New hostilities erupt along Armenia-Azerbaijan border; civilian, military casualties reported (Photos, video)The sides accuse each other of provocation.
13:30, 27 September 2020
Defense, security budget 2021 largest over years of independenceThe draft provides for an increase in funding for the Foreign Intelligence Service, the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Defense Ministry, the Security Service of Ukraine, the State Border Guard Service, and the State Emergencies Service.
21:45, 22 September 2020
Defense sector financing to be increased to almost 6% of GDP in 2021 – NSDC secretaryThe corresponding figure for 2020 is 5.45% of GDP.
14:40, 11 September 2020
Ukraine Marines get new armored artillery boat (Photo)The Kostopil is equipped with modern navigation, radar equipment, and weapons to defeat enemy targets.
19:10, 06 September 2020
Belarus' Defense Minister warns against escalation of protests into civil war or military conflictHe says human life is losing its value day by day.
01:55, 21 August 2020
Ukraine, Georgia sign Program of Cooperation between defense ministriesOn August 19, the delegation of Ukraine's Defense Ministry started an official visit to Georgia.
16:20, 20 August 2020
Reuters: Britain to lead training program for Ukrainian NavyThe training will be undertaken by naval personnel from Sweden, Canada and Denmark.
10:20, 19 August 2020
Lukashenko says Belarusian army on full alert on western borderHe admitted special operations forces were involved in the dispersal of protests in his country.
20:55, 18 August 2020
NSDC: Missile, aircraft production "priority" for Ukraine's defense industryThe task has been set to design a missile with an operating range of over 1,500 km.
21:35, 12 August 2020
Poland-U.S. defense deal to "enhance deterrence against Russia", Pentagon chief saysEsper announced last week that the United States would pull out roughly a third of the 36,000 American forces stationed in Germany.
14:25, 04 August 2020
Ukraine's Defense Ministry responds to Russia's statements on possible arming of DonbasAbout 210 multiple rocket launchers have already been deployed by Russian-led forces to Donbas.
19:50, 03 August 2020
Def. Ministry reveals opportunities for Ukraine as NATO's Enhanced Opportunities PartnerUkraine officials will be able to hold positions at NATO Headquarters and command structures.
15:00, 24 July 2020
U.S. Senate backs $250 mln in security aid for UkraineNow the bill should be considered by the House of Representatives and then signed by the U.S. president.
13:20, 24 July 2020
Patrol boats purchased from U.S. to help contain Russian aggression in Black, Azov Seas – FM KulebaThe minister emphasized the unprecedented high level of cooperation between the United States and Ukraine in the military-technical sphere.
14:40, 21 July 2020
Ukraine's Rada passes bill on defense procurementThe draft law was backed by 276 MPs with at least 226 votes required.
16:45, 17 July 2020
Azeris say two soldiers killed in fighting on Armenian border – mediaThe sides accused each other of using artillery during the fighting.
19:15, 12 July 2020
Ukraine's defense minister invites NATO Allies to join national drills this fallThe parties agreed to enhance the presence of forces and equipment in the Black Sea region.
11:00, 10 July 2020
Outcry as detectives seize critical components of operating air defense systems as part of ongoing probeThe Air Force Command press service, which had publicly condemned the move, stressing threats to the country's defense capability, later reported that a compromise solution has been found, including thanks to public response.
23:15, 02 July 2020
Ex-President Yanukovych, two ex-defense ministers notified of suspected treasonA pretrial investigation is carried out by investigators of the Main Investigation Department of the State Bureau of Investigation.
10:40, 25 June 2020
U.S. Javelin anti-tank systems: Ukraine gets military aid worth over US$60 mlnOn June 11, 2020, the U.S. Congress approved a military assistance package worth US$250 million for Ukraine for 2020.
12:22, 17 June 2020