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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    Russia denies US charge that it put anti-satellite weapon in space

    Stars and Stripes 22 May 2024
    Russia’s defence ministry said the May 17 launch had a spacecraft on board but gave no details what it was for ... President Vladimir Putin and then-defence minister Sergei Shoigu denied U.S ... Ryabkov said Russia’s space programme was developing as planned, including tasks aimed at strengthening defence capability but added that “this is also not news”....

    Four months on, Poonch custodial killings survivors record statements before magistrate

    Hindustan Times 22 May 2024
    Defence minister Rajnath Singh’s assurance of ensuring justice within a month notwithstanding, it took police over four months to produce the four torture survivors of the Poonch custodial killings before a magistrate to record their statements under section 164 Cr PC, a mandatory requirement under law....

    First Thing: Norway, Ireland and Spain to recognize Palestinian state

    The Guardian 22 May 2024
    Israel urged “nations of the civilised world” to refuse to implement any international criminal court arrest warrants issued against its leaders after the world’s top court alleged the Israeli prime minister and his defence ... In other news....

    Exclusive: Arsenal FC expert responds to transfer links with Turkish star

    Caughtoffside 22 May 2024
    Ferdi Kadioglu to Arsenal rumours have been played down ... “I’m always sceptical when I hear of transfer stories linking Arsenal with players in Turkey ... “Ferdi Kadioglu is the latest to be linked, but I still believe Jorrel Hato remains the top target, should Arsenal look to strengthen the left side of defence. More Stories / Latest News ... Exclusive ... ....

    Linda Reynolds says failed mediation with Brittany Higgins disappointing for those ‘damaged and wounded by ...

    The Guardian 21 May 2024
    Defamation case now likely to head to trial, with former defence minister saying it’s time for ‘us all to find a way to move on’ ......

    Indian Navy officer in UK’s Royal Naval College training first

    The Siasat Daily 21 May 2024
    In a significant milestone for India-UK defence cooperation on Tuesday, Lieutenant Commander N Dinesh Anand became the first Indian Navy officer to conduct training at the Britannia Royal Naval College (BRNC) in Dartmouth, south-west England ... “In a significant step bolstering India-UK defence cooperation, Lt Cdr N....

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