Russia continues working on setting up a joint air defence system with all of its ex-Soviet military allies, including Kazakhstan.
Iran's defence minister is certain the UN Security Council will not take any action over its missile tests despite calls from the Western.
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.
China will raise its defence spending by seven to eight percent this year.
Moscow warned Washington that deployment of a US missile defence system to South Korea could spark an arms race in the region.
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.
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.
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.
Kazakhstan plans to cooperate with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in defense and space industries.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Kazakhstan’s Air Defence Forces have received five air defence missile systems from Russia.
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.
Special Forces of Kazakhstan show high-quality of training during international competition for elite special forces.
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.
NATO head Jens Stoltenberg said Wednesday the alliance was implementing its biggest defence reinforcement since the Cold War.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said that Russia would have to defend itself if threatened, adding that NATO is "coming to its borders".
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