WASHINGTON, Feb 12- The U.S. government said on Friday it had approved the sale to Pakistan of up to eight F-16 fighter jets built by Lockheed Martin Corp, radar and other equipment in a deal valued at $699 million. The agency said the F-16s would allow Pakistan's Air Force to operate in all-weather environments and at night, while improving its self-defense...» Read More
Kathleen McInnis, research consultant for the Americas program at Chatham House, argues that NATO has never been irrelevant and outlines the many challenges it faces: from Ukraine to cybersecurity.
Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson, Iceland's prime minister, says that a mobile, rapid response NATO force could have a real effect in maintaining peace in localized areas.
Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson, Iceland's prime minister, discusses the country's role in NATO and says that the world might be going back "to the world of the Cold War".
Tony Cordesman, Arleigh A. Burke chair in strategy at CSIS, says that NATO countries need to respect the defense spending requirement otherwise "the best NATO statement in the world is hollow".
The primary objective of Indian Prime Minister Modi's trip to Tokyo is to court Japanese businesses, says Sheila Smith, Senior Fellow for Japan studies at the Council for Foreign Relations.
India's biggest companies are pouring billions into manufacturing guns, ships and tanks, buoyed by the government's commitment to upgrade its armed forces.
The US has sent 130 additional military personnel to Iraq to help contain the threat posed by hard-line militants from the Islamic State.
Southeast Asian nations are channeling military budgets to develop local expertise and lower their dependence on big U.S. and European arms suppliers.
President Obama is considering airstrikes or airdrops to address a humanitarian crisis among religious minorities in Iraq.
A company that performs background checks for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security said it was the victim of a cyber attack.
The U.S. Army has made strides in technology that would allow soldiers to print food with custom ingredients and nutrients.
CNBC's Dominic Chu looks at how well Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman allocate spending on research and developmental capital.
Germany on Monday cancelled a contract to supply Russia with a 120 million euro combat simulation center. The FT reports.
Japan is surrounded by a worsening security environment as North Korea develops missiles and China and Russia step up military activity.
The Kurdistan Regional Government of Iraq asked a U.S. court to throw out an order to seize some 1 million barrels of disputed crude oil.
Lawrence Livermore is reaching out to private industry amid a race for talent and ideas to solve pressing issues including national security.
The U.S. Air Force is calling for an end to big-ticket items like the error-ridden F-35 in order to save money. Fiscal Times reports.
Sanctions are intended to tighten the screws on Russia by targeting broad sections of its economy and financial markets.
Assuming Israel gets the quiet it wants, what does it intend to do with Gaza?, asks former Israeli foreign minister Shlomo Ben Ami.
Global conflicts are going to sustain defense spending by governments, which will benefit defense contractors, one analyst said.