Navy reports successful test-firing of Hellfire missile from littoral combat ship

July 26 (UPI) — A successful test-firing by an Independence-class Littoral Combat Ship Mission Modules program will prompt further development tests, the Naval Sea Systems Command said. A Longbow Hellfire surface-to-surface missile module launched from an unnamed Independence- class littoral combat ship was successfully tested on June 11 at the Point Mugu Sea Range, Calif., the Command said in a ...

Read More »

Boeing drops out of nuclear missile development program

July 25 (UPI) — Boeing has dropped out of a program to develop a new nuclear missile for the Air Force over concerns with the bidding process. The company made the announcement just one week after the Air Force issued its final request for proposals for a replacement for the 1960s era Minuteman III ICBM system, and makes Northrop Grumman ...

Read More »

U.S. Coast Guard to strengthen presence in Western Pacific Ocean

July 24 (UPI) — The U.S. Coast Guard will strengthen its presence and test new deployment concepts in the Western Pacific Ocean, its commandant said. “My vision for the Coast Guard is to expand our permanent presence and effectiveness in the region through expeditionary capabilities, which is why we are doubling down in Oceania,” Adm. Karl Schultz said. “In the ...

Read More »

Britain to send 250 troops to U.N. peacekeeping mission in Mali

July 22 (UPI) — Britain will deploy 250 troops to Mali to aid a United Nations peacekeeping mission protecting an unstable peace, the British government announced on Monday. The three-year deployment, to begin early in 2020, is Britain’s largest since its involvement in Bosnia in the 1990s, and will aid an international force, under the United Nations, of 12,500. The ...

Read More »

Responsive WordPress Theme Freetheme wordpress magazine responsive freetheme wordpress news responsive freeWORDPRESS PLUGIN PREMIUM FREEDownload theme free