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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    Army’s Ajax vehicle will be 12 years late

    The Times/The Sunday Times 21 Mar 2023
    Announcing a revised delivery timeline for the light armoured vehicles, the Ministry of Defence said they would be deployed with a single squadron by the end of 2025 but would not have “full operating capability” until as late as 2029.Sponsored....

    Russia says jet scrambled as US B-52 bombers fly over Baltic Sea

    Al Jazeera 21 Mar 2023
    Russia’s state-owned TASS news agency said that the National Defence Control Centre of Russia’s Ministry of Defence identified the two US planes as B-52H strategic bombers ... 🇷🇺 air defence radars detected 2 aerial targets flying in the direction of 🇷🇺 state border over the Baltic Sea....

    Seven out of 30 allies met NATO military spending target in 2022-Stoltenberg

    FX Empire 21 Mar 2023
    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Seven out of 30 allies met NATO’s military spending target of 2% of GDP in 2022, one country less than in 2021 before Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the alliance’s chief Jens Stoltenberg said on Tuesday, urging allies to boost defence investment more quickly ... “In a more dangerous world, we need to invest more in defence.”....

    Canada to Invest $1Bln in Refurbishing Training Base of a Special Operation Unit - Anand

    Urdu Point 21 Mar 2023
    WASHINGTON (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 21st March, 2023) Canada's Minister of National Defence Anita Anand announced on Tuesday that Ottawa would be investing $1.4 billion ($1 billion) over ten years in refurbishing the training center of Joint Task Force 2 (JTF2), a Special Operations unit....

    Cyprus, Israel and Greece step up defence cooperation

    Greek City Times 20 Mar 2023
    Cyprus and Israel have signed a bilateral defence cooperation programme between the national guard and the armed forces of Israel (IDF) in Tel Aviv, as well as a corresponding tripartite programme with the Greek defence forces for 2023 ... Cyprus News Agency ... Cyprus, defence, greece ... Greek defence minister says hit with a Twitter cyberattack....

    British Army recruit suddenly collapsed during fitness test and died

    Metro UK 20 Mar 2023
    Champion News) ... A spokesperson for his family said their ‘whole world changed’ from the moment they received the news ... The Ministry of Defence has reportedly started routinely testing for sickle cell trait after Mr Nkhoma and another recruit with the condition died under similar circumstances (Picture. Champion News)....

    Former Australian soldier arrested over alleged war crime in Afghanistan

    Xinhua 20 Mar 2023
    "It will be alleged he murdered an Afghan man while deployed to Afghanistan with the Australian Defence Force," the AFP said in a statement, adding that the maximum penalty for a War Crime-Murder offense is life imprisonment ... Defence Force's Afghanistan Inquiry Report ... News....

    Greek city marks 80th anniversary of Auschwitz train convoy

    Greek City Times 20 Mar 2023
    Athens, Auschwitz, greece, Greece news, Greek news, greek news today, thessaloniki. Previous Article Greek defence minister says hit with a Twitter cyberattack ... Greek defence minister says hit with a Twitter cyberattack ... Greek NEWS WORLD Greek Sports ENTERTAINMENT DIASPORA Greek ......
    photo: AP / Justin Tallis/Pool
    FILE - Prime Minister Boris Johnson reacts while leading a virtual news conference on the COVID-19 pandemic, inside 10 Downing Street in central London on Jan. 26, 2021.

    Boris Johnson’s defence passed to MPs preparing to question him over partygate ‘lies’

    ITV 20 Mar 2023
    Boris Johnson’s legal team has handed over to MPs his defence dossier seeking to rebut allegations he lied to Parliament with his Partygate denials ... The defence was expected to take the form of a lengthy submission from Mr Johnson’s barrister Lord Pannick KC....

    Cybersecurity funds should go towards beefing up Centrelink voice authentication, Greens say

    The Guardian 20 Mar 2023
    David Shoebridge says some of the $10bn allocated to Redspice program should counter misuse of AI Follow our Australia news live blog for the latest ......

    Recession fears for manufacturing ease, though significant growth remains elusive

    The Business Desk 20 Mar 2023
    Despite some good news in the aerospace and defence sectors, inflationary pressures are still very evident for UK manufacturers with increased costs still being passed on ... Click here to sign up to receive our new South West business news......

    Australia politics live: Labor MP breaks ranks over Aukus subs; poll shows support for deal falling

    The Guardian 20 Mar 2023
    ... , free app or daily news podcast As promised, here’s our defence correspondent Daniel Hurst on those comments by Labor MP Josh Wilson....

    US, Philippines to announce new sites for U.S. military as soon as possible - U.S. official

    Reuters 20 Mar 2023
    Leaders of local governments at the potential EDCA sites have backed the government's decision to allow the United States greater access to the bases, Philippines' defence chief, Carlito Galvez, said in a joint news conference with Kendall....

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