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US expects IS to wield chemical weapons in Mosul fight

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The United States expects Islamic State to use crude chemical weapons as it tries to repel an Iraqi-led offensive on the city...

Cybicom puts Weapon Control Unit into SA Navy submarine simulator

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South African defence systems integrator Cybicom is upgrading the South African Navy's submarine simulator with a weapons control capability. Due to financial...

UN-approved weapons imports resold in Somalia according to diplomats

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Many guns imported by the Somali government with UN approval are being resold by arms dealers on the black market in the...

Sudan accused of using chemical weapons in Darfur

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Sudan's government has carried out at least 30 likely chemical weapons attacks in the Jebel Marra area of Darfur since January using...

Germany resumes weapons deliveries to Kurds in north Iraq

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The German military on Wednesday said it had resumed deliveries of weapons to Kurdistan after the government of the northern Iraqi region...

SANDF says two suspects arrested for theft of weapons from Simon’s...

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Military Police and the Hawks have arrested two suspects in connection with last weekend's theft of arms and ammunitions from the SA...

CIA weapons for Syrian rebels sold to arms black market

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Weapons shipped into Jordan for Syrian rebels by the Central Intelligence Agency and Saudi Arabia were stolen by Jordanian intelligence operatives and...

Global defence trade reaches a record breaking $65 billion in 2015...

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The global defence trade reached a record-breaking $65 billion in 2015 fuelled by conflict in the Middle East and military spending in...

U.S. Navy says it seized weapons from Iran likely bound for...

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U.S. Navy ships in the Arabian Sea intercepted and seized an arms shipment from Iran likely bound for Houthi fighters in Yemen,...

French Navy frigate seizes another Somali bound weapons consignment

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The French Navy has seized a huge consignment of weapons including hundreds of AK-47 assault rifles and anti-tank weapons from a dhow...

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SANDF missing the communication target

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Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...