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Pentagon notifies US Congress on proposed sale of missiles to India

Jul 03, 2014

Pentagon notifies US Congress on proposed sale of missiles to India

The Pentagon has notified the US Congress about its decision to sell anti-ship Harpoon missiles to India at an estimated cost of $200 million.. #India #NewsTracker #Pentagon #US congress #defence equipment #anti-ship Harpoon missiles
Iraqi troops battle for Tikrit again as ISIL declares caliphate

Jul 01, 2014

Iraqi troops battle for Tikrit again as ISIL declares caliphate

Iraqi army spokesman Qassim Atta said declaring a caliphate could backfire by showing that Baghdadi's group posed a risk to other nations. #United States #Barack Obama #NewsTracker #Pentagon #Iraq #Baghdad: #US Embassy #Tikrit #islamic-state #ISIL #Iraq crisis #Caliphate #US troops in Iraq
Iraq crisis: US to send 300 more troops amid security concerns

Jul 01, 2014

Iraq crisis: US to send 300 more troops amid security concerns

The Pentagon said about 200 forces arrived on Sunday in Iraq to reinforce security at the US embassy, its support facilities and Baghdad International Airport. #United States #Barack Obama #NewsTracker #Pentagon #Iraq #Baghdad: #US Embassy #islamic-state #ISIL #Iraq crisis #Caliphate #US troops in Iraq
ISIL a threat to Baghdad, says Pentagon, first US advisory troops land in Iraq

Jun 25, 2014

ISIL a threat to Baghdad, says Pentagon, first US advisory troops land in Iraq

ISIL, which has carved out a large fiefdom along the Iraqi-Syrian border, poses a legitimate threat to Baghdad, a top Pentagon official has said. #World #Barack Obama #US #Syria #NewsTracker #Pentagon #Iraq #Baghdad: #John Kirby #US troops #Sunnis #ISIL #Iraq insurgency #Iraq crisis
US special forces deployed in Iraq to get legal protection

Jun 24, 2014

US special forces deployed in Iraq to get legal protection

Iraq has given assurances to the US that US forces that Barack Obama has ordered into the country will be shielded from possible prosecution in Iraq. #World #Barack Obama #US #NewsTracker #Pentagon #Iraq #Insurgency #Sunnis #ISIL #Iraq crisis #US special operations forces #legal protection

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US special forces deployed in Iraq to get legal protection

Jul 13, 2014

Building a Better Bullet

The Pentagon wants the capability for its snipers, making their goal of "one shot, one kill" even more likel...
US special forces deployed in Iraq to get legal protection

Jul 10, 2014

Pentagon Launches Bomber Contest

The formal launch of the Defense Department's plans to develop a new long-range bomber is expected to trigger a contest between Northrop Grumman and a team led by Boeing and Lockheed Martin... #Boeing #Lockheed Martin #Northrop Grumman Corp
US special forces deployed in Iraq to get legal protection

Jul 10, 2014

Quest for Medal of Honor for black WWI hero from New York continues; process clears key hurdle

The Pentagon is considering whether a black World War I hero from New York should be posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor nearly 100 years after he single-handedly fought off a German attack, killing several of the enemy and saving a comrade despi... #Boeing #Lockheed Martin #Northrop Grumman Corp