Patrick Shanahan

 Trump names Esper as Acting Defense Secretary

Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has withdrawn from consideration to hold the post in a permanent capacity, U.S. President Donald Trump announced. The president said Shanahan had opted to …

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Pentagon: potential for Iran attacks 'put on hold'

Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said that while threats from Iran in the Middle East remained high, deterrence measures taken by the Pentagon had “put on hold” the potential for attacks on Americans. …

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Is Bolton preparing war against Iran behind Trump's back?

Washington considers sending troops to the Middle East should Iran attack American forces or accelerate work on nuclear weapons, the New York Times reported citing unnamed U.S. administration officials. The top U.S. defense official has …

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Trump picks new Pentagon chief

U.S. President Donald Trump plans to nominate former Boeing Co executive Patrick Shanahan as his defense secretary, the White House said “Based upon his outstanding service to the …

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Will US expel Turkey from F-35 Program?

The US Defense Department is preparing for the final exclusion of Turkey from the program to create the newest American F-35 bomber fighters, the acting Defense Minister Patrick Shanahan said, specifying that this measure is due …

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Turkey and US to continue negotiations on the S-400

The Turkish Defense Ministry continues talks with the Pentagon to resolve the issue of the fifth-generation F-35 US fighters delivery and the acquisition by Turkey of Russia’s S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems. A relevant statement was …

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Turkey discusses with US purchase of Russia’s S-400

Yesterday, the meeting of the acting US Secretary of Defense, Patrick Shanahan, and the Minister of National Defense of Turkey, Hulusi Akar, took place. The relevant message posted on the Pentagon website. As noted in the statement, in …

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Patrick Shanahan takes over Pentagon

Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan, a former Boeing executive, will take charge of the Pentagon on January 1 in the wake of Defense Secretary Jim Mattis' resignation. U.S. President …

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How much will U.S. Space Force cost?

U.S. President Donald Trump's plan to create a new Space Force could cost much less than an Air Force estimate of $13 billion over five years, Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said. …

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Official: US sees Russia as its strategic competitor

The US understands the value of relations with Russia but sees it as its strategic competitor at the current stage, US Deputy Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan told a Defense Writers Group breakfast. "Russia …

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