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With an eye to China and Russia, the US Navy plans a lethal upgrade to its destroyers
by David Larter on March 21, 2019 at 1:52 am
Facing threats from ever-faster missiles and increasingly complicated air threats from China and Russia, the Navy is moving toward a major upgrade to its stalwart Arleigh Burke destroyer fleet. […]
A government watchdog is investigating Trump’s defense secretary. Here’s why.
by Tara Copp on March 21, 2019 at 1:37 am
The acting defense secretary is under scrutiny for disparaging comments he reportedly made about Lockheed Martin while serving in an official role. […]
France: A European army would help — not threaten — US troops
by Kyle Rempfer on March 21, 2019 at 1:07 am
“We need to step up to help without waiting for the US to always foot the bill,” the French armed forces minister said Monday. […]
Should the Army charge group nearly $300,000 for records on contaminants at military bases?
by Ellen Knickmeyer, The Associated Press on March 21, 2019 at 12:07 am
The U.S. Army has put a price tag on releasing the results of water tests for a dangerous contaminant at military installations: nearly $300,000. […]
Afghan troops beat up contractors, stole equipment: report
by Geoff Ziezulewicz on March 20, 2019 at 11:36 pm
The latest report by a government watchdog for Afghanistan reconstruction raises further questions about the ability of Afghan forces to operate on their own. […]