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Chuck Hagel announces unpaid leave for Pentagon civilian employees
Chuck Hagel has announced plans to furlough most of nearly 800,000 civilian employees for up to 11 d...
US orders removal of online 3D-gun designs
The US has ordered the removal of controversial online files which allowed users to 3D-print their o...
India an important country: Hagel
Terming India as an important country, US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel on Thursday said that the co...
US Defence Secretary reaches out to his counterparts in world
Newly appointed US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel has reached out to his half-a-dozen counterparts fr...
US in damage control mode over Chuck Hagel`s India remarks
Amid the controversy stirred by the newly appointed US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel’s anti-India re...
Operation to kill Osama was risky: Panetta
Panetta today said the daring operation to kill Osama bin Laden at his Abbottabad safe house in Paki...
`China has to be part of family, not threaten nations`
China cannot be a country that threatens to go after territories and creates disputes, US Defence Se...
Panetta calls Egyptian Defence minister
Panetta commended Al-Sisi for his efforts to address shared security objectives, including Sinai and...
China preparing to win high intensity military ops
China is building and strengthening its armed forces to fight and win high-intensity regional milita...
US firm pays compensation over Abu Ghraib torture
A US defence contractor, whose subsidiary was allegedly involved in a lawsuit of conspiring to tortu...
US safer, more secure than four years ago: Panetta
Panetta said after being in public life for five decades he would return to private life and to his ...
Obama to pick Chuck Hagel as next US Defence Secretary?
Former Senator and Vietnam war veteran Chuck Hagel is all set to replace US Defence Secretary Leon P...
US Senate passes USD 631 bn defence bill
The US Senate has unanimously passed a sweeping USD 631 billion defence bill.
US defence secretary to visit China in September
US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta will visit China in mid-September, the defence ministry said here ...
US for strong defence ties with India
A top American military commander has said that he wants to take the India-US defence ties to a new ...
Curtailing of defence budget to throw new challenges: Panetta
The Pentagon is faced with challenge to maintain a force strong enough to meet the challenges of the...
Pak military rules out ‘accepting pressure’ to abandon tough stance on US negotiations
The Pakistan military has said it would not accept any pressure to abandon the stance taken in negot...
India-US discuss regional security, defence purchases
The regional situation and India`s purchases of military hardware were discussed on Wednesday by Def...
US Defence Secy Panetta meets PM, NSA
The Indian side is also expected to take up the issue of denial of dual-use items by the US to the l...
Panetta discusses Afghanistan with French minister
Leon Panetta met his French counterpart Jean-Yves Le Drian, to discuss plans for transition in Afgha...
US House passes $643 bn defence bill; defies veto threat
US House of Representatives has passed the USD 643 billion defence authorisation bill for 2013 that ...
US defence budget 2013 to be heavier?
US House panel pressed ahead with a heavier version of the 2013 US defence budget adding billions t...
All options on table if Iran goes nuclear: Panetta
US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta has warned Iran that "all options" are on the table if Tehran bl...
Pressure must stay on Iran: Leon Panetta
If Iran does not change course, the US is "prepared to respond if we have to", Panetta said.
Pentagon cuts size of US Army, Marines
The changes US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta described at a news conference are numerous but hardly...
China slams new Asian slant in US defence strategy
China said the us` accusations of a lack of openness in Beijing`s military policy were `groundless...
Israel, US gear up for missile defence drill
Israeli and US officials said the exercise would be the largest-ever joint drill by the two countrie...
US to unveil new defence strategy
The new defence strategy is expected to end the decade-old policy of maintaining a force capable of ...
Pentagon weighs cuts to nuclear arsenal
There is disagreement over how many atomic bombs the United States requires in the post-Cold War era...
US defence chief sceptical on North Korea talks
A meeting between US and North Korea in Geneva this week failed to arrive at any agreements.
N Korea remains serious threat: US defence chief
US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta arrived in South Korea on Wednesday, pledging to keep a "nuclear ...
Taliban tactics show `weakness`: US defence chief
Leon Panetta said security generally was improving across Afghanistan, without offering specific num...
New US defence chief Panetta on first Afghan trip
US defence chief Leon Panetta visited troops in southern Afghanistan as part of his first trip to t...
Walking away from Pak may backfire: US officials
Top defence officials said America must continue to work with Islamabad as walking away at this poi...
Lockheed says frequent cyber target from around world
Lockheed had taken aggressive actions to protect systems and data.
US defence cuts mean `hard decisions`: Gates
Defence Secretary Robert Gates has said that fiscal pressures on the US military`s budget will requi...
CCS likely to clear biggest Indo-US defence deal by month-end
The biggest Indo-US defence deal worth USD 4.1 billion is expected to be cleared by the Cabinet Co...
US should stay involved in Afghanistan: Gates
Robert Gates said that US military should remain involved in Afghanistan.
Indo-US Defence Policy Group meeting begins
During the meeting, the two sides would review the defence ties and discuss issues including the si...
Hafiz Saeed pleads for defence lawyer in US court
Jamaat-ud-Dawah chief Hafiz Saeed submitted a fresh application in a Pakistani court asking the ju...
US defence chief hails `successful` China visit
US Defence Secretary Robert Gates toured China`s nuclear command centre.
China moving fast on new weapons: US defence chief
China is still years behind US capabilities in radar-evading aircraft.
US announces major defence cuts
US Defence Secretary announced $78 billion in cuts to military programmes over the next five years.
Citing deficit, Gates moves to cut US defense budget
The proposed cuts will require reducing the size of the Army and the Marine Corps.
NATO chief appoints US defence official as deputy
Alexander Vershbow will be the first American to serve in that post.
India, US to cooperate in areas of defence
India and the United States on Monday underscored the critical importance of stability of and access...
Gilani asks US to step up defence, intelligence cooperation
Pak`s PM called on the US to enhance defence cooperation and intelligence-sharing with Pakistan.
Indo-US defence deals unlikely during Obama visit
India and the US are unlikely to wrap up any defence deals during the high-profile visit of Presid...
US warns on territorial disputes but tiptoes on China
The US says maritime claims were growing challenge to Asia-Pacific stability.
Asia maritime disputes need negotiation: US
The US defence secretary says high seas disputes in Asia should be resolved through negotiations.
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