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US reportedly starts supplying Syrian rebels with anti-tank weapons
Rebels embattled against the regime of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad have reportedly come into possession of high-powered anti-tank weaponry, the likes of which may have been supplied by the United States.

07.04.2014 15:34

US to boost naval presence in Asia-Pacific, citing N. Korea threat
The US will send two more missile defense system destroyers to Japan by 2017, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said, adding that the decision was related to North Korea’s recent missile launches.

06.04.2014 03:52

New S. Korean missile brings entire North in range
South Korea has successfully test-fired a new ballistic missile capable of delivering a payload of one ton to any part of North Korea, the country’s defense ministry said.

04.04.2014 15:30

US missile defense system faces further costs and delays due to failures - report
A report released this week by the United States Government Accountability Office suggests that the Pentagon’s costly missile defense program could soon become much more expensive due to recent delays and other obstacles.

02.04.2014 14:56

North & South Korea exchange artillery fire across sea border
North Korean shells have landed in South Korean waters, prompting Seoul to open fire across a disputed border zone. North Korea announced plans early on Monday morning to conduct military exercises along the western maritime boundary.

31.03.2014 04:31

​NATO to promote ties with Ukraine, boost military presence in Eastern Europe
NATO will strengthen relations with Ukraine and send more troops to Eastern Europe, the bloc’s outgoing chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen has said. The Ukrainian coup-imposed foreign minister is to fly to Brussels to take part in Ukraine-NATO talks.

30.03.2014 22:04

N. Korea fires 30 rockets into sea amid US-S. Korea drills
North Korea has fired 30 short-range missiles into the sea, South Korean military officials said, marking the second time in under a week that the isolated nation has done so amid ongoing joint US-South Korean military drills.

22.03.2014 03:26

Up in arms: Poland accelerates missile defense plan amid Ukraine crisis
Amid growing tensions in neighboring Ukraine, Poland's Defense Ministry has announced the country will speed up its efforts for a missile defense system.

20.03.2014 22:39

‘Crimea is now part of Russia, the West has to come to terms with that’
Claiming that Crimea is part of Ukraine is the same as Serbia arguing that Kosovo is not really separated from it, Gregory Copley, editor of Defense & Foreign Affairs, told RT.

20.03.2014 11:22

‘West backed Ukrainian extremists to get rid of Yanukovich’
When the West realized they could not get rid of President Viktor Yanukovich through peaceful demonstrations, they brought in the mob, journalist and writer Christine Stone has told RT.

09.03.2014 03:08

Russia may ban American START inspections – sources
Sources in Russia’s Defense Ministry say officials are considering discontinuing US inspections of national strategic nuclear missile forces, citing “lack of trust” as reason for the move. Inspections have been permitted by the latest START treaty.

09.03.2014 04:51

Man-portable air defense systems could be stolen in Ukraine amid turmoil
Highly dangerous type of weaponry – man-portable air defense systems (MANPADs) – have gone missing from two Ukrainian military units, according to a high-ranking official in Kiev.

08.03.2014 11:34

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