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US expand military forces to destroy Beijing threat in Indo-Pacific

(STL.News) A move set to spark fury from Beijing, as The United States military plans to bolster its forces, amid increasing the two nations fighting over territory in South China Sea. The nation plans to integrate its Navy, and also Marine Corps, according to strategy documents, to tackle the growing threat of China in the […]

US Special Forces assigned continue Indo-Pacific military action

(STL.News) America is contending with a changing threat landscape, and now, the United States Special Forces are Leading the Fight Against Russian and China in the Pacific areas. In this year, The United States Air Force Special Operators, are slightly shifting tactical focus, to prepare for major power fighting in Indo-Pacific Region. ? YouTube video […]

North Carolina Governor Names Military and Veterans Affairs Secretary

Raleigh, NC (STL.News) Governor Roy Cooper has named retired Lieutenant General Walter Gaskin to lead the North Carolina Department of Military and Veterans Affairs. “After a career at the highest levels of the United States Marine Corps, Walter Gaskin understands well the challenges and opportunities faced by active duty military personnel, veterans and their families and he shares […]

5 Most Expensive US Military Aircraft?

(STL.News) In this day and age, there is a great deal of concern over what things cost. As it applies to military aircraft, there is a staggering amount of money involved, whether its a fighter, bomber, electronic warfare, or even newer transport aircraft.  “You get what you pay for” is often the case for many […]

Azerbaijan admitted shooting down Russian Military Helicopter

Azerbaijan has admitted to shooting down Russian MI-24 Military Helicopter over Armenia (STL.News) Azerbaijan has admitted mistakenly shooting down a Russian Mi-24 military helicopter over Armenia. Two crew members lost their life and a third is injured. It comes amid ferocious fighting between Azerbaijan and Armenian separatists for Nagorno-Karabakh. Russia said a missile downed its […]

US Department of State: Removing Cuba’s Military from Remittance Process

WASHINGTON, DC (STL.News) Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary Of State released the following statement: Yesterday, the Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) took action to remove Cuba’s military from the process of sending remittances to Cuba.  Once these changes to the Cuban Assets Control Regulations (CACR) are effective, persons subject to U.S. jurisdiction will no longer […]

U.S. Military Deploying Advanced Drone System Developed with Israel Ministry of Defense

WASHINGTON (STL.News) Following a joint R&D program led by the Directorate of Defense Research and Development (DDR&D), in the Israel Ministry of Defense, with leading drone developer, XTEND, and the Combating Terrorism Technical Support Office (CTTSO), of the U.S. Department of Defense, an operational pilot program has launched employing SKYLORD drones in defense of U.S. […]

Texas Gov. Abbott Announces $14.1 Million In Grants To Texas Military Communities

(STL.News) – Governor Greg Abbott today announced a new round of grants totaling $14.1 million from the Texas Military Preparedness Commission’s (TMPC) Defense Economic Adjustment Assistance Grant (DEAAG) program awarded to various military communities across the state.  This program assists defense communities that may be positively or negatively impacted by a future Base Realignment and […]

Texas Governor Abbott Announces $14.1 Million In Grants To Texas Military Communities

Austin, TX (STL.News) Texas Governor Greg Abbott today announced a new round of grants totaling $14.1 million from the Texas Military Preparedness Commission’s (TMPC) Defense Economic Adjustment Assistance Grant (DEAAG) program awarded to various military communities across the state.  This program assists defense communities that may be positively or negatively impacted by a future Base […]

European Commission and EIB Group join forces to boost space sector investment with EUR 200 million of financing

EUR 100 million contingent loan for the new Ariane 6 launcher programme, a European Space Agency programme with ArianeGroup as Industrial lead contractor and design authority First EUR 100 million venture capital programme under InnovFin to support innovation and growth of European smaller and medium-sized space technology companies (STL.News) The European Commission is partnering with […]

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Florida’s Military and Defense Industry Provides $95 Billion Economic Impact

Tallahassee, FL (STL.News) Today, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced the results of the 2020 Florida Military and Defense Economic Impact Study, which shows that Florida’s military and defense industry has a $95 billion economic impact.  The study is commissioned by Enterprise Florida, Inc. (EFI) and the Florida Defense Support Task Force (FDSTF).  The results mark […]

The Netherlands Armed Forces Celebrates Arrival of the First F-35 Aircraft

Leeuwarden Air Base, The Netherlands (STL.News) Dutch government, military and industry leaders celebrated the arrival of the Netherlands’ first Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) F-35A Lighting II aircraft for permanent basing in a ceremony today at Leeuwarden Air Base. “Today marks yet another important milestone in the Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF) F-35 program,” said Lt. […]

Support for Veterans Makes Dominion Energy a Top Military-Friendly Employer

(STL.News) – Dominion Energy’s commitment to veterans and their families was recognized once again by G.I. Jobs.  The company was named a “Top Military-Friendly Employer” for 2020 for the 11th consecutive year. “This recognition wouldn’t be possible without the hard work of our colleagues who are military veterans and service members, as well as their […]

Cayman Islands to establish a new reserve unit with support of the UK military

Defence Minister Mark Lancaster travelled to the Cayman Islands and met with the Governor, and the Premier to agree the first steps in establishing the new unit UK (STL.News) Following engagement from the Minister earlier this year the Governor of the Cayman Islands his Excellency Martyn Roper OBE and the Honourable Premier, Alden McLaughlin have […]

Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs R. Clarke Cooper Travels to Saudi Arabia, Jordan, and Qatar

Washington, DC (STL.News) – The US Department of State released the following statement: Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs R. Clarke Cooper travels to Saudi Arabia, Jordan, and Qatar, October 13-18, 2019 to build on U.S. efforts to strengthen regional security partners in the face of growing Iranian aggression. In Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Assistant […]

Canadian Armed Forces conclude peacekeeping mission in Mali

Ottawa (STL.News) – Department of National Defence/Canadian Armed Forces – After more than a year of operations in Mali, the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) air task force (ATF) deployed in Gao completed its mission today.  An important aspect of Canada’s multi-faceted support included providing critical aeromedical evacuation, logistic and transport capabilities as part of Operation […]