UK gifts Jordan equipment to counter Islamic State

The United Kingdom is to supply equipment to the Jordanian Armed Forces to help them counter Islamic State.

French jets strike Islamic State

French aircraft carried out a second wave of strikes overnight against Islamic State targets in Syria. The strike aircraft were launched from the French nuclear aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle, a medium sized aircraft carrier and France's only carrier. French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said today: "Two Rafale jets dropped bombs on an IS training camp. The objectives were accomplished." Introduced in...

Russian missiles hit Iran

Four Russian cruise missiles launched from the Caspian Sea fell short of their targets in Syria and crash landed in a rural part of Iran.

Polish F-16 Strikes Drone

A Polish F-16 has collided with a civilian drone, underlining concerns many aviators have with the growing popularity of the unlicensed and uncontrolled aerial vehicles. Damage sustained by the aircraft was only discovered when engineers conducted post-flight checks. The Fighting Falcon suffered mostly cosmetic damage, with scratching to the fuel tanks protective coating. However, Unit Colonel Rafał Zadęcki believed the incident could have been...

Russian violation of Turkish airspace “no accident” say Nato

NATO has rejected Moscow's explanation that its aircraft had violated alliance member Turkey's air space by mistake.

US Marine Corps land MV-22 on British flagship, HMS Ocean

The US Marine Corps have landed an Osprey on British flagship HMS Ocean as preparation for upcoming exercise Trident Juncture.

Russian assault ship delivers weaponry to Syria

Russian assault ship Caesar Kunikov has today docked in Syria with a cargo of ammunition and weapons destined for the Syrian military.

Britain and Korea discuss naval cooperation

South Korea's Navy Chief of Staff Admiral Jung Ho-sup Tuesday discussed ways to expand naval cooperation with his British counterpart, local media reported.

Russian Jet Intercepted over Syria

A Russian aircraft entered Turkish airspace on Saturday due to what Moscow called a "navigational error", the aircraft was met by Turkish F-16's.

United States promise Kunduz Airstrike answers

US Defence Secretary Ash Carter has promised a full investigation into whether a US aircraft was responsible for destroying hospital in Afghanistan.



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