Wednesday, May 12, 2021

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‘Integrated Deterrence’ Is Cornerstone of U.S. Defense, says Defense Secretary

"The cornerstone of America's defense is still deterrence, ensuring that our adversaries understand the folly of outright conflict," Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III said in Hawaii Friday during a change of command ceremony for the U.S. Indo-Pacific...

President Biden Announces Key Administration Nominations in US National Security

On April 27th, President Joe Biden announced his intent to nominate the following individuals to serve in national security positions. Frank Kendall, Nominee for Secretary of the Air Force, Department of Defense Frank Kendall is an independent consultant, a Senior Fellow...

ISIS Contained in Syria, Changing Tactics, OIR Spokesman Says

WASHINGTON - Iraqi security forces and Syrian Democratic Forces continue to contain Islamic State of Iraq and Syria fighters in areas of the middle Euphrates River valley, an Operation Inherent Resolve spokesman said yesterday. Army Col. Ryan Dillon briefed reporters...

Combat: Ground fighters must ‘Overmatch’ Enemies

ARLINGTON, Va. — American ground fighters must overmatch any potential adversary, now and in the future, the men in charge of the Close Combat Lethality Task Force said here today. Robert Willke, the undersecretary of defense for personnel and...

U.S Department of Defense: Weapons Procurement Cost Estimate of $1.92 trillion

The U.S Department of Defense estimates that the cost for the acquisition of major weapons platforms rose from $1.74 trillion to $1.92 trillion in 2017, Defense News reported Tuesday. The figure represents a 10 percent increase from the previous year’s projections,...

Centcom Commander: Stabilization Posture in Iraq/Syria

WASHINGTON — Administration officials, military leaders, senior Iraqi representatives and regional experts discussed views on Iraq and Syria at the U.S. Institute of Peace here today. Military efforts to defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria are about six...

Trump: Military will Help Secure U.S.-Mexico Border

(WAKIL KOHSAR/AFP/Getty Images) WASHINGTON — President Donald J. Trump said today he is looking at using the military to secure the border between the United States and Mexico. “Until we can have a wall and proper security, we’re going to be...

Carter to Convene Counter-ISIL Defense Ministers Meeting in Germany

WASHINGTON, May 3, 2016 — Iraq, Syria, and the worldwide fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant are on the agenda for the second meeting of the defense ministers of countries that are making the most...

President, NATO Secretary General Discuss Alliance Issues

WASHINGTON, April 5, 2016 — President Barack Obama and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg met yesterday to discuss alliance and U.S. efforts to defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, NATO support to Afghanistan and issues related...

U.S. Cyber Command Chief Testifies on Challenges, Security Initiatives

WASHINGTON, April 5, 2016 — Over the past year U.S. Cyber Command has continued building capability and capacity and made progress in building its 133-team cyber mission force, all while operating at an increased tempo, Navy Adm. Michael S....
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Saab Receives Order for Future Development Support of Gripen

Saab has received an order from the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration, FMV, to provide future development support for Gripen...
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