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Sep 17, 2017
After Swiss defence department, Turla malware attacks a contractor's system in the foreign affairsThe federal chancellery said that ill-intentioned hackers used the Turla malware in the July attack against the servers of the defense department.
Aug 26, 2017
Donald Trump signs memo banning transgender recruits US military, invites heavy criticism from DemocratsPresident Donald Trump has reversed an Obama-era plan of recruiting transgenders in the US military.
Feb 27, 2017
Donald Trump plans to boost spending on Defence, says White House officialsUS President Donald Trump will instruct federal agencies on Monday to assemble a budget for the coming fiscal year that includes sharp increases in Defence Department spending and drastic cuts to domestic agencies, according to administration officials.
Aug 27, 2016
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar to meet his US counterpart Ashton Carter in USDefence Secretary Ashton Carter would host his Indian counterpart Manohar Parrikar at the Pentagon on Monday, weeks after India was designated as a major defence partner by the US
Aug 07, 2016
United States can no longer school Pakistan; the real rein is in the hand of ChinaOne may be pleased as punch about the United State’s strong statement urging Pakistan to act against terrorists that target its neighbours, but let’s hold the crowing. When push comes to shove, it is China which can actually influence Pakistan on such matters, not the US.
Jul 17, 2014
Kerry, US defence head Hagel to visit India to improve strategic tiesTop diplomat and the head of Defence Department of the US will visit India in coming weeks.
Nov 28, 2013
US offers to destroy Syrian chemicals at seaThe Obama administration is offering to destroy some of Syria's deadliest chemical weapons in international waters aboard a nearly 700-foot (213-meter), US government-owned ship, US officials told The Associated Press on Wednesday.
Nov 28, 2013
As pullout draws near, challenges for Afghan army remainAfghanistan's army is now carrying out virtually all ground operations in the country on its own but has problems, including dealing with booby traps, mines and other potentially deadly explosive devices, the Afghan Defense Ministry's spokesman said Wednesday during a visit to NATO.
Aug 16, 2013
Pentagon comes up with measures to battle sexual assaults in armed forcesThe US Defence Department on Thursday unveiled steps to combat sexual assaults in the armed forces by increasing protection for victims, beefing up oversight of investigations, and making responses to such crimes more consistent across the military.
Jan 28, 2013
Pentagon to expand cyber force to counter attacks on computer networksThe expansion would increase the Defense Department's Cyber Command by more than 4,000 people, up from the current 900, an unidentified American official said.