Tag: Pentagon

U.S. Navy Sucessfully Tests Groundbreaking Weapon

The United States Navy has successfully tested a groundbreaking new missile defense system. According to The Washington Free Beacon: The U.S. Navy successfully tested a new missile defense system that can shoot down an intercontinental ballistic missile from outer space, according to a Missile Defense Agency announcement. On Tuesday, agency base in the Marshall Islands

White House Memo Directs Pentagon to Build New Icebreaker Fleet

A White House memo has directed the Pentagon to begin the process of building a new Arctic and Antarctic icebreaking fleet. According to The Washington Free Beacon: A recent White House memo directs the Pentagon and other executive departments to provide a roadmap by early August for creating a security fleet of icebreaker ships, Fox News reported Monday. The

Trump Admin Claims Chinese Militay is Backing Top Tech Firms

The Trump administration is sounding the alarm on the backing of top tech firms by the Chinese military. According to The Washington Free Beacon: WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration has determined that top Chinese firms, including telecoms equipment giant Huawei Technologies and video surveillance company Hikvision, are owned or controlled by the Chinese military,

Defense Secretary Esper Fires Back at Critical Democrats

Secretary of Defense Mark Esper fired back at Senate Democrats who were critical of the response to the coronavirus. According to The Hill: Defense Secretary Mark Esper shot back Tuesday at a group of Democratic senators who last week panned him for what they described as a failure to sufficiently respond to the coronavirus pandemic. “I am

Trump Announced Increased Counternarcotics Operation

The Trump administration is increasing its presence in the Caribbean as part of an enhanced counternarcotics operation. According to The Hill: Trump administration officials announced Wednesday that the U.S. military would send naval ships and aircraft to the Caribbean as part of an enhanced counternarcotics operation. President Trump and other top officials discussed the operation at

Amazon Requests to Depose Trump Over Pentagon Dispute

Amazon has requested to depose President Trump over a dispute with the Pentagon involving the “war cloud.” According to The Hill: Amazon is seeking to depose President Trump and top administration officials amid its court battle with the Pentagon over a $10 billion cloud-computing contract. In a court filing made public on Monday, Amazon asked the U.S.