Bering Strait importance grows amid US-Russia tension, Arctic activity – Business Insider

Tensions between the US and Russia and increasing activity in the Arctic have drawn more attention to the countries’ otherwise quiet boundary in the high north. The Bering Strait, between Alaska and Russia’s Far East, has long been an area of low tension and cooperation on matters like waterway management and fisheries enforcement. But expectations […]

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Huge Pacific Exercise Centered On Guam Brings Allies Together Amid Growing China Threat – The Drive

Australian, Japanese and U.S. forces combine to demonstrate an impressive show of integrated air and sea power in the tense Pacific… Australia has joined forces with the U.S and Japan for a huge trilateral exercise that is being held in the Indo-Pacific region over the coming months. The collaboration brings together the Australian Defense Forces, U.S. Navy, […]

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Israel Moves to Tighten, Improve Special Ops, by Establishing a SOF Wing – Defense Update:

Israel’s Air Force (IAF) today officially inaugurated the special operations wing, a combat formation that groups the air-force operated elite units under one wing. Based in Palmachim Air Force Base south of Tel Aviv, the 7th Special Operations Wing includes the 669 combat rescue squadron, 5101 Shaldag Special Tactics Squadron, and the Tactical Air Operations […]

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Chinese state media says US aircraft carrier deployment to South China Sea is ‘at their pleasure’

In a tweet The Global Times warned: ‘China has a wide selection of anti-aircraft carrier weapons like DF-21D and DF-26 “aircraft carrier killer” #missiles’  The USS Nimitz and USS Ronald Reagan were conducting exercises in the disputed South China Sea on Saturday; China also carried out military drills   Chinese state media said Saturday the US deployment […]

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Russian fighter jets intercepts U.S. Air Force long-range heavy bombers | Defence Blog

Russia’s Eastern Military District fighter jets have been scrambled to intercept the U.S. Air Force B-52H long-range, heavy bombers, the Defense Ministry’s National Defense Control Center reported on Friday… More about this article in the link… https://defence-blog.com/news/russian-fighter-jets-intercepts-u-s-air-force-long-range-heavy-bombers.html

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Russian fighter jet flights in Libya raise US concern | TheHill

The U.S. government is worried Russia is tightening its grip in Libya after fighter jets from Moscow, transferred last month, are now being flown in the north African country in support of Russian mercenaries, a top general said Thursday. U.S. Air Forces Europe-Africa head Gen. Jeffrey Harrigian told reporters that the Russian aircraft, the numbers of which […]

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