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US sends 3,750 more troops to Mexico border: Pentagon

The United States will send an additional 3,750 troops to its frontier with Mexico, the Pentagon said Sunday, as President Donald Trump doubled down...

Pentagon prolongs US troop deployment at Mexico border

The Pentagon said on Monday (Jan 14) it would extend until Sept 30 the deployment of active-duty soldiers and Coast Guard members at the...

China takes lead in some military tech: Pentagon

China is on the cusp of fielding some of the world's most advanced weapons systems -- and in some cases already has surpassed its...

Pentagon Conducts Latest Successful Test of US-Japan Interceptor

The U.S. military on Tuesday successfully conducted a test of a new ballistic-missile interceptor system, which is being co-developed with Japan. The launch marks the...

Bezos defends Amazon effort for Pentagon cloud project

SAN FRANCISCO: Amazon chief Jeff Bezos on Monday defended the company's bid for a major Pentagon cloud computing contract, saying it was important to...

Pentagon adjusts tactics as Afghan army toll rises: Mattis

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Monday that the US military is adjusting tactics in Afghanistan as the Taliban continue to inflict heavy casualties on...

Pentagon protests after intercept of Russian bombers

The Pentagon has protested after US fighter jets intercepted two Russian bombers west of Alaska, in the latest incident of its kind. F-22 Raptor fighters...

Pentagon official cautions India over buying Russian arms

A top Pentagon official cautioned India on Wednesday that there are no guarantees for a special waiver from US sanctions if it buys new...

Scrapped drill with South Korea would have cost $14 mn: Pentagon

When President Donald Trump announced the US would halt joint military drills with South Korea, he backed his controversial move by citing the "tremendous"...

No plans to cut back US-South Korea drills: Pentagon

The Pentagon is not considering cutting back the joint US-South Korean military exercises that have drawn angry condemnation from Pyongyang ahead of a planned...