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Defense Officials Hail Japanese Decision on Self-Defense Law

Defense Officials Hail Japanese Decision on Self-Defense Law

Defense officials today welcomed an announcement by the Japanese government that it would seek a change to the policy regarding the country’s collective self-defense. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said in a statement that the change will enable the Japan Self-Defense […]


Americans back guns, even after shootings: poll

Americans back guns, even after shootings: poll

An overwhelming majority of Americans, particularly whites, are adamant about the constitutional right to bear arms, a poll showed this week amid a rash of shootings across the United States. More than two thirds — 68 percent — of respondents […]


US Forces Will Retain Self-Defense Capability In Afghanistan

US Forces Will Retain Self-Defense Capability In Afghanistan

U.S. military leaders will take extra steps to ensure innocent Afghan civilians are not killed or hurt in combat operations, but U.S. forces will retain the means of self-defense, Pentagon officials said here today. Following a meeting with Afghan President […]


Raytheon’s RAM Strikes Twice During Back-to-Back Tests

Raytheon’s RAM Strikes Twice During Back-to-Back Tests

Raytheon Company’s (NYSE: RTN) Rolling Airframe Missile Block 2 successfully completed two guided test vehicle flights within one week, demonstrating the system’s upgraded kinematic performance, guidance system and airframe capabilities. Raytheon is building 35 RAM Block 2 missiles during the […]


US backs Turkey’s ‘right to self-defense’

US backs Turkey’s ‘right to self-defense’

The United States said Thursday that it supported Turkey after it sent its military into Iraq to strike at Kurdish rebels in retaliation for an attack that killed 24 soldiers. “We very clearly support Turkey’s right to self-defense,” State Department […]


Testing Moves Navy Closer to Lasers for Ship Self-Defense

Testing Moves Navy Closer to Lasers for Ship Self-Defense

The Office of Naval Research and its industry partner marked a milestone for the Navy by successfully testing a solid-state, high-energy laser (HEL) from a surface ship, which disabled a small target vessel, April 6. “The success of this high-energy […]


 
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