Pentagon seen evaluating U.S. West Coast missile defense sites

World Dec 4, 2017

Pentagon seen evaluating U.S. West Coast missile defense sites

The U.S. agency tasked with protecting the country from missile attacks is scouting the West Coast for places to deploy new anti-missile defenses, two congressmen said on Saturday, as North Korea's missile tests raise concerns about how the United States would defend itself from ...

First squadron of F-35 jets combat-ready: U.S. Air Force

Business Aug 3, 2016

First squadron of F-35 jets combat-ready: U.S. Air Force

The U.S. Air Force on Tuesday declared an initial squadron of Lockheed Martin Corp. F-35A fighter jets ready for combat, marking a major milestone for a program that has faced cost overruns and delays. The move is another achievement for the $379 billion program, the ...

World Oct 18, 2015

Pentagon says Khorasan Group leader al-Nasr killed in Syrian airstrike

An airstrike by the U.S.-led coalition has killed Sanafi al-Nasr, a Saudi citizen and the leader of an al-Qaida offshoot called the Khorasan Group, a Pentagon spokesman said Sunday. The Pentagon said al-Nasr organized routes for new recruits to travel from Pakistan to Syria through ...