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Russia downscales plans to modernise only aircraft carrier citing budget cuts

Plans to modernise the Admiral Kuznetsov have been downscaled due severe cuts to the Russian defence budget, according to Russian media reports.

Terror attack hits New York City

A vehicle has been driven into people in Lower Manhattan, New York City in what is being described as a terrorist attack.

USS Carl Vinson conducts F-35C flight operations as project advances

F-35C jets operated aboard the USS Carl Vinson as the aircraft carrier trained off the coast of Southern California.

Long delayed HMAS Hobart finally enters service

The Royal Australian Navy has commissioned the first of three new Air Warfare Destroyers, HMAS Hobart, in a traditional ceremony in Sydney.

First A330 MRTT for France makes maiden flight

Airbus Defence and Space has successfully completed the maiden flight of the first A330 MRTT Multi Role Tanker Transport for France. The Airbus A330 Multi Role Tanker Transport (MRTT) is an aerial refuelling tanker aircraft based on the civilian Airbus A330. The A330 MRTT has also been ordered by the Royal Australian Air Force, Royal Air Force, United Arab Emirates Air Force, Royal Saudi Air Force and Republic of Singapore Air Force.

Coalition strikes continue in Iraq and Syria

Coalition forces continued to attack Islamic State, conducting seven strikes consisting of eight engagements officials reported today.

Coalition strikes against Islamic State continue in Syria and Iraq

Coalition military forces continue to attack Islamic State, conducting multiple strikes over the last few days, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported.

British boots begin to leave Caribbean as recovery operations end

One month after they landed in the wake of Hurricane Irma, the remaining members of 40 Commando Royal Marines are on their way back to the UK.

Supercarrier USS Nimitz completes historic 200,000th catapult shot

The USS Nimitz successfully completed her 100,000th aircraft launch from Catapult Two last week, marking the second time, since the ship's commissioning in 1975, that that milestone has been achieved.

Eurofighter target Poland with latest sales bid

The Eurofighter consortium declared at MSPO defence exhibition that Poland should consider the Typhoon as it looks at its future combat aircraft requirements.

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