Germany pitching for UN Security Council seat, despite almost inoperable armed forces

Germany is pitching for a seat at the UN Security Council, the UN’s most powerful arm in charge of the authorisation of military action through Security Council resolutions; it is the only UN body with the authority to issue binding resolutions to member states.

Israel carries out strikes on Hamas sites in Gaza

Israel's recent strikes against Hamas are in response to a rocket attack targeting the Nahal Oz military base.

China launches first home built aircraft carrier

China has launched its first home built aircraft carrier, state media said Wednesday.

New Zealand to purchase P-8 Poseidon aircraft

New Zealand has requested the potential sale of up to four P-8 Poseidon Maritime Patrol Aircraft.

India grounds “flawed” Tejas jets

Within months of joining the Indian Air Force, Tejas fighter jets have been grounded because of problems with their landing gear.

China, Russia complete first phase of joint naval exercises in the Baltic Sea

Chinese and Russian navies completed exercises in what they call the first stage of their ongoing joint exercise code-named 'Joint Sea 2017'.

Challenger 2 tanks and Wildcat helicopters prove desert capability

The British Army recently demonstrated its expeditionary capabilities.

US Navy ballistic missile interception test results in failure

The US Navy have conducted a ballistic missile interception test from a destroyer at sea off Hawaii, the result however was a failure.

US and Russia in air safety talks after ‘near miss’

The United States and Russia are to hold air safety talks after it emerged combat aircraft from both nations came within miles of each other at the weekend.

Iraq repels Islamic State onslaught

Iraq has announced that its security forces have managed to repel a suicide attack by the Islamic State militants north of Ramadi.

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