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October 31, 2017 | Other News

USS Theodore Roosevelt arrives

The Guam Daily Post: Amid tensions in the region with North Korea, the USS Theodore Roosevelt and the attendant warships that make up Carrier Strike Group 9 arrived on Guam yesterday afternoon. The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier arrived with two Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers, the USS Preble and USS Halsey. Together the vessels have brought more… read more

October 31, 2017 | Other News

Collapse at North Korea nuclear test site ‘leaves 200 dead’

The Telegraph: As many as 200 North Korean labourers have been killed after a mine shaft being dug at the regime’s nuclear test site collapsed, according to Japan’s Asahi TV. Sources in North Korea told the news channel that a tunnel being excavated by around 100 workers at the Punggye-ri test site collapsed earlier this… read more

October 30, 2017 | Other News

S. Korea, China in talks to settle missile defense feud

Yonhap News Agency: SEOUL, Oct. 29 (Yonhap) — South Korea and China are working to resolve their diplomatic dispute over the deployment of a U.S. missile defense system before a possible summit between their leaders next month, Seoul officials said Sunday. Presidents Moon Jae-in and Xi Jinping are expected to hold talks on the sidelines… read more

October 27, 2017 | Other News

Iran Sanctions Over Ballistic Missile Program Pass U.S. House

Bloomberg News: The U.S. House on Thursday passed new sanctions in response to Iran’s ballistic missile program, while stopping short of addressing the Islamic Republic’s compliance with the multinational accord designed to curb its nuclear program. The 423-2 vote was on the final bill in a legislative package adopted over two days, representing the first… read more

October 27, 2017 | Other News

Defense Secretary James Mattis visits Korean DMZ amidst nuclear tension

ABC News: U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis visited Friday morning the heavily fortified border between North Korea and South Korea known as the Demilitarized Zone amid heightened tensions over the North’s nuclear program and the war of words between President Trump and Kim Jong Un. At the DMZ, Mattis was briefed at Observation Point Oullette… read more

October 27, 2017 | Other News

SWO Boss Talks Sound Shipboard Operating Procedures with Destroyer Crew

America’s Navy: SAN DIEGO – Vice Adm. Tom Rowden, commander, Naval Surface Forces visited the guided-missile destroyer USS Higgins (DDG 76) Oct 25, as he continues to engage the leadership and crews of surface warships across Pacific Fleet waterfronts. During this all-hands call in San Diego, Rowden spoke frankly to the crew regarding the current… read more

October 27, 2017 | Other News

Dutch admit their tech may have helped Iran, Syria develop advanced arms

The Times of Israel: The Dutch government has admitted that technology from the Netherlands may have been used to develop weapons of mass destruction in Iran, Pakistan or Syria. Dutch intelligence services have received “indications in a number of cases” that “Dutch technology was used in programs of weapons of mass destruction or for the… read more

October 26, 2017 | Other News

Israel’s ‘David’s Sling’ Earns US Missile Defense Agency’s Prestigious Technology Pioneer Award

The Jewish Press: The David’s Sling Weapons System (DSWS) On Tuesday was given the prestigious Technology Pioneer Award at the 2017 Multinational Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) Conference in Boston, Massachusetts, in recognition of ground-breaking achievements in Lower-Tier Ballistic Missile and Cruise Missile Defense. With a robust system-of-systems architecture and breakthrough Stunner Interceptor technologies, David’s Sling… read more

October 26, 2017 | Other News

Pentagon’s top general to address cyber-espionage, ballistic missile defense in South Korea

The Washington Post: SEOUL — The Pentagon’s top general arrived in South Korea’s capital Thursday, preparing to meet with senior South Korean military officials ahead of President Trump’s visit next month and amid a heightened threat of war with North Korea. Marine Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr., the chairman of the Joint Chiefs, said that… read more

October 25, 2017 | Other News

The Uncertain Future of the INF Treaty

Council on Foreign Relations: Signed by U.S. President Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev in 1987, the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty is the only Cold War-era U.S.-Soviet arms control agreement that remains in force today. After the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991, at which point all U.S. and Soviet INF missiles had… read more

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