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  • More Than 1,700 Bombs Dropped in US-Led Air War on Islamic State

    More Than 1,700 Bombs Dropped in US-Led Air War on Islamic State

    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.

  • Fears for Kobane as Obama Meets Coalition Commanders

    Fears for Kobane as Obama Meets Coalition Commanders

    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.

  • US Drops Food, Ammunition to Embattled Iraqi Troops

    US Drops Food, Ammunition to Embattled Iraqi Troops

    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.

  • China Builds Military Airstrip on Disputed Island: Report

    China Builds Military Airstrip on Disputed Island: Report

    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.

  • South Korea Finds Wreckage in Sea of Suspected North Korea Drone

    South Korea Finds Wreckage in Sea of Suspected North Korea Drone

    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.

  • Australia Commits Military Forces to Fight Islamic State

    Australia Commits Military Forces to Fight Islamic State

    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.

  • Australia Contributing Planes for Anti-Islamic State Campaign

    Australia Contributing Planes for Anti-Islamic State Campaign

    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.

  • 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.

  • 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...

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