Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Military And Intelligence News Briefs -- July 19, 2016

FILE PHOTO, Turkish frigate F-495 TCG Gediz. © Wikipedia

RT: Turkish naval ships & choppers reportedly missing since botched coup, Turkey Deputy PM denies

Turkey’s navy is still unable to account for 14 ships, while two helicopters with 25 special forces troops are also missing since an unsuccessful coup plot against the government. However, Deputy PM Numan Kurtulmus has denied any naval vessels are unaccounted for.

With suspicions growing that the commanders of the vessels could have been behind a coup plot against the Turkish government and are now seeking asylum at Greek ports.

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Military And Intelligence News Briefs -- July 19, 2016

Mystery as 14 Turkish navy ships are 'still missing' after failed coup and commander has not been seen in four days -- Daily Mail

Turkish Procurement Programs at Risk of Delay Following Attempted Coup -- Defense News

Turkey Coup Attempt to Take Over Agenda at Global Defense Summit -- Military.com

Turkey’s increasingly complicated relationship with NATO -- Adam Taylor, Washington Post

Iran Deploys Hezbollah-Trained Afghan Sniper Brigade in Syria -- Defense News

U.S.-Led Forces in June Drop 2nd Highest Bomb Total on ISIL -- Bloomberg

Russia launches ‘smart bullet’ testing in guided flight regime -- TASS

Russia maintains parity in arms supply to Armenia, Azerbaijan — official -- TASS

Russian military Ready to Restore Ties With NATO -- Moscow Times

How the Warsaw NATO summit altered Arctic security -- Rob Huebert, Arctic Deeply/UPI

China closes access to parts of disputed South China Sea for military drills -- International Business Times

What Could Be Purpose of New Chinese Submarine -- Sputnik

Mystery numbers in N. Korea broadcasts carry Cold War echoes -- AP

North Korea fires three ballistic missiles in new show of force -- Reuters

South Korea to Strengthen Anti-Missile System Near Seoul by 2018 -- Sputnik

India Set to Miss Another Promise Over Rafale Fighter Jet Deal -- Sputnik

How Satellites Will Enable Canada to Surveil the Arctic With Drones -- Mother Jones

Germany train attack could prompt rethink of counter-terrorism policy -- The Guardian

To Arms? France Debates Resurrection of National Guard -- Sputnik

UK parliament votes to renew Trident nuclear weapons system -- DW

Trident renewal backed by a HUGE majority in Commons after Theresa May insists she WOULD push the nuclear button and Labour MPs queue up to condemn Jeremy Corbyn -- Daily Mail

UK Government Shuffle Spells Uncertainty for Industry -- Defense News

EU draft space policy calls for more military involvement -- Space news

KC-46 Moves Closer to Production Decision After Successful Flight Test -- Defense News

Boeing’s KC-46 Tanker to Receive Production Green Light -- National Defense

Space Command Reorganizes to Mirror Other Combat Forces -- National Defense

Carter Voices Support for Veto of Defense Bill in Letter to McCain -- Defense News

Top military officer to troops: Don't politicize the military -- The Hill

New York Times sues for Defense Secretary Ash Carter's emails -- Politico

When Army Career Ended in Disgrace, Gunman Was Ostracized -- AP

Amid police shootings, Army 'serious' about tackling anger among combat vets -- USA Today

Pre-Snowden Whistleblower Explains How NSA Got 'Unleashed' To Spy On Everyone -- Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai, Motherboard

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

This story (below) is from 2010. Worth investigating your feeds/system to see how it ended up on today's updates.
(so cheeky of the Russians if they re-posted it intentionally)

Russian military Ready to Restore Ties With NATO -- Moscow Times