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US announces $125 million in military aid for Ukraine

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WASHINGTON — The Pentagon announced Monday a $125 million military aid package for Ukraine, the first of its kind under the Biden administration. The package funded by the Foreign Military Financing program, which gives money to other nations so they can procure American-made defense systems. The package comes with two Mark VI patrol boats produced […]

US Navy announces nuclear submarine passed through Strait of Hormuz amid tensions with Iran

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — An American nuclear-powered guided-missile submarine traversed the strategically vital waterway between Iran and the Arabian Peninsula on Monday, the U.S. Navy said, a rare announcement that comes amid rising tensions with Iran. The Navy’s 5th Fleet based in Bahrain said the Ohio-class guided-missile submarine USS Georgia, accompanied by two other […]

US Navy announces nuclear submarine passed through Strait of Hormuz amid tensions with Iran

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — An American nuclear-powered guided-missile submarine traversed the strategically vital waterway between Iran and the Arabian Peninsula on Monday, the U.S. Navy said, a rare announcement that comes amid rising tensions with Iran. The Navy’s 5th Fleet based in Bahrain said the Ohio-class guided-missile submarine USS Georgia, accompanied by two other […]

Navy announces freeze in diversity and inclusion training

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The Department of the Navy is freezing diversity and inclusion training for sailors and Marines, a move that comes after an executive order was signed in September barring the armed services from conducting training suggesting the United States is “fundamentally racist.” According to an ALNAV message released this month, the Department of the Navy will […]

Esper announces leak investigation at Pentagon

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WASHINGTON — U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper has ordered an investigation into leaks of both classified and unclassified material to media, he told members of the House Armed Services Committee during a Thursday hearing. The secretary brought up what he called an aggressive effort to pursue leaks after a series of what he called “bad […]

US Navy announces intent to ink $10B in contracts for first 2 Columbia subs

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WASHINGTON — The U.S. Navy is poised to ink almost $10.4 billion in contracts with General Dynamics Electric Boat to procure the first two Columbia-class ballistic missile submarines, which carry more than a dozen nuclear missiles on constant deterrent patrols. The announcement, released by the Defense Department Monday afternoon, detailed an award of $869 million […]