27 Jan 2012
The US Navy will spend US$70 million to transfer and modify two high-speed ferries to support moving 880 Marines from Okinawa, Japan.
BAE Systems is reviewing its warship business, raising fears of job losses at sites including its historic Portsmouth dockyard.
The first Mistral class amphibious assault ship for Russia will be laid down at the start of February in a French shipyard, a military industry official told RIA Novosti on Tuesday.
As their combat commitments to Afghanistan draw down, NATO countries are reshaping their forces to meet anticipated combat capability requirements in future 'hybrid' or major combat operations.
Leaders in Washington, Beijing and Canberra breathed a quiet sigh of relief when Taiwanese President Ma Ying Jeou was elected for a second term on January 14.
According to the "Independent Review of the Intelligence Community" Australia has seen a dramatic expansion of its intelligence agencies over the past 10 years.
For the UK, the US and other allied forces, the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan have forced substantial and rapid investment in individual protection systems such as helmets and body armour.
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