Thursday, October 28, 2021

International Relations

Long-range weapons to deter China

Taiwan needs to have long-range, accurate weapons in order to properly deter China, that is rapidly developing its systems to attack the island, Defense Minister Chiu Kuo-cheng said on Monday. Taiwan this month proposed extra defense spending of almost $9...

UK warships challenges Beijing in South China Sea

Britain's flagship carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth will sail through the South China Sea in August. It has already linked up with the Indian Navy for an expansive military drill. Britain has announced that it will permanently deploy two warships in...

‘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...

Russian embassy protests arrest of russian charged with illegally obtaining U.S. fighter jet manuals

Russia's embassy has protested the arrest of a Russian software developer who was extradited from Georgia and charged by U.S. authorities with trying to obtain user manuals and instructional materials for F-16 fighter jets. The Washington embassy issued its complaint...

Airbus warns Berlin Against F-35 fighter aircraft buy

A leading Airbus manager has warned that the German federal government would snub France for its aircraft procurement. Dirk Hoke, Chief Executive Officer of Airbus Defense and Space, has warned the German government against the purchase of Lockheed Martin's F-35...

North Korea will suspend nuclear and missile tests

SEOUL - North Korea will suspend nuclear and missile tests effective immediately and abolish a nuclear test site in a bid to pursue economic growth and peace on the Korean peninsula, the North’s state media said on Saturday, ahead...

Lebanese student conducts first ‘in seat’ A-29 flight

MOODY AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. -- A Lebanese A-29 Super Tucano pilot trainee, from the 81st Fighter Squadron, conducted the first ‘in seat’ training sortie March 22, 2017, here. The program, which began earlier this month, is designed to ensure...

PARENGCOY – MINUSTAH’s Paraguayan Engineering Company

By Erwan de Cherisey On January 12, Haiti remembered once again the devastating earthquake that wreaked havoc six years ago, costing the life of over 100 000 people and leaving deep scars in a country that has already suffered significantly throughout...

Harris Says North Korea is Pacom’s Biggest Worry, Gives Report on Asia Rebalance

WASHINGTON, October 10, 2015 — North Korea and its unpredictable leader are U.S. Pacific Command’s biggest worries, Navy Adm. Harry Harris Jr. told the Military Reporters and Editors Association here yesterday. Harris, who has commanded U.S. Pacific Command since...

Strikes Target Islamic State Terrorists in Syria, Iraq

SOUTHWEST ASIA, October 9, 2015 — U.S. and coalition military forces have continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Syria and Iraq, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported today. Officials reported details...
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Spirit Airlines and Pratt & Whitney to power 100 airbus a320neo

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