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AP PHOTOS: Israelis train in ghost town dubbed 'Mini Gaza'

ZEELIM ARMY BASE, Israel (AP) — The Muslim call to prayer echoes through a remote town in southern Israel that has known only war. Its 500 buildings, the tallest eight stories high, ...

'Unfriendly' Taiwanese expected to stymie Chinese invasion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese are expected to have an "overwhelmingly unfriendly attitude towards Chinese forces" in the event of an invasion, according to an article on the subject...

Taiwan’s new XT112 assault rifle to complete tests in August

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The military hopes to complete initial testing on its new XT112 assault rifle by the end of August, reports said Tuesday (May 24). The gun is scheduled to gradually rep...

Milley tells West Point cadets technology will transform war

WASHINGTON (AP) — The top U.S. military officer challenged the next generation of Army soldiers on Saturday to prepare America's military to fight future wars that may look little like the wars of tod...

Does Russian commander in Ukraine deserve his 'bloody' reputation?

They call him the "Butcher of Syria." But in fact, military analysts have argued the Russian general who was recently appointed to lead all Russian military efforts in Ukraine, is not partic...

US, Filipino forces hold combat drills on beach facing China

CLAVERIA, Philippines (AP) — With assault weapons ready, U.S. and Filipino marines sprang from amphibious vehicles and transport helicopters to defend an island from potential aggressors in a war exer...

US, Filipino forces start war drills in region facing Taiwan

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Thousands of American and Filipino forces began on Monday one of their largest combat exercises in years that will include live-fire maneuvers, aircraft assaults, urban warf...

American gunmakers help Ukrainians fight back against Putin

MIAMI (AP) — Adrian Kellgren’s family-owned gun company in Florida was left holding a $200,000 shipment of semi-automatic rifles after a longtime customer in Ukraine suddenly went silent during Vladim...

EXPLAINER: Will Russia bring Syrian fighters to Ukraine?

BEIRUT (AP) — With Russia's war on Ukraine now in its third week, Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday approved bringing in volunteer fighters from the Middle East, particularly Syria. ...

Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW) Market : Drivers and Key Players Strategies Analyzed 2030

Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW) Market is estimated to reach $25.6 billion by 2024; growing at a CAGR of 3.9% from 2016 to 2024. Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW) comprise two classes of weap...

Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW) Market Forecast With Trends, Challenges, Drivers, And Top Key Players

Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW) Market is estimated to reach $25.6 billion by 2024; growing at a CAGR of 3.9% from 2016 to 2024. Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW) comprise two classes of weap...

UN: More than 50 million people affected by urban conflicts

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — More than 50 million people are affected by conflict in urban areas from Afghanistan to Libya, Syria, Yemen and beyond where they face a much higher risk of being killed or injur...

White House: Russia prepping pretext for Ukraine invasion

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. intelligence officials have determined a Russian effort is underway to create a pretext for its troops to further invade Ukraine, and Moscow has already prepositioned operatives...

Taiwan Navy drills feature Ta Chiang guided-missile corvette

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Navy drills ahead of the Lunar New Year holiday featured the indigenous Ta Chiang corvette showing off its air defense and anti-ship capabilities for the first time, repor...

Taiwan Army practices urban warfare among brand names

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Army practiced urban warfare at a training center near Kaohsiung on Thursday (Jan. 6) where empty buildings were covered with the names of popular chain stores, or clo...