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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    India has potential to become USD 10 trillion economy in 10-15 years: Rajnath

    Deccan Chronicle 11 Nov 2019
    While Prime Minister Narendra Modi has set the target of five trillion dollar economy by 2024, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said that with the talent India possesses, in 10-15 years we will become 10 trillion dollar economy ... "Defence ......

    Lockheed Martin to display aerospace, defence solutions at Dubai Airshow

    Gulf Daily News 11 Nov 2019
    US-based Lockheed Martin, a global technology company, will exhibit its diverse portfolio of aerospace and defence solutions at the Dubai Airshow, to be held next week in Dubai, UAE ... air defence system, radars, a space-themed Majlis and much more ... – TradeArabia News Service....

    India will become $10 trillion economy within 10 to 15 years: Rajnath Singh

    The Times of India 11 Nov 2019
    Defence minister Rajnath Singh on Monday exuded confidence that India will become a $10 trillion economy in the next 10 to 15 years ... Singh said India will emerge as a net innovator and net exporter of defence technologies rather than a net importer ... more from times of india news....

    Malaysian court tells former PM Najib Razak to defend himself in 1MDB-linked case

    Moneycontrol 11 Nov 2019
    Najib told the court he would take the stand in his defence. The defence case will start on December 3 ... A Malaysian court on November 11 ordered former Prime Minister Najib Razak to present his defence against seven counts of criminal breach of trust, money laundering and abuse of power in a case linked to a scandal surrounding state fund 1MDB....

    Trump to confront Turkey about buying Russian S-400

    Deccan Herald 11 Nov 2019
    Trump and Erdogan plan a joint news conference Wednesday afternoon ... Get the latest news, views and analysis on elections in Haryana and Maharashtra on For election-related news in Maharashtra, click here. For election-related news in Haryana, click here. DH Newsletter Privacy Policy Get top news in your inbox daily....

    Boris Johnson tried mopping a floor in floods but just made things worse

    Metro UK 11 Nov 2019
    Boris Johnson helps with the clean up at an opticians in Matlock (Picture. Reuters) ...North ... Advertisement ... Many communities are braced for more rain, with the military working through the night to bolster defences in South Yorkshire ... Get in touch with our news team by emailing us at For more stories like this, check our news page. ....

    Naftali Bennett approved as new defence minister of Israel

    Suryaa 10 Nov 2019
    Bennett, leader of the right-wing party New Right, will replace Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who held also the portfolio of the defence ministry, Xinhua news agency reported....

    Wolves v Aston Villa: Premier League – live!

    The Guardian 10 Nov 2019
    Minute-by-minute report of the West Midlands derby Wolves v Aston Villa. match preview Email . Tweet @Will_Unwin 1.10pm GMT Aston Villa have the most interesting team news with Steer replacing Heaton in goal Konsa and at the heart of defence, making their first Premier League starts. Grealish is also absent ... Related....

    Eight people killed and at least 20 others injured in car bomb in northern Syria

    Irish Independent 10 Nov 2019
    EIGHT civilians have been killed and 20 others wounded in a car bomb attack in northern Syria, Turkey's Defence Ministry has said. https.//

    Sunday Shows Round-Up: Labour Dismisses 'Fictional' Tory Attack On Spending Plans

    Huffington Post 10 Nov 2019
    General election 2019 ... But he also would not be drawn on what Tory plans were ... Nia Griffith, the shadow defence secretary, told Sky NewsRidge On Sunday Labour would not implement every policy from its annual conference, as she dismissed the £1.2 trillion figure as “absolutely ludicrous” ... He added ... Related... Exclusive ... ....

    Train services between Bray and Greystones closed for coastal defence works

    Irish Independent 09 Nov 2019
    0 Comments Train services between Bray and Greystones closed for coastal defence works ... https.// ... Coastal defence works at Bray Head ... "Coastal defence works taking place between Bray and Greystones this weekend....

    Iran downs unidentified drone that tried to ‘infiltrate’ its coast

    Dawn 09 Nov 2019
    Earlier, the semi-official ISNA news agency reported that aerial defence had “destroyed an unidentified drone” which flew through the skies of Bandar-e Mahshahr in Khuzestan province ... which is close to Iran’s ultra-conservatives and generally well informed on defence matters....

    Ayodhya Verdict: Hindus say #39;Jai Shree Ram#39;, Muslims say #39;respect the judgment#39;

    Moneycontrol 09 Nov 2019
    Moneycontrol News @moneycontrolcom ... related news ... Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh told news agency ANI, “It is a landmark judgement ... Iqbal Ansari, one of the litigants in the case, told news agency ANI, “I am happy that the Supreme Court has finally delivered a verdict....

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