defence

Former federal defence minister Brendan Nelson has described Ben Roberts-Smith as “the most respected, admired and revered” Australian soldier in more than half a century and accused the media outlets...

Defence Secretary Ben Wallace backs ‘excellent candidate’ Theresa May to be next NATO chief as current boss of the alliance Jens Stoltenberg prepares to step down next year Jens Stoltenberg...

Defence has confirmed for the first time it is looking at alternatives for submarines if the troubled $90 billion deal with French company Naval Group does not go ahead. Department secretary Greg Moriarty...

New hope for Afghan heroes: Defence Secretary Ben Wallace vows to fast-track sanctuary in UK for translators who helped our troops on the battlefield Defence Minister Ben Wallace announced the fast-tracking...

DEFENCE bosses spent more last year on private school fees for officers’ kids than in a decade on soldiers with PTSD. Campaigners have hit out at the “elite education perks” provided by the MoD at...

THE MoD’s defence academy has been hit by a major cyber attack. Staff were told the hack was by a foreign power, making Russia and China suspects. It knocked out the IT network and the website is not...

Defence Secretary is warned soldiers ‘could face prosecution for war crimes in Iraq’ if new ‘vital piece of legislation’ becomes law Defence sec. Ben Wallace got letter from ICC chief prosecutor...

Australian defence minister says she was ‘physically ill’ after reading report into elite troops’ alleged war crimes – as thousands of soldiers now face being stripped of their...

How special force soldiers were responsible for the ‘most disgraceful episode in Australia’s military history’ as bombshell report reveals horrific details of 39 unlawful killings in...

DEFENCE Secretary Ben Wallace has described how he helped foil an IRA bomb plot as he paid a Remembrance Day tribute to the fallen. He hailed the armed forces as “the backbone and safety net” of Britain...

Tokyo: Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga has reached an agreement to send defence equipment to Vietnam, using his first summit abroad as leader to signal wariness toward China. On his first foreign...

New Delhi: The defence ministers of India and China have met in Moscow to try to solve rising tensions along their disputed border in the eastern Ladakh region. Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh tweeted...

THE Ministry of Defence is spending £300 million on electronic weapons to defeat Russian and Chinese missile systems. A new hi-tech radar and electronic jamming system will fit inside the nose cones of...

TAIPEI (Reuters) – Taiwan unveiled a T$42.1 billion ($1.4 billion) increase for next year’s planned defence spending on Thursday, as China announced details of its latest combat drills near...

TOKYO (Reuters) – The U.S. military can help monitor “unprecedented incursions” by Chinese ships around islands in the East China Sea controlled by Japan and also claimed by China that...

A MINISTRY of Defence video call aimed at tackling racism was filled with 'racist' and "deeply offensive" comments from staff. The Zoom call with all Ministry of Defence staff and the...