Russia

New Russian weapon can travel 27 times speed of sound

Following years of tests, first missile unit equipped with Avangard hypersonic glide vehicle enters combat duty.

Avangard: Russia deploys hypersonic nuclear-capable missiles

AJ Impact

Ukraine to buy more US Javelin anti-tank missile systems

The US has been one of Kyiv's strongest supporters since Moscow's annexation of Crimea in 2014

Ukraine to buy more US Javelin anti-tank missile systems

Kim Jong Un

N Korea's Kim presides over military meeting as tension rises

North Korea has set year-end deadline for US to end policy of 'hostility' with denuclearisation talks in stalemate.

N Korea's Kim presides over military meeting as tension rises

UpFront

Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi: 'Defending the indefensible'

We discuss Aung San Suu Kyi's appearance at the International Court of Justice with rights activist Maung Zarni.

AJ Impact

NATO declares space an 'operational domain'

Agreement seen as a two-for-one deal - to increase security and placate US President Donald Trump.

NATO declares space an 'operational domain'

NATO

NATO leaders to confront Trump over 'delinquent' military moves

In a final communique, NATO allies expected to recommit pledge to defend each other and warn China over its military.

NATO leaders to confront Trump over 'delinquent' military moves

Pakistan

Pakistan's top court temporarily suspends army chief's extension

In a blow to PM Imran Khan, court takes first step towards blocking General Bajwa from serving another three-year term.

Pakistan's top court temporarily suspends army chief's extension

Special series

Exiled: The Roots of Myanmar's Persecution of the Rohingya

Insight into the harrowing experiences faced by Myanmar's Rohingya at the hands of the military and Buddhist factions.

Abu Sayyaf

Philippine troops rescue couple kidnapped by Abu Sayyaf

British man and his Filipino wife were rescued unharmed after 10-minute gun battle with members of armed group.

Philippine troops rescue couple kidnapped by Abu Sayyaf

Military

US Defense Secretary fires Navy chief over Iraq misconduct case

Richard Spencer wanted peer review into actions of Navy SEAL convicted of misconduct in Iraq amid Trump intervention.

US Defense Secretary fires Navy chief over Iraq misconduct case

US & Canada

US Navy secretary says Trump tweet not a formal order

Trump must issue formal order to stop review of Edward Gallagher, who was acquitted of war crimes, Richard Spencer says.

US Navy secretary says Trump tweet not a formal order

Counting the Cost

How mercenaries are reshaping the battlefield

Private military contractors and the future of war; plus, Saudi Aramco's IPO and OPEC, and Google's Stadia.

Talk to Al Jazeera

'Not an invasion': Turkey's Hulusi Akar on Syria operation

Defence minister discusses military operation in Syria, cooperation with Russia and Iran, and ties with the US and NATO.

AJ Impact

Amazon sues over loss of defence deal to Microsoft

Amazon is expected to argue that political influence by US President Donald Trump led to loss of cloud computing deal.

Amazon sues over loss of defence deal to Microsoft

The Bottom Line

Transcript: Is Trump turning Pentagon into a protection racket?

Read the full transcript of our debate on whether Trump's strategy is making the military look like a mercenary force.