27 Dec 2018
America cannot be the world's policeman: US President Trump
America cannot be the policeman of the world, US President Donald Trump said during his first visit to Iraq as he urged other countries to share responsibilities.
10 Oct 2018
US-govt report: Major US weapons systems can be easily hacked
In an era where the very nature of warfare is shifting towards the digital, cybersecurity of increasingly-automated and software-based weapons systems ought to be a priority.
06 Oct 2018
Aggressive Chinese industrial policy impacting American defense industry: Pentagon
The aggressive Chinese industrial policies have adversely impacted some of the critical American capabilities and its defense manufacturing base, the Pentagon said in a report yesterday.
13 Sep 2018
Decision to suspend aid to Pakistan wasn't taken lightly: US
The US decision to suspend military aid to nuclear-armed Pakistan wasn't taken lightly, as the Trump administration was concerned that the South Asian country's atomic weapons could fall into the hands of the terrorists, said John Bolton, National Security Adviser of the United States.
07 Sep 2018
Donald Trump may replace Defense Secretary Jim Mattis: Report
US President Donald Trump is seeking to replace Defense Secretary Jim Mattis because of the sharp differences between them, a report in The Washington Post claimed.
06 Sep 2018
India buying Russian missile system isn't the main focus: Pompeo
India buying a missile defense system from Russia and oil from Iran would be part of the 2+2 dialogue, but not the talks' primary focus, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said.
13 Jun 2018
US approves $930mn deal to sell 6 Apache-attack-choppers to India
The Trump administration has approved a deal to sell six AH-64E Apache attack helicopters to India for $930 million, the Pentagon said, underlining that this will strengthen India's ability to deter regional threats.
04 Jun 2018
India, US pledge to continue strong bilateral strategic partnership
India and the United States have pledged to continue their strong bilateral strategic partnership, the Pentagon said after a meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis.
02 Jun 2018
PM Modi leaves for India after wrapping up 3-nation tour
PM Narendra Modi has left for India after concluding his significant and successful three-nation visit to Indonesia, Malaysia, and Singapore.
19 Apr 2018
US Army building 3D-printed flexible robots for military use
The US Army Research Laboratory (ARL) has collaborated with the University of Minnesota to develop 3D-printed flexible robots that are practical for military use.
13 Dec 2017
Tillerson: US has elevated its relationship with India in Indo-Pacific
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has said the US has elevated its engagement with India as part of its policy to create a "free and open Indo-Pacific" region.
07 Dec 2017
North Korean crisis: US flies B-1B bomber over Korean peninsula
A US military B-1B Lancer bomber participated in a major joint air drill between American and South Korean forces, to send a strong message to North Korea.
22 Nov 2017
US Navy aircraft carrying 11 crashes in Pacific Ocean
A US Navy aircraft having 11 people on board has crashed into the Pacific Ocean, southeast of Okinawa, Japan.
11 Nov 2017
India denies letting US officials on board INS Chakra
India's defense establishment has rejected Russian media reports that US military officials were allowed to board INS Chakra, a nuclear-attack submarine leased by India from Russia.
18 Oct 2017
US to release advanced EMALS tech for Indian aircraft carriers
The US has agreed to release the technology for the advanced Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System (EMALS) for the Indian Navy's under development future aircraft carrier, INS Vishal.
17 Oct 2017
US Army sergeant once held captive by Taliban admits desertion
31-year-old Bowe Bergdahl, an American soldier once held captive by the Taliban in Afghanistan for five years, has pleaded guilty to desertion and misbehavior before the enemy.
28 Sep 2017
SpiceJet plane with 180 passengers narrowly escapes Kabul airport attack
A New Delhi-bound SpiceJet plane having 180 passengers and crewmembers on board narrowly escaped a rocket attack by militants while taking off from Kabul airport yesterday.
27 Sep 2017
Rockets land at Kabul airport following US defense secretary's arrival
On September 27, at least two rockets hit the Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul hours after US Secretary of Defense James Mattis's landed there.
26 Sep 2017
Sitharaman to Mattis: India won't deploy troops in Afghanistan
Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has ruled out any possibility for the deployment of Indian troops to Afghanistan.
26 Sep 2017
Jim Mattis in India: What is expected to get done?
US Secretary of Defense, Jim Mattis has arrived in India for a two-day visit. He was welcomed by India's defense minister, Nirmala Sitharaman.
19 Sep 2017
US defense firms oppose technology transfer in Make in India
US defense firms have sought assurances from the Indian government that they won't have to share proprietary technology if they manufacture sophisticated weapons in the country.
18 Aug 2017
USS Fitzgerald: US Navy initiates disciplinary action against senior command
Following an initial investigation into the USS Fitzgerald collision incident, the US Navy has conveyed that disciplinary action would be initiated against the warship's senior leadership.
16 Aug 2017
North Korea delays plans to strike US territory of Guam
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has delayed his decision to fire four indigenously developed ballistic missiles towards Guam, the North's state media reported.
15 Aug 2017
You've understood the errors of your predecessors: Taliban tells Trump
Lauding US President Donald Trump for "(understanding) the errors of your predecessors", the Taliban has wrote an open letter to him, urging him to withdraw American troops from Afghanistan.
15 Aug 2017
N.Korea: Kim Jong-un briefed on missile strike plan for Guam
In line with its Guam threat, North Korea's state media has reported that its Supreme Leader was briefed on plans to launch a missile strike on Guam.
08 Aug 2017
Indo-US militaries gear up for Yudh Abhyas in September
Over 200 soldiers from the Indian Army's Gorkha rifles will participate in Yudh Abhyas, an annual joint Indo-US military exercise.
03 Jul 2017
China fumes as US sends warship close to disputed island
USS Stethem, a US Navy guided-missile destroyer, sailed within 12 nautical miles of Triton Island, a disputed island in the South China Sea.
11 May 2017
Turkey calls US decision to arm Syrian Kurds 'unacceptable'
Turkey has called US President Donald Trump's decision to arm Kurdish YPG militia in Syria against ISIS "unacceptable."
10 May 2017
Trump's plan to arm Kurds against ISIS may irk Turkey
US President Donald Trump has approved a plan to supply arms to Kurdish YPG forces to support an operation to retake the ISIS stronghold of Raqqa in Syria, the Pentagon said.