Greece is negotiating with Russia for the purchase of missiles for its S-300 anti-missile systems and for their maintenance, Russia`s RIA news agency quoted Greek Defence Minister Panos Kammenos as saying on Wednesday.
Iranian Defence Minister Hossein Dehghan said on Monday Russia’s decision to end a ban on supplying Tehran with S-300 missile systems could lead to an expansion of cooperation and help stability in the region, Iranian state media said.
North Korea fired two surface-to-air missiles into the sea this week as US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter visited the region for talks in Tokyo and Seoul, South Korea`s defence ministry said Thursday.
The US has defended a proposed arms deal with Pakistan worth nearly a billion dollar to sell attack helicopters and missiles, saying the weapons would be used for internal counter-terrorism operations.
The US State Department has approved sale of USD 952 million worth of attack helicopters, missiles and other defence equipment to Pakistan to help Islamabad with its counter-terrorism operations in South Asia.
North Korea fired seven surface-to-air missiles into the sea off its east coast on Thursday in an operation supervised by leader Kim Jong-Un at a time of heightened military tensions, South Korea`s Defence Ministry said on Friday.
South Korea believes its Communist neighbour has already acquired a "significant" level of technology to miniaturise nuclear warheads and put them on its missiles, according to a defence white paper published Tuesday.
Japan, the United States and South Korea are close to reaching a deal on sharing and safeguarding sensitive information on North Korea`s missile and nuclear programmes, Japan`s Defence Ministry said on Friday.
Bloodbath in Gaza continued unabated on Sunday with Israeli jets pounding the coastal strip, as talks to end the conflict that has killed over 2,000 people virtually collapsed after Palestinians threatened to quit.
Israeli jets today pounded Gaza with 40 air strikes that killed five Palestinians, as Hamas fired several rockets into Israel, vowing to continue its resistance in the month-long conflict that has claimed about 2,000 lives.