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Defence & Arms Last Updated: Apr 30, 2017 - 8:56:14 AM


Defence & Arms
Trump's Navy Costed Out
Expanding the U.S. Navy to 355 ships from its current plan for 308 ships, as backed by President Donald Trump, would cost approximately $26.6 billion a year for the next 30 years, according to a government report released on Monday.

Apr 26, 2017 - 12:07:12 PM

Defence & Arms
US general in Afghanistan suggests Russia arming the Taliban
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The United States must confront Russia for providing weapons to the Taliban for use against American-backed forces in Afghanistan, top U.S. military officials said Monday.

Apr 25, 2017 - 3:57:39 PM

Defence & Arms
Russia threat triggers European military spending hike
Most nations in Europe have increased their military spending.

Apr 24, 2017 - 11:22:26 AM

Defence & Arms
Moscow Can No Longer Afford a Blue Water Navy, Defense Minister Suggests
Sergey Shoygu, Russia’s defense minister, says that Moscow will still build submarines – a giant one was launched this week – and will recondition its only aircraft carrier – despite rising costs – but will build frigates rather than larger ships, implicating acknowledging that Moscow can no longer afford large surface ships for a blue water navy.

Apr 23, 2017 - 9:05:13 AM

Defence & Arms
How the Pentagon Plans to Beat Russian and Chinas Air Defenses in a War
U.S. warplanes flying over Syria today find themselves operating within the range of Russian S-400 surface-to-air missiles

Apr 22, 2017 - 9:35:03 AM



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