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UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 17, 2019

Putin directs exercise of Russian nuclear forces

Russian President Vladimir Putin has overseen sweeping war games carried out by his nation’s strategic nuclear forces.

UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 11, 2018

Russia launches biggest ever war games involving China

Hundreds of thousands Russian troops swept across Siberia on Tuesday in the nation’s largest ever war games also joined by China – a powerful show of burgeoning military ties between …

Stealth jets, other aircraft fly in U.S., South Korean drills

Hundreds of aircraft including two dozen stealth jets began training Monday as the United States and South Korea launched a massive combined air force exercise. The war games come a …

UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 13, 2017

As Trump threatens North Korea, is U.S. practicing for war?

Does the ominous rhetoric from President Donald Trump and repeated flights by U.S. strategic bombers over the Korean Peninsula mean Washington is readying for what many feel is unthinkable – …

UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 19, 2017

Report: Russian helicopter fires on spectators at drills

A Russian military helicopter gunship accidentally fired on spectators during war games in western Russia, injuring several people, news reports said Tuesday.

UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 16, 2017

NATO concerned about Russia’s transparency on military games

A senior NATO official says there’s reason to be concerned about the large-scale Zapad 2017 military maneuvers being conducted now by Russia and Belarus, since they could be seen as …

Russia war games in Belarus spark anxiety in Baltics

Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania are watching with concern the latest round of Russian military drills that some analysts think might be the largest of their kind since the Cold War.

Egypt to host war games with U.S. after 8-year hiatus

Egypt will host war games with U.S. troops this month for the first time in eight years, but the American contingent will be much smaller than in previous exercises, officials …

Philippines President Duterte to scrap future war games with U.S.

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said he was giving notice to the United States, his country’s long-standing ally, that joint exercises of Filipino and American troops next week will be the …

Marine Helicopters Collide, Crash In Swamp, Killing 14 All Victims American In British-U.S. Training Exercise Mishap

Two Marine helicopters collided in the dark and crashed in a piney swamp Friday during the biggest U.S.-British training exercise in history, killing 14 people. A pilot and co-pilot were …