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  • Police, like those on Eric Frein case, shouldn't use military-style vehicles

    Police, like those on Eric Frein case, shouldn't use military-style vehicles
    As I scanned the morning paper a few days ago, I spotted a picture of heavily armed military on an assault vehicle, and my first impression was that Mr. Putin had really decided to invade Ukraine. I then realized after reading the caption that it was...
  • U.S. sends 'Ironhorse' tanks to NATO's nervous Baltic front line

    WASHINGTON/RIGA (Reuters) - U.S. troops and tanks will deploy across the three Baltic states and PolandĀ in the next two weeks on a mission designed to deliver an unmistakeable message of NATO resolve to Moscow. The "Ironhorse" armored cavalry unit,...
  • German defense crisis puts potential Merkel successor in hot seat

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Ursula von der Leyen, whose ambitions of succeeding Angela Merkel are too transparent for German taste, is finding out the hard way why her job as defense minister is considered the most dangerous in the cabinet, nicknamed the...
  • Former Navy captain joins Huntington Ingalls

    Kevin Brenton, a retired U.S. Navy captain and former submarine squadron commander, has joined Huntington Ingalls Industries as corporate director of customer affairs for submarine programs, the company announced this week. Brenton most recently...
  • Ingalls begins cutting steel for destroyer

    Huntington Ingalls Industries' (NYSE:HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division today marked the start of fabrication for the future Aegis-guided missile destroyer Paul Ignatius (DDG 117). Paul Ignatius, the ship's namesake, and his wife, Nancy Ignatius, the...
  • South Korea to sign deal this month to buy 40 F-35 jets for $7 billion: sources

    SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea will sign a deal this month to buy 40 Lockheed Martin Corp F-35 fighter jets for about 7.34 trillion won ($7.06 billion) for delivery in 2018-2021, two people with knowledge of the transaction told Reuters on Wednesday....
  • Israel says downed Syrian jet entered its airspace, acted threatening

    Israel says downed Syrian jet entered its airspace, acted threatening
    A Syrian fighter jet shot down after breaching the nation’s airspace could have flown anywhere over Israel within five minutes given its speed and the country's small dimensions, Israeli military sources said Tuesday. The jet, believed to be a...
  • The F-22, world's priciest fighter jet, finally flies in combat

    The F-22, world's priciest fighter jet, finally flies in combat
    After nearly a decade of being derided asĀ dangerous to fly and an example of wasteful military spending, the radar-evading F-22 fighter jet flew in combat for the first time in this week’s U.S.-led airstrikes in Syria. The Pentagon said it used...
  • Saudi Arabia confirms role in strikes against Islamic State in Syria

    RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's air force participated in U.S.-led bombing strikes against Islamic State insurgents in Syria, its official news agency said on Wednesday, a rare foreign sortie for the kingdom's military. Saudi Arabia, a U.S. ally,...
  • US-led coalition aircraft hit Islamic State oil refineries

    IRBIL, Iraq Aircraft from the United States, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates struck a dozen small oil refineries in eastern Syria on Wednesday in an effort to deprive the Islamic State of one of its main sources of revenue. Pentagon spokesman...
  • F-22 Raptors make combat debut in Syrian assault

    F-22 Raptors make combat debut in Syrian assault
    The Air Force's F-22 Raptor made its combat debut in U.S.-led airstrikes overnight Monday aimed at the Islamic State and other militant groups in Syria. Pentagon officials confirmed Tuesday that the stealth fighter jet was used in the second of three...