Defence

Portuguese Air Force intercepts two Russian planes near NATO airspace

On Monday, the Portuguese Air Force (FAP) intercepted two Russian aircraft that were approaching NATO airspace and escorted them back to the border of...

Baby born on board Air Force plane “in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean”

The 35-week pregnant woman was "having contractions every two minutes". After the birth, mother and baby, who were "in good health", were taken to...

MFA and EU counterparts meet today to discuss “unprecedented” escalation in the Middle East

European Union (EU) foreign ministers are meeting today by videoconference to discuss the worsening tensions in the Middle East following the large-scale Iranian attack...

Navy with Mediterranean mission and “prepared for eventualities”

The Chief of Staff of the Navy, Gouveia e Melo, spoke about a new Mediterranean mission, where the Portuguese Navy "has been operating for...

Israel-Iran: Marcelo convenes Higher Council for National Defense on Tuesday

The Higher Council for National Defence is the specific advisory body for matters relating to national defence and the organization, functioning and discipline of...

More than 100 former combatants will go on hunger strike on April 24th

Around half a hundred former Colonial War combatants protested today in Porto against non-compliance with the Former Combatant Statute and announced a hunger strike...
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