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08 March 2018 Military News

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  • Eucom Commander: Violent Extremism, Russia Top Threats in Region AFPS 08 Mar 2018 -- The United States and NATO are working together to counter the biggest threats to European security -- violent extremism and Russian destabilization efforts, Army Gen. Curtis M. Scaparrotti, the commander of U.S. European Command, said here today.
  • Transcom Stands Ready To Respond, But Future Is Concerning, Commander Says AFPS 08 Mar 2018 -- U.S. Transportation Command stands ready to deliver on behalf of the nation's objectives anywhere at any time, Transcom's commander told lawmakers on Capitol Hill today during a joint convening of the House Armed Services Committee's panels on readiness and seapower and projection forces.
  • Navy's Arctic Ice Exercise Features Multinational Participation AFPS 08 Mar 2018 -- Submarine Force Pacific officially kicked off Ice Exercise 2018 in the Arctic Ocean with the construction of temporary Ice Camp Skate off the northern Alaskan coast and the arrival of two U.S. Navy fast-attack submarines and one British Royal Navy submarine, March 7.
  • USS Tucson Returns to Pearl Harbor NNS 08 Mar 2018 -- The Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Tucson (SSN 770) returned from deployment to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, March 7.
  • Defense Budget Request Seeks to Reinvigorate U.S. Deterrence Strategy AFPS 08 Mar 2018 -- The president's fiscal year 2019 defense budget request reinvigorates America's strategic thinking and capabilities, Defense Department officials told the House Armed Services Committee yesterday.
  • Travis AFB delivers NASA InSight Spacecraft AFNS 08 Mar 2018 -- Airmen from the 21st Airlift Squadron and the 860th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron at Travis Air Force Base, California, loaded and transported the NASA InSight Spacecraft Feb. 28, 2018, from Lockheed Martin Space, Buckley AFB, Colorado, to Vandenberg AFB, California, aboard a C-17 Globemaster III.
  • NATO Deputy Secretary General discusses transatlantic partnership at Brussels Forum NATO 08 Mar 2018 -- NATO Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller addressed NATO's transatlantic partnership at the annual Brussels Forum conference on Thursday (8 March 2018). She took part in a panel discussion entitled "Rebuild Transatlantic Trust", together with representatives from government and business.
  • United Arab Emirates (UAE) - AIM-9X-2 Sidewinder Block II Missiles DSCA 08 Mar 2018 -- The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the United Arab Emirates of three hundred (300) AIM-9X-2 Sidewinder Block II missiles, forty (40) AIM-9X-2 Sidewinder Captive Air Training Missiles (CATMs), thirty (30) AIM-9X-2 Block II Tactical guidance units, fifteen (15) AIM-9X-2 CATM guidance units, containers, spares, support equipment and missile support, U.S. Government and contractor technical assistance and other related logistics support, and other associated support equipment and services for an estimated cost of $270.4 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale on March 7, 2018.
  • Qatar - Upgrade of Qatar Air Operations Center (AOC) DSCA 08 Mar 2018 -- The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Qatar of equipment and support to upgrade the Qatari Emiri Air Force's (QEAF) Air Operation Center (AOC) for an estimated cost of $197 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale on March 7, 2018.
  • Qatar signs security pact with NATO amid Persian Gulf diplomatic crisis Press TV 08 Mar 2018 -- Qatar has signed a security pact with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), enabling forces with the military alliance to enter and transit the Persian Gulf state and use its al-Ubeid Air Base there.
  • Qatar Signs Security Cooperation Agreement With NATO - Foreign Ministry Sputnik 08 Mar 2018 -- Qatari armed forces signed an agreement with NATO on military and security cooperation, the Qatari Foreign Ministry said.
  • UK steps up cyber defence UK MOD 08 Mar 2018 -- UK Cyber Defence is getting a boost, following the opening of a new Defence Cyber School at the Defence Academy, Shrivenham.
  • Iranian Commander: 'Iran's Missile Production Tripled, Despite Enemy Pressure' Sputnik 08 Mar 2018 -- Iran's missile program has been heavily criticized by the US and is being used as an excuse to thwart the nuclear deal stuck with the country, because it "compromises the security of the Jewish state."
  • Navy unmanned aerial vehicle crashes near school in Pingtung County CNA 08 Mar 2018 -- An unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) belonging to the Navy crashed close to a elementary school in the southern county of Pingtung on Thursday, according to Taiwan's Navy Command.
  • Readout of President Donald J. Trump's Call with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan The White House 08 Mar 2018
  • Department Press Briefing - March 8, 2018 US Dept. of State 08 Mar 2018

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