Bei der chinesischen Tianjin Xingang Werft wurde am 20. September die erste von zwei neuen FK-Korvetten zu Wasser gelassen und in Anwesenheit von Marinebefehlshaber Admiral Noman Bashir auf den Namen AZMAT getauft.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 28, 2011 — The Iraqi government has transferred its first payment for 18 F-16C fighter aircraft, bringing Iraq closer to independently securing its airspace, Pentagon Press Secretary George Little said yesterday.
The Navy will commission the newest Arleigh Burke class guided-missile destroyer, Spruance, Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011, during a 6:30 p.m. EDT ceremony at Naval Air Station Key West, Fla.
LAUGHLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Texas, Sept. 28, 2011 — Air Force Staff Sgt. Thomas Jenkins refused to accept during his deployment in Iraq that the region’s dangerous dust storms could not be better predicted. AsWeiterlesen…
WASHINGTON, Sept. 28, 2011 — Combined Afghan and coalition security forces made a major drug sweep and killed numerous insurgent fighters in separate operations yesterday in Afghanistan, military officials reported.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 28, 2011 — Medal of Honor recipient Marine Corps Sgt. Dakota Meyer plans to raise $1 million in scholarship money for the children of wounded Marines and Navy corpsmen, and challenges the AmericanWeiterlesen…
AIR FORCE The MITRE Corp., Bedford, Mass., is being awarded a $394,186,883 contract modification to exercise option year three for systems engineering and integration support for Air Force ceiling programs and Air Force non-ceilingWeiterlesen…
WASHINGTON, Sept. 27, 2011 — Since it began operations Oct. 1, 1961, the Defense Intelligence Agency has changed along with the nature of national security threats worldwide to become a key component of the U.S.Weiterlesen…
WASHINGTON, Sept. 27, 2011 — North Korea’s challenges to Asia-Pacific security and stability were most acute in 2010, but remain a central concern for U.S. Pacific Command, Pacom’s commander said today.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 27, 2011 — Despite difficulties in the relationship between the United States and Pakistan, the Defense Department will continue to try to work through the differences, Pentagon Press Secretary George Little said today.
Die zu General Dynamics gehörende Bath Iron Works (BIW) in Bath (Maine) freut sich über den von der US Navy nun offiziell erteilten Auftrag zum Bau von zwei Zerstörern der DDG-1000 ZUMWALT-Klasse.
Erneut soll eine Auslandsreise des Hospitalschiffes DAISHANDAO China helfen, Partnerschaften zu stärken.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 27, 2011 — NATO’s decision to extend the alliance’s mission in Libya shows its work there is not yet done, a NATO spokeswoman said today.
FORT MEADE, Md., Sept. 27, 2011 — Recognizing there’s no cookie-cutter formula for a “cyber warrior,” the outgoing chief of staff at U.S. Cyber Command said the strong, diverse capabilities already in place will provideWeiterlesen…
Minister for Defence Materiel Jason Clare today announced that two more keel blocks had been delivered to Adelaide to construct Australia’s first Air Warfare Destroyer.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 27, 2011 — When the commander of U.S. forces in the Pacific discussed regional challenges today, China topped the list.
KABUL, Afghanistan, Sept. 27, 2011 — Afghan and coalition forces used a precision airstrike to kill a key Taliban leader in Afghanistan’s Wardak province yesterday, military officials reported.