Defense News - Navy to name Ford-class aircraft carrier in honor of black Pearl Harbor hero - Jan. 18 (UPI) -- The Navy has confirmed that it will name the fourth Ford-class aircraft carrier in honor of Doris Miller, the first black man to receive a Navy Cross for his actions during the 1941 Pearl Harbor attack.
9 hours agoWorld News -- U.S. now says 11 troops hurt in Iranian missile strikes -- Nearly a dozen U.S. troops were hurt after Iranian missile strikes on two American-held bases in Iraq last week, the Pentagon reported in a reversal of what military officials and President Donald Trump initially said.
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1 day agoDefense News -- Navy officials ask for bigger share of Pentagon budget -- Just over a month before the White House releases its defense spending budget, Navy leaders are both asking for an increase in funds and stressing that surface readiness matters more than growing the fleet.
1 day agoDefense News -- Lockheed awarded $19.3M for Virginia-class submarine Block V hulls -- Lockheed Martin was awarded a $19.3 million contract modification to deliver eight masts for Virginia-class submarine hulls for the U.S. Navy, according to the Pentagon.
1 day agoWorld News -- U.S. ambassador: South Korea should share more defense costs -- U.S. Ambassador to South Korea Harry Harris said Thursday the gap between the United States and South Korea over defense cost-sharing negotiations was "narrowing" but that Seoul "can and should do more."
1 day agoDefense News -- Raytheon awarded $9M to maintain HARM weapons for Morocco, Turkey, U.S. -- Raytheon inked a $9 million deal to maintain high-speed anti-radiation missiles, known as HARM, for the Air Force, the government of Morocco and the government of Turkey, according to the Pentagon.
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2 days agoDefense News -- Sig Sauer nabs $10M Army contract for sniper rifle ammo -- The U.S. Army awarded Sig Sauer a $10 million contract to manufacture ammunition for use in the branch's bolt-action sniper rifle.
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2 days agoWorld News -- North Korea rails against Japan plans for constitutional amendment -- North Korea condemned Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Wednesday for plans to amend Japan's pacifist Constitution.
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3 days agoDefense News -- Gen. John Raymond sworn in as head of Space Force -- Gen. John Raymond was sworn in as the highest-ranking leader of the newly created U.S. Space Force Tuesday.
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