Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 07:19
Norway has approved a U.S. request for the small rotational force of 330 Marines, which will be located at Vaernes, about 1,000 miles from the Scandinavian country’s border with Russia, according to a Norwegian government news release.
Friday, October 21, 2016 - 07:35
NATO forces have begun a new program to train Afghan soldiers to pinpoint ground targets for aircraft flying overhead, hoping that it will help stem militant advances in recent months and reverse a sharp rise in civilian casualties.
Monday, October 17, 2016 - 07:23
In a careful speech in Rome on Friday, NATO head Jens Stoltenberg welcomed European plans for a tighter defense capability, but warned the continent against creating an “alternative” to NATO.
Friday, October 14, 2016 - 07:24
Government representatives and security experts in the Baltic states and Poland don’t trust NATO to come to their defense if they are invaded by Russia, according to a new study on the security challenges facing the alliance’s eastern flank.
Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 07:09
Turkey has fired hundreds of senior military staff serving at NATO in Europe and the United States following July's coup attempt, documents show, broadening a purge to include some of the armed forces' best-trained officials.
Tuesday, October 4, 2016 - 07:28
Britain will continue blocking a European Union army as long as it remains a member of the bloc as the new force would undermine NATO military alliance, Defence Secretary Michael Fallon said on Tuesday.
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 07:58
European Union defense ministers on Tuesday discussed proposals for increased military cooperation while Britain and some Eastern European governments expressed concern that such collaboration could undermine the North Atlantic Treaty Organization and duplicate the alliance’s work.
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 07:54
For more than two decades, combat aircraft flown by the U.S. and its European allies have pretty much owned the sky. Now, Russia and China are spending lavishly on new weapons that could challenge that superiority, spurring a new arms race.
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 07:54
U.K. Defense Minister Michael Fallon said Tuesday that Britain will “oppose any idea of an EU army” and warned that other countries in the bloc are against plans for greater military cooperation.
Monday, September 26, 2016 - 09:43
NATO hopes to deploy AWACS aircraft to the Middle East as early as October to support the US-led coalition’s fight against the Islamic State group, a top NATO official said Monday.