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Military And Intelligence News Briefs -- April 7, 2017

RT: US, Russian, Turkish military chiefs meet in Antalya to discuss Syria, Iraq (PHOTOS)

Turkey’s military chief of staff, General Hulusi Akar, is hosting a meeting with the heads of the US and Russian armed forces in the southern Turkish province of Antalya, according to Ankara and Moscow.

The top brass are expected to discuss security issues in Syria and Iraq, the Russian Ministry of Defense (MoD) said in a statement.

The meeting is being attended by Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Joseph Dunford Jr., Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Russia Valery Gerasimov and Turkey's military chief of staff General Hulusi Akar.

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Military And Intelligence News Briefs -- April 7, 2017

Russia, Turkey, U.S. Hold Military Talks Amid Syria Standoff -- Bloomberg

Turkey, Russia, US military chiefs hold talks in Turkey -- AFP

Turkish, US, Russian Military Chiefs Discuss Syria Tensions -- AP

U.S.-Russia Military Meeting on Syria Follows Friendly-Fire Deaths -- WSJ

THAAD Deployment Begins Amid Increasing Tensions Between China and South Korea -- VOA

North Korea warns joint US-South Korea military exercises are pushing region to 'nuclear disaster'
-- ABC News Online

US setting up missile defense system in South Korea: What to know -- USA Today

How would missile defense systems work against North Korea? -- Brad Lendon, CNN

Two Ways Pyongyang Can Bypass US-Made THAAD System in South Korea -- Sputnik

East Asia beefs up military strength -- The Australian

US military remains dominant in Asia, but China is rising -- Washington Times

China to augment military manpower in East, South China Seas -- UPI

Chinese Navy must take lead in national defence, retired PLA general says -- South China Morning Post

Russian military to get new long-range air defense missile system -- TASS

Russia’s Antey nuclear submarines to be rearmed with Kalibr missile systems -- TASS

Iran test-fires missiles, harasses U.S., British ships in Strait of Hormuz -- UPI

Kosovo's president asks for creation of a regular army -- AP

Reshaping Norwegian Defense: A New Special Report -- RCD

European Defense Agency completes artillery accuracy project -- UPI

Pentagon Blocks Littoral Combat Ship Overrun From a GAO Report -- Bloomberg

Air Force details multiple 'unsafe and unprofessional' Russian aircraft intercepts -- Defense News

Marine Corps to Arm Osprey With New Weapons and build a new variant for the 2030s -- Scout Warrior

Rheinmetall making ammunition for U.S. Air Force F-35s -- UPI

Army eyes laser-guided mortar system -- UPI

Army Upgrades Chinook to Fly Through 2060 - Better Sensors, Protection -- Scout Warrior

Air Force Works to Track ISIS Drones to the Source -- Military.com

Cyber threat that attacked military now using new 'wiper' malware -- The Hill

Trump Wants NSA Program Reauthorized But Won’t Tell Congress How Many Americans It Spies On -- The Intercept

Trump’s Budget Plan Hits Wall of Opposition: Is the Military Buildup in Jeopardy? -- National Defense

Top Trump Security Adviser Faces Questions in Rare Hearing -- AP

‘I don't want to leave my house’: Victims haunted by Marines’ nude photo scandal -- Marine Times

Families of fallen Green Berets demand answers in their loved ones' shooting deaths in Jordan -- Army Times

What 'Dirty Harry' and space deterrence have in common -- Mark Pomerleau, C4ISRNet

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