Monday, July 25, 2016

Military And Intelligence News Briefs -- July 25, 2016

Defense News/Military Times: Incirlik has power again, but Turkey mission faces uncertain future

The power is back on at Incirlik Air Base,Turkey, after almost a week in the dark, but what the future holds for airmen and aircraft at the base remains unclear as Turkey convulses following a failed coup.

U.S. European Command on Friday reassured that with close cooperation with the Turkish military, Incirlik will remain fully prepared “to take on a myriad of missions as we work together to defeat terrorism,” the command said in a statement. "Should the power be interrupted again," the base still has access to "backup generator power," the statement said.

Hours after the coup attempt erupted last week, officials assured partners and allies in the fight against the Islamic State group that operations would not cease but instead aircraft would fly from other parts of the region.

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Military And Intelligence News Briefs -- July 25, 2016

Syrian Army manpower sapped by draft dodgers and deserters -- RUDAW

Russian Navy Creates Spetsnaz Units to Hunt for Enemy Saboteurs -- Sputnik

NATO Summit Brings Relief to Russia -- Mike Scrafton, The Strategist

Nato must prepare for 'overnight Russian invasion of Poland' and the US must ship more missiles to the region, say experts -- Daily Mail

NATO Not Ready As Russian Sub Threat Rises: CSIS -- Breaking Defense

Could NATO be the next alliance to unravel? -- Ryan Browne, CNN

China Reveals New Type 094A Nuclear Submarine with Missiles that can Reach USA from the South China Sea -- China Topix

China’s Newest 1,305MPH Next-Gen Stealth J-20 Fighter Jet Soars the Skies -- Sputnik

Chinese Gen Guo Boxiong sentenced to life for corruption -- BBC

N. Korea’s ‘biggest military project’ readying to churn out new & bigger ballistic subs -- RT

New Details of North Korean Spy Radio Messages Emerge -- Defense News

Afghan Army chief coming to India with revised wish list -- The Hindu

Afghanistan Plans to Buy Russian Mi-17, Mi-35 Helicopters -- Sputnik

After Obama's Green Light, Afghan Forces On the Offensive -- AP

Warplanes Made in India: How Not To Develop New Fighters -- India

Israel hopes to sign new US military aid package soonest -- AP

Israeli Surface Forces: Robots Armed With Torpedoes -- Strategy Page

German military training 100 Syrian migrants in pilot project -- Reuters

U.S. praises confidence-building measures with Chinese military -- Reuters

The US Navy Wants to Build a New Frigate (But It’s NOT a Frigate) -- National Interest

U.S. Navy's new $13B aircraft carrier can't fight -- CNN

Why the weaponized Black Hawk helicopter matters for Lockheed Martin -- FedBiz

US Lawmakers Duel Over Plans to Upgrade Nuclear Arsenal -- DoD Buzz

Army Special Ops may switch to iPhones for tactical assault kits -- Bloomberg

US Army seeks next-generation radar -- IHS Jane's 360

The CIA tried mind control to create the perfect assassin -- New York Post

Navy to Help Coast Guard Double Its Icebreaker Fleet in Early 2020s -- Motley Fool

US military creates 'Space Mission Force' to wage satellite war -- Endgadget

75 years after it was first deployed, will US Army bring back the 'jeep'? -- FOX News

Congress Should Demand Wiser, Not More, War Spending -- William D. Hartung, Defense One

For the US Army, It's Not About the Story -- War on the Rocks

All Cards on the Table: First-Use of Nuclear Weapons -- War on the Rocks

The Military Invades Comic-Con, Selling Authenticity in Cosplay Land -- Jordan Zakarin, Inverse

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