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  • Russian Army to hold first mountain drills with Pakistan this year

    MOSCOW: The Russian Army's Commander-in-Chief Oleg Salyukov on Friday announced that Russian ground forces will hold its first ever military exercises with Pakistan in the coming year, according to TASS news agency...

    The Russian Army is scheduled to hold seven international drills in 2016, including the "the first ever Russian-Pakistani special drills in mountainous terrain...

  • Pakistan Army wins gold in Exercise Cambrian Patrol held in UK

    ISLAMABAD: A team of Pakistan Army won the gold medal in the premier patrolling event of the British Army - Exercise Cambrian Patrol - beating around 140 teams from armies across the globe...

    The international patrolling exercise, an annual event organised and run by the 160th Infantry Brigade and Headquarters Wales, is both physically and mentally demanding and is a highlight in the British Army’s training calendar...

  • Pakistan Army conducts night field manoeuvre exercise

    The troops of Pakistan Army conducted night field manoeuvre exercise to validate operational plans besides enhancing preparedness...

    Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif visited exercise area around Kharian-Gujranwala and witnessed troops engaged in the ongoing Army Field Exercise, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) stated on Monday...

  • Chinese, Indian border troops hold joint disaster drills

    SHANGHAI: Chinese and Indian border troops have conducted a joint disaster relief exercise, China's defence ministry said on Monday, signalling warming ties between the two Asian powers as they seek to resolve a long-festering border dispute...

    India is also suspicious of China's support for its rival, Pakistan...

  • N. Korea to halt nuke tests if US stops drills: FM

    NEW YORK: North Korea is ready to halt its nuclear tests if the United States suspends its annual military exercises with South Korea, the North Korean foreign minister said in an interview in which he also warned that his country won’t be cowed by international sanctions...

    Foreign Minister Ri Su Yong defended the country’s right to maintain a nuclear deterrent, and for those waiting for the North’s regime to collapse, he had this to...
  • Russia, China start joint air and navy drills

    MOSCOW: Russia and China on Friday started joint military drills in the waters and airspace of the Sea of Japan, Russia’s military said...

    The drills come as Beijing and Moscow intensify cooperation in military, political and economic spheres, with Russia locked in its worst standoff with the West since the end of the Cold War over Ukraine...

  • Russia, Tajikistan hold massive military drills near Afghan border

    DUSHANBE: Russia and fragile ex-Soviet ally Tajikistan have begun large-scale military drills close to the Central Asian state's restless border with Afghanistan, a Tajik military official confirmed Tuesday...

    A spokesman for Tajikistan's defence ministry said the drills involving around 50,000 Tajik troops and 2,000 Russian troops, including paratroopers flown in from Russia...

  • Russia displays military might in Crimea drills

    “On such a scale and with the deployment of different force groupings, such drills are being held for the first time,” defence ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov told journalists...

    Watching the drills at the Opuk training range on the Black Sea coast of eastern Crimea were Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu and the head of the General Staff Valery Gerasimov as well as Crimean leader Sergei Aksyonov...

  • China navy carries out more drills in disputed South China Sea

    BEIJING: China's navy has in recent days carried out more exercises in the disputed South China Sea, the Defence Ministry said on Sunday, calling them routine drills...

    "The People's Liberation Army Navy in recent days organised a fleet to go to relevant seas in the South China Sea, by way of the Western Pacific, to carry out exercises," China's Defence Ministry said in a brief statement...

  • China holds first anti-terror drills with Saudi Arabia

    Special forces from China and Saudi Arabia have held their first joint anti-terrorism drills in China's latest effort to expand security ties with countries in the Middle East and its Muslim neighbours, state media reported on Thursday...

    Twenty-five people from each side took part in training over two weeks from Oct 10 focused on anti-terrorism combat skills and tactics near China's southwestern city of Chongqing, the People's...

  • China confirms its carrier held drills in South China Sea

    China confirmed that its aircraft carrier has for the first time conducted drills in the South China Sea with a formation of other warships and fighter jets, a move that could raise concerns among its neighbours...

    China calls the drills part of a routine open-sea exercise, but they could add to tensions between Beijing and Taipei...

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