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31 March 2019 Military News

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  • Afghan Vice President Dostum Survives Convoy Ambush RFE/RL 31 Mar 2019 -- Afghanistan's controversial Vice President Abdul Rashid Dostum has escaped unhurt from a suspected Taliban attack that killed one of his bodyguards, police said.
  • Taliban Says Dostum Remains on Hit List VOA 31 Mar 2019 -- A day after Afghanistan's First Vice President, General Abdul Rashid Dostum, narrowly survived an assassination attempt, the Taliban vowed Sunday the former warlord remains one of their prime targets.
  • Fighting Spikes Across Many Afghan Provinces VOA 31 Mar 2019 -- A mortar attack on a school Saturday in the volatile southeastern Ghazni province of Afghanistan killed at least four school students and injured more than a dozen. The assault comes on the heels of the Taliban capturing a strategically important northeastern district in Afghanistan and inflicting fresh casualties on government forces elsewhere in the country.

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  • USS Wasp, Marines arrive in the Philippines for Balikatan exercise NNS 31 Mar 2019 -- The amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1), with embarked Marines from Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force (SPMAGTF) 4, led by 4th Marine Regiment, arrived in Subic Bay, March 30, in preparation for exercise Balikatan.
  • US, Russian bomber jets conduct simultaneous missions off Norway amid INF tensions Press TV 31 Mar 2019 -- The United States and Russia have flown nuclear bombers over the Norwegian Sea, amid rising tensions following the recent withdrawal of the two Cold War-era arch foes from a landmark nuclear arms treaty and the build-up of NATO military forces on the US-led alliance's eastern flank near Russia.
  • China to be offered Russia's 'best warplane' Su-57 Global Times 31 Mar 2019 -- Russia is reportedly eyeing exporting Su-57, its most advanced fighter jet, to China, an offer Chinese experts described as an indication of the close strategic relations between the two countries.
  • Taiwan jets intercept Chinese war planes in Taiwan Strait CNA 31 Mar 2019 -- Taiwan's Air Force scrambled several fighter jets Sunday when two military aircraft from China crossed the median line of the Taiwan Strait, according to the Ministry of National Defense (MND).
  • India hands over to US evidence of Pakistan's F-16 misuse: Report Press TV 31 Mar 2019 -- India has purportedly shared critical evidence with the United States that indicates Pakistan's Air Force used American-made fighter jets to attack Indian military positions during the recent flare-up between the two nuclear neighbors over the disputed region of Kashmir, a move that runs against existing military agreements between Washington and Islamabad.

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