N Korea confirms missile test designed for submarine launch
North Korea said on Oct. 20 that it had test-fired a newly developed ballistic missile from a submarine, in its first such underwater test-launch in two years and one it says will bolster its military's undersea capabilities.
Former SYRIZA DefMin refutes Tsipras over French frigates
The former Minister of Defense, Vangelis Apostolakis, is keeping his distance from main opposition party SYRIZA, and according to a statement by Mr. Tsipras, a close associate of his, who in an interview is in favor of the Greek-French agreement.
Romanian Navy to hold Open Doors Day in military ports of Constanta, Mangalia, Braila, Tulcea
The Romanian Navy organises on Saturday, August 14, an Open Doors Day event in the military ports of Constanta, Mangalia, Braila and Tulcea, in compliance with the COVID-19 restrictions in place, according to a press statement released on Tuesday by the Navy.
Thousands Evacuated in Turkey as Fires Reach Power Plant
People being evacuated by Turkish navy ships. Photo: Turkish National Defense Ministry
"Flames have entered the thermal power plant," the Mayor of Milas, Muhammet Tokat, said on Wednesday night on Twitter, adding that the staff were evacuated.
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Turkey to convene supreme council to name top military brass
Turkey will convene its Supreme Military Council (YAŞ) on Aug. 4, where decisions will be taken to name top military brass.
The YAŞ is convened every year to discuss promotions and dismissals of the high-ranking military personnel under the leadership of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and with the participation of key civilian and military officials.
Turkish court delivers full ruling on Akıncı Airbase 2016 coup trial
A Turkish court on July 12 delivered its reasoned decision on the case of the Akıncı Air Base, which was used as a command center during the 2016 defeated coup bid in the country by the FETÖ.
Moscow Claims Russian Jets and Ships Fired upon British Warship in Black Sea, UK Denies
More than 20 Russian aircraft and two coastguard ships have shadowed a British warship sailing near Crimea.
Moscow's defence ministry said that HMS Defender entered Russian territorial waters near Crimea while a patrol ship fired warning shots and a jet dropped bombs in its path.
Britain's Ministry of Defence (MoD) said no warning shots were fired.
US Navy tests warship’s metal with megablast
The U.S. Navy has started a series of tests on its newest and most advanced aircraft carrier by detonating powerful explosions to determine whether the ship is ready for war.
The first of the tests, which are known as Full Ship Shock Trials, occurred on June 18 when the Navy set off a giant explosive event near the USS Gerald R. Ford, according to a statement.
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Crash Site of MiG-29 Found but Search for "black box" Continues
The location where a Bulgarian Air Force MiG-29 fighter aircraft crashed in the Black Sea in the early hours of June 9 during a nighttime training exercise has been confirmed.
Debris from the crashed aircraft is scattered across a large area on the sea bed. The black box has not been found, Commander of the Navy, Rear Admiral Kiril Mihailov, told a briefing for the media on June 17.
Final Version of MiG-29 Crash Cause Revealed - Pilot's Failure to Maintain Control
"Biological material was found and sent for DNA analysis. The search for the black box (flight data recorder)continues. Debris of the MiG-29 fighter jet that crashed near Shabla has already been found, an investigation has found."