Defense News

Wednesday, March 30, 2016 - 06:20
France and Qatar completed the deal for 24 Dassault Rafale fighter jets at the opening day of the Doha International Maritime Defence Exhibition and Conference.
Wednesday, March 30, 2016 - 06:13
Coalition airstrikes against the Islamic State group have grown more effective because intelligence has improved, as has training for U.S. proxy forces in Iraq and Syria, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said Tuesday.
Tuesday, March 29, 2016 - 06:27
Despite Russian President Vladimir Putin’s widely publicized, mid-March order to evacuate the bulk of his forces from Syria, Russian air power in the country remains substantial, according to the Israeli Air Force (IAF), with newly deployed attack helicopters replacing many of the fighter bombers that have made their way home.
Monday, March 28, 2016 - 06:39
Defense ministers and officials from 27 Arab and African states on Friday agreed to bolster cooperation on counter-terrorism, in a meeting held at an Egyptian resort town.
Monday, March 28, 2016 - 06:26
The US State Department has facilitated $33 billion worth of weapons sales to its Arab Gulf allies since May 2015, according to department figures.
Monday, March 28, 2016 - 06:21
The Air Force and coalition partners in the air war against the Islamic State are not only sharing intelligence, runways and strategic plans, they’re also sharing bombs.
Friday, March 25, 2016 - 06:10
The Russian government has reportedly pledged to provide helicopters, night-vision goggles and bullet-proof vests to Tunisian security forces to fight al-Qaida and the Islamic State group in North Africa.
Thursday, March 17, 2016 - 06:54
Additional F-16s from the US remain central to Pakistan’s modernization efforts, but analysts say since there could be hurdles ahead, surplus fighters may be a credible alternative.
Tuesday, March 15, 2016 - 06:22
Now that a historic peace accord with leftist FARC guerrillas could be signed within weeks, Colombia’s government is eager to ensure ties to the US military endure in a post-conflict future. President Juan Manuel Santos this week rolled out the red carpet for the Pentagon’s top officer, Gen. Joe Dunford, honoring him with three ceremonies during a brief visit to Bogota.
Tuesday, March 15, 2016 - 06:12
Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon hopes to finalize details on an American ten-year military aid package to Israel “very soon,” he said while on a visit here to meet with top US officials.