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China returns seized underwater drone to US

Pentagon has said that the US would continue to investigate the events surrounding the incident.....»»

Category: global-financeSource: business-standardDec 20th, 2016Related News

Pentagon demands China return intercepted US naval drone

The rising tensions at sea come as the political balance in Southeast Asia over the disputed waters may be changing.....»»

Category: global-financeSource: business-standardDec 17th, 2016Related News

Afghanistan-Pakistan border remains a sanctuary for Taliban, Haqqani network: Pentagon

Pentagon said the Afghanistan-Pakistan border region remains a sanctuary for various groups.....»»

Category: global-financeSource: business-standardDec 17th, 2016Related News

Taliban, Haqqani network retain safe havens in Pakistan: Pentagon

"The US continues to be clear with Pak about steps it should take to improve the security environment and deny safe havens to terrorist and extremist groups," report said......»»

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Pentagon asks China to ‘immediately’ return intercepted US naval drone

Pentagon says China unlawfully seized the naval drone while a US Navy survey ship was on a routine operation 50 nautical miles northwest of Subic Bay in the Philippines.....»»

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Pentagon asks China to release its naval vessel

The incident comes amid rising tensions in the South China Sea due to Beijing's military presence in the disputed area.....»»

Category: global-financeSource: business-standardDec 16th, 2016Related News

US defence secretary in Iraq to review Mosul offensive against ISIS

Carter had arrived in Baghdad and would "survey key locations directly supporting the battle for Mosul," the Pentagon said in a statement......»»

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US defence chief in Iraq to review Mosul offensive against ISIS

Carter had arrived in Baghdad and would "survey key locations directly supporting the battle for Mosul," the Pentagon said in a statement......»»

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"US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter spearheaded efforts to deepen US-India Defence cooperation"

Carter "spearheaded efforts to deepen and broaden" defence cooperation with India, the Pentagon said in a fact-sheet released yesterday, as Carter concluded his final trip to India......»»

Category: topSource: economictimesDec 9th, 2016Related News

US defence bill pledges $900m to Pakistan

The US House of Representative has passed a defence bill that pledges USD 900 million in economic and other assistance to Pakistan, a significant portion of which is dependent of a Pentagon certification that the country is taking demonstrable steps again.....»»

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White House extends support for opening up military jobs for women

Last year, the Pentagon opened at least 2,20,000 military jobs to women; these were previously restricted to men.....»»

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Islamic State making "last stand" in Libyan city: Pentagon

The IS group had held all of the Mediterranean port city as recently as early this summer, establishing a significant foothold in Libya.....»»

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The Latest: Trump to nominate Gen. Mattis to lead Pentagon

8:20 p.m. President-elect Donald Trump says he will nominate retired Marine Corps Gen. James Mattis to lead the Defense Department......»»

Category: topSource: economictimesDec 1st, 2016Related News

Donald Trump taps retired general James Mattis as new Pentagon chief

"We are going to appoint 'Mad Dog' Mattis as our secretary of defense," Trump told a large crowd in, referring by nickname to the tough-talking general......»»

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Pentagon chief: Don"t extend stopgap funding through May

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Ash Carter Tuesday warned Republican leaders in Congress that plans to operate the Pentagon on autopilot through as late as May are "unprecedented and unacceptable......»»

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Pentagon advances $1.3 bn to Lockheed for biggest F-35 job

Lockheed spokesman Mark Johnson said the company appreciates actions taken to "ensure delivery of F-35's to our warfighter customers.....»»

Category: global-financeSource: business-standardNov 24th, 2016Related News

Lockheed Martin wins $7.19 billion US contract for F-35 jets: Pentagon

The contract is a modification to a previously awarded low-rate initial production contract, the Pentagon said in a statement.....»»

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Retired general James Mattis a top candidate for Pentagon chief

If Mattis is selected as defense secretary, he would be the first former flag officer, the very highest ranks of the military, to hold that post since George Marshall took the job in 1950......»»

Category: topSource: economictimesNov 20th, 2016Related News

US Pentagon, intelligence recommend removal of NSA director: report

A Washington Post report says that a decision by Admiral Michael Rogers to travel to New York to meet with Trump without notifying superiors caused consternation at senior levels of the administration.....»»

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US Pentagon, intelligence sought NSA chief Michael Rogers" removal: reports

President-elect Donald Trump was said to be considering Rogers as director of national intelligence himself.....»»

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