Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Military And Intelligence News Briefs -- May 3, 2017

Intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM) are driven past the stand with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and other high ranking officials during a military parade marking the 105th birth anniversary of country's founding father Kim Il Sung, in Pyongyang April 15, 2017. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Bloomberg: Test of U.S. Defense Against North Korea Missiles Set This Month

* Defense agency says test was long-planned, not a provocation
* It’s the first since a test that worked in ’14 after failures

The Pentagon will attempt a new test by the end of this month of whether it can intercept an intercontinental ballistic missile like the ones North Korea is seeking to develop, according to the deputy director of the U.S. Missile Defense Agency.

“It’s coming up later this month,” Rear Admiral Jon Hill said in remarks Tuesday at a “Missile Defense Day” gathering on Capitol Hill that had marketing displays by top contractors including Boeing Co., Raytheon Co. and Northrop Grumman Corp.

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Military And Intelligence News Briefs -- May 3, 2017

Is The Pentagon Really Sabotaging North Korea’s Missile Tests With Cyber Attacks? -- Jared Keller, Task & Purpose

U.N. atomic agency: North Korea nuclear weapons 'extremely worrying' -- UPI

North Korea advancing sub-launched missile program -- UPI

S. Korea to build new amphibious landing ship -- Yonhap News Agency

China's new aircraft carrier lacks catapult, must stop for refueling -- UPI

CCTV video of JF-17B -- Alert 5

Flying High: Russia's T-50 Super Jet Preparing to Soar With Next-Gen Engine -- Sputnik

Russia develops next-generation bomber’s digital model -- TASS

Hypersonic Race: Russia's 'Results Are Better Than Those of the US' -- Sputnik

Saudi Arabia Seeks to Develop Military Industry - Defense Minister -- Sputnik

Germany's von der Leyen seeks to reassert leadership in army terror scandal -- DW

NATO weighs new counterterrorism post following Trump's demands -- FOX News

Why a sunken Russian intelligence ship was of little use to NATO -- RBTH

Top general wants more troops in Europe to deter Russia -- The Hill

Marine Task Force Quietly Sent Recon, Exploitation Units Into Iraq --

US Forces Join 10-Day ‘African Lion’ Military Exercise in Morocco -- Sputnik

Army To Get Marine LAVs For The First Time -- Task & Purpose

Boeing pulls Harpoon from US Navy missile competition -- Defense News

Officials: DoD must update how it buys and uses new equipment, technology for future battlefield -- Army Times

3-D Printing Is Changing Way Air Force Fixes Its Aging Planes -- Defense tech

US Navy installs submarine rescue system in merchant vessel -- UPI

Navy dolphins train in Key West to find mines -- Navy Times

NSA spied on millions of US communications in 2016 -- Al Jazeera

U.S. Air Force to Launch Competition Similar to ‘Hack the Pentagon’ -- Government Security

NATO cyberwar games shows the U.S. needs more practice -- Tech Security

Army Concerned Over Ban on Cluster Munitions, Land Mines --

Navy cruiser battling ISIS rocked by salacious sex scandal at sea -- Task & Purpose

Army official: Soldier needs should drive tech acquisition -- Sean D. Carberry, FCW

Army Aviation Dodges A Bullet In Latest Budget Cliffhanger -- Loren Thompson, Forbes

Never Bring a Stryker to a Tank Fight -- James King, Modern War Institute

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