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  • U.S. general takes command of a coalition in flux in Afghanistan

    The new commander of the international forces fighting in Afghanistan took command Tuesday amid uncertainty about the country’s political leadership and the future role of American troops. U.S. Army Gen. John F. Campbell will lead the...
  • Collateral damage? U.S. destroys millions of dollars in U.S.-made arms in Iraq

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The grainy black-and-white footage shows a military vehicle, a small dark mass in the crosshairs of a U.S. war plane, seconds before it explodes in a flash of light. That Aug. 16 strike in northern Iraq, shown in video released...
  • Volusia defense firm gets $100 million for training simulator work

    Volusia defense firm gets $100 million for training simulator work
    Raydon Corp., a military training systems contractor based in Volusia County, has secured nearly $100 million to build scores of training simulators for the Army National Guard, the company said Tuesday. Raydon received two orders together worth $99.4...
  • Experimental U.S. hypersonic weapon destroyed seconds after launch

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A hypersonic weapon being developed by the U.S. military was destroyed four seconds after its launch from a test range in Alaska early on Monday after controllers detected a problem with the system, the Pentagon said. The weapon is...
  • Pentagon says Egypt, UAE responsible for Libya strikes

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. military believes the governments of Egypt and the United Arab Emirates were responsible for a recent series of airstrikes on Islamist factions within Libya, a Pentagon spokesman said on Tuesday. Rear Admiral John Kirby,...
  • U.S., Chinese officials to meet at Pentagon after jet intercept

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. and Chinese military officials will hold talks on rules of behavior at the Pentagon on Tuesday and Wednesday, a U.S. official said, days after the United States denounced a "dangerous" Chinese jet intercept of a U.S. Navy...
  • Family credits Qatar for securing U.S. journalist's release in Syria

    An American journalist and author who spent almost two years in the hands of Al Qaeda-linked captors in Syria was released Sunday after a successful negotiation for which his family credits the Qatari ruling family. Exactly what, if anything, was...
  • Disney files patent applications to use drones in its theme parks

    Disney files patent applications to use drones in its theme parks
    Has Disney decided to go all in with the U.S. military’s anti-terrorism efforts? After all, why else would the company file patents to use drones? A closer look at Disney’s UAV [unmanned aerial vehicle] patent applications reveals language...
  • US sends mixed messages over potential military operations in Syria

    ISTANBUL The Syrian government on Monday warned the United States against launching unilateral attacks against the Islamic State extremist group on its territory, but Washington said it wouldn't seek the Assad regime's permission to defend American lives....
  • U.S. prepares military options in Syria against Islamic State

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is preparing military options, including surveillance flights, to pressure Islamic State in Syria, U.S. officials said on Monday, but they cautioned no decision had been made to expand U.S. action beyond the...
  • Shooter at U.S. Army base in Virginia kills herself, sparks lockdown

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. soldier armed with a pistol fatally wounded herself after barricading herself in a building at Fort Lee, Virginia, sparking a lockdown of the Army base, officials said. The soldier entered the four-story Combined Arms...