Russian helicopter fires on spectators at drills: report

Sep 19, 2017

Russian helicopter fires on spectators at drills: report

A Russian military helicopter gunship accidentally fired on spectators during war games in western Russia, a news website reported Tuesday, adding the two people were injured. The Russian military acknowledged the incident, but insisted that no one was hurt and refrained from saying when it ...

U.S. bolsters Baltic air patrols as big Russia war games loom

Aug 30, 2017

U.S. bolsters Baltic air patrols as big Russia war games loom

The United States on Tuesday sent extra fighter jets to patrol the skies over Baltic states to reinforce its NATO allies as Russia gears up for major major military drills, Lithuania's defense ministry said. Seven US F-15 fighter jets landed at the country's northern Siauliai ...

Pledging reforms by 2020, Ukraine seeks road map to NATO membership

Jul 10, 2017

Pledging reforms by 2020, Ukraine seeks road map to NATO membership

Kiev and NATO will begin discussions on a road map to get Ukraine into the grouping, with Kiev pledging the necessary reforms by 2020, President Petro Poroshenko said Monday. Speaking alongside Poroshenko on a visit to the Ukrainian capital, Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said NATO has ...

Japan, NATO look to expand cooperation at sea, in cyberspace

Jul 6, 2017

Japan, NATO look to expand cooperation at sea, in cyberspace

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and North Atlantic Treaty Organization Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg affirmed Thursday in Brussels that Japan and NATO should expand their existing cooperation, particularly in maritime security and cybersecurity. "By further strengthening cooperation between Japan and NATO, we must make solid the ...