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James Mattis to Attend NATO, Northern Group Meetings in Europe

Defense Secretary James Mattis began a five-day visit to Europe as part of efforts to maintain key U.S. military relations with European allies. The Defense Department said Friday Mattis will participate in a Northern Group forum on Monday and Tuesday in Helsinki, Finland, to meet with his counterparts from Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, …

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James Mattis, Foreign Counterparts Discuss US Defense Partnerships with UK, Canada and NATO

U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis has spoken with his counterparts from Canada and U.K. as well as NATO Secretary General Jens Soltenberg to discuss collaborative plans, partnerships and defense ties between the U.S. and its allies, DoD News reported Monday. DoD News reports Mattis and Canadian defense minister Harjit Sajjan talked about a shared commitment to maintain …

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Defense Secretary Ashton Carter, British Counterpart Sign Cyber Agreement

Defense Secretary Ashton Carter and his U.K. counterpart Michael Fallon have signed an agreement to support cooperation in the area of cyberspace, DoD News reported Thursday. Terri Moon Cronk writes Carter said at a press conference in London that the two countries will share information and perform joint research and development activities to build on offensive and …

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UK Defense Ministry to Allocate $57M on New Cybersecurity Center

U.K. Defense Secretary Michael Fallon has said his agency will spend approximately $57 million on a new cybersecurity center to be potentially located at the defense ministry’s Corsham office. The British defense ministry said Friday the Cyber Security Operations Center will employ cybersecurity professionals who will work to further protect the country’s networks …

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Ashton Carter: US, UK to Further Collaborate on Defense Innovations

Defense Secretary Ashton Carter has said he and U.K. defense secretary Michael Fallon have agreed to promote innovation in the defense sector in order to address hybrid and cyber warfare, DoD News reported Friday. “Our defense institutions will work together on a combined approach to innovation, ranging from technology and operational concepts …

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