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Modernization of US nuclear forces not optional

Modernization of US nuclear forces not optional

The need for modernization of the U.S. nuclear forces was made clear by speakers at a strategic nuclear enterprise symposium here, Sept. 18. “We’re here to share thoughts about the current state of, and the way forward for the nuclear […]


First Quick Reaction Alert Launch for RAF Lossiemouth

First Quick Reaction Alert Launch for RAF Lossiemouth

Royal Air Force aircraft at RAF Lossiemouth have launched the Quick Reaction Alert (QRA) for the first time since the Moray base took on the role of defending the UK’s Northern airspace. Typhoon jets were scrambled to identify aircraft in […]


JLENS Radar Deployed to Protect Metro DC

JLENS Radar Deployed to Protect Metro DC

Mission ready. That was the verdict for the U.S. Army’s A Battery, 3rd Air Defense Artillery, who were recently certified to operate Raytheon Company’s (RTN) JLENS radar to protect the National Capital Region (NCR) from cruise missiles and drone threats. […]


Apple’s new encryption to lock out government

Apple’s new encryption to lock out government

Apple is rolling out new privacy protections for iPhones and iPads, with a new system that makes it impossible for the company to unlock a device even with a warrant. Apple’s privacy terms updated late Wednesday indicate that under its […]


Ukraine says Russia masses troops on Ukraine border

Ukraine says Russia masses troops on Ukraine border

The Ukrainian government accused Russia on Thursday of massing around 4,000 troops on the border of Russian-annexed Crimea and Ukraine, as multiple Crimean residents also reported seeing troop movements. “According to our information, almost all military units of the Russian […]


US accuses China of hacking into defense contract firms

US accuses China of hacking into defense contract firms

Chinese hackers believed to be linked to Beijing conducted dozens of cyberattacks on US defense contractors between 2012 and 2013, potentially compromising military operations, a congressional probe warned Wednesday. A study by the Senate Armed Services Committee found that hackers […]


Taiwan shows force in biggest naval exercise in 25 years

Taiwan shows force in biggest naval exercise in 25 years

Taiwan’s navy fired anti-submarine rockets and guns Wednesday simulating their response if China launched an invasion, as part of the island’s biggest naval drill in 25 years. The event was presided over by President Ma Ying-jeou and staged primarily in […]


US bolstering cyber defense with new corps: NSA chief

US bolstering cyber defense with new corps: NSA chief

The US military is building a new cyber defense corps that can be used to protect the nation and possibly for offensive purposes, the commander of the unit said Tuesday. National Security Agency director Michael Rogers, who also heads the […]


Fighter jets land on Taiwan highway in ‘China attack’ war games

Fighter jets land on Taiwan highway in ‘China attack’ war games

Taiwan displayed how its fighter jets and early warning aircraft could land, refuel and take off on a closed motorway on Tuesday, in a scenario simulating a Chinese attack that wiped out the island’s air force bases. The exercise — […]


 
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