Stanislav Petrov made a decision at the height of Cold War tensions that saved the lives of millions.
Sweden is undertaking its biggest military exercise amid fears of Russian military build up
A U.S. Navy ship fired warning shots toward an Iranian vessel in the Gulf on Tuesday after the vessel came within 137 metres, a U.S. official told
Macron stands side by side with new army chief
Russia has showcased its new multi-purpose fighter jet, the Mikoyan MiG-35, at the 13th International Aviation and Space Salon (MAKS). The airshow
The last of Israeli army's llamas are to be pensioned in September off after years of active service in favour of more nimble and less complaining robots.
Prince Harry: “I spent many years kicking my heels and I didn’t want to grow up.”
A five day long army mutiny over pay has ended in Ivory Coast after the mutineers accepted an increase in bonus payments.
Despite the African country's defence minister announcing that an agreement had been reached, the mutineers are refusing to return to their barracks.
US-backed Syrian militias say they have fully seized the town of Tabqa and the country’s largest dam from the so-called Islamic State.
The world’s oldest standing army has 40 new members after a Swiss Guard swearing-in ceremony at the Vatican.
Germany's military is under scrutiny for signs of far-right extremism after the arrest of an officer suspected of planning an attack.
Germany’s defence minister has come under fire over a scandal involving an army lieutenant who is accused of plotting a gun attack while posing as a Syrian…
A German soldier who posed as a Syrian refugee has been arrested for planning an attack that would have been blamed on asylum seekers.
Russian soldiers held military exercises in Murmansk on Tuesday (25 April) in order to highlight the army’s readiness to fight in severe weather conditions.
The funeral has taken place in Crimea for a Russian marine major reportedly killed in combat in Syria.
Some 800 British troops have joined NATO forces in Estonia, as part of efforts to deter any Russian agression in the Baltic region
Trucks carrying missiles drove past a podium in Tehran draped with images of President Hassan Rouhani. There was an air display by fighter jets and bombers.
In total, around 4,000 personnel will monitor for - and defend against - any potential Russian incursions.
Syrian forces engaged in fierce fighting with rebels and jihadists on Sunday, responding to an onslaught with intense bombardments.
US Marine Corps seeks to contain fallout over the sharing of nude photos of female service members without their consent, promising punitive measures.
Iraq’s Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi flew into Mosul on Tuesday, a day rich in symbolism and success for US-backed forces battling to liberate the west of the city from ISIL…
The US says it has begun deploying a controversial missile defence system in South Korea just 24 hours after the North launched four ballistic missiles, breaking UN…
Sniper and mortar fire hamper Iraqi forces but the offensive to take Mosul from ISIL militants goes on
NATO members will make efforts to reach a spending target of two percent of their GDP on defence, but have failed to agree on whether or not every country must meet the…
The Iraqi army says it is getting closer to the main government complex in western Mosul.