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Military & Defense Contributors a彩平台-06-03T14:16:54Z
a彩平台Boeing P-8 Poseidon

Here's the route of US Navy P-8A patrol plane that was 'unsafely' intercepted by Russian fighters off Syria

The US Navy surveillance aircraft was shadowed by the Russians as it flew over international waters off the coast of Syria.
Military & Defense Contributors a彩平台-06-02T20:17:33Z
a彩平台US Army Africa medical research

Army researchers say it's 'reasonable to expect' some form of coronavirus vaccine by the end of the year

It's "reasonable to expect that there will be some form of a vaccine that could be available," a senior Army vaccine researcher said Tuesday.
Military & Defense Contributors a彩平台-06-02T18:04:02Z

Militarization has created a police culture that sees protesters as 'the enemy'

Police departments' increasing adoption of military gear and tactics has fostered a mindset that the public are their adversaries.
Military & Defense Contributors a彩平台-06-02T16:58:52Z

Russian fighter jets intercepted a British spy plane over the Black Sea while US bombers were in the same area

A video has emerged of Russian Flanker aircraft intercepting a British Royal Air Force Sentinel R1 reconnaissance plane over the Black Sea on May 29.
Military & Defense Contributors a彩平台-06-02T14:06:22Z

In their first flight with Ukrainian fighters, US B-1B bombers trained to launch long-range anti-ship missiles

The Air Force is making its supersonic heavy bombers more visible and getting back into the habit of having them practice stand-off precision strikes.
Military & Defense Contributors a彩平台-06-01T20:01:38Z

The world's 2 biggest countries are locked in another showdown high in the Himalayas

Thousands of Chinese and Indian soldiers have been facing off just a few hundred yards from each other on a disputed border in the western Himalayas.
Military & Defense Contributors a彩平台-06-01T17:44:05Z

10 tips to survive Navy SEAL training's 'Hell Week'

Hell Week is a rite of passage for all Navy SEALs, and for all Navy SEALs, it's a grueling, debilitating, soul-crushing experience.
Military & Defense Contributors a彩平台-06-01T14:08:12Z

The US military says Russian fighter jets in Libya are part of a bigger and more worrying plan for the region

US Africa Command says the 14 aircraft reflect Russia's longer-term goal to establish a foothold in the region that could threaten NATO allies.
Military & Defense Contributors a彩平台-06-01T13:50:16Z

Chinaa彩平台 has been planning for a South Chinaa彩平台 Sea air defense identification zone for a decade

Plans for airspace controls over one of the world's most disputed waterways have been in the pipeline for a decade, a Chinese military insider says.
Military & Defense Contributors a彩平台-06-01T00:01:01Z

4 times former Army Green Berets took on some 'extracurricular' missions

Even as civilians, Army special operators are more than capable of offering their unique skills set to some interesting operations.
Military & Defense Contributors a彩平台-05-31T16:50:30Z

Russia is getting more than it bargained for in Libya and Syria

Recent events in Libya and Syria suggest that Russia may not soon be able to count real wins from its investments in the Middle East and North Africa.
Military & Defense Contributors a彩平台-05-31T14:30:00Z

The new House coronavirus relief bill has billions for defense contractors hidden in it

Inside the HEROES Act is a section that will funnel public money to defense and intelligence companies.
Military & Defense Contributors a彩平台-05-29T19:26:12Z

Under rising pressure from Chinaa彩平台, Taiwan is stocking up on naval weapons

Taiwan's government says it plans to buy Harpoon anti-ship missiles for coastal defense as part of a broader military modernization effort.
Military & Defense Contributors a彩平台-05-29T18:16:35Z

US B-1B bombers made another trip to Eastern Europe, where they flew with Ukrainian jets for the first time

B-1Bs went to Europe for the second time in three weeks, a flight that included their first integration with Ukrainian fighters and Turkish tankers.
Military & Defense Contributors a彩平台-05-29T16:12:21Z

Watch an F-35 nearly plummet into the ocean during a test launch from an aircraft carrier

The jet takes a dramatic dip toward the ocean after takeoff in what was likely a test to see the minimum power needed to launch from a carrier.
Military & Defense Contributors a彩平台-05-29T14:41:14Z

