Defense

U.S. Navy, Coast Guard ships pass through strategic Taiwan Strait

U.S. Navy, Coast Guard ships pass through strategic Taiwan Strait

Published 25/03/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States sent Navy and Coast Guard ships through the Taiwan Strait on Sunday, the U.S. military said, as part of [more…]

North Korean officials return to liaison office after pullout

North Korean officials return to liaison office after pullout

Published 25/03/2019

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea reversed a decision to withdraw its staff from an inter-Korean liaison office by sending some back to work on Monday, [more…]

Trump budget seeks 5 percent cut in non-defense spending: OMB

Trump budget seeks 5 percent cut in non-defense spending: OMB

Published 11/03/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump will propose in his fiscal 2020 budget on Monday that the U.S. Congress cut non-defense spending by 5 percent [more…]

Eyes on the sea: companies compete for Australian maritime…

Eyes on the sea: companies compete for Australian maritime…

Published 04/03/2019

AVALON, Australia (Reuters) - Major global defense contractors want to sell Australia on cutting-edge technology such as high-altitude, solar-electric powered drones and optionally manned aircraft [more…]

Rolls-Royce scales back on joining fighter jet project with…

Rolls-Royce scales back on joining fighter jet project with…

Published 04/03/2019

(Reuters) - British engine maker Rolls-Royce Holdings Plc said on Sunday it had scaled back efforts to join a Turkish program to build a new [more…]

Trump says big U.S. savings in curbing joint South Korea military…

Trump says big U.S. savings in curbing joint South Korea military…

Published 03/03/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Sunday the reason he wanted to curb military drills with South Korea was to save the United [more…]

U.S. Air Force grounds Boeing’s KC-46 tankers over debris issue

U.S. Air Force grounds Boeing’s KC-46 tankers over debris issue

Published 01/03/2019

(Reuters) - The U.S. Air force said on Friday it had stopped accepting Boeing Co’s KC-46 tankers since Feb. 20 and is working with the [more…]

Melting missiles: just one problem with F-35s stopping N Korea rockets

Melting missiles: just one problem with F-35s stopping N Korea rockets

Published 27/02/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Looking for a quick way to stop North Korean missiles immediately after lift-off, the Pentagon is studying as a near-term option whether [more…]

Boeing shifting spare parts in preparation for Brexit: executive

Boeing shifting spare parts in preparation for Brexit: executive

Published 26/02/2019

AVALON, Australia (Reuters) - Boeing Co has been shifting spare parts between its distribution centers in the United Kingdom and elsewhere in the world in [more…]

Wisconsin governor pulls troops from U.S.-Mexico border

Wisconsin governor pulls troops from U.S.-Mexico border

Published 26/02/2019

(Reuters) - Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers on Monday signed an order withdrawing the state’s National Guard troops from the U.S.-Mexico border, saying there was not [more…]