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US kills ISIS-K planner in drone strike

Large crowds milled around Kabul’s international airport on Friday despite repeated warnings of more terrorist attacks

28 Aug 2021 1:04 PM

Pentagon reaffirms deal with Microsoft for cloud computing despite Amazon's allegations of bias

However, the contract can’t move forward yet due to a court order putting it on hold as Amazon pursues a lawsuit over the bidding process.

05 Sep 2020 9:50 PM

Pentagon names Huawei, Hikvision among firms tied to Chinese military

The list covers firms owned by, controlled by, or affiliated with China’s government, military, or defense industry.

25 Jun 2020 6:58 PM

US cloud computing deal with Microsoft being reconsidered over Amazon's allegations of impropriety

Amazon told a court it was shut out of the deal because of President Donald Trump’s vendetta against it and its chief executive Jeff Bezos

14 Mar 2020 4:08 PM

Extremely dangerous, foolish escalation: Iran on US air strike that killed Soleimani

The US on Thursday carried out a strike near Baghdad's international airport killing Soleimani, a US-designated terrorist.

03 Jan 2020 11:23 AM

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US grounds Saudi pilots, stops military training over Florida shooting

The Air Force said its groundings of Saudi aviation students also applied to additional US bases.

11 Dec 2019 9:00 AM

Amazon blaming Trump over Pentagon contract loss, judge says

The Pentagon awarded the cloud computing contract to Microsoft in October.

09 Dec 2019 7:45 AM

Ousted US Navy secretary made secret deal with Trump, says Pentagon chief

Mark Esper told reporters Richard Spencer, the Navy’s top civilian, admitted he had gone around Esper and Joint Chiefs Chairman Mark Milley.

26 Nov 2019 1:32 PM

Pentagon says Iran developed largest missile force in Middle East despite sanctions

A US intelligence official said on condition of anonymity that the assessment included Israel.

20 Nov 2019 2:00 PM

Microsoft beats Amazon for Pentagon's USD 10 billion cloud computing contract

The contracting process had long been mired in conflict of interest allegations, even drawing the attention of President Donald Trump.

28 Oct 2019 7:16 AM

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Trump asked aide to ‘screw Amazon out’ of defence contract: report

In the past, Trump has voiced his displeasure with Amazon and Jeff Bezos, who also owns The Washington Post.

27 Oct 2019 11:56 AM

Pentagon hands USD 10 billion 'war cloud' deal to Microsoft, snubs Amazon

The Pentagon emphasized in an announcement that the process was fair and followed procurement guidelines.

26 Oct 2019 10:19 AM

India-US bilateral defence trade to reach USD 18 billion this year: Pentagon

Undersecretary Of Defence For Acquisition And Sustainment Ellen M Lord said US committed to strengthen partnership with India.

19 Oct 2019 8:42 AM

US leaves 'high-value' ISIS detainees behind in Syria: report

Citing two American officials, newspaper reported that detainees could not be taken out before Pentagon decided to move its forces out.

14 Oct 2019 9:16 AM

Confident of 'Iran's hand' in oil plants attack, US to send troops to Saudi

The United States is also considering keeping an aircraft carrier in the region indefinitely.

21 Sep 2019 10:05 AM

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Following Trump's order, Pentagon diverts USD 3.6 billion to build wall on Mexican border

Building the wall was one of Trump's central campaign pledges in the 2016 president election battle.

04 Sep 2019 9:12 AM

US tests medium-range missile after exiting INF treaty with Russia

The missile was launched on Sunday from the US Navy-controlled San Nicolas Island off the coast of Los Angeles, California.

20 Aug 2019 2:08 PM

No proof of sexual misconduct by Trump's top Air Force General nominee, says official

The nomination of Air Force General John Hyten, the outgoing head of the US military's Strategic Command, remains on track, Pentagon said.

11 Jul 2019 1:33 PM

Trump's July Fourth celebration cost military at least USD 1.2 million: Pentagon

The July Fourth holiday celebrates the US founders’ declaring independence from Britain in 1776.

10 Jul 2019 11:45 AM

US, China fight it out in Djibouti, accuse each other of aggression

The United States military on Thursday claimed that China had harassed troops posted at the US military base in Africa's Djibouti.

20 Jun 2019 4:10 PM

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