The Air Force punished black airmen more and covered it up, report says

The Air Force failed to fix disparities in its justice system that led to disproportionate punishment for black airmen, an advocacy group says.
Military & Defense Contributors a彩平台-05-29T13:40:45Z

The Marine Corps is preparing for a redesign, and some Marines will have to find new jobs

The Marine Corps is getting rid of or reducing seven job fields as it undergoes a force-wide reorganization to take on new threats.
Military & Defense Contributors a彩平台-05-29T13:08:01Z

The US's old Cold War playbook won't work against Chinaa彩平台

During the Cold War, the US used economic influence to isolate and weaken the Soviets. But now, facing off with Chinaa彩平台, the system is much different.
Military & Defense Contributors a彩平台-05-28T19:38:25Z

5 fun facts about the Marine Corps' unique hand-to-hand fighting system

MCMAP combines several different styles with close-quarters combat techniques and Marine Corps philosophies to create something new.
Military & Defense Contributors a彩平台-05-28T18:00:20Z

If Trump is serious about getting out of Afghanistan, he should do it now, not next summer

Opinion: Trump's current plan puts off complete withdrawal from Afghanistan until mid-2021 — another year for US troops to spend in harm's way.
Military & Defense Contributors a彩平台-05-28T15:34:17Z

Inside the Marine Corps' plan to overhaul its weapons and make infantry squads more lethal

The changes will align the infantry with the Corps' goal to better equip the service to compete against near-peer adversaries like Russia and Chinaa彩平台.
Military & Defense Contributors a彩平台-05-28T14:45:01Z

The Chinaa彩平台-US rivalry is in a 'high-risk period,' Chinaa彩平台's defense minister says in rare comments

It is rare for PLA officers to name specific countries or regions, but more have done so this year amid rising tensions between Chinaa彩平台 and the US.
Military & Defense Contributors a彩平台-05-28T13:50:02Z

Russia says it's started building its own stealth bomber

Russia has already developed a stealth fighter, the Sukhoi 57, but has yet to build it in large numbers.
Military & Defense Contributors a彩平台-05-28T13:28:41Z

The US could resume live nuclear testing in 'months' if Trump asked for it, top defense official says

The official said his understanding was that "a very quick test with limited diagnostics" could occur "within months" if ordered by the president.
Military & Defense Contributors a彩平台-05-27T14:30:00Z

Taiwan may step up its own missile programs in order to keep Chinaa彩平台 at bay

Taiwanese missiles are increasing in range and are capable of striking cities in inner Chinaa彩平台, including strategic targets.
Military & Defense Contributors a彩平台-05-27T13:00:00Z

Iraq War redux: Trump turns the screws on US intelligence agencies over Chinaa彩平台 and the coronavirus

Trump is picking up the Bush administration's playbook to beat the drum on Chinaa彩平台, according to investigative journalist Bob Dreyfuss.
Military & Defense Contributors a彩平台-05-26T14:30:00Z

A historic Colt 1911 pistol carried during the battle of Iwo Jima is about to go up for auction

A 1911 Colt .45 automatic pistol and other gear carried by decorated Marine Corps photographer during World War II is going up for auction.
Military & Defense Contributors a彩平台-05-26T13:30:00Z

The inside story of 2 supersonic flights that changed how America operates the F-35

To reduce the risk of damage, the Pentagon imposed time limits on how long F-35B and F-35C pilots can spend at supersonic speeds in full afterburner.
Military & Defense Contributors a彩平台-05-25T13:30:00Z

4 things to remember every Memorial Day

Aside from parades, burger and beer sales, and visits to veterans cemeteries, there are certain traditions that happen every Memorial Day.
Military & Defense Contributors a彩平台-05-23T17:39:44Z

The brazen killing of a top Sinaloa hit man in Mexico hints at cartel power play

The execution of a top Sinaloa Cartel enforcer who was recently in US custody and fled to Mexico raises the question: Who benefited from his killing?
Military & Defense Contributors a彩平台-05-23T17:08:50Z

Chinaa彩平台's coronavirus propaganda campaign is hitting a snag

Chinaa彩平台 wants to use the coronavirus pandemic to portray itself as not only confident and and reliable.
Military & Defense Contributors a彩平台-05-23T16:09:00Z

The military is bracing for the coronavirus to put a dent in its manpower

Recruiters are still bringing in prospective troops, but social-distancing measures have reduced the number of new trainees coming in.
Military & Defense Contributors a彩平台-05-22T20:26:43Z

