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Headlines – April 23, 2018

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News U.S. weighs keeping carrier strike group in Europe as a check on Russia – In a break with recent history, the U.S. military is weighing whether to withhold the Truman Carrier Strike Group from deploying to the Middle East, opting instead to keep the carrier in the Mediterranean and the European theater.   Report:…

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News Briefs – April 23, 2018

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U.S., Jordan troops practice response to hazardous materials U.S. and Jordanian forces in protective suits have practiced how to handle chemical, biological and nuclear materials. In the April 22 scenario, the materials were detected in a simulated smuggling incident. Mobile laboratory teams surveyed the area, collected samples and then went through decontamination. The drill was…

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Aerotech News and Review April 20, 2018 Digital Edition

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Aerotech News and Review – Journal of Aerospace, Defense Industry, and Veteran News, serving the Antelope Valley and Edwards AFB, CA Aerotech News and Review Digital Edition It’s been a busy couple of weeks in Aerospace Valley, and we have a full issue of news and features for you. The military and veteran community marked…

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Headlines – April 20, 2018

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News Trump administration rolls out new rules for weapon, drone sales abroad – The Trump administration has rolled out a new set of policies governing its exports of military equipment abroad, with a focus on the idea that “economic security is national security.”     Business Is incumbent Lockheed Martin the only player in the…

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News Briefs – April 20, 2018

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Ex-Russian officer’s convictions upheld in U.S. forces attack A federal appeals court has upheld the convictions of a former Russian military officer who received a life sentence for leading a 2009 Taliban attack on U.S. forces in Afghanistan. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled April 18 in the case of Irek Hamidullin, who…

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Headlines – April 18, 2018

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News U.S. senators introduce new war authorization with no expiration date – President Donald Trump would get broad authority to use force against terrorist groups, with no expiration date, under a new bipartisan proposal unveiled in the U.S. Senate April 16.     Business Pentagon cited Boeing over quality concerns going back years – Boeing…

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News Briefs – April 18, 2018

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Memorial held for Thunderbirds pilot killed in crash SANTA CLARITA, Calif.–Fighter jets flew overhead in the missing-man formation during a Southern California memorial for a U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds pilot who was killed in a crash during training. Family, friends and fellow pilots remembered Maj. Stephen Del Bagno during the gathering Sunday at Saugus High…

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Senators introducing new war powers resolution

Posted April 18, 2018 by Lisa Mascaro

The leaders of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee are set to unveil a bipartisan resolution authorizing the use of military force overseas, accelerating a debate that Congress has been reluctant to have, but that’s taking on new urgency after President Donald Trump’s strikes on Syria. The resolution from Sens. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., and Tim Kaine,…

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Headlines – April 16, 2018

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News F-22 Raptor came to a rest on its belly during major mishap April 13 at NAS Fallon – An F-22A Raptor belonging to Elmendorf Air Force Base’s 3rd Wing was involved in a major mishap this weekend. Details remain sketchy and are likely to change, but a source told The War Zone that the…

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News Briefs – April 16, 2018

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Simulated chemical incident part of Jordan-US military drill The United States and Jordan have launched a 12-day military exercise with scenarios ranging from border security to counter-terrorism and for the first time a simulated chemical incident. The Eager Lion drill started April 15, a day after the U.S., France and Britain launched missiles at Syrian…

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