Biden nixes Trump design for Air Force One over cost, delay
Your MilitaryBiden nixes Trump design for Air Force One over cost, delayThe new aircraft are estimated to replace the VC-25A planes in 2026, years behind schedule.

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10 Jun, 2022
Yellowstone mountain that honored Army officer who led massacre renamed
Yellowstone mountain that honored Army officer who led massacre renamedMount Doane will now be called First Peoples Mountain after the unanimous vote by the U.S. Board on Geographic Names.6 minutes ago

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10 Jun, 2022
China Complains over US Arms Sales to Taiwan Chinese Defense Minister Gen. Wei Fenghe told U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin that the sale "seriously undermined China’s...
Chinese Defense Minister Gen. Wei Fenghe told U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin that the sale "seriously undermined China’s...

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10 Jun, 2022
Army Involuntary Extending Assignments for Recruiters as Service Scrambles to Fill Ranks So far, the service has selected 267 "high performing" recruiters to have their assignments involuntarily extended.
So far, the service has selected 267 "high performing" recruiters to have their assignments involuntarily extended.

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10 Jun, 2022
Intense Fighting Continues In Ukraine's Severodonetsk
Kyiv: Fierce fighting between Russian and Ukrainian forces continued on Thursday in Severodonetsk."The situation is consistently difficult. Our defenders are holding the line of defence, levelling the line of defence," Serhiy Hayday, head of Ukraine's eastern Luhansk region military administration, said on national television, reported CNN."The fiercest fighting continues in Severodonetsk," Hayday said. The city has seen intense battles in recent days. Hayday accused the Russians of using "lies

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10 Jun, 2022
Two 'Hybrid' Terrorists Arrested In Kashmir
The authorities in Jammu & Kashmir have arrested two hybrid terrorists trying to flee a checkpoint area in Sopore, on ThursdaySecurity forces in Jammu & Kashmir have arrested two 'hybrid terrorists' linked to the banned Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) outfit in the Sopore area of Baramulla district, officials said on Friday. The terrorists were arrested at a checkpoint jointly set up by the police, CRPF, and Army at Gurseer in the Sopore area late on Thursday night, the officials said.They said incriminat

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10 Jun, 2022
Ariana Afghan Airlines To Resume Flights To India
Kabul: Flag carrier and largest airline of Afghanistan, Ariana Afghan Airlines on Thursday said it will resume flights to India, China and Kuwait.The confirmation came from Rahmatullah Agha, head of Ariana Afghan Airlines, reported Tolo News."We have discussed this in Dubai. God willing, flights will soon start to India, where there are a lot of goods ... and a number of our passengers are there for treatment. Our flights to India, China and Kuwait will soon start," he said.The airline flies twi

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10 Jun, 2022
Chinese Espionage ‘Hollows’ US Tech Edge; Washington Sanctions Three Companies For Leaking Rocket Technology To Beijing
On June 8, the Biden administration sanctioned three U.S. companies for sending drawings and technical drawings of satellite and rocket technology and other defence prototypes to China.US Department of Commerce has blocked the three companies – Quicksilver Manufacturing Inc., Rapid Cut LLC and US Prototype Inc. – from exporting goods abroad for 180 days. The penalty, known as a temporary restraining order, is considered to be among the most severe civil sanctions available to the department.

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10 Jun, 2022
Russia And China Open Cross-Border Bridge As Ties Deepen
"In today's divided world, the Blagoveshchensk-Heihe bridge between Russia and China carries a special symbolic meaning," said Yuri Trutnev, the Kremlin representative in the Russian Far East.China wants to deepen practical cooperation with Russia in all areas, Chinese Vice Premier Hu Chunhua said at the opening.Russia's Transport Minister Vitaly Savelyev said the bridge would help boost bilateral annual trade to more than 1 million tonnes of goods.The bridge had been under construction since 20

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10 Jun, 2022
China Will 'Not Hesitate To Start War' Over Taiwan, Beijing Tells US
The warning came as Wei Fenghe held his first face-to-face meeting with US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin on the sidelines of the Shangri-La Dialogue security summit in Singapore.Beijing will "not hesitate to start a war" if Taiwan declares independence, China's defence minister warned his US counterpart Friday, the latest salvo between the superpowers over the island.The warning came as Wei Fenghe held his first face-to-face meeting with US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin on the sidelines of the

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10 Jun, 2022
Asia Kicks Off Key Security Meeting On Regional Security After Two-Year Suspension
Singapore: The 19th Shangri-La Dialogue will be held here from Friday to Sunday after a two-year suspension due to the COVID-19 pandemic, focusing mainly on security in the Asia-Pacific region and viable solutions, including the China-proposed Global Security Initiative (GSI).The three-day summit will hold seven plenary sessions, two ministerial roundtable meetings and three simultaneous special sessions for delegates from more than 40 countries or regions to exchange views on regional and globa

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10 Jun, 2022
India-Bangladesh Cross-Border Bus Service Flagged Off From Agartala
Tripura: India and Bangladesh cross-border bus service, a popular means of travel between the two neighbours, was flagged off from Agartala, Tripura on Friday with the aim of boosting tourism and people-to-people ties."India-Bangladesh cross-border bus service on Agartala-Dhaka-Kolkata-Agartala flagged off from Agartala today-will help boost tourism and people-to-people ties. The cross-border bus services are a popular means of travel in India and Bangladesh," the Indian high commission in Bangl

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10 Jun, 2022
Army Looks To Induct More Officers Into Its Expanding Drone Fleet As Observer Pilots
The Army is looking to induct a large number of officers as observer pilots for its expanding Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS) fleet, which is currently under its Aviation Corps.As per defence sources, the idea is to induct and create a pool of qualified pilots—both men and women—considering plans for expansion of the Army’s RPAS fleet.Towards this, the Directorate General of Army Aviation has sought to induct volunteer officers into the RPAS stream from all arms. Earlier, the fleet

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10 Jun, 2022
CISF To Guard JSW Steel Plant In Coastal Maharashtra
The security cover came about after the Union home ministry approved the cover, expenses for which will be borne by the company.The CISF deployed a contingent of over 70 armed personnel to provide counter-terrorist security cover to a major manufacturing plant of leading steel maker JSW Steel in Maharashtra's coastal Raigad district on Friday. An induction ceremony was held at the facility located in Dolvi village of the district for the induction of the paramilitary contingent, a Central Indust

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10 Jun, 2022
Private Sector Has Big Role To Play In Increasing India’s Share In Global Space Industry: PM
IN-SPACe gets 67 proposals from private entities including large players, MSMEs/start-ups for launch vehicles, satellites, space applications etcAhmedabad: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday called for increased participation of private sector in the country's space programme thereby increasing India's contribution to the global space industry."Today, the global space industry is worth ₹400 billion, which is set to touch ₹1 trillion by 2040. Our (India's) participation is just two per ce

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10 Jun, 2022