Friday, March 10, 2017

Military And Intelligence News Briefs -- March 10, 2017

FOX News: US challenge in Syria: Keep allies from fighting one another

U.S. troops in Syria are battling more than just ISIS - they are also fighting to keep members of the uneasy coalition arrayed against the terror network from turning on one another.

Kurdish and Turkish allies in the fight against ISIS have clashed, even as they ostensibly share the goal of ridding the region of the black-clad jihadist army. American forces recently deployed to Manbij, a liberated city 85 miles northwest of the Islamic State’s stronghold of Raqqa, at least partially in a bid to keep the peace between their partners.

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Military And Intelligence News Briefs -- March 10, 2017

The U.S. is sending 2,500 troops to Kuwait, ready to step up the fight in Syria and Iraq -- Army Times

Exclusive: U.S. weighs deploying up to 1,000 'reserve' troops for IS fight -- Reuters

U.S. Air Force Intel, War Ops Counter-Attacks ISIS Drone-Bombs -- Scout Warrior

U.S. commander signals larger, longer U.S. presence in Syria -- AP

Russia to receive 10 new Su-35S fighters in 2017 -- UPI

Russia’s Aerospace Force to get 17 new Sukhoi-30SM planes in 2017 -- TASS

Russia’s Aerospace Forces to get 16 new Su-34 jets this year -- TASS

Iran successfully tests naval missile: reports -- AFP

Iran’s leader, military spend billions on terror and weapons, Iranian dissidents report -- Washington Times

What is happening in the Turkish military? -- Ali Bayramoglu, Al-Monitor

China's first stealth fighter enters service: media -- AFP

China to ramp up navy patrols as stealth jet enters service -- IBTimes

China stealth jet enters service, navy building 'first class' fleet -- Reuters

China to intercept 'intruding' aircraft, follow military vessels amid efforts to strengthen navy -- RT

China developing its fastest stealth drones -- UPI

Japan to withdraw troops from South Sudan -- UPI

U.S. reaffirms alliance with South Korea, THAAD deployment -- UPI

Donald Trump could send B-52 nuclear bombers to Korea as part of anti-Kim war games in wake of latest missile tests by the rogue state -- Daily Mail

Norwegian, German companies team for submarine systems -- UPI

Dutch military 'gravely neglected', advisory panel says -- Reuters

Canada will review NATO contributions as Trump continues to call for added spending -- Global News

Russia's deployment of nuclear-capable missile threatens Nato, senior American general says -- The Independent

CENTCOM commander supports troop increase in Afghanistan -- Military Times

US Army's autonomous systems strategy eyes unmanned combat vehicles sooner -- IHS Jane's 360

Cyber Expert: Haven't Seen CIA Hacking Tools on Black Market Yet -- NBC

The weird names the CIA gives its hacking tools -- BBC

Missile Shortage, Hiring Freeze Spur Readiness Woes: Generals --

US military budget cuts stretching 'Screaming Eagles' to the limit -- FOX News

Lawmaker: US Should Field New Nukes After Russia Violated Treaty --

DoD expands drug testing for military applicants -- Military Times

Marines nude photo scandal expands to all branches of military -- CBS

Marines have battled misogyny for years. Will it be different this time? -- Marine Times

Sexual assault in the military is more than a political problem -- The Hill

Marine to Face Trial in Deadly 2015 Truck Rollover --

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