Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Military And Intelligence News Briefs -- April 26, 2017

A U.S. military vehicle which is a part of Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system arrives in Seongju, South Korea, April 26, 2017.

VOA: South Korea: US Begins Delivery of THAAD Anti-defense Missile System

Amid growing tensions over North Korea's missile and nuclear programs, the U.S. military Wednesday began moving some parts of the THAAD anti-missile defense system onto a deployment site in South Korea, Seoul said.

"South Korea and the United States have been working to secure an early operational capability of the THAAD system in response to North Korea's advancing nuclear and missile threat," South Korea's defense ministry said in a statement.

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Military And Intelligence News Briefs -- April 26, 2017

North Korea: US starts moving THAAD missile-defence system to South Korean deployment site -- ABC News Online

US begins deployment of controversial Korean THAAD missile system -- DW

North Korea tensions: US submarine arrives in South Korea -- BBC

US, S. Korea stage powerful military drills amid rising tensions with Pyongyang (VIDEO) -- RT

South Korean Military Is Accused of Cracking Down on Gay Soldiers -- NYTimes

China launches aircraft carrier, boosting military presence -- BBC

China launches first home-built aircraft carrier amid South China Sea tension -- Reuters

China, Sending a Signal, Launches a Home-Built Aircraft Carrier -- NYT

China shows decommissioned nuclear submarine on naval anniversary -- UPI

China convicts US woman Sandy Phan-Gillis for spying -- BBC

Russian General Staff: US stepping up work to deploy missile defense system to Poland by 2018 -- TASS

US Missile Defense Allows Covert Nuclear Strike Against Russia - Russian General Staff -- Sputnik

Russian ambassador says NATO seems unwilling to resume military dialogue -- TASS

Rostec to swallow Russia’s premier battletank maker -- Defense News

Swedish think tank puts Russia in world’s top three biggest defense spenders -- TASS

Sergey Lavrov calls Jim Mattis 'unprofessional' for saying Russia is arming Taliban -- Washington Examiner

Critics blast US shipment of fighter jets to Israel -- Al Jazeera

DCNS to build intermediate-sized frigates for the French navy -- UPI

DCNS, Thales jointly secure $4B French frigate deal -- Defense News

U.S. military base relocations move ahead in Japan, South Korea -- UPI

US forces to pull out of CAR amid ongoing hunt for Kony -- DW

Second Boeing T-X trainer aircraft has successful test flight -- UPI

Air Force Launches Unarmed Missile for Test in California --

US launches Minuteman III ICBM to show ‘nuclear capabilities’ amid N. Korea tensions -- RT

US nuclear modernization programs put at risk by yearlong continuing resolution -- Defense News

Lockheed Martin secures $1.6 billion contract for counterfire radars -- UPI

Cost of US Marine Corps CH-53K helicopter program grows to $27.7B -- Defense News

Raytheon awarded contract to activate first Zumwalt-class destroyer -- UPI

Nearly 400 Military Bases Must Be Tested for Water Contamination -- Philadelphia Inquirer

BAE Systems unveils 3D warning system for aircraft -- UPI

Will the F-35 Be the Next Thunderbirds Jet? -- Defense Tech

Sizing Up America’s Aircraft Carriers of the Future -- Will Edwards, Cipher Brief

Mattis and Trump: The odd couple that works -- David Ignatius, Washington Post

1 comment:

Aizino Smith said...

No Army!
No War!

- Czechoslovakia circa 1939