They said the Navy will wait to seek proposals for the contract until after the Pentagon conducts a broad review this fall of intelligence and surveillance programs. Navy officials had hoped to release a final request for proposals for the UCLASS this month, after a meeting of Pentagon officials on Sept. 10.» Read More
MOSCOW/ DONESTSK, Ukraine, Aug 4- Russia announced military exercises near the border with Ukraine on Monday in a show of strength as the Ukrainian army recaptured more territory from pro-Russian separatists in the east of the country.
SHANGHAI, Aug 1- China will on Friday lift air traffic control measures imposed to allow military drills and which have caused major delays and cancellations of flights, raising concerns over airline earnings.
Lawrence Livermore is reaching out to private industry amid a race for talent and ideas to solve pressing issues including national security.
The U.S. Air Force is calling for an end to big-ticket items like the error-ridden F-35 in order to save money. Fiscal Times reports.
WASHINGTON, July 29- More than 17,000 U.S. military personnel and other consumers will receive about $92 million in debt relief as part of a settlement over a lender's alleged improper practices, the U.S. consumer watchdog and 13 states announced on Tuesday.
Sanctions are intended to tighten the screws on Russia by targeting broad sections of its economy and financial markets.
BEIJING, July 29- Military drills are a new headache for China Eastern Airlines Corp and other Chinese carriers, causing hundreds of flight delays and cancellations as they grapple with a sharp decline in earnings. The delays could affect flights until mid-August, Beijing's Public Security Bureau said last week.
Assuming Israel gets the quiet it wants, what does it intend to do with Gaza?, asks former Israeli foreign minister Shlomo Ben Ami.
BEIJING, July 29- Military drills have become a new headache for China Eastern Airlines Corp and other Chinese carriers, causing hundreds of flight delays and cancellations just as they are grappling with a sharp decline in earnings.
BOSTON, July 23- Larry Zelvin, the head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's center for countering cyber threats, is retiring next month after a government career of nearly 30 years during which he advised U.S. businesses on fighting hostile hackers.
Global conflicts are going to sustain defense spending by governments, which will benefit defense contractors, one analyst said.
*General Dynamics, Northrop beat profit estimates. *General Dynamics reports higher aerospace orders. July 23- U.S. weapons makers General Dynamics Corp and Northrop Grumman Corp raised their 2014 profit forecasts as cost cutting allowed them to improve profitability even as defense spending by the U.S. government remained low.
*Kiev says 41,000 Russian troops grouped nearby border with Ukraine. KIEV, July 22- Ukraine's parliament approved a presidential decree on Tuesday to call up more military reserves and men under 50 to fight rebels in eastern Ukraine and defend the border against a concentration of troops in Russia.
A state lawmaker says Texas Gov. Rick Perry plans to deploy as many as 1,000 National Guard troops to bolster security along the Mexico border.
Groeneveld said the Navy was still reviewing lessons learned from the exercise, which took place aboard the USS Carl Vinson off the coast of southern California. The exercise could help Navy officials make the case for adding EA-18G Growlers to the five planes now slated to go on each of the Navy's 11 aircraft carriers in coming years.
BANGKOK, July 18- Thailand's military government has postponed for one year an auction for fourth-generation mobile phone bandwidth, potentially causing billions of dollars of lost investment and sales in a sector that accounts for a tenth of the economy.
*Ukraine official says rebels "will not dance on corpses". *Ukraine wants Russian officers punished. KIEV, July 17- Ukraine's state security chief accused two Russian military intelligence officers of involvement with pro-Russian rebels in the downing of a Malaysian airliner on Thursday, releasing chilling testimony of what he called an "inhuman crime."
KIEV, July 17- Ukraine's state security chief accused two Russian military intelligence officers of involvement in the downing of a Malaysian passenger plane in eastern Ukraine on Thursday and said they must be punished for their "crime".
UKRAINIAN SECURITY CHIEF BASES HIS ALLEGATION ON PHONE INTERCEPTS BETWEEN THE TWO RUSSIAN MILITARY INTELLIGENCE OFFICERS.
UKRAINIAN STATE SECURITY CHIEF ACCUSES TWO RUSSIAN MILITARY INTELLIGENCE OFFICERS OF INVOLVEMENT IN DOWNING OF MALAYSIAN AIRLINE, SAYS THEY MUST BE PUNISHED FOR THIS "CRIME".
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