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Headlines – June 13, 2018

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News President Trump has ordered the Pentagon to cancel military exercises with South Korea — what happens next? – The Pentagon is now working to implement President Donald Trump’s direction that it cancel joint exercises with the Republic of Korea following Trump’s historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.     Business As…

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News Briefs – June 13, 2018

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Pilot injured in U.S. F-15 crash off Okinawa, Japan The pilot of a U.S. F-15C fighter jet was hospitalized in serious condition after it crashed June 11 in waters south of Okinawa in southern Japan, the Air Force said. The pilot, who was not identified, ejected and was rescued by the Japan Air Self-Defense Force….

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Headlines – June 11, 2018

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News Pentagon ramps up civilian hiring; other agencies get cut – Despite direction from the White House for federal agencies to trim their payrolls, the Pentagon is going in the opposite direction — hiring more civilian employees to support burgeoning investments in cyber, intelligence, engineering, shipbuilding and logistics.     Business Nexter armored vehicle could…

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News Briefs – June 11, 2018

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U.S. soldier killed in Somalia identified The U.S. soldier killed June 8 in an attack by extremists in Somalia has been identified as Staff Sgt. Alexander W. Conrad, 26, of Chandler, Ariz., the Pentagon said June 9. Conrad died from injuries sustained from what it called enemy indirect fire, the Pentagon said. Conrad was assigned…

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Headlines – June 8, 2018

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News Are we headed for a ‘cyber Cuban Missile Crisis’ with Russia? – The risk posed to U.S. national security by what are believed to be Russian-backed hacking groups, is similar to the October 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis according to Cipher Brief Experts, but different, in that the U.S. has no clear and obvious deterrent…

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News Briefs – June 8, 2018

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North Korean military may benefit from Kim’s charm offensive While raising hopes for denuclearization, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s new focus on diplomacy could be a godsend for his generals. Kim’s thinking on how his military fits in to his plans to foster detente on the Korean Peninsula and negotiate security guarantees may become…

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Aerotech News Digital Edition June 1, 2018
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Aerotech News Digital Edition June 1, 2018

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Welcome to the Aerotech News and Review Digital Edition! If you’re anything like us, you probably had a tough time choosing which of the excellent Memorial Day observances in the Valley to attend over the holiday weekend.

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Headlines – June 6, 2018

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News Troubling U.S. Navy review finds widespread shortfalls in basic seamanship – A three-month internal review conducted by senior U.S. surface fleet leaders found that nearly 85 percent of its junior officers had either some or significant concerns in ship handling.   Watchdog warns Pentagon to fix F-35 tech problems before full-rate production starts –…

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News Briefs – June 6, 2018

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NATO aircraft start policing Montenegro’s airspace NATO aircraft have started policing Montenegro’s airspace, a year after the small Adriatic state became a member of the Western military alliance despite strong opposition from Russia. Italian and Greek warplanes held an exercise in the skies over Montenegro’s capital, Podgorica, on June 5. They intercepted an “intruder” aircraft…

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Headlines – June 4, 2018

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News Pentagon says U.S. can ‘take down’ man-made islands like those in South China Sea – Amid heightened tensions brewing between China and the U.S. military in the South China Sea, a Pentagon official May 31 said the military has experience “taking down” small islands.   Some of oldest F-35s on the globe are forced…

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