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Photo courtesy of old.vko.ru Russia to set up joint air defence system with ex-Soviet allies, including Kazakhstan Russia continues working on setting up a joint air defence system with all of its ex-Soviet military allies, including Kazakhstan.
13 июня 2016
Iran 'certain' Security Council will not act on missile tests Iran's defence minister is certain the UN Security Council will not take any action over its missile tests despite calls from the Western.
31 марта 2016
An armed British police officer (L) holds his automatic weapon as he stands on duty whilst a member of the The Life Guards sits on his horse during the Changing the Guard ceremony on Horseguards Parad After Brussels, spies debate security risks of Brexit The Brussels attacks have pushed security to the forefront of Britain's EU referendum campaign this week, as intelligence experts came out of the shadows to press the benefits and disadvantages of membership.
28 марта 2016
China defence spending to rise '7 to 8%' in 2016 China will raise its defence spending by seven to eight percent this year.
04 марта 2016
Moscow warns US over missile system deployment to S. Korea Moscow warned Washington that deployment of a US missile defence system to South Korea could spark an arms race in the region.
10 февраля 2016
Dutch PM backs Ukraine-EU accord as key for stability Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte defended an EU cooperation deal with Ukraine as vital for European stability only months before a referendum Dutch eurosceptics have forced on the accord.
27 ноября 2015
British Prime Minister David Cameron. RIA Novosti© Britain's Cameron to pledge extra £12 billion for defence British Prime Minister David Cameron is to promise an additional £12 billion to strengthen the defence forces when he unveils a five-year strategic review on Monday.
23 ноября 2015
Turkey cancels $3.4 bln missile deal with China Turkey has cancelled a multi-billion-dollar deal with China to build its first anti-missile system that had alarmed Ankara's allies in NATO.
16 ноября 2015
Photo courtesy of Ministry of Defense Kazakhstan to cooperate with UAE in defense and space Kazakhstan plans to cooperate with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in defense and space industries.
12 ноября 2015
Russia working to pierce 'any missile shield': Putin President Vladimir Putin pledged Russia would build weapons that could pierce any anti-missile shield as he accused the United States and its allies of looking to shackle Moscow's nuclear capabilities.
11 ноября 2015
Pentagon chief expects more anti-IS raids after captives freed US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said he expected more raids targeting the Islamic State group similar to the mission that freed dozens of captives but left an American commando dead in Iraq.
24 октября 2015
Obama vetoes $612 bn defense bill citing Gitmo, 'gimmicks' US President Barack Obama vetoed a $612 billion defense spending bill, saying it prevented the closure of Guantanamo Bay prison and wasted money on unwanted programs.
23 октября 2015
Australia to spend $1 bn on 'world leader' armoured vehicles Australia will spend Aus$1.3 billion (US$1 billion) on next-generation armoured land vehicles for its army, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said as he announced the latest update to modernise the nation's military.
05 октября 2015
Japan parliament passes controversial security bills Japan's parliament passed contentious security bills into law early Saturday, in a move that could see Japanese troops fight abroad for the first time in 70 years.
19 сентября 2015
Photo courtesy of press office of Ministry of Defence Russia sends Kazakhstan five air defence missile systems for free Kazakhstan’s Air Defence Forces have received five air defence missile systems from Russia.
24 августа 2015
France, Russia reach deal on compensation of Mistral warships: senior Russian official After eight months of negotiations France and Russia have reached a deal on the amount Paris must pay Moscow in compensation for the non-delivery of two Mistral warships.
31 июля 2015
Photo courtesy of the press service of the Ministry of Defense of Kazakhstan Kazakh Special Forces beat Chinese, Russian and American teams at international competition Special Forces of Kazakhstan show high-quality of training during international competition for elite special forces.
08 июля 2015
Photo courtesy of natochess.com
 NATO keeps mum on 'Baltic brigade' request: Lithuania NATO has vowed to hold "continuous" military exercises in eastern Europe to deter Russia but has yet to respond to a request by Baltic states for a permanent brigade.
02 июля 2015
NATO says implementing 'biggest' defence boost since Cold War NATO head Jens Stoltenberg said Wednesday the alliance was implementing its biggest defence reinforcement since the Cold War.
18 июня 2015
Russia must defend itself if 'threatened': Putin Russian President Vladimir Putin said that Russia would have to defend itself if threatened, adding that NATO is "coming to its borders".
17 июня 2015

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