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  • Australia to Fly Guns and Ammunition Into Iraq

    Australia to Fly Guns and Ammunition Into Iraq

    Australian military aircraft will fly guns and ammunition into Iraq to help fight Islamic State militants, Australia's prime minister said on Sunday.

  • US Launches Air Strikes on IS Rebels Near Mosul Dam: Pentagon

    US Launches Air Strikes on IS Rebels Near Mosul Dam: Pentagon

    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.

  • Eyeing China, Japan Seeks Record Defence Budget

    Eyeing China, Japan Seeks Record Defence Budget

    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.

  • Experimental US Hypersonic Weapon Destroyed Seconds After Launch

    Experimental US Hypersonic Weapon Destroyed Seconds After Launch

    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.

  • Chinese Media Warn US Over Warplane Interception

    Chinese Media Warn US Over Warplane Interception

    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.

  • China Calls US Warplane Accusations 'Groundless': Report

    China Calls US Warplane Accusations 'Groundless': Report

    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.

  • US Aircraft Hit 90 Islamic State Targets in Three days: Pentagon

    US Aircraft Hit 90 Islamic State Targets in Three days: Pentagon

    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.

  • US Fighters Hit Islamic State Convoy

    US Fighters Hit Islamic State Convoy

    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.

  • US Military Aircraft Drop Food, Water to Iraqis for Second Night

    US Military Aircraft Drop Food, Water to Iraqis for Second Night

    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.

  • Obama Opens Door to Striking Iraq Militants

    Obama Opens Door to Striking Iraq Militants

    President Barack Obama said Thursday that U.S. military aircraft had dropped food and water to thousands of Iraqis besieged by Islamic militants on a mountaintop in northern Iraq.

  • Russia to Conduct Military Exercises With 100 Aircraft Near Ukraine

    Russia to Conduct Military Exercises With 100 Aircraft Near Ukraine

    Russia is conducting new military exercises with more than 100 aircraft in the country's central and western districts, an air force spokesman was quoted as saying on Monday, a show of strength near the border with Ukraine.

  • Body of Young Stowaway Found in US Military Plane

    Body of Young Stowaway Found in US Military Plane

    The body of a young stowaway was found inside a compartment near the wheel well of an Air Force cargo plane that had landed in Germany, US military officials said on Tuesday, triggering questions about the security of an aircraft that had made severa...

  • Body of Young Stowaway Found in US Cargo Plane

    The body of a young stowaway was found inside a compartment near the wheel well of an Air Force cargo jet that had landed in Germany, U.S. military officials said on Tuesday, triggering questions about the security of an aircraft that had made severa...

  • Black Box Found at Site of Air Algerie Crash: Francoise Hollande

    Black Box Found at Site of Air Algerie Crash: Francoise Hollande

    French officials dispatched a military unit to secure the site in restive northern Mali where an Air Algerie plane crashed with the loss of 116 people. France's interior minister said Friday that terrorism cannot be excluded as a cause for the traged...

  • Plane With More MH17 Crash Victims Leaves Ukraine

    Plane With More MH17 Crash Victims Leaves Ukraine

    A Dutch military aircraft carrying remains of victims of the Malaysian plane which was downed over eastern Ukraine has departed for the Netherlands.

  • Defence Ministry Clears Rs. 21000 Crore Domestic Acquisition Proposals

    Defence Ministry Clears Rs. 21000 Crore Domestic Acquisition Proposals

    Pressing ahead with its policy to promote the domestic production and research of military equipment, the government on Saturday cleared procurement proposals worth over Rs 21,000 crore. It also cleared a project for the production of transport aircr...

  • Britain's Hague Plugs Eurofighter on Visit to India

    Britain's Hague Plugs Eurofighter on Visit to India

    Britain's foreign secretary lobbied India on Tuesday to buy Eurofighter military aircraft, suggesting that London has not yet abandoned hope of ousting France's Rafale from a multi-billion-dollar combat jet order.

  • Israeli Aircraft Attack 10 Targets in Gaza: Military

    Israeli Aircraft Attack 10 Targets in Gaza: Military

    Israeli aircraft attacked 10 sites used by Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip on Sunday in response to persistent rocket strikes from the enclave, the Israeli military said.

  • US Grounds Entire F-35 Fleet For Engine Probe

    US Grounds Entire F-35 Fleet For Engine Probe

    The United States military is grounding its entire fleet of F-35 fighter jets as it completes additional engine inspections following a fire aboard an aircraft in Florida last week.

  • Israel Bombs Gaza Sites Hours After Bodies of Israeli Teens Found

    Israel Bombs Gaza Sites Hours After Bodies of Israeli Teens Found

    Israeli aircraft bombed dozens of sites in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, the military said, and troops opened fire and killed a Palestinian during an arrest raid in the occupied West Bank, Palestinian medics said.

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