Defense

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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    Turkish CGS calls on Minister for Defence

    Urdu Point 19 Apr 2024
    ... the esteemed Turkish defence delegation, a news release said....
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    Israel ‘launches missile attacks’ on Iran's Isfahan; Tehran grounds flights: Reports | Latest updates

    Hindustan Times 19 Apr 2024
    Flights were suspended in Isfahan and the Iranian cities of Tehran and Shiraz as well as airports across the country’s western borders, Iran’s Mehr news agency also reported.Several drones “have been successfully shot down by the country’s air defence, there are no reports of a ......
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    Israel ‘strikes targets inside Iran’

    The Times/The Sunday Times 19 Apr 2024
    The attacks are yet to be confirmed by Israel or the US, but Iranian air defences were said to have opened fire over the cities of Isfahan and Tabriz. ABC News, citing anonymous US officials, first reported Israel hitting sites inside the ......
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    Ukraine says it shot down Russian strategic bomber after strike kills nine

    Al Jazeera 19 Apr 2024
    The Ministry of Defence said the plane was returning to its base in Russia after having fired missiles at Ukraine overnight ... The pilots ejected,” the state-run TASS news agency quoted Russia’s Defence Ministry as saying ... Western allies to supply them with air defence systems....
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    Nine killed in overnight Russian strikes, as Ukraine downs bomber

    RTE 19 Apr 2024
    Life-saving air defence. After the strike, President Volodymyr Zelensky repeated his calls for Ukraine's Western allies to supply air defence systems ... of Ukraine's defence ministry said ... The pilots ejected," the state-run TASS news agency quoted Russia's defence ministry as saying....
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    Israel launches attack on Iran's Isfahan town

    Madhyamam 19 Apr 2024
    Just a few days prior, Iran had launched an attack on Israel in retaliation for an alleged attack on the Iranian embassy in Damascus, Syria, which resulted in the deaths of seven senior members of the Iran Revolutionary Guard Corps, among them General Mohammed Reza ......
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    WATCH: Explosions in Iran, US media reports Israeli strikes

    Independent online (SA) 19 Apr 2024
    Air defence systems over several Iranian cities were activated, state media reported, after the country's official broadcaster said explosions were heard near the central city of Isfahan ... Graphic News ... "Iran's air defence has been activated in the skies of several provinces of the country," Tehran's official IRNA news agency said....
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    Israel's attack on Iran and Syria: what we know so far

    The New Arab 19 Apr 2024
    Explosions were then heard when the three drones were taken out by anti-aircraft batteries, Iran's semi-official Mehr News Agency reported ... Over in Syria, an Israeli missile strike targeted an air defence unit in the south and caused material damage, Syrian state news agency SANA reported on Friday....
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    Has Israel attacked Iran’s Isfahan province? What we know so far

    Al Jazeera 19 Apr 2024
    Iran’s air defence systems were deployed in multiple parts of the country early Friday morning after reports of explosions near the airport in Isfahan province, amid rapidly escalating tensions with Israel, according to state media ... There was nothing going on,” a reporter from Iran’s semiofficial Tasnim news agency said....
    photo: AP / Ariel Schalit, FILE
    An Iron Dome air defense system is deployed in Or Yehuda, near Tel Aviv, Israel, Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017.
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    Israel Retaliates Against Iran With Drones, According To Early Reports

    Huffington Post 19 Apr 2024
    US officials told the BBC’s US counterpart, CBS News, that Israeli drones hit Iran early on Friday morning. Explosions were heard near the Iranian city of Isfahan, according to an Iranian news agency. However, an official told the Reuters news agency this was caused by the country’s air defence system, which allegedly destroyed three drones....
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    Explosions in Iran as US media reports Israeli strikes

    Dawn 19 Apr 2024
    Air defence systems over several Iranian cities were activated, state media reported, after the country’s official broadcaster said explosions were heard near the city of Isfahan ... “Reports indicate there was no major damage or large explosions caused by the impact of any air threat,” the official IRNA news agency said....
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    Explosions in Iran, US media reports Israeli strikes

    The New Arab 19 Apr 2024
    Air defence systems over several Iranian cities were activated, state media reported, after the country's official broadcaster said explosions were heard near the city of Isfahan ... The official IRNA news agency said, "Reports indicate there was no major damage or large explosions caused by the impact of any air threat."....
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    Muted Iranian response to Israeli drone strikes signals calm

    The New Arab 19 Apr 2024
    Early on Friday, Iranian state media reported that loud explosions were heard above the northern Isfahan province as its air defence system intercepted three drones sighted in the sky, not far from a major military and nuclear base ... A senior commander of the Iranian Army’s Ground Forces quoted by Iran’s semi-official Mehr News Agency said....
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