New Zealand, Fiji ink agreement to bolster defence ties

New Zealand have signed a defence agreement with Fiji which aims at bolstering of military training and maritime security, and improving the disaster and humanitarian response co-ordination between the two Pacific nations. The agreement reflects the value New Zealand places on its relationship with Fiji. Against a backdrop of China’s efforts to gain influence across…

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NATO begins its largest-ever air exercise in Europe

NATO’s largest-ever air exercise – “Air Defender 2023” – involving 250 military aircraft and over 10,000 personnel has begun in Germany, Europe. The two-week long exercise will see fighter jets conducting defensive manoeuvers in German and European airspace under the command of the German Air Force. The military exercise will demonstrate the strength of NATO…

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