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The Navy Is Back In Iceland, But Left Its Carrier At Home

Posted by Paul McLeary on


The 2nd Fleet wants to “decentralize decision making and allow the on-scene commander to take the initiative,” Vice Adm. Andrew Lewis says.

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US Expands Icelandic Airfield For Tankers, Big Cargo Lift

Posted by Paul McLeary on


An old Cold War base in Iceland has seen over $80 million in US investments in recent years as the Pentagon flies more surveillance missions in the high north — and plans to do more.

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Over Past 24 Hours, US & Iran Each Claim To Narrowly Avoid Deadly Attacks

Posted by Arie Egozi on


Both sides are claiming they stepped back from the edge over the past 24 hours, unwilling to see the loss of life. Tensions in the Gulf haven’t diminished however.

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Acting SecAF & Roper Likely Head To Paris Show, With F-35A

Posted by Colin Clark on


Amid chatter about what aircraft will make their way to Paris, the Air Force going all in.

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House Dems Block Wall Funds, Slash Sub, But Add F-35s

Posted by Paul McLeary on


The House Dems launch the first salvo in what promises to be a long defense budget saga, and they are drawing lines that will be hard to cross.

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US Destroyer & P-8 Join Search for Lost Japanese F-35

Posted by Paul McLeary on


US forces ready to do more as other nations and Lockheed Martin watch for clues as to how an F-35 fell out of the sky without warning.

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US ‘Loyal Wingman’ Takes Flight: AFRL & Kratos XQ-58A Valkyrie

Posted by Colin Clark on


A single F-35 could have a flock of “loyal wingman” drones to carry weapons, jam radars, and if need be take a hit and die to save their human commander.

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Acting SecDef Shanahan’s First Message: “China, China, China.”

Posted by Paul McLeary on


PENTAGON: In his first day on the job, acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan gathered civilian leaders of the military services to deliver a simple message: “China, China, China.”

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Navy To Begin Arming Subs With Ship-Killer Missile

Posted by Paul McLeary on


It’s a major shift after decades in which submarines focused on projecting power ashore, with their only anti-ship weapons being their rarely-used torpedoes. Driving the change: increasing anxiety about China.

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Navy Looking To Fly P-8s From Cold War-era Base In Alaska

Posted by Paul McLeary on


WASHINGTON: The Navy may begin deploying submarine-hunting P-8 Poseidon aircraft to a small airstrip hundreds of miles off the Alaskan coast, signaling a new emphasis on keeping watch over Russian and Chinese moves in the Arctic. The remote runway sits on the island of Adak in the Aleutian island chain, and it’s the westernmost airfield… Keep reading →

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