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  • Thales warns on UK investment if Scotland backs independence

    BORDEAUX France (Reuters) - The head of one of Britain's largest defense suppliers, France's Thales, has voiced concerns over jobs and investment if Scotland votes to leave the United Kingdom. Speaking to Reuters as polls showed a surge in support for...
  • Russia, U.S. to hold talks on 1987 arms accord

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian and U.S. officials will meet in Moscow on Thursday to discuss a 1987 arms control treaty whose future could be in doubt. Washington and Moscow have questioned each other's commitment to the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces...
  • Could Navy submarine smoking ban lead military to quit?

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A US Navy ban on smoking aboard submarines may offer lessons for enacting similar prohibitions in other parts of the military as well as in civilian life, a new paper suggests. On the last day of 2010, after decades of...
  • Two jets from West Coast-based aircraft carrier crash in western Pacific

    The Navy has safely recovered one pilot and is searching for the second after two F/A-18 Hornets from the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson crashed Friday in the western Pacific Ocean, the Navy said. The jets are from Carrier Air Wing 17 and assigned...
  • Two Navy fighter jets crash in western Pacific; 1 pilot missing

    Two Navy fighter jets crash in western Pacific; 1 pilot missing
    Two Navy F/A-18 fighter jets crashed after taking off from the aircraft carrier Carl Vinson while operating at sea in the western Pacific Ocean. One of the pilots was quickly located and brought aboard the carrier for medical attention. Search efforts...
  • Sid Nowell: Police military arsenals can lead to abuse of rights

    Police agencies have been over-militarized, as evidenced by the images of Ferguson, Mo., that offended many of our senses. However, these images also have provided us the opportunity to ensure that governmental authority is being exercised within the...
  • Navy report: Mechanical failure caused Sea Dragon crash off Virginia coast

    Navy report: Mechanical failure caused Sea Dragon crash off Virginia coast
    NORFOLK — It was a mechanical malfunction that caused a fire in the cabin of a MH-53 Sea Dragon helicopter that crashed off the coast of Virginia on Jan. 8, killing three of the five crew members, according to a Navy report released Thursday....
  • Several Arab countries offer to join air campaign on Islamic State, say U.S. officials

    PARIS (Reuters) - Several Arab countries have offered to join the United States in air strikes against Islamic State targets, U.S. officials said on Sunday, indicating a possible widening of the air campaign against militants who have seized parts of Iraq...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Anger mounts in Indian Kashmir after worst flood in over century

    Anger mounts in Indian Kashmir after worst flood in over century
    Residents of Indian Kashmir turned their wrath on state administrators, accusing them of failing to provide them with help after the worst flooding in over a century, and angrily dumped food parcels into gutters. A week into the disaster, which one...