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  • NATO countries have begun arms deliveries to Ukraine: defense minister

    KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine's defense minister said on Sunday that NATO countries were delivering weapons to his country to equip it to fight pro-Russian separatists and "stop" Russian President Vladimir Putin. Valery Heletey told a news conference he had...
  • Berlin doesn't know of arms deliveries to Ukraine: Merkel aide

    BERLIN (Reuters) - The German government has no knowledge of any country delivering weapons to the Ukraine government, Chancellor Angela Merkel's spokesman said on Monday when asked about the Ukrainian defense minister's remarks that some NATO countries...
  • Ukraine cease-fire in peril; Merkel urges Putin to respect it

    Six civilians and an unknown number of fighters were killed in artillery barrages in violation of a 10-day-old cease-fire in Ukraine, spokesmen for both government and pro-Russia separatist forces said Monday in accusing each other of waging the attacks....
  • U.S. partners unclear on roles in fight against Islamic State

    (Reuters) - Many countries have said they support a coalition the United States hopes to build to fight Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria, but most have been vague about any specific role they might play. Below is a list of some of the key...
  • Airbus to sell off business units in defense and space review

    Airbus to sell off business units in defense and space review
    BERLIN/PARIS (Reuters) - Airbus Group has unveiled plans to sell half a dozen businesses with combined annual revenues of around 2 billion euros ($2.6 billion), simplifying its Defense and Space division to focus on warplanes, missiles, launchers and...
  • Report: Defense contractors won't see increased demand from U.S. military strategy against Islamic State

    Defense contractors won't see much immediate benefit from President Barack Obama's plan to defeat the extremist group Islamic State, according to an analysis from Standard and Poor's. The report says that companies providing services like logistics,...
  • Ukraine lawmakers approve EU pact, offer autonomy to rebel regions

    Lawmakers in Ukraine endorsed an association agreement with the European Union on Tuesday, making a decisive turn in favor of closer relations with Western neighbors in spite of the 10-month-old conflict that shift in alliance has ignited with Russia....
  • War on Islamic State will be long and difficult, top defense officials tell Senate

    WASHINGTON In their first public briefing since President Barack Obama laid out his new strategy for defeating the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, the nation's two top defense officials on Tuesday provided few details of their plans and no guarantees...
  • Chinese hacked U.S. military contractors, Senate panel finds

    Chinese hacked U.S. military contractors, Senate panel finds
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Hackers associated with the Chinese government have repeatedly infiltrated the computer systems of U.S. airlines, technology companies and other contractors involved in the movement of U.S. troops and military equipment, a U.S....
  • Former Hampton school board candidate removed from meeting

    Former Hampton school board candidate removed from meeting
    *This story was updated Thursday morning to include quotes from David Dietrich and a further explanation of the National Defense Authorization Act of 2012. Hampton businessman David J. Dietrich was removed from the Hampton City Council meeting Wednesday...
  • Airbus CEO criticizes German arms export rules

    BERLIN (Reuters) - The chief executive of aerospace and defense group Airbus criticized the German government on Thursday for its restrictive arms export policy, saying it could deter international cooperation on future defense projects. "When it comes...