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Israel says seized Gaza-bound rocket shipment from Iran

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 05, 2014, 23:13

Israel Defence Forces has claimed to have seized an Iranian ship carrying advanced weapons, including rockets capable of hitting distances up to 200 kms, intended for Palestinian terror groups in the Gaza Strip.

Forces seek Rs 6 lakh cr star-war weapon systems

Last Updated: Thursday, June 27, 2013, 21:37

Seeking to prepare itself for futuristic warfare, Indian armed forces are planning to spend around Rs 6 lakh crore to get hi-tech equipment such as robots for combat roles.

Now `Sex initiation ritual` scandal hits Aussie Armed Forces

Last Updated: Saturday, June 22, 2013, 12:01

The scandal in the ADF which included suspension of seven cadets for `serious misconduct` has reportedly revealed a `sex initiation ritual` carried out by Male Defence Force recruits on fellow cadets in a nightclub.

Australian Defence Forces knew about sex ring three years ago

Last Updated: Sunday, June 16, 2013, 15:02

The Australian Defence Force (ADF) hierarchy knew that an Internet sex ring was operating within its ranks almost three years ago but did not involve police until the middle of last year.

US, Japan hold senior defence talks; China a focus

Last Updated: Friday, March 22, 2013, 14:42

Region security was the top priority when seniormost US military commander in the Pacific hosted Japan`s most senior uniformed officer.

11 rights violation cases against defence since 2009

Last Updated: Monday, May 21, 2012, 16:19

Defence forces are investigating 11 cases of human rights violation registered against their personnel since 2009.

Russia air defence forces to receive S-300V system

Last Updated: Thursday, April 12, 2012, 15:59

The state contract on the supply of new anti-aircraft missiles of the S-300V4 systems has also been signed.

‘No proposal to induct women in combat duties’

Last Updated: Monday, March 19, 2012, 20:20

There is no proposal to induct women in combat duties in the defence forces including fighter pilots in the IAF, government told the Lok Sabha.

Address concerns of defence forces first: Congress

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 25, 2011, 20:39

Differences appeared in the ruling NC-led coalition in Jammu and Kashmir over the issue of revocation of AFSPA with ally Congress today favouring talks with the Defence Ministry on the matter.

Now, a military school for girls in the pipeline

Last Updated: Sunday, August 07, 2011, 13:23

The proposal for the school could help encourage girls to aspire for a career in the armed forces.

Physical standards relaxed for J&K youths to get into forces

Last Updated: Friday, April 22, 2011, 20:11

To attract more youths from Jammu and Kashmir, Government has decided to extend the relaxation in physical eligibility conditions for recruitment in central police forces like CRPF and BSF to the Jammu region.

Australian Defence forces capture two Taliban leaders in Afghan

Last Updated: Friday, April 01, 2011, 19:21

The Coalition Forces Headquarter in Afghanistan has stated that The Australian Special Operations Task Group (SOTG) and the Afghan police have captured two Taliban leaders in Oruzgan province.