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USS Theodore Roosevelt Returns to Sea

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DefenceTalkPHILIPPINE SEA: USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) is underway for the first time since arriving in Guam March 27. The ship left Naval Base Guam and entered the Philippine Sea May 21 to conduct carrier qualification flights for the embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 11. “It feels great to be back at sea,” said Rear […]https://www.defencetalk.com/uss-theodore-roosevelt-returns-to-sea-75605/

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US Army Aviation modernization on track despite COVID-19

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DefenceTalkA critical design review for a new turbine engine that will power enduring and future Army aircraft is still on, despite a two-week delay in the program tied to COVID-19, aviation leaders said May 7. The Improved Turbine Engine Program review has been rescheduled to mid-June, but remains ahead of schedule in accordance with the […]https://www.defencetalk.com/us-army-aviation-modernization-on-track-despite-covid-19-75589/

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COVID-19 resurgence on the USS Theodore Roosevelt

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DefenceTalk13 Sailors have been evacuated from the USS Theodore Roosevelt aircraft carrier due to retesting positive for COVID-19 as of March 16th, 2020. The Sailors were part of the disembarked crew who were placed in isolation earlier in April and May on Guam for testing positive for the coronavirus. During the isolation period, the remaining […]https://www.defencetalk.com/covid-19-resurgence-on-the-uss-theodore-roosevelt-75549/

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New COVID-19 cases on US carrier despite extensive screening

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DefenceTalkFive US sailors have been evacuated with coronavirus from an aircraft carrier despite extensive screening as the warship prepares its return to sea following a major outbreak, a US official confirmed Thursday. After testing positive but asymptomatic, the five spent two weeks in quarantine in Guam where the nuclear-powered USS Theodore Roosevelt is docked, the […]https://www.defencetalk.com/new-covid-19-cases-on-us-carrier-despite-extensive-screening-75542/

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Satellite hacking challenge shifts to fully virtual event

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DefenceTalkThe Department of the Air Force and Defense Digital Service (DDS) planned satellite hacking challenge, the Space Security Challenge 2020: Hack-A-Sat, is pivoting to an entirely virtual event. This decision comes after DEF CON 28 formally cancelled in-person events in 2020 due to coronavirus precautions. The two-phase Hack-A-Sat includes an online qualification event held from […]https://www.defencetalk.com/satellite-hacking-challenge-shifts-to-fully-virtual-event-75536/

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US says Chinese hacking vaccine research: reports

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DefenceTalkThe US Federal Bureau of Investigation and cybersecurity experts believe Chinese hackers are trying to steal research on developing a vaccine against coronavirus, two newspapers reported Monday. The FBI and Department of Homeland Security are planning to release a warning about the Chinese hacking as governments and private firms race to develop a vaccine for […]https://www.defencetalk.com/us-says-chinese-hacking-vaccine-research-reports-75524/

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China slams US after Trump virus ‘attack’ claim

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DefenceTalkChina accused the United States on Thursday of trying to shift blame over the coronavirus, after President Donald Trump said the pandemic was a worse “attack” than Pearl Harbor or 9/11. Tension between the world’s two biggest economies has reached fever pitch in recent days as they have exchanged barbed comments on each other’s handling […]https://www.defencetalk.com/china-slams-us-after-trump-virus-attack-claim-75475/

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EU economy faces historic recession as China and US spar over virus origins

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DefenceTalkThe EU on Wednesday forecast a historic recession on the continent battered by the deadly coronavirus pandemic, as the US and China escalated their war of words over the origins of the disease. The grim prediction from Brussels came as Europe’s biggest economy Germany unveiled plans for a near-return to normality, even as fresh data […]https://www.defencetalk.com/eu-economy-faces-historic-recession-as-china-and-us-spar-over-virus-origins-75441/

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Morocco launches fleet of drones to tackle coronavirus from the sky

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DefenceTalkRABAT: Morocco has rapidly expanded its fleet of drones as it battles the coronavirus pandemic, deploying them for aerial surveillance, public service announcements and sanitization. “This is a real craze. In just weeks, demand has tripled in Morocco and other countries in the region,” said Yassine Qamous, chief of Droneway Maroc, African distributor for leading […]https://www.defencetalk.com/morocco-launches-fleet-of-drones-to-tackle-coronavirus-from-the-sky-75420/

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Sailors to return to USS Theodore Roosevelt aircraft carrier

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DefenceTalkMay 1st, 2020, U.S. Pacific Fleet Commander ADM. John Aquilino and Fleet Master Chief FLTCM. James Hornea arrived in Guam to visit the USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71) aircraft carrier, currently docked at Naval Base Guam after pulling into port over a month ago for initiating COVID-19 quarantine and deep-clean measures. ADM. Aquilino and FLTCM. Hornea […]https://www.defencetalk.com/sailors-to-return-to-uss-theodore-roosevelt-aircraft-carrier-75412/

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