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August 2, 2018 | Other News

North Korean Denuclearization Potentially Moving In ‘Positive Direction’: Gen. Hyten

Breaking Defense: OMAHA: Gen. John Hyten, the man who might wage nuclear war should North Korea strike, says the prospects for “the potential denuclearization” of North Korea are moving “in a positive direction” since the Singapore summit. “From my perspective, the belief in a potential denuclearization of North Korea has changed,” Hyten told me at… read more

August 1, 2018 | Other News

Australia’s Second Air-Warfare Destroyer Handed Over to Department of Defense

The Diplomat: The Royal Australian Navy’s (RAN) second air warfare destroyer, NUSHIP Brisbane (DDG 42), has been officially handed over to the Australian Department of Defense (DoD) in a ceremony attended by Minister for Defense Industry Christopher Pyne at the Osborne Naval Shipyard in Adelaide, South Australia on July 27. The future HMAS Brisbane is… read more

August 1, 2018 | Other News

Chinese Air defense force detachment secures leading position in International Army Games 2018

ECNS.cn: The Chinese Air defense force detachment has secured a leading position over its competitors from Belarus, Egypt, Pakistan,Russia, Uzbekistan and Venezuela in the “clear sky for air defense missile operators” segment of the International Army Games 2018 in Korla, Northwest China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region on Tuesday. Read the full article… read more

August 1, 2018 | Other News

Japan and Russia agree to pursue denuclearization of North Korea but still at odds over missile defense

Japan Times: MOSCOW – Japan and Russia agreed Tuesday to join forces to realize the denuclearization of North Korea and step up security cooperation, as the two sides remained at odds over Tokyo’s planned introduction of new missile defense systems. Foreign Minister Taro Kono and Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera met with their Russian counterparts, Sergey… read more

August 1, 2018 | Other News

US State Department still predicts North Korean denuclearization — despite reports of new missiles

CNBC News: The U.S. State Department expects North Korea to continue its march toward denuclearization, a promise made by the rogue regime in June to U.S. President Donald Trump. “What we are going on is the commitment that Chairman Kim (Jong Un) made to our president, and that is the commitment to denuclearize. That is… read more

July 31, 2018 | Other News

The S-400 deal, from Russia’s perspective

Defense News: MOSCOW — When Turkey in December signed a reported $2.5 billion agreement finalizing the purchase of Russian-made S-400 anti-air missile systems, it guaranteed a future run-in with Washington. That confrontation is upon us, with the upcoming U.S. National Defense Authorization Act including provisions that would freeze Turkey out of the F-35 program. But… read more

July 30, 2018 | Other News

Rogers: Trump ordered Space Force on live TV to thwart Pentagon foes

AL.com: President Trump ordered the creation of an American “Space Force” on live television to keep opponents “in the Pentagon and the White House” from trying to stop it, a key advocate from Alabama says. The Space Force will become a reality now, U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Alabama) believes, but it probably won’t be headquartered… read more

July 30, 2018 | Other News

Saudi-led coalition says destroyed Yemen rebel missile launch sites

i24 News: A military coalition led by Saudi Arabia said Sunday it had destroyed sites used by Huthi rebels in neighboring Yemen to launch missiles at the kingdom. In a statement reported by Saudi Arabia’s government-run Al Ekhbariya TV, the coalition announced the “destruction of ballistic missile (launch) sites run by the Huthi militias in… read more

July 27, 2018 | Other News

Poland switches gears to speed up Lockheed-made rocket launcher buy

Defense News: WASHINGTON — Poland has planned to acquire Lockheed Martin-made High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems since roughly 2015, but — like its plans to buy the Patriot air-and-missile defense system — the deal was complex and hitting several walls. The country wanted to share in production work for the HIMARS systems through PGZ, its… read more

July 27, 2018 | Other News

Bill To Improve Emergency Alert System Introduced In House

Big Island Video News: (BIVN) – Hawai‘i’s Congressional Delegation continues to push legislation to improve the nationwide Emergency Alert System, in the wake of January’s embarrassing false missile alert. Today, the Reliable Emergency Alert Distribution Improvement (READI) Act was introduced in the U.S. House, courtesy Reps. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) and Colleen Hanabusa (HI-01). The same… read more

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