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Headlines – January 23, 2017

News U.S. airstrikes kill ‘several dozen’ Islamic State fighters in Libya – American warplanes unleashed a massive attack Jan. 18 on at least two Islamic State training camps in Libya, killing an estimated 80 militants who fled the group’s crumbling stronghold there, U.S officials said.   U.S. Senate confirms Mattis for defense secretary – The...
 
 

News Briefs – January 23, 2017

British leader to meet with Trump to discuss trade, NATO British Prime Minister Theresa May said Jan. 22 she plans to discuss free trade and the importance of the NATO military alliance when she becomes the first foreign leader to meet with U.S. President Donald Trump in Washington. The White House’s invitation for May to...
 
 

U. S. Navy awards Raytheon $235 million for Standard Missile-6 production

The U.S. Navy awarded Raytheon Company $235 million for Standard Missile-6 all-up round production missiles and spares. Raytheon will begin delivery in 2018. The missiles will be deployed on Aegis cruisers and destroyers to support U.S. Navy fleet operations. The award funds the fourth year of full-rate production for the multi-mission missile, which recently accomplished...