US, Philippines comply with bigger American navy presence

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The US and the Philippines on Thursday introduced plans to develop America’s navy presence within the Southeast Asian nation, with entry to 4 extra bases as they search to discourage China’s more and more aggressive actions towards Taiwan and within the disputed South China Sea. The settlement was reached as U.S. … Read more

Protection leaders meet amid dissent over tanks for Ukraine

RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany (AP) — Protection leaders gathered at Ramstein Air Base in Germany heard an impassioned plea for extra support Friday from Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy as they struggled to resolve ongoing dissent over who will present battle tanks and different army support to his embattled nation. “It is a essential second. Russia … Read more

Germany pressed on tanks for Ukraine; Kyiv airs frustration

BERLIN (AP) — Germany confronted mounting stress to provide battle tanks to Kyiv and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy aired frustration about not acquiring sufficient weaponry as Western allies conferred Thursday on how finest to help Ukraine almost 11 months into Russia’s invasion. Germany’s new protection minister, Boris Pistorius, welcomed U.S. Protection Secretary Lloyd Austin to … Read more

Home passes $858 billion protection invoice that might scrap Covid vaccine mandate

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Home has handed a large invoice to fund the Protection Division for fiscal yr 2023, teeing up a ultimate vote within the Senate within the coming days that might ship the $858 billion behemoth to President Joe Biden’s desk, the place he’s anticipated to signal it. The invoice handed the Democratic-controlled … Read more

Congress contemplating repeal of army’s coronavirus vaccine mandate

Troopers marching in a Veterans Day Parade in New York Metropolis in November 2022. Picture: Lokman Vural Elibol/Anadolu Company by way of Getty Pictures Congress might take into account laws later this week that may scrap the Pentagon’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for army service members, Politico stories. Why it issues: A rollback of the coverage … Read more

U.S. unveils new nuclear stealth bomber, the B-21 Raider

America’s latest nuclear stealth bomber made its debut Friday after years of secret growth, and as a part of the Pentagon’s reply to rising considerations over a future battle with China. The B-21 Raider is the primary new American bomber plane in additional than 30 years. Nearly each side of this system is assessed. As … Read more

Why The Subsequent Chairman Of The Joint Chiefs Ought to Be From The Air Pressure

Normal Mark Milley, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Workers, will retire subsequent yr. The nation’s high army officer by legislation can solely serve a single, non-renewable time period of 4 years, and thus a successor will must be nominated by Secretary of Protection Lloyd Austin. Secretary Austin ought to nominate an Air Pressure officer, … Read more