WASHINGTON, Sept. 15, 2011 – Al-Qaida is a dangerous threat that must be eliminated, and its strategic defeat is within reach, Undersecretary of Defense for Intelligence Michael G. Vickers said Sept. 13 at the National Defense University here.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 15, 2011 – The nation’s military services will reduce their general and flag officer ranks by 103 by the end of 2014, senior Defense Department officials told Congress members yesterday.
Minister for Defence Materiel Jason Clare today announced that A39-002 KC-30A Multi-Role Tanker Transport has completed its first flight in RAAF service.
The Army released suicide data today for the month of August. Among active-duty soldiers, there were 19 potential suicides: three have been confirmed as suicides and 16 remain under investigation. For July 2011, the Army reported 22 potential suicides among active-duty soldiers. Since the release of that report, five […]
ABOARD A MILITARY AIRCRAFT EN ROUTE TO SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 15, 2011 – Nearly $1 trillion in defense cuts that the 2011 Budget Control Act could require would devastate the military and the defense industrial base, and could add 1 percent to the nation’s unemployment rate, the Pentagon press secretary […]
WASHINGTON, Sept. 15, 2011 – The commander of U.S. Africa Command is worried about moves by terror groups on the continent to work together, possibly posing a threat to the United States.
WASHINGTON – Officials know the facts about suicide in the military services, but the causes and best means of prevention are more elusive, a senior Defense Department official said today.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 15, 2011 – Libya was the first major combat operation for U.S. Africa Command, and its men and women responded well, the unit’s commander said.
CASSIDIAN unterzeichnet Vertrag zur Lieferung von ECTOCRYP-IP- Kryptographiesystemen in den Nahen Osten. Die reprogrammierbaren Kryptographiesysteme der ECTOCRYP- Familie sind wesentlicher Bestandteil der globalen Kompetenz von CASSIDIAN im Bereich Cyber Security.
WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama today draped the pale blue ribbon suspending the Medal of Honor around the neck of Marine Corps Sgt. Dakota L. Meyer, the first living Marine to receive the award for actions in Iraq or Afghanistan.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 15, 2011 – As Americans pause tomorrow to observe POW/MIA Recognition Day, teams of military and civilian experts will be excavating sites in Europe and the South Pacific looking for remains to help identify service members still missing from past wars.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 15, 2011 – The message to insurgents was made clear by a senior official from the International Security Assistance Force Joint Command as he spoke to Pentagon reporters today.
An Australian member of the International Stabilisation Force (ISF), Craftsman Beau Pridue, has died from injuries sustained in a vehicle accident near the town of Baucau in East Timor, early this morning (15 September, 2011).
Synopsis President Mahmoud Abbas’ decision to seek United Nations Security Council recognition of Palestinian statehood poses the most serious challenge to US credibility in the Arab and Muslim world. It will also weaken Israel’s strategic links with Turkey, its most important Muslim ally. Commentary THE PALESTINE Authority is preparing to […]
WASHINGTON, Sept. 15, 2011 ï¿½ A combined Afghan and coalition security force today captured a Taliban leader in Afghanistan’s Paktiya province, military officials reported.
CASSIDIAN signe un contrat portant sur la fourniture de dispositifs cryptographiques ECTOCRYP IP au Moyen-Orient. Les dispositifs cryptographiques reprogrammables de la famille ECTOCRYP sont une pièce maîtresse de la capacité de cybersécurité de CASSIDIAN, leader mondial du marché.
NAVY General Dynamics Bath Iron Works, Bath, Maine, is being awarded a $1,825,665,914 fixed-price-incentive contract for the construction of Zumwalt-class destroyers DDG 1001 and DDG 1002. These multi-mission surface combatants are the second and third ships of the Zumwalt-class program. The mission of the DDG 1000 destroyer is to […]