International Security

Turkey’s Future Military Strategy: Notes & Observations

On 12 November 2020, Turkey's Minister of Defence, Hulusi Akar, presented the military budget proposal for the year 2021, to the Plan and Budget Committee of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey. Dalia Ziada lays out the main points of Turkey’s Future Military Strategy. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. On November 12th, Turkish Minister…
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Recent NATO Exercises Violate the NPT, Says MoD

The Russian Ministry of Defence has expressed its concerns regarding the participation of Germany in NATO military exercises «STEADFAST NOON» and «RESILIENT GUARD» where the use of American tactical nuclear weapons was practiced. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. The German Defence Attaché in Moscow was invited to the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation…
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20 Years of India-Russia Strategic Partnership

"Old bonds of friendship that are blossoming into new frontiers of cooperation"- This is how India's Ambassador to Moscow, DB Venkatesh Varma, described the India-Russia relations on the 20th anniversary of the "Declaration on the India-Russia Strategic Partnership" signed in October 2000. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. In an Interview with DD India, Ambassador Varma…
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Russia Proposes Extending the New START for One Year

The Russian Ministry of Affairs released a statement on 20 October commenting on the proposal put forward by President Vladimir Putin on 16 October on extending the New START Treaty. In his proposal, president Putin suggested extending the current New START Treaty for one year.  Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. The Ministry noted that…
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Russia’s New Airborne Command Post to be based on Il-96-400M

Sources in the Russian aircraft industry have said that Russia’s new Airborne Command Post (Doomsday plane) will be built on the basis of an Il-96-400M quadjet long-haul wide-body airliner, reports TASS. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. Currently, an Il-80 plane is used for the purpose. "It is scheduled to replace it with an Il-96-400M.…
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Egypt’s Naval Activity

As part of its plan to modernize its Navy, Egypt's naval activity has increased. This month Cairo has carried out naval exercises with France and Spain, and started preparing for exercises with Russia. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. Through these exercise with its partners to strengthen its strategic and military ties with these partners,…
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Tunisia & US Sign “Roadmap for Defence Cooperation”

As part of his North Africa tour, US Secretary of Defence Mark Esper met with Tunisian President Kais Saied, and the Tunisian Minister of Defence Ibrahim Bartagi. Terrorism, regional stability, and the sovereignty of African countries were top items on the agenda of those meetings. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. The US Defence Secretary…
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Morocco & US Sign ‘Roadmap for Defence Cooperation’

US Secretary of Defence Mark Esper visited Morocco. This comes as part of his Africa tour from 30 September to 04 October, which also included Algeria and Tunisia. The US Department of Defense said that "Esper's Africa Visit Aims to Encourage Stability, Interoperability." Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. In Morocco, Esper met with the…
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UK & USA Declare Cooperation on AI R&D

Governments of the United States and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland have released a declaration on cooperation in artificial intelligence research and development (AI R&D). This declaration builds on the US-UK Science and Technology Agreement signed in September 2017. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. The declaration, which was signed on…
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Treaty on Open Skies – Observation Flight Over Russia

Between 21-25 September 2020, Germany, France, and Romania will conduct observation flight over the territory of the Russian Federation as part of the implementation of the Treaty on Open Skies. This was announced by Sergey Ryzhkov, head of the Russian National center for nuclear risk reduction. the flight will be on a Romanian AN-30 observation…
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