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Ashton Carter Visits India to Expand Bilateral Defense Partnership

Defense Secretary Ashton Carter went on an official visit to India from April 10 to 13 in an effort to expand U.S.-India defense collaboration and revisit existing agreements through talks with Raksha Mantri Shri Manohar Parrikar, India’s defense minister. The Defense Department said Tuesday Carter and Parrikar met in Goa to review steps for …

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Ashton Carter: US to Deploy THAAD Weapon System for Defense in South Korea

Defense Department Secretary Ashton Carter has said at the Council of Foreign Relations in New York that the deployment of a U.S. missile