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  • The U.S. must strengthen its ballistic missile defenses against Iran

    Columnist Cal Thomas is right when he says that "burnishing a president's legacy is not a sufficient reason to trade away American and Israeli security" ("U.S. negotiations with Iran are a dangerous farce," Nov. 8). A "deal" with Iran that doesn't fully...
  • Ukraine, separatists revving for resumption of full-fledged war

    Ukraine, separatists revving for resumption of full-fledged war
    Russian and Ukrainian officials traded accusations Thursday about gearing up for a resumption of full-fledged war in eastern Ukraine as European monitors reported a steady rise in what appeared to be uniformed fighters crossing in from Russia. Russian...
  • Major overhaul of nuclear force planned to improve security and morale

    Major overhaul of nuclear force planned to improve security and morale
    Stung by a series of scandals in the nation’s nuclear force, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced plans Friday to overhaul its management, calling for billions of dollars to upgrade equipment, improve training, increase oversight and address...
  • As U.S. nuclear arsenal ages, other nations have modernized

    As U.S. nuclear arsenal ages, other nations have modernized
    As Russian forces were drawing back from a swift and violent incursion into Ukraine this fall, Moscow was delivering another powerful military statement many miles to the north. A new 40-foot Bulava intercontinental ballistic missile, capable of...
  • Aircraft carrier Bush due home Saturday; pilots returning Friday

    Hampton Roads will be the scene of a big homecoming this weekend for pilots and sailors serving aboard the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush. The carrier, along with the guided-missile destroyer USS Truxtun, are due at Naval Station Norfolk on...
  • JLENS: securing our coast

    JLENS: securing our coast
    This Christmas, the United States Army will deliver a spectacular present to Harford and Baltimore counties. A pair of big white blimps will be flying two miles above Aberdeen Proving Ground — unless Congress balks. After evaluation and...
  • If the U.S. wants peace, it must prepare for nuclear war

    To the editor: I strongly disagree with Joe Cirincione's belief that the U.S. ought not continue to modernize its formidable nuclear arsenal. ("How big a nuclear arsenal do we really need?," Op-Ed, Oct. 21) As the Romans knew so well, Si vis pacem, para...
  • George H.W. Bush strike group headed home

    The George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group has been relieved in the Arabian Gulf by the California-based group attached to the USS Carl Vinson, and will soon head home to Hampton Roads, the Navy announced Monday. The Norfolk-based group has led the...
  • Navy celebrates birthday with Fleet Week events

    The U.S. Navy, local businesses and civic organizations are holding a slew of events over two weeks celebrating Fleet Week in Hampton Roads and the service's anniversary. The Navy turns 239 on Monday. The Fleet Week Golf Tournament will be held...
  • Military firms likely to benefit from airstrikes in Iraq, Syria

    Three days after U.S. warships fired 47 cruise missiles at Sunni militant targets in northern Syria last week, the Pentagon signed a $251-million deal to buy more Tomahawks from Raytheon Co., a windfall for the military giant and its many subcontractors....
  • Lockheed Orlando lands $100M cruise missile deal

    Lockheed Orlando lands $100M cruise missile deal
    Lockheed Martin Corp.'s Orlando missiles group has landed an Air Force deal potentially worth $100 million to provide logistics, upgrades and other technical support work for next-generation cruise missiles, the Defense Department said this week. The new...