Friday, January 8, 2016 - 06:54
The congressional defense panels have released some — but not all — of the remaining funds for the $500 million Syria train-and-equip program that Defense Secretary Ash Carter says is crucial to fight the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.
Thursday, January 7, 2016 - 06:41
A two-year budget deal in the USA coupled with growing global instability could see defence revenues jump by 2.7% in 2016, breaking a five-year decline, according to forecasters at Deloitte.
Thursday, January 7, 2016 - 06:40
The chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff arrived in the Turkish capital to discuss "various aspects" of the allied fight against the Islamic State group.
Wednesday, January 6, 2016 - 06:53
On Jan. 4, coalition military forces continued to attack ISIL terrorists in Syria and Iraq.
Tuesday, January 5, 2016 - 07:12
Thousands of components of the would-be joint integrated forces from the armed opposition faction of the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM-IO) may deploy in the national capital, Juba, by mid-January, says opposition’s spokesperson.
Tuesday, January 5, 2016 - 07:03
With tensions flaring between Saudi Arabia and Iran, the specter of a war between the two powers is once again on the rise.
Tuesday, January 5, 2016 - 06:55
Turkish defense companies are chasing contracts worth several billion dollars in Saudi Arabia, according to Turkish procurement officials. The officials said that one Turkish armored vehicles maker, FNSS, is looking to win a contract that may be worth up to $10 billion to supply scores of armored vehicles.
Monday, January 4, 2016 - 08:22
The Bahrain Defence Force (BDF) General Command reported that am RBAF‘s F-16 jet went down in Jizan province, Saudi Arabia, on Dec. 30, 2015, while it was undertaking the national duty of defending the kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA)’s southern borders as part of the Saudi-led Arab Coalition’s “Operation Decisive Storm” and “Operation Restore Hope.”
Friday, December 18, 2015 - 07:03
For the uninitiated, Chabelley is the other U.S. outpost in that country — the site of America’s lone avowed “major military facility” in Africa, Camp Lemonnier — and a key node in an expanding archipelago of hush-hush American outposts that have spread across that continent since 9/11.
Friday, December 18, 2015 - 06:38
U.S. Navy Vice Adm. Kurt W. Tidd is scheduled to assume duties as commander of U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) from U.S. Marine Corps Gen. John F. Kelly during a formal change-of-command ceremony Jan. 14 at the command’s headquarters.