North Korean air show wowed by model F-16

2016-09-25 19:48

Now here's something you don't see every day: an F-16 fighter jet buzzing through the skies of North Korea and launching - fireworks.

The Africa Aerospace and Defence exhibition is underway at the Air Force Base Waterkloof, in Centurion with defence technology taking centre stage.

The Africa Aerospace and Defence exhibition is underway at the Air Force Base Waterkloof, in Centurion with defence technology taking centre stage.

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Israel hits Syrian army targets after Golan fire

2016-09-08 16:01

The Israeli air force has hit Syrian army positions after fire from its war wracked neighbour struck the Israeli-held zone of the Golan Heights, the military says.

France concerned by Syria chemical attack reports

2016-08-11 22:22

France has expressed alarm at reports of a deadly chemical attack in the Syrian battleground city of Aleppo.

What you need to know about South Sudan's conflict

We hear from an International Organization of Migrants was in Juba when skirmishes began last week.

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Rattled Erdogan speaks to Turkey via mobile phone

2016-07-16 02:46

Up against the greatest challenge of his political career in facing down an attempted coup, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been prepared to use any means to speak to the people.

Turkish army seizes power

2016-07-15 22:53

The Turkish military says it has assumed power in the country in what the prime minister has termed an "illegal act".

Pyongyang close to developing sub-based missile: expert

2016-07-14 08:52

North Korea may be able to develop a submarine-based ballistic missile within a year, which would significantly increase the threat Pyongyang poses, a US expert says.

Obama releases death tolls from non-war zone airstrikes

2016-07-01 21:37

The US has lifted the lid on President Barack Obama's secretive counter-terrorism campaign, detailing for the first time the number of fighters and civilians killed in airstrikes in countries like Pakistan and Libya.

Taiwan accidentally fires missile towards China

2016-07-01 18:54

A Taiwanese warship has mistakenly launched a supersonic "aircraft carrier killer" missile towards China.


US plans to shift military assets to Syria in Russia deal

2016-09-16 06:42

The US military will have to shift surveillance aircraft from other regions and increase the number of intelligence analysts to co-ordinate attacks with Russia under the Syria ceasefire deal.

US concludes record Israel military aid deal

2016-09-13 22:55

The United States has agreed a record multi-billion-dollar deal to provide its ally Israel with military aid for 10 years from 2019, the State Department says.

US warship fires warning shots at Iranian boats

2016-08-26 09:17

Officials say a US Navy ship has fired three warning shots in the direction of an Iranian boat that approached another American ship in the North Arabian Gulf.

US Air Force head 'concerned' about no-first-use nukes

2016-08-04 21:37

The head of the US Air Force says she would be "concerned" if President Barack Obama were to formally declare a "no-first-use" policy for America's arsenal of nuclear weapons.

World urges Turkey 'stability, restraint'

2016-07-16 03:10

World leaders have urged "respect for democratic institutions" in key Nato member and European neighbour Turkey as parts of the military launched a coup against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and violence erupted in Istanbul.

Turkish military declares martial law after coup attempt

2016-07-15 23:50

Turkey's armed forces, who seized power in a coup, has declared martial law and a curfew throughout the country.

Israeli military to free female refusenik

2016-07-14 17:24

The Israeli military says it will release a woman who supporters say has served the longest jail sentence to date for a female conscientious objector.

Fresh salad at sea: Military considers gardens on subs

2016-07-05 18:03

The US military is testing out the idea of growing fruit and vegetables aboard submarines to give crew more fresh food on long voyages.

Britain, France mark 100 years since Battle of the Somme

2016-07-01 18:54

Britain and France have recalled the horrors of the Battle of the Somme, 100 years after their troops fought and died together in one of the defining offensives of WWI.

US military lifts ban on transgender personnel serving openly

2016-06-30 20:30

The Pentagon says it will let transgender personnel serve openly, a major milestone for America's vast military, and adds it will pay for related medical treatment.

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