Interpol-led LatAm swoop seizes thousands of weapons, US$5.7 billion in drugs
The operation found 8,263 illicit firearms and nearly 306,000 rounds of ammunition, as well as 203 tonnes of drugs and 372 tonnes of drug precursors.
Australia says all countries want to see China not supply weapons to Russia
Washington and its allies have said in recent weeks that China was considering providing weapons to Russia, which Beijing denies.
Nato expected to raise munitions stockpile targets as war depletes reserves
The war cast a spotlight on the lack of industrial capacity necessary to ramp up production quickly, after decades of dwindling government orders saw many production lines vanish.
Putin deploys new Zircon hypersonic cruise missiles to Atlantic
Russia, China and the US are in a race to develop hypersonic weapons which are seen as a way to gain an edge over any adversary because of their speeds - above five times the speed of sound - and manoeuvrability.
North Korea says it practised firing cruise missiles able to carry nuclear weapons
The North's pursuit of new types of nuclear weapons has renewed calls in South Korea to redeploy American tactical nuclear weapons or for Seoul to leave the Non-Proliferation Treaty and develop its own arsenal.
Israel to sell air defence system to United Arab Emirates, sources say
Israel and the US-allied UAE share an ultimate fear, that Iran obtains a nuclear weapon, an ambition Tehran denies.
North Korea says never supplied weapons or ammunition to Russia
Ukraine, which is resisting a Russian invasion, severed relations with Pyongyang after the reclusive nation recognised two Russian-backed breakaway 'people's republics' in eastern Ukraine as independent states.
Nato needs greater readiness, more weapons, says military alliance chief
Following Russia's Feb 24 invasion of Ukraine, which Moscow calls 'a special military operation', Nato has boosted its presence in the Baltics.
North Korea test-fires most powerful missile since 2017
Pyongyang has never test-fired this many missiles in a calendar month before.
Ukraine receives second batch of US weapons in Russian stand-off
Washington says it will continue to support Ukraine amid concerns in Kyiv and among its Western allies over tens of thousands of Russian troops amassed on its border.
US Navy seizes illicit weapons from stateless vessel in Arabian sea
The shipment consists of approximately 1,400 AK-47 assault rifles and 226,600 rounds of ammunition, according to the US Navy's Fifth Fleet.
Satellite attack: the mounting arms race in space
The militarisation of space is as old as the space race itself – as soon as Sputnik was launched into orbit in 1957, Washington and Moscow began exploring ways to both arm and destroy satellites.
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