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  • Pratt says next F-35 engine deals will cut costs by 7-8 percent

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Pratt & Whitney, a unit of United Technologies Corp, said its contracts with the Pentagon for the next two batches of engines for the Lockheed Martin Corp F-35 fighter jet will result in combined cost savings of 7 percent to 8...
  • U.S. announces airstrikes in Iraq near Baghdad, Sinjar

    The U.S. military's Central Command released the following statement late Monday about airstrikes against Islamic State targets: "U.S. Military Conducts Airstrikes Against ISIL near Sinjar and Southwest of Baghdad "U.S. military forces continued to...
  • Cuts to defense budget threatened by battle against Islamic State

    Members of Congress and the White House anticipated a peace dividend by winding down America's foreign wars, closing bases and shedding tens of thousands of troops. But President Obama's new, open-ended strategy to confront Islamic State fighters in...
  • India tightens Vietnam defence, oil ties ahead of China Xi's visit

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India extended a $100 million export credit to Vietnam for defence deals and tightened energy ties on Monday, signaling a more confident foreign policy ahead of a visit this week by China's President Xi Jinping. India's new...
  • Washington wins diplomatic support for campaign in Iraq; Syria trickier

    PARIS (Reuters) - World powers backed military measures on Monday to help defeat Islamic State fighters in Iraq, boosting Washington's efforts to set up a coalition, but made no mention of the tougher diplomatic challenge next door in Syria. France...
  • Hampton Roads could become commercial hub for drone industry

    Hampton Roads could become commercial hub for drone industry
    In Hampton Roads, the word "drone" has usually referred to unmanned military aircraft. But given shrinking defense budgets, local companies would like to take this technology to U.S. commercial markets. Businesses want to use drones — unmanned...
  • South Korea finds wreckage in sea of suspected North Korean drone

    SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's military has recovered the wreckage of unmanned aircraft, believed to be a North Korean drone, in waters off an island near a disputed maritime border, an official said on Monday. The aircraft's light blue wreckage was...
  • U.S. finds support from Arab countries in fight against Islamic State

    U.S. finds support from Arab countries in fight against Islamic State
    Washington said countries in the Middle East had offered to join airstrikes against Islamic State militants and Australia said it would send troops, but Britain held back even after the group beheaded a British hostage and threatened to kill another. U....
  • Navy pilot from Lake Arrowhead presumed dead in jet crash

    A Navy fighter pilot presumed dead after two jets crashed Friday over the Pacific Ocean was identified Sunday as Lt. Nathan Poloski of Lake Arrowhead. Poloski, 26, was involved in the apparent collision of two F/A-18 Hornet fighter jets from the...
  • Middle East countries offer to aid fight against Islamic State, but Britain cautious

    Middle East countries offer to aid fight against Islamic State, but Britain cautious
    WASHINGTON/LONDON (Reuters) - Washington said countries in the Middle East had offered to join air strikes against Islamic State militants and Australia said it would send troops, but Britain held back even after the group beheaded a British hostage and...
  • Old military ordnance found at vacant property in Newport News

    Old military ordnance found at vacant property in Newport News
    The Newport News Fire Department's bomb squad got more than they bargained for when they showed up to a call at a vacant house Friday - old military ordnance left sitting abandoned in a shed.  The team was called out around 1:30 p.m. Friday when a...