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Ireland to Establish an Air Force and Navy
Defence Politics

Ireland to Establish an Air Force and Navy

The Commission on the Defence Forces (CoDF), after 13 months of work, has published its report on the future of the Defence Forces.

U.S. handed over Javelin missiles and M141 Bunker Defeat Munition to Ukraine
Regional / Strategy Defence Politics

U.S. handed over Javelin missiles and M141 Bunker Defeat Munition to Ukraine

The consignment of American weapons delivered to Ukraine on January 22 included Javelin anti-tank missiles and M141 Bunker Defeat Munition (SMAW-D) thermobaric grenade launchers (SMAW-D) designed to destroy fortifications and bunkers.

The U.S. to field Eyes in the Sky to detect HGVs
Space Defence Politics Sensors

The U.S. to field Eyes in the Sky to detect HGVs

The Space Development Agency (SDA) will field satellites to detect manoeuvrable Hypersonic Glide Vehicles (HGV) during flight.

U.S.' 2022 Defence Budget: $768 billion Waits for Approval
Defence Politics

U.S.' 2022 Defence Budget: $768 billion Waits for Approval

The United States House of Representatives passed legislation that will allocate $768 billion for the nation's military in the fiscal year 2022.

Pentagon Takes Precaution Against UFOs
Space Defence Politics

Pentagon Takes Precaution Against UFOs

The Pentagon formed a new unit to investigate, facing mounting worries about mystery objects in the sky, particularly above military sites and training ranges.

Russia Delivers S-400 to India
Weapon / Missile Bilateral Relations Regional / Strategy Defence Politics

Russia Delivers S-400 to India

Russia has begun delivering the first S-400s to India ahead of Russian President Vladimir Putin's visit early next month.

Ukraine gets Oleksiy Reznikov as New Defence Minister
Defence Politics

Ukraine gets Oleksiy Reznikov as New Defence Minister

The Ukrainian Parliament Verkhovna Rada dismissed Andriy Taran from the post of defence minister on November 3, and the parliament appointed Reznikov.

France Considers the TB2 UCAV as a heavy weapon
Defence Politics Unmanned Systems

France Considers the TB2 UCAV as a heavy weapon

France objected to using the Turkish TB2 UCAV in Ukraine’s Donbas area, claiming it was a heavy weapon saying it was “concerned” due to TB2.

Germany and Russia are Feuding over Nuclear Deterrence
Bilateral Relations Defence Politics

Germany and Russia are Feuding over Nuclear Deterrence

Tensions between Moscow and NATO have risen after the NATO defence ministers agreed on a new plan to defend against any potential Russian invasion.

US Activates F-35 Squadron in Europe
Air Defence Politics

US Activates F-35 Squadron in Europe

U.S. Air Force activated its first squadron of F-35As based in Europe on Oct. 1 at RAF Lakenheath, U.K., as the service prepares to deliver the first fighters.

Demir: Exporting creates better allies
Country Regional / Strategy Defence Politics

Demir: Exporting creates better allies

President of Defence Industry Demir, shared the latest developments in defence industry projects on TRT Haber live broadcast on Monday.

681,560 Refugee Returned to Syria, 3,684,412 Refugees Stay
Defence Politics

681,560 Refugee Returned to Syria, 3,684,412 Refugees Stay

Russian Defence Ministry, Centre for Reconciliation of Warring Parties and Refugee Control Centre for Syria published a newsletter today.

Greece may Have Tanks On Demilitarized Islands
Navy / Maritime Defence Politics

Greece may Have Tanks On Demilitarized Islands

Greek media has published video and photos from military training held on Greek islands. The names of islands kept confidential.

Biden requests $715B for Pentagon
Defence Politics

Biden requests $715B for Pentagon

Biden made his first request for a defence budget. He asked for $753 billion in national security funding for the Defence Department.