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Defence Secretary & Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Minister of Defence for Strategic Affairs discuss ways to enhance bilateral defence cooperation

Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Minister of Defence for Strategic Affairs Mr Ahmed A Aseeri called on Defence Secretary Dr Ajay Kumar in New Delhi on June 30, 2022. They discussed ways…

Ukraine can win war with Russia, U.S. defense secretary says

RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin kicked off defense talks with more than 40 countries on Tuesday by expressing confidence that Ukraine can prevail against…

Russia is weakened militarily, has become a geopolitical pariah: US Def Sec Austin

Washington, Apr 8 (PTI) More than a month after its unjustified invasion of Ukraine, the Russian military is now a weakened one and has become a pariah from a geopolitical…

Not in India’s best interest to continue investing in Russian equipment: US Def Sec

Washington, Apr 6 (PTI) It is not in India’s best interest to continue investing in Russian military equipment, US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin told lawmakers on Tuesday, underscoring the American…

In heated exchange, U.S. defense chief defends Ukraine response

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin defended America's response to the war in Ukraine on Tuesday during a heated exchange with a Republican lawmaker who accused the Pentagon of…

U.S. defense secretary eyes international response to Russia on Ukraine

By Phil Stewart and Hyonhee Shin SEOUL (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin on Thursday suggested any U.S. response to Russia's actions towards Ukraine would be carried out in…

Pentagon chief orders review of 2019 Syria strike

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin ordered a four-star general to review a 2019 strike in Syria that caused civilian casualties, the Pentagon said on Monday. Pentagon spokesman…

15th India-Israel Joint Working Group meeting in Tel Aviv

India-Israel Joint Working Group (JWG) on Bilateral Defence Cooperation has agreed to form a Task Force to formulate a comprehensive Ten-Year Roadmap to identify new areas of cooperation. This was…

U.S. defense secretary to travel to Gulf countries next week

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin will travel to Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Bahrain and Kuwait next week, the Pentagon said on Friday, in a "thank you" tour for…

There have been no ‘hostile interactions’ with Taliban: US Defence Secretary

Washington [US], August 19 (ANI): US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin has said that US service members have not had any "hostile interactions" with the Taliban as the terror group takes…

‘Not on the cards’: UK Defence Secretary on whether British forces will return to Afghanistan

London [UK], August 16 (ANI): British Secretary of Defense Ben Wallace said on Monday that British forces will not be returning to Afghanistan after the Taliban seized the Afghan capital…

US delivers 3 refurbished military helicopters to Afghanistan

Washington DC [US], July 22 (ANI): Amid the ongoing Taliban offensive, Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin on Wednesday said that the United States has delivered three refurbished military helicopters to Afghanistan…