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Why isn't ​Germany supplying Ukraine with heavy weapons?

The German government has listed several reasons why it's been unable to dispatch heavy weapons to Ukraine. Do those claims hold up? Several of its explanations are listed below. Germany is sim...

Biden approves $800M in new military assistance for Ukraine

WASHINGTON (AP) — In anticipation of a new Russian offensive in eastern Ukraine, President Joe Biden on Wednesday approved an $800 million package of military assistance, including additional helicopt...

Taiwan reports ADIZ incursions by 2 planes, 2 helicopters from China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of National Defense reported Friday (April 8) that four Chinese military aircraft had entered Taiwan’s air defense identification zone (ADIZ) during the...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump distorts Obama-Biden aid to Ukraine

WASHINGTON (AP) — Casting himself as tough on Russia, former President Donald Trump lowballed the amount of U.S. military aid provided to Ukraine during the Obama-Biden administration and claimed that...

A look at the military assistance the US is giving Ukraine

WASHINGTON (AP) — Just hours after Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy delivered an emotional plea to the U.S. Congress for more military aid, President Joe Biden laid out a wide range of weapons ...

Philippines to proceed with deal to buy Russian helicopters

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine government will proceed with a deal to purchase 17 military transport helicopters from Russia that was signed and partially paid for before the Russian invasi...

Chinese WZ-10 attack helicopter penetrates Taiwan's ADIZ

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Seven military aircraft intruded into Taiwan's air defense identification zone (ADIZ) on Tuesday (Oct. 26), including three types of military aircraft that had never b...

Helicopter crash kills 9 Afghan troops in central province

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A helicopter crash overnight has taken the lives of at least nine Afghan military personnel in a central province, the defense ministry said Thursday. In a ...

Afghanistan: Nine killed in military helicopter crash

Nine members of the Afghan security forces were killed on Wednesday evening when their helicopter crashed near the capital Kabul, the country's defense minister said on Thursday. The defense mini...

2 Afghan military helicopters collide, 9 soldiers killed

LASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan (AP) — Two Afghan army helicopters collided while transporting wounded soldiers in the southern Helmand province, killing nine Afghan service members, the country's Defense Mi...

India’s air force says it shot down its own helicopter

NEW DELHI (AP) — The new chief of India’s air force says it accidently shot down its own helicopter as it engaged Pakistani fighter planes in an aerial confrontation in Indian-controlled Kashmir in Fe...

Army helicopter with 12 aboard missing in Indonesia's Papua

JAYAPURA, Indonesia (AP) — A military helicopter carrying 12 people has gone missing in Indonesia's easternmost province of Papua. Papua military spokesman Muhammad Aidi said the Rus...

Mexico confirms 6 killed in crash of military helicopter

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Authorities in Mexico have confirmed that six people died when a military helicopter that was helping fight forest fires crashed in the north-central state of Queretaro. ...

Mexican Navy helicopter crashes near forest fires

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A Mexican Navy helicopter has crashed in an area where aircraft were being used to fight forest fires. The Navy did not immediately say how many people were aboard...

Peru's president soars as he channels anger over corruption

CALEMAR, Peru (AP) — Martin Vizcarra stepped down from a military helicopter into a small Peruvian jungle village where no president had ventured before. Donning thick-soled boots, h...