Thursday, November 10, 2016

Military And Intelligence News Briefs -- November 10, 2016

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Sputnik: Dutch Sub's Attempt to Approach Russian Naval Group Could Have Led to Accident

A Dutch submarine was detected in Eastern Mediterranean at an attempt to approach and monitor the Russian Northern Fleet's group, the Russian Defense Ministry's spokesman, Maj. Gen. Igor Konashenkov, said Wednesday.

"On November 9 at 06:50 a.m. Moscow Time [03:50 GMT], Russia's Severomorsk and Vice-Admiral Kulakov anti-submarine destroyers detected a diesel-electric submarine of the Dutch navy (presumably Walrusklasse) which tried to approach and track the aircraft carrier group of the Northern Fleet," he said.

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Military And Intelligence News Briefs -- November 10, 2016

Dutch sub tried to approach Russian aircraft carrier in Mediterranean — defense ministry -- TASS

Official: Russians Flying Armed Sorties From Carrier Over Syria; Massive Strikes Likely Soon -- USNI News

Iran reportedly building larger high-speed catamaran -- IHS Jane's 360

U.S. Allies in Asia Work to Keep Security Pacts After Trump Win -- WSJ

Depleted by coup, Turkish air force seeks to lure back seasoned pilots -- Reuters

India Looks to Fast-Track Ammo Purchases Worth $1 Billion -- Defense News

Prince Charles opens new military base in Bahrain despite human rights abuses -- RT

UK, Norway Agree to Cooperate on Maritime Patrols, Winter Training -- Sputnik

Obama's Parting Gift to Kiev? NATO 'Strategic Advisors' Set Up Shop in Ukraine -- Sputnik

American, British and Korean fighter pilots come together for Invincible Shield -- Air Force Times

South Korea launches eighth 1,800-ton submarine -- Korea Times

South Korea says Trump pledged commitment to its defense -- Reuters

US Army Makes Largest European Ammo Delivery in Two Decades -- Sputnik

Pentagon: 2016 military sales to foreign partners totals $33.6B -- The Hill

U.S. military sales drop sharply in latest fiscal year -- Washington Times

U.S. arms export boom under Obama seen continuing with Trump -- Reuters

Top Marine general tells units to suspend operations to curb mishap toll -- Marine Times

F35 Joint Strike Fighter bursts into flames during mid-air training flight causing $2million damage -- Daily Mail

US Marine Corps investigating cause of F-35B fire -- Flight Global

US Marines Perform Week-Long At-Sea Maintenance Test on Troubled F-35B -- Sputnik

Air Force's Next Fighter Jet a Program to Watch in 2017 -- Defense News

DARPA Banks on Robot Copilots to Help Quell Military Pilot Shortage -- Defense News

Hundreds of Enlisted Airmen Line Up to Fly Drones -- Defense Tech

US Air Force Seeks Hypersonic Cruise Missiles -- Defense Tech

The Army is building an airborne bomb squad -- Army Times

Get ready for more US women in combat -- CNN

US Army Pushes to Grow Its Cyber Command -- Sputnik

Russian Cyber Attacks Highlight Need For Next-Generation GPS -- Defense News

The CVN, at Full Speed, But Going Where? -- Norman Polmar, Defense News

The number of Iraq and Afghanistan vets in Congress will rise in 2017 -- Military Times

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