Defense or defence may refer to:

Tactics and strategy

  • Defense (military)
  • Defense (sports)
  • Defender (association football)
  • Defenceman (ice hockey)
  • Biological defense (disambiguation)
  • a chess opening by Black
  • Self-defense
  • Civil defense
  • Politics and economics

  • National security
  • Defence diplomacy
  • Defence minister
  • Ministry of Defence
  • International security
  • Defense industry
  • Defense contractor
  • Concepts in law

  • Defense (legal)
  • Defence of property
  • Right of self-defense
  • Other uses

  • HMS Defence, Royal Navy ships of this name
  • Defense of a doctoral thesis, also called viva voce; see dissertation
  • La Défense, a business district in Paris
    • The Grande Arche, commonly known as Arche de la Défense, in Paris
  • The Grande Arche, commonly known as Arche de la Défense, in Paris
  • DeFence, an art project
  • Haganah (Hebrew for "The Defence"), a paramilitary organization in British Palestine
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    Iran reports drone attack on military facility

    The Siasat Daily 29 Jan 2023
    “An explosion has occurred in one of the military centres affiliated to the Ministry of Defence,” deputy head of security for Isfahan Governorate Mohammad Reza Jan-Nesari told Fars News Agency, CNN reported....

    DRDO recruitment 2023: Apply for Apprentice Posts at

    Hindustan Times 29 Jan 2023
    Defence Scientific Information & Documentation Centre (DESIDOC) under the aegis of Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO), the Ministry of Defence has invited applications for 21 Apprentices in Library & Information Science disciplines ... Government of India, Ministry of Defence....

    Mechanised Forces display prowess in MaharashtraIt was witnessed by officers undergoing Defence Services Staff Course, ...

    Deccan Herald 29 Jan 2023
    “The exercise showcased effective man machine integration as part of conventional assured response strategy in an integrated and networked battlefield,” according to a Defence Ministry spokesperson ... Deccan Herald News now on Telegram - Click here to subscribe ... India News. Defence....

    Drone attack hits Iran defence ministry complex

    Urdu Point 29 Jan 2023
    Tehran, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 29th Jan, 2023 ) .Iran said Sunday a night-time drone attack had targeted a defence ministry site, at a time of high tensions over its nuclear programme and Russia's war in Ukraine ... the ministry said, according to state news agency IRNA....

    Iran thwarts drone attacks on Isfahan military site

    Al Jazeera 29 Jan 2023
    Iran’s defence ministry has reported several drone attacks on a military plant in the country’s central city of Isfahan ... “One of [the drones] was hit by the … air defence and the other two were caught in defence traps and blew up,” said the statement carried by the state news agency, IRNA....

    PM Modi cautions against attempts to create divisions in the country amid BBC series controversy

    India TV 29 Jan 2023
    He said the youngsters have immense opportunities as his government was encouraging private participation in space and defence sectors where start-ups were making huge strides. He highlighted the reforms in the defence sector, saying assault rifles that were imported earlier were now being manufactured within the country ... Latest India News....

    Iran military facility rocked by explosion that officials say was 'unsuccessful' drone attack

    Yahoo Daily News 29 Jan 2023
    Fortunately, this unsuccessful attack did not cause any loss of life and caused minor damage to the workshop's roof," the ministry said in a statement carried by the state news agency IRNA ... READ ON THE FOX NEWS APP ... State Department spokesperson told Fox News Digital in December.Story continues ... CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP....

    Iran says it repelled drone attack on military site

    Urdu Point 29 Jan 2023
    Tehran, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 29th Jan, 2023 ) .Iran said early Sunday it had repelled a drone attack on a military site in central Isfahan province, according to the defence ministry quoted by the IRNA news agency....

    Drone attack on military site averted: Iran

    The News International 29 Jan 2023
    Iran said early Sunday it had repelled a drone attack on a military site in central Isfahan province, according to the defence ministry quoted by the IRNA news agency ... on one of the workshop complexes of the ministry of defence," it said, adding that the strike late Saturday night caused only minor damage to the roof of a building but no casualties....

    Countdown to Chaos: As Aucklanders were desperately seeking safety, officials were silent

    RNZ 29 Jan 2023
    Auckland civil defence texts not sent ... The Defence Force was called to assist by FENZ ... 9.30pm Councillor Richard Hills criticised official communications from Civil Defence ... 10.14pm Civil Defence Minister Kieran McAnulty said Brown had declared a state of emergency ... Entire news organisations, including Stuff, were not told....

    Drone attack hits defence facility in Iran, state media reports

    CBC 29 Jan 2023
    Drones attacked an Iranian defence factory in the central city of Isfahan overnight, the state-run IRNA news agency reported early Sunday ... ....

    Israeli police raid Palestinian neighbourhood to identify ‘assailants’

    The Siasat Daily 29 Jan 2023
    Footage on social media showed widespread firing of fireworks in several Jerusalem neighbourhoods, Xinhua news agency reported. On Saturday, the Israeli Defence Forces (IDF) said that a Palestinian assailant shot at a restaurant near the Dead Sea....

    Winter blackouts in the US highlight need for clean energy

    Gulf News 29 Jan 2023
    When freezing temperatures in the southeastern US led to blackouts over the holidays, some pointed their fingers at clean energy ... rooftop solar ... Image Credit ... Bloomberg is the founder and majority owner of Bloomberg LP, the parent company of Bloomberg News, UN. Special Envoy on Climate Ambition and Solutions, and chair of the Defence Innovation Board. ....

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