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DoD establishes hypersonics center at Naval Surface Warfare Center

Oct. 15 (UPI) — The Pentagon established a Joint Hypersonics Transition Office Systems Engineering Field Activity at the Naval Surface Warfare Center in Crane,...

At least 30 British sailors infected with COVID-19 after port visit to U.S.

Oct. 15 (UPI) — More than 30 crew members on the British Royal Navy’s ballistic-missile submarine HMS Vigilant have tested positive for COVID-19 after a port...

Huntington Ingalls delivers Montana sub to dry dock

Oct. 15 (UPI) — Huntington Ingalls announced Thursday that it has transferred the Montana submarine to the floating dry dock at Newport News in advance of the...

Pentagon awards $197M to Microsoft, Intel, others for microelectronics

Oct. 15 (UPI) — The Pentagon announced Thursday that it has awarded more than $197 million in contracts for microelectronics development. “The...

Russian President Vladimir Putin proposes one-year extension of nuclear arms treaty

Oct. 16 (UPI) — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday proposed a one-year extension of the New START nuclear arms agreement with the United States, which is...

Trump national security adviser confirms U.S. troop withdrawal in Afghanistan

Oct. 16 (UPI) — The U.S. military presence in Afghanistan will be reduced to 2,500 troops by early 2021, National Security Adviser Robert O’Brien announced...

U.S. Army formally reactivates storied V Corps

Oct. 16 (UPI) — The U.S. Army reactivated its famed Fifth Corps, or V Corps, on Friday in an effort to bring more command and control support to its mission in...

U.S. approves sale of missile defense system to Romania

Oct. 16 (UPI) — The United States cleared Romania to purchase coastal defense missiles in a $300 million deal, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency announced...

Sailors aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt removed after COVID-19 diagnosis

Oct. 16 (UPI) — Two new cases of the COVID-19 virus were reported aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt, a Navy spokesman confirmed on Friday....

USS Ronald Reagan carrier strike group returns to South China Sea

Oct. 15 (UPI) — The aircraft carrier Ronald Reagan and its strike group returned to the South China Sea Thursday. The carrier, which transited to the region for...

Fairchild, Shaw and Ellsworth AFBs make productivity gains

Oct. 15 (UPI) — The Air Force on Thursday recognized three bases for progress on sustainment initiatives intended to increase aircraft readiness. The sustainment...

Japan launches submarine powered by lithium-ion batteries

Oct. 14 (UPI) — Japan unveiled its newest class of submarine, ceremonially launching the attack submarine Taigei on Wednesday. The diesel-electric-powered vessel...