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Hagel says national security assured during shutdown

Hagel says national security assured during shutdown

The Defense Department and other government agencies responsible for national security will carry out their missions despite the government shutdown, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Oct. 1 here. The secretary, traveling in the Asia-Pacific region this week for high-level meetings […]


The French White Paper on Defence and National Security

The French White Paper on Defence and National Security

The national security strategy will help France to ward off risks and threats, direct or indirect, likely to endanger the life of the nation. This concept, introduced by the 2008 White Paper and enshrined in law in 2009, has been […]


US Army certifies soldiers ready to defend battlespace with JLENS

US Army certifies soldiers ready to defend battlespace with JLENS

Combatant commanders moved one step closer to being able to detect, track and engage threats such as swarming boats and incoming cruise missiles, around the clock, from hundreds of miles away. In June 2012, the first class of U.S. Army […]


Global Strike commander: Nuclear deterrence fundamental to national security

Global Strike commander: Nuclear deterrence fundamental to national security

The commander of Air Force Global Strike Command visited here recently to discuss the command’s mission and its significance to Air Force operations. Lt. Gen. Jim Kowalski spoke to students from the Air War College, School of Advanced Air and […]


Sweden Proposes Common Nordic Air Space

Sweden Proposes Common Nordic Air Space

Defending a common Nordic air space may be the solution to keeping military costs down in Sweden. The Supreme Commander of the Swedish Armed Forces, Sverker Göranson, suggested this measure when the annual Society and Defence conference got underway in […]


Preserving U.S. National Security Interests Through a Liberal World Construct

Preserving U.S. National Security Interests Through a Liberal World Construct

The emergence of peer competitors, not terrorism, presents the greatest long-term threat to our national security. Over the past decade, while the United States concentrated its geopolitical focus on fighting two land wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, China has quietly […]


Defense Strategy: Sustaining US Global Leadership – Priorities for 21st Century Defense

Defense Strategy: Sustaining US Global Leadership – Priorities for 21st Century Defense

The United States has played a leading role in transforming the international system over the past sixty-five years. Working with like-minded nations, the United States has created a safer, more stable, and more prosperous world for the American people, our […]


Sustainment Skills Key in Iraq, Afghanistan

Sustainment Skills Key in Iraq, Afghanistan

As the United States wraps up operations in Iraq and looks to scaling back its force in Afghanistan, a senior defense official emphasized the importance of ensuring that Iraq’s and Afghanistan’s national security forces have the maintenance and logistics capabilities […]


Key US senators warn China on military parts

Key US senators warn China on military parts

Two key US senators angrily pressed China on Monday to crack down on firms blamed for counterfeit electronics that end up in US military hardware, warning such components could harm US national security. Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Carl Levin, […]


 
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