air Force

    Boeing delivers third C-17 to Indian Air Force

    Boeing has delivered the third C-17 Globemaster military transport aircraft to the Indian Air Force (IAF).

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