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Headlines – April 27, 2017

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News U.S. sets up missile defense in South Korea as North shows power – In a defiant bit of timing, South Korea announced Wednesday that key parts of a contentious U.S. missile defense system had been installed a day after rival North Korea showed off its military power.   China launches first home-built aircraft carrier…

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News Briefs – May 3, 2017

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Defense contractor BAE Systems expanding, adding 530 jobs A defense contractor that makes tanks and other fighting vehicles for the U.S. military plans to expand a central Pennsylvania plant and add 530 jobs. BAE Systems announced the plans May 1 at the company’s West Manchester Township operation in York County, Penn. Gov. Tom Wolf’s office…

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Crew safe, investigation continues following B-52 crash in Guam

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A B-52H Stratofortress crashed at approximately 8:30 a.m. local time, May 18, on the flightline at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. All seven aircrew members safely egressed the aircraft. No injuries were reported. Emergency responders and law enforcement officials successfully completed their initial response procedures following the crash. “We are thankful that the aircrew are…

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Headlines – February 1, 2017

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News U.S. military did not distort intelligence reports on Islamic State – A Defense Department review delivered to Congress Jan 31 concludes that senior leaders at the U.S. Central Command did not exaggerate the progress the U.S. was making in fighting Islamic State militants, two U.S. officials said.   Northrop Grumman drops out of T-X…

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Headlines – November 10, 2016

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News Donald Trump wins presidential election in a shocking upset – Donald Trump has won the presidency in a shocking political upset, backing his prediction that an underground movement and a series of victories in key states would catch pollsters and pundits by surprise.     Business After State Dept. blocks the sale, Philippines cancels…

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Headlines – December 11, 2015

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News Pentagon seeks string of overseas bases to contain ISIS – As American intelligence agencies grapple with the expansion of the Islamic State beyond its headquarters in Syria, the Pentagon has proposed a new plan to the White House to build up a string of military bases in Africa, Southwest Asia and the Middle East….

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Headlines – October 25, 2017

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News North Korea has tested new solid-fuel missile engine – North Korean ballistic missile scientists carried out a static test of a new type of solid-fuel engine early last week, a U.S. government source with knowledge of North Korea’s ballistic missile programs told The Diplomat. According to the source, the test took place at North…

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Headlines – July 27, 2018

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News Dozens of lawmakers warn Defense Department: Don’t whitewash climate change report – A Department of Defense report on how vulnerable military installations are to floods, rising sea levels, drought and catastrophic storms only mentions “climate change” once — a fact that has irked more than 40 Democratic and Republican lawmakers who have warned the…

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Headlines – October 30, 2015

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News: NATO looks at stationing more troops along eastern flank – NATO countries are discussing increasing the number of troops stationed in members bordering Russia and putting them under formal alliance command, part of a new effort to deter aggression from Moscow, according to diplomats and military officers. Business: L-3 Hires Former Lockheed Executive as…

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Headlines – July 3, 2017

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News Pentagon sails destroyer near disputed island in South China Sea, officials say – For the second time since President Trump took office, the Pentagon dispatched a U.S. Navy warship to sail near a disputed island claimed by China in the South China Sea, two U.S. defense officials told Fox News.     Business ULA…

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