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27 July 2014 Military News

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  • Jacoby: Transnational Gangs Pose Regional Threat AFPS 27 Jul 2014 -- Transnational criminal gangs based in Mexico and Central America pose a threat to the region, Army Gen. Charles H. Jacoby Jr., the commander of U.S. Northern Command and the North American Aerospace Defense Command, said at the Aspen Security Forum in Colorado yesterday.
  • Northern Command Chief Explains Key Mission Areas AFPS 27 Jul 2014 -- U.S. Northern Command epitomizes the changes over the past decades in defending the United States of America, Army Gen. Charles H. Jacoby Jr., the commander of U.S. Northern Command and the North American Aerospace Defense Command, said yesterday.
  • DIA Chief: Transparency Builds Public Trust AFPS 27 Jul 2014 -- Transparency has to be a watchword for the intelligence community if it is to regain the public's trust, Army Lt. Gen. Michael T. Flynn, director of the Defense Intelligence Agency, said here yesterday.
  • Putin Marks Navy Day At Base For Nuclear Submarines RFE/RL 27 Jul 2014 -- Russian President Vladimir Putin marked the country's 'Navy Day' on July 27 by visiting the northern port of Severomorsk, home to Russia's Northern Fleet.
  • Transfer of Ukrainian Weaponry from Crimea to Remain Suspended Amid Ongoing Clashes RIA Novosti 27 Jul 2014 -- Russia decided not to resume the suspended transfer of military equipment, left in the Crimea to Kiev against the backdrop of ongoing fights in the east of Ukraine, the Russian Black Sea Fleet commander Admiral Alexander Vitko said on Sunday.
  • Fifth Borei Class, Fourth Yasen Class Submarines to Form Backbone of Russian Navy RIA Novosti 27 Jul 2014 -- The fifth strategic nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine 'Knyaz Oleg' (Borei-class) and the fourth multi-purpose attack submarine 'Krasnoyarsk' (Yasen-class) in the next decade will become the basis for the Navy, Russian Deputy Defense Minister Yuri Borisov said on Sunday.
  • Russia's Navy Replenishes Ship, Submarine Supply RIA Novosti 27 Jul 2014 -- Russian Navy celebrates its professional holiday on Sunday by putting two new submarines into service and expects a new warship in the fall and several additional ships for its Black Sea Fleet off the Crimean coast in the next three years.
  • Mistral Base in Russia's Far East to be Built by Fall 2015 RIA Novosti 27 Jul 2014 -- The construction of a Mistral-class carriers base in Russia's Far East port of Vladivostok will be completed by next year's fall, a senior Defense Ministry official said on Saturday.
  • Ukraine's Westernization to Destroy its Economy - Air Force Commander RIA Novosti 27 Jul 2014 -- Ukraine's rejection of military-technical cooperation with Russia and its westernization will destroy the country's economy, Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Air Forces said.

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  • Liberian Doctor Dies of Ebola VOA 27 Jul 2014 -- A senior doctor working at Liberia's largest hospital has died of Ebola.
  • Iran to launch 10 new refineries in S. Pars gas field ISNA 27 Jul 2014 -- Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh said 10 new refineries are expected to come on-stream in South Pars region in the south of the country.
  • Iran's South Pars exports rise by 49% ISNA 27 Jul 2014 -- Iran's year-on-year exports from the South Pars natural gas field increased 49 percent in the last Persian calendar month (ended July 22), an Iranian Customs official said.
  • US, Europe Demand Harsher Russia Sanctions VOA 27 Jul 2014 -- A senior British official is calling for the 2018 World Cup to be moved from Russia as punishment for the country's role in the Ukraine crisis, as calls intensify from both sides of the Atlantic for tougher sanctions on Moscow.
  • 20 Turkish police charged in wiretapping probe Iran Press TV 27 Jul 2014 -- Turkish prosecutors have charged 20 police officers with forging official documents and illegally eavesdropping on top officials, including Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
  • Kim Jong Un Guides Rocket Firing Drill of Strategic Force of KPA KCNA 27 Jul 2014 -- Supreme Commander of the Korean People's Army Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea and first chairman of the National Defence Commission of the DPRK, guided a rocket firing drill of the strategic force of the KPA on the spot.
  • Kim Jong Un Visits Kumsusan Palace of Sun KCNA 27 Jul 2014 -- Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea, first chairman of the National Defence Commission of the DPRK and supreme commander of the Korean People's Army, visited the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun to pay tribute to President Kim Il Sung and leader Kim Jong Il at 00:00 on July 27, the 61st anniversary of the victory of the Korean people in the Fatherland Liberation War.
  • KPA Service Personnel Meet to Vow to Achieve Cause of National Reunification KCNA 27 Jul 2014 -- A meeting of service personnel of the Ground, Naval, Air and Anti-Air Forces and Strategic Force of the Korean People's Army (KPA) took place at the plaza of the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun Sunday, the 61st anniversary of the victory of the Korean people in the Fatherland Liberation War. They vowed to glorify forever the undying feats President Kim Il Sung, invincible and iron-willed commander, and leader Kim Jong Il performed by winning the victory in the war against imperialism and achieve the great cause of national reunification under the leadership of Supreme Commander Kim Jong Un.
  • Anniversary of Victory in Fatherland Liberation War Celebrated in DPRK KCNA 27 Jul 2014 -- The army and the people of the DPRK significantly celebrated the 61st anniversary of the victory in the Fatherland Liberation War.



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