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Pentagon to buy F-35 fighters made for Turkey

Eight fifth-generation F-35 fighters of the American corporation Lockheed Martin, originally intended for Turkey, will be bought by the US Air Force for $862 million, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing the press service of the Pentagon. …

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Pentagon calls on NATO to contain Russia

US Secretary of Defense Mark Esper said that he considers it necessary to strengthen NATO and direct the alliance's means to deterrence, including of Russia, the Pentagon press service informs. It is reported that during a telephone …

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Pentagon reveals some details of hypersonic missile

U.S. defense officials have revealed details about the hypersonic missile President Donald Trump has long touted as a "super duper" new military weapon. Pentagon officials acknowledged for the first time some of the …

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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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