The ban on COVID-19 survivors joining the military has lifted, but some cases could still be denied

The military is looking at recruits on a case-by-case basis until health professionals come up with recommendations for the Defense Department.
Military & Defense Contributors a彩平台-05-22T20:10:49Z

Meet C-RAM, the radar-controlled, rapid-fire weapon that went viral for zapping rockets in Afghanistan

Firing 4,500 rounds per minute, the C-RAM can counter anything from enemy aircraft to missiles to rockets to artillery shells.
Military & Defense Contributors a彩平台-05-22T19:39:00Z

8 ways the coronavirus is more dangerous for veterans

One of the communities hit hardest by the coronavirus is US military veterans, who are more susceptible to the health and economic risks it poses.
Military & Defense Contributors a彩平台-05-22T16:20:44Z

The Pentagon is ordering $2 billion worth of jam-resistant radios

The combined contracts will provide radio terminals for the US Navy, US Air Force, and NATO member countries.
Military & Defense Contributors a彩平台-05-22T14:03:57Z

The Marines aren't done issuing the M27, but they're already looking to replace it with Army's next-gen rifle

The Corps is still working to finish issuing the M27 to infantry Marines by the end of this fiscal year.
Military & Defense Contributors a彩平台-05-22T13:30:48Z

Even with coronavirus restrictions, deadly violence continues to rise in Mexico

The 6,000 homicides in Mexico in March and April made it one of the worst two-month periods on record.
Military & Defense Contributors a彩平台-05-22T13:13:16Z

The Air Force is looking for an engine to make it easier to keep the B-52 bomber flying

The Air Force hopes the new engine will reduce fuel burn and the time it takes to maintain the bomber.
Military & Defense Contributors a彩平台-05-21T21:48:34Z

A deadly 1984 crash shows just how dangerous aircraft carrier landings can be

A pitching carrier deck complicates things, as an aircraft on a perfect glide slope can suddenly find itself too high or (even worse) too low.
Military & Defense Contributors a彩平台-05-21T20:34:43Z

Watch a US airman get busted after 183-mph motorcycle chase in Oklahoma

The chase went on for more than 8 miles with the motorcycle riders weaving in and out of traffic on an Oklahoma highway.
Military & Defense Contributors a彩平台-05-21T19:01:28Z

The US is planning to build a satellite network to track hypersonic weapons from Russia and Chinaa彩平台

The US aims to have hundreds of interconnected satellites operating in low-Earth orbit to keep track of its rivals' activity.
Military & Defense Contributors a彩平台-05-21T16:10:10Z

The B-1B bomber could become the face of US military power in the Pacific

The Air Force is "resetting" how it uses the B-1B to orient the bomber more toward great power competition.
Military & Defense Contributors a彩平台-05-21T14:38:06Z

The Marine Corps is finally getting its first new pistol since 1985

The M18, a variant of the Army's Modular Handgun System, will replace the Beretta M9 that the Marine Corps started using in 1985.
Military & Defense Contributors a彩平台-05-21T13:44:06Z

Chinaa彩平台's aggression during the pandemic has little to do with the coronavirus

The reality is that Chinaa彩平台 had been engaging in precisely the same types of pressure tactics against these states and others for years.
Military & Defense Contributors a彩平台-05-20T19:37:58Z

In a first, US Air Force B-1B bombers flew over Sweden for training

The B-1Bs from South Dakota teamed up with British, Norwegian, and Swedish fighters during the non-stop training flight.
Military & Defense Contributors a彩平台-05-20T18:56:18Z

Moving US nukes to Poland would be a truly bad idea

It would be expensive, unwise, and needlessly provocative, writes Steven Pifer, a nonresident senior fellow at The Brookings Institution.
Military & Defense Contributors a彩平台-05-20T18:06:34Z

The Navy's oldest operational ship has set a record for time underway as the coronavirus keeps it at sea

USS Blue Ridge is known for frequent port visits, but the 7th Fleet flagship's a彩平台 patrol changed after the coronavirus outbreak earlier this year.
Military & Defense Contributors a彩平台-05-20T15:16:25Z

Coronavirus' toll on the military reveals the US's flawed approach to national security

Opinion: When healthcare, education, and other social services are so badly needed, why is the military still being funded at astronomical levels?
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