Indications of Russian warships reaching Venezuela, part of the defence treaty between the two countries

Indications of Russian warships reaching Venezuela, part of the defence treaty between the two countries

Moscow/Caracas: Against the background of the aggressive sanctions imposed by the United States on Venezuela and purported action, it seems that Russian warships will soon be reaching Venezuela. Last week, Russia and Venezuela signed a defence agreement that would allow Russian warships to be openly deployed in the Venezuelan ports. A strong reaction over the […]

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China-North Korea increase defence cooperation against the background of increased tension with the United States

China-North Korea increase defence cooperation against the background of increased tension with the United States

Beijing: North Korea has further added to the concerns of the international community after conducting six missile tests in the last two weeks. Six North Korean military officials visited China and held extensive talks with their Chinese counterparts. It said that China and North Korea concurred on making the military cooperation, more comprehensive, between China […]

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Taiwan makes a big hike its defence spending given its increasing tension with China

Taiwan makes a big hike its defence spending given its increasing tension with China

Taipei: A few weeks ago, China warned Taiwan that, its risks a military annexation, if it rejects the offer for unification with mainland China. In light of this development, to increase its military deployment, Taiwan has announced a massive increase of 8.3% in its defence spending. Taiwan has announced a 13-billion-dollardefencespending for the year 2020. […]

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US to deploy ICBMs in Indo-Pacific to counter China, US Secretary of Defence Mark Esper

US to deploy ICBMs in Indo-Pacific to counter China, US Secretary of Defence Mark Esper

Sydney: US Secretary of Defence, Mark Esper, announced that ‘The Chinese military aggression is destabilising the Asia-Pacific region. To counter the aggression, the United States will soon deploy Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles (ICBMs) in the Indo-Pacific region.’ However, the US Secretary of Defence did not provide further details concerning the country in which the missiles would […]

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China bullying Philippines for claim over the South China Sea, accuses Philippines Defence Minister

China bullying Philippines for claim over the South China Sea, accuses Philippines Defence Minister

Manila: The Philippines Defence Minister has made a crushing accusation against China that China is bullying the Philippines to prove its rights over the Scarborough Shoal island group, within the Philippines marine limits. At the same time, the Philippines has accused China of sending a ‘Flotilla’ of nearly 100 ships to the Philippines marine limits, […]

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More than 800 Pakistan sponsored Taliban killed in Afghan military action, informs Afghan defence ministry

More than 800 Pakistan sponsored Taliban killed in Afghan military action, informs Afghan defence ministry

Kabul: Reportedly, more than 800 Pakistan sponsored Taliban militants, including a few Pakistani nationals, were killed in a massive operation undertaken by the Afghanistan military. This information was revealed in a statement issued by the Afghanistan defence ministry. The report said that the action was carried out between 16th to 27th July. This success achieved […]

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Military withdrawal from Afghanistan will be a mistake, claims official designated to take over as US Defence Chief

Military withdrawal from Afghanistan will be a mistake, claims official designated to take over as US Defence Chief

Washington: General Mark Milley, President Trump’s choice, as the next defence chief, claimed, “The United States should not hurriedly withdraw the military from Afghanistan. Withdrawal of the military from Afghanistan will be a decisive mistake for the United States.” General Milley clarified that the military should not be withdrawn from that country unless it is […]

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Defence Ministry approves amendments for advanced technology, Chief of Staff General Bipin Rawat

Defence Ministry approves amendments for advanced technology, Chief of Staff General Bipin Rawat

New Delhi: Chief of Military Staff, General Bipin Rawat, announced that necessary amendments are being made to face the challenges of the changing war techniques of the modern times and the defence ministry had accepted the proposal. The Chief of Staff gave important information that as per this, the military headquarters will undergo restructuring. The […]

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India should not give the excuse of a Chinese threat, for increasing defence preparedness, remarks Chinese mouthpiece

India should not give the excuse of a Chinese threat, for increasing defence preparedness, remarks Chinese mouthpiece

Beijing: The Chinese mouthpiece ‘Global Times’ remarked that India should not use China, as an excuse, for increasing its defence preparedness. The Indian media have claimed that India is expanding its level of defence preparedness as the threat following the Chinese naval deployment in the Indian Ocean has increased. However, the Chinese mouthpiece clarified that […]

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Moves to restructure Indian defence forces, considering possible conflicts with Pakistan and China

Moves to restructure Indian defence forces, considering possible conflicts with Pakistan and China

New Delhi: Considering the potential future conflicts with China and Pakistan, the Indian defence forces have initiated moves, to modernise and reorganise the structure of defence forces. The government, as well as military sources, have indicated that many concepts and designs, practised since last many decades, will be scrapped in this process and will be […]

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