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  • USASenator Steve Daines is requesting a safety briefing about the Chinese spy balloon that has been hovering over Montana

    Montana senator says there is ‘concern’ Chinese spy balloon infiltrated US to target missile fields

    Montana Senator Steve Daines fears the Chinese spy balloon floating above the United States was targeting his state’s nuclear missile fields.   Daines sent a letter to the Department of Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin on  Thursday demanding information about the flight pattern and the ‘hostile’ country’s possible agenda.  While the Pentagon opposed President Joe Biden’s request to shoot it out of the…

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    Pentagon says it is monitoring Chinese spy balloon spotted flying over US

    The Pentagon has said it is tracking a Chinese spy balloon flying over the United States but had decided against shooting it down for safety reasons. Defence officials said the balloon has been watched for a couple days since it entered US airspace, flying at high altitude. It has been monitored by several methods including manned aircraft, and has most…

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  • ReportsBritain’s semiconductor plan goes AWOL as US and EU splash billions – POLITICO

    Britain’s semiconductor plan goes AWOL as US and EU splash billions – POLITICO

    Press play to listen to this article Voiced by artificial intelligence. LONDON — As nations around the world scramble to secure crucial semiconductor supply chains over fears about relations with China, the U.K. is falling behind. The COVID-19 pandemic exposed the world’s heavy reliance on Taiwan and China for the most advanced chips, which power everything from iPhones to advanced…

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  • USAFourth generation fighter jets (above) can reach speeds of more than 1,200mph. The jets would add to nearly $30 billion in military and security assistance since Russia's invasion on February 24

    Pentagon top brass want to send F-16 FIGHTER JETS to Ukraine in bid to crush Putin

    Pentagon officials want to send F-16 fighter jets to Ukraine to fight Putin, after Volodymyr Zelensky’s army secured tanks from Germany and the US.  Zelensky seeks fourth generation fighter jets which can reach speeds of more than 1,200mph – adding to nearly $30 billion in military and security assistance since Russia’s invasion on February 24.  The contentious discussion on whether to…

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  • MilitarySenior US general warns of possible looming war with China

    Senior US general warns of possible looming war with China

    Cairo: Hani Kamal El-Din – In an internal memorandum that first emerged on social media on Friday, and was later confirmed as genuine by the Pentagon, the head of the Air Mobility Command, General Mike Minihan, said the main goal should be to deter “and, if required, defeat” China. Source of data and images: indiatimes

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  • USASpeaker Kevin McCarthy is set to visit Taiwan later this year. Pictured: Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy at the US Capitol in Washington, US, January 12, 2023

    Pentagon is making plans for Speaker Kevin McCarthy to visit Taiwan

    Pentagon is making plans for Speaker Kevin McCarthy to visit Taiwan ‘sometime in the spring’: Comes after he supported Pelosi’s trip last year despite China ramping up military drills House Speaker Kevin McCarthy is making preparations to visit Taiwan Comes as new GOP House majority zeros-in on taking on China  McCarthy said last year if he became speaker he would visit…

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  • MilitaryUS has very important defence relationship with India: Pentagon

    US has very important defence relationship with India: Pentagon

    Cairo: Hani Kamal El-Din – ​​ “It is a very important relationship between the United States and India, when it comes to security cooperation, defense cooperation. So we look forward to continuing to engage with the Indian leadership,” Pentagon Press Secretary Gen Pat Ryder told reporters at a news conference. Source of data and images: indiatimes

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  • MilitaryArms companies make a killing in world bazaar

    Arms companies make a killing in world bazaar

    Cairo: Hani Kamal El-Din – The Russia-Ukraine crisis and the rise of a militarily aggressive China has spurred weapons sales – be it European nations shoring up defences, Japan and India countering expansionist moves by their giant neighbour, or the middle east battling interstate rivalries. Source of data and images: indiatimes

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  • Breaking NewsFormer heads of the US State Department and the Pentagon spoke about the fate of the new regions of Russia

    Former heads of the US State Department and the Pentagon spoke about the fate of the new regions of Russia

    Former heads of the State Department and the Pentagon Rice and Gates said that Russia will not give up new regions Former US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and former head of the Pentagon Robert Gates spoke about the fate of the new regions of Russia. Their opinion they expressed in an article for The Washington Post. Politicians are confident…

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  • Breaking NewsThe Pentagon spoke about helping the Ukrainian military to repair equipment

    The Pentagon spoke about helping the Ukrainian military to repair equipment

    Pentagon: Armed Forces of Ukraine can call Western specialists and receive instructions for repairing equipment Servicemen of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU) are not required to transfer the received faulty equipment abroad for repair. They can call Western specialists and get step-by-step instructions for troubleshooting. This was announced by Deputy Assistant to the head of the Pentagon Laura Cooper,…

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