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Jun 1 2015

Vietnam, U.S. discuss military cooperation, South China Sea islands

Reuters (World) - Mon, 2015-06-01 03:22
U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter discussed his call for an end to island-building in the South China Sea in talks on Monday with his Vietnamese counterpart, who said Vietnam had not been expanding its islands.
Jun 1 2015

China to hold live-fire military drills along volatile Myanmar border

Fox News - World - Mon, 2015-06-01 01:49
China's military will hold live-firing exercises along its volatile border with Myanmar where Chinese civilians were killed by stray bombs from a conflict between rebels and Myanmar's government.
May 30 2015

Report: Russian aircraft head off U.S. destroyer

Reuters (World) - Sat, 2015-05-30 22:57
Russian military aircraft were scrambled to head off a U.S. warship that was acting "aggressively" in the Black Sea, state news agency RIA reported on Saturday, but the Pentagon denied any unusual behavior.
May 30 2015

McCain: US should allow sale of defensive weapons to Vietnam

The Washington Times - World - Sat, 2015-05-30 05:13
America needs to provide Vietnam with more defensive weapons, Sen. John McCain said Saturday as tensions in the Asia Pacific region heightened over China's expanding land reclamation projects in the South China Sea.
May 29 2015

Women in Ranger School not passed to next phase of grueling course

USA Today - Fri, 2015-05-29 22:54
All eight women participating in the first class of Ranger School open to women did not complete the requirements to go on the next phase of the class, the Army reported Friday.
May 29 2015

Ray Odierno opens door to U.S. troops embedding with Iraqi security forces

The Washington Times - World - Fri, 2015-05-29 11:30
Gen. Raymond Odierno, the U.S. Army chief of staff, introduced the possibility of U.S. military personnel embedding with Iraqi security forces during battle.
May 29 2015

U.S. says China has artillery vehicles on artificial island in South China Sea

Fox News - World - Fri, 2015-05-29 05:35
U.S. officials say that two large artillery vehicles have been detected on one of the artificial islands that China is creating in the South China Sea.
May 28 2015

N. Korea deploys new generation of fast warships

The Telegraph (U.K.) - Thu, 2015-05-28 01:14
Very Slender Vessels designed to infiltrate saboteurs or agents into South Korea.
May 27 2015

U.S. military gets new commander for Asia-Pacific region

Virginian-Pilot - Wed, 2015-05-27 22:51
A new commander took over as the top U.S. military officer in the Asia-Pacific region Wednesday as Adm. Harry Harris replaced Adm. Samuel Locklear as the head of the U.S. Pacific Command.
May 27 2015

U.S. Navy buys old helicopters from Japan for spare parts

Virginian-Pilot - Wed, 2015-05-27 22:04
The Navy has purchased two decommissioned Japanese military helicopters and additional used parts to maintain its aging fleet of MH-53E Sea Dragons.

 
 

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