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Roscosmos comments on U.S. space militarization plans

Washington's space militarization plans may jeopardize the already fragile cooperation with Russia, deputy head of Russian State Space Corporation Roscosmos Sergey Savelyev said, still confirming the country's readiness to strengthen …

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U.S. to provide additional $125 million to Ukraine

The Pentagon has notified Congress that Ukraine's government has made the necessary progress on key institutional reforms, thereby justifying an additional $125 million in new military assistance, including patrol boats armed with …

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Pentagon: U.S. can arrange nuclear test within months

The United States will be ready to hold a nuclear test within a few months if ordered so by the country’s president, the Defense News portal said citing Drew Walter, who is performing the duties of deputy assistant secretary of defense for …

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U.S. modernizes nuclear triad

The United States should maintain the nuclear triad's viability and modernize it as an effective deterrent against Russia's upgraded weapon, deputy undersecretary of defense for acquisition and sustainment Alan …

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Pentagon to monitor Russia-China-Iran naval drills

The United States is monitoring joint Russia-China-Iran naval drills in the Indian Ocean and will cooperate with allies to ensure the freedom of navigation, Pentagon spokesperson Sean Robertson said. "We are …

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U.S. tests missile not allowed under INF treaty

The United States tested a conventionally configured ground-launched ballistic missile, a test that would have been prohibited under the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty. The Pentagon said in a statement that the test took …

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Small contingent of U.S. forces to stay in Syria

Fewer than 1,000 US troops will stay in Syria, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley said. "There will be less than a thousand for sure. And probably in the 500ish frame. Maybe six (hundred) but …

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Pentagon explains northeast Syria troop withdrawal

Spokesman for the U.S. Defense Department Jonathan Hoffman explained why it was decided that U.S. troops would leave northeast Syria ahead of a Turkish offensive in the area. "Unfortunately, Turkey has chosen to …

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