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James Mattis: 3-Month CR to Delay Induction of 11 Navy Ships, Impact 18 Army New-Start Projects

Defense Secretary James Mattis has said a three-month continuing resolution would impact several construction and procurement programs that would affect U.S. military readiness if enacted for fiscal year 2018, Defense News reported Tuesday. Mattis wrote in a Friday letter to Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain (R-Arizona) a short-term …

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Air Force, NNSA Conduct Qualification Flight Test on B61-12 Gravity Bomb; Michael Lutton Comments

The U.S. Air Force and the National Nuclear Security Administration have evaluated the non-nuclear functions of a gravity bomb during a qualification flight test held at Tonopah Test Range in Nevada. NNSA said Thursday the service branch dropped the B61-12 non-nuclear test assembly from an F-16 aircraft as part of the test to assess …

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Report: White House Eyes Approval of Missile, F-16 Sale to Saudi Arabia, Bahrain

The White House looks to approve a proposed $300 million foreign military sale of precision-guided missile package to Saudi Arabia and a potential multibillion dollar order for F-16 aircraft from Bahrain, The Washington Times reported Wednesday. A U.S. government official told The Times the approval of both transactions would be “significant” sales …

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