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  1. Why the U.S. Navy Wants a New Generation of WarshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Jalopnik

    The U.S. Navy needs a new warship to replace its aging force of cruisers, and it wants to start buying them in five years. Larger than a destroyer but smaller than a battleship, the ship will be stacked with sensors, weapons, and unmanned vehicles.


  2. America Is Striking Back over Russia's Sale of Su-35 Fighters and S-400s to ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Yahoo!

    China and Russia are reacting with fury after the United States sanctioned Beijing for its purchase of Russian-made Sukhoi Su-35S Flanker-E fighters and S-400 air and missile defense systems. Washington imposed the sanctions under Section 231 of the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act of 2017 , which was passed by the Congress last summer in response to Russian interference in American elections.


  3. China protests US sanctions, says it violate principles of international relationsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago |

    Beijing [China], Sept 21 : The sanctions imposed by United States against China over military cooperation with Russia, are a gross violation of the principles of international relations, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said on Friday. Shuang also urged the US to immediately lift the new sanctions against Beijing otherwise Washington will have to bear the consequences.


  4. Four Russian spy planes fly past Alaska - it's the third time this...Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

    Four Russian maritime reconnaissance aircraft flew past the northern part of the state Friday, North American Aerospace Defense Command announced. The incident marks the third time this month Russian military aircraft have flown past Alaska.


  5. Zarif dismisses U.S. talks offer, says U.S. broke nuclear dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Tehran Times

    On Thursday, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif hit back at a U.S. offer of negotiations, saying the United States had violated the terms of the 2015 nuclear accord. In May, President Donald Trump pulled the U.S. out of that nuclear accord - which put limits on Iran's nuclear work in return for termination of financial and economic sanctions.


  6. Drawing permit gives disabled veteran opportunity to harvest moose on Fort GreelyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    Wasilla hunter Jerimiah Galloway inspects a moose he shot Sept. 7, 2018 on Fort Greely.


  7. US continues to warn India of sanctions over missile defence deal with RussiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Times of India

    Trump administration officials held out the threat that India could come under sanctions if it continued with big ticket Russian arms purchases New Delhi and Moscow are on the verge of signing the agreement for India's purchase of the multi-billion dollar S-400 Triumf missile defence system from Russia for buying high-end Russian arms after making China the first target of such punishment engineered by American hardliners intent on punishing Moscow for its transgressions.


  8. LPD-17 Flight II development picks up the pace | Italy arms...Read the original story

    Friday | Defence Industry Daily

    The Navy is accelerating the LPD 17 Flight II development program. The service is awarding a $11.9 million cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to Huntington Ingalls , allowing the company to speed up the development of the Flight II ship design.


  9. S-400 deal a 'significant transaction', may lead to sanctions on India: USRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Times of India

    WASHINGTON: The purchase of major military equipment like the multi-billion-dollar S-400 Triumf from Russia would be considered as a "significant transaction" and has a potential for imposing tough US sanctions, the Trump administration, as India mulls buying the air defence systems. Trump has signed an executive order, paving the way for slapping crippling sanctions on countries and foreign entities and individuals violating the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act .


  10. Stratcom Commander: Military Coming to Grips With Multidomain BattlefieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | U.S. Department of Defense

    The multidomain battlefield requires a degree of integration that the U.S. military is coming to grips with, the commander of U.S. Strategic Command said here yesterday. Air Force Gen.


  11. Watch Alabama-made missile blast target out of the airRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | Alabama Live

    An Alabama-made missile shot down a simulated ballistic missile in a test off the coast of Hawaii last week. The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force and the U.S. Missile Defense Agency completed the successful test of the Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense intercept flight test on Sept.


  12. 'Workation' concept catching on in overworked JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | The Japan Times

    Yoshimasa Higashihara, a 35-year-old worker at Japan Airlines Co., worked for half a day at a cafe while he was on vacation in Singapore this year, drafting documents for a corporate event that was scheduled to take place right after he returned from his vacation. "I feel like I can take a vacation even if there is something imminent at work.


  13. It's not kosher to say Beto O'Rourke doesn't support IsraelRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | Jerusalem Post

    Bipartisan support for a strong US-Israel relationship is the bedrock of pro-Israel advocacy. It follows from this principle that we should look for ways to bring members of Congress into the pro-Israel tent rather than finding ways to shove them out.


  14. The Latest: Moon, Kim visit crater lake on Mount PaektuRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    The Latest on the summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in : North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in have visited a crater lake atop a volcano considered sacred in North Korea on the last day of Moon's visit for summit talks on the nuclear standoff and other inter-Korean affairs. Dressed in long black coats and accompanied by their wives, Kim and Moon raised their grasped hands while posing in front of the lake at Mount Paektu on Thursday.


  15. Ballistic Missile Intercept System Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington TimesRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 19 | Washington Times

    ... much higher than the most valid, comprehensive cost estimates from President Ronald Reagan's Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI), with which we - like Mike Griffin - witnessed being made. Henry Cooper and the first SDI director, retired USAF Lt. Gen. ...


  16. Japan could use Aegis Ashore system to shoot down Guam-bound missiles, official saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2018 | Stars and Stripes

    Japan will legally be able to use planned Aegis Ashore systems to intercept North Korean missiles launched toward Guam, a top government official said this week. A pacifist constitution bans Japan from stepping in to defend other nations unless it was also being attacked; however, security legislation passed in 2015 allows the country to exercise its right to collective defense and to defend close allies when attacked - under certain conditions.


  17. The Latest: Stone marker has wrong dates for Moona s visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | The Republic

    PYONGYANG, North Korea - The Latest on the summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in : A stone marker commemorating South Korean President Moon Jae-in's visit to Pyongyang has the wrong dates carved on it. The stone was unveiled during a tree-planting ceremony attended by Moon and senior North Korean official Choe Ryong Hae on Wednesday.


  18. Optima Stantron Selected to Provide Highly Rugged Cabinets for Naval Radar ApplicationRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 19 | Microwave Product Digest

    Optima Stantron, an Elma company, has received a $2.4 million order from a leading defense prime contractor to supply highly rugged electronic equipment cabinets for the U.S. Navy's next-generation air and missile defense radar program. The AN/SPY-6 AMDR program delivers truly scalable, and significantly enhanced, radar capabilities for U.S. Navy ships to detect air and surface targets and potential missile threats.


  19. News Briefs - " September 19, 2018Read the original story

    Wednesday Sep 19 | Aerotech News And Review

    Creating a Space Force as a separate military service, as proposed by President Donald Trump, would cost an estimated $12.9 billion in its first five years, according to a detailed Air Force plan for how to go about it. This is the first publicly available cost estimate.


  20. The Latest: Trump welcomes 'tremendous progress' with NKoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | KTMF

    18, 2018. . In this image made from video provided by Korea Broadcasting System , South Korean President Moon Jae-in, left, hugs North Korean leader Kim Jong Un upon arrival in Pyongyang, North Korea, Tuesday, Sept.