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US State Department approves F-16V fighter jets sale to Bahrain

The US State Department has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Bahrain for F-16V fighter jets with support, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency announced on 8 September. The estimated cost for...

29th Combat Aviation Brigade receives CH-47F helicopters

The Army's CH-47F helicopter is officially known as the "Chinook." Unofficially, some refer to the CH-47F as "freedom's workhorse." When the 29th Combat Aviation Brigade (CAB) saw CH-47F helicopters arriving at Taji Military Complex,...

Short-range air defense training at 7th Army Training Command’s Grafenwoehr Training Area

An Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) known as the RQ-11 Raven, was flying in the clear blue sky over the 7th Army Training Command's Grafenwoehr Training Area while Soldiers were practicing short-range air defense (SHORAD)...

Four more THAAD rocket launchers were deployed in South Korea amid protests

Four more rocket launchers for a US missile defense system were deployed in South Korea Thursday after police removed hundreds of protesters from the site. That was reported by Yonhap. Clashes occurred throughout the night as...

Interview: Stiletto Systems may have solution for US Army regarding a 5.56×45 calibre ammunition

During his recent statement to the American Senate, a four-star General Mark A. Milley, Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army, said that the 5.56x45mm M855A1 ammunition is not capable of penetrating the newest...

U.S. to deploy more THAAD missile defence launchers to South Korea

South Korea's defence ministry announced Monday that the U.S. Forces Korea (USFK) will soon install four more THAAD missile defense launchers at its new southern base. The US Forces Korea (USFK) will install another four...

US considering rotational deployment of stealth jets to Korea

The United States is considering a rotational deployment of its stealth jets to South Korea in response to North Korea's evolving nuclear and missile threats, government sources said Sunday. South Korea and the U.S. are...

U.S. Marine Corps awards contract to Lockheed Martin to begin CH-53K helicopter production

Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, has awarded Lockheed Martin a Low Rate Initial Production (LRIP) Lot 1 contract to build two production CH-53K King Stallionhelicopters. This contract follows the April 4, 2017, Milestone C decision...