China's military says it has warned away a US warship which entered waters near the Paracel Islands in the South China Sea.
NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg has met Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Alexander Grushko to try to defuse the worst East-West tensions since the Cold War.
No security grounds have been found to recommend overturning the 99-year lease of the Port of Darwin to Chinese company Landbridge, a Defence review has found.
A Russian military drill has been held to practise repelling a mass air strike by an adversary.
Iran's top military commanders say war games conducted in the Gulf this week were a warning to Israel.
Russian President Vladimir Putin should use the holiday season to withdraw his forces from the Ukrainian border, NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg says.
Iran says it has held an air defence exercise near its Bushehr nuclear plant and has warned it will give a "crushing response" to any Israeli attack.
The first of the navy's new Arafura class offshore patrol vessels has been launched in Adelaide.
The Australian Strategic Policy Institute estimates the new nuclear-propelled submarine deal will cost a minimum of $116 billion accounting for inflation.
The relationship between Australia and South Korea has been strengthened with the two countries agreeing on a $1 billion defence deal.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in is in Australia in the first diplomatic visit from any country since international border restrictions were put in place in March last year.
The WA mother of a 26-year-old RAAF flying officer who took his own life has recounted the callous treatment of her son by defence personnel, which sent her into a spiral of desperation and alcoholism.
Four Royal Australian Airforce F-35A supersonic fighter jets have touched down at their new base in the Northern Territory.
An arms embargo has been imposed by the US on Cambodia, citing deepening Chinese military influence, corruption and rights abuses in the Southeast Asian nation.
Almost 200 of Australia's next generation of Army leaders took part in the graduation parade at Royal Military College Duntroon.
Ukraine's armed forces are capable of fighting off any attack from Russia, President Volodymyr Zelenskiy says.
Natalia Zinets and Matthias Williams
Prime Minister Fumio Kishida has vowed to strengthen Japan's defences as it deals with an assertive China and unpredictable North Korea.
Tetsushi Kajimoto and Kiyoshi Takenaka
Japan's prime minister says the country must be protected as North Korea test-fires ballistic missiles and China pursues a military buildup in the region.
Participants in the Royal Commission into Defence and Veteran Suicide have been offered free legal support ahead of proceedings beginning in Qld on Friday.
Australia will now be able to receive information on nuclear submarines after signing a formal agreement with the US and UK under the AUKUS partnership.
It’s been revealed how the Unknown Sailor was identified, with the Chief of Navy hailing his courage after being forced to abandon ship when the HMAS Sydney II was sunk in battle off Shark Bay 80 years ago.
An unknown sailor has been identified as 21-year-old Thomas Welsby Clark, 80 years after the sinking of Australian warship HMAS Sydney.
Eighty years to the day the HMAS Sydney was sunk by the German auxiliary cruiser Kormoran off the WA coast, the identity of the unknown sailor can finally be revealed.
Australia’s highest ranking naval officer believes WA is poised to become a major technological player in maritime warfare, following the opening of a new Perth facility.
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