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03 August 2018 Military News

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  • US defense bill mainly targets Russia, China and Turkey Press TV 03 Aug 2018 -- A US defense policy bill for fiscal year 2019 puts emphasis on two Washington's "potential adversaries," namely Russia and China, and punishes Turkey for planning to buy a Russian missile defense system.
  • Hill AFB Airmen, aircraft progress together as F-35A program matures AFNS 03 Aug 2018 -- Two years after the Air Force declared initial operational capability for the F-35A Lightning II, pilots and maintainers at Hill Air Force Base's active duty 388th and reserve 419th Fighter Wings are steadily erasing the word "initial" from in front of "operational capability."
  • Nations to Partner for Exercise Rapid Trident 18 in Ukraine Army News 03 Aug 2018 -- Exercise Rapid Trident 2018 will take place Sept. 3-15, 2018, at the Yavoriv Combat Training Center, Ukraine.
  • Naval Oceanography Using RIMPAC '18 to Take Next Step in ASW NNS 03 Aug 2018 -- The Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command's (NMOC) newly published strategic plan focuses on people, capabilities and innovations. The plan's priorities are driving NMOC's participation in Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise this year by using new an innovative techniques to exploit the environment in the undersea domain. RIMPAC is the world's largest maritime exercise.
  • On Scene, Unseen: RIMPAC Submarines Showcase Capability in Undersea Domain NNS 03 Aug 2018 -- Multinational submarine forces conducted high-tech scenario-based exercises in the undersea domain enhancing partnership and cooperation during the world's largest international maritime exercise, Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) June 27 through August 2.
  • Royal New Zealand Navy leads undersea mine countermeasures effort in a RIMPAC first NNS 03 Aug 2018 -- In a Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise first, Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN) Lt. Cmdr. Benjamin Martin, commander, HMNZS Matataua, based in Auckland, New Zealand, served as the undersea mine countermeasures commander (UMCMC) in the Southern California (SOCAL) area of operations.
  • Complex Mine warfare training complete in RIMPAC SOCAL NNS 03 Aug 2018 -- The tactical free play phase of Mine Warfare operations in the Southern California (SOCAL) area of operations in support of the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise finished today. The tactical free play phase is one of the five phases of the exercise, and the most complex training for participating units in mine warfare operations.
  • US Navy Considered $1 Billion Plan for Breaking Down Old Nuclear-Powered Carrier Sputnik 03 Aug 2018 -- The US Navy has yet to choose a way forward for dismantling the USS Enterprise aircraft carrier. The delay has been motivated in part by the fact that disposing of the nuclear-powered craft could cost more than $1 billion ‒ a pill the Navy is loathe to swallow.
  • Latvia - UH-60M Black Hawk Helicopters DSCA 03 Aug 2018 -- The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Latvia of four (4) UH-60M Black Hawk Helicopters and related equipment for an estimated cost of $200 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale today.
  • China, 10 ASEAN nations hold naval drill in Singapore Press TV 03 Aug 2018 -- The navies of China and Southeast Asian countries have carried out their first emergency naval drill amid lingering maritime disputes in the South China Sea.
  • India Successfully Develops Next-Gen Software-Defined Naval Radios Sputnik 03 Aug 2018 -- The Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) has claimed that the state-of-the-art ship borne software-defined radios are similar to those made by Rhode and Schwarz of Germany, Thales of France and Harris of the US.
  • India and the UN: Celebrating 70 years of invaluable service to the cause of peace UN News 03 Aug 2018 -- From protecting civilians, disarming ex-combatants and helping countries transition from conflict to peace, Indian men and women in uniform have served the cause of peace from the earliest years of United Nations peacekeeping and continue to do so in some of the most challenging missions.
  • Sweden to buy Patriot missiles after Trump pressure Press TV 03 Aug 2018 -- Sweden says it has given the authorization to its military to purchase the Patriot air defense missile system from the United States amid what has been cited as rising threats by Russia.
  • Remarks at the U.S.-ASEAN Ministerial US Dept. of State 03 Aug 2018 -- Remarks by Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State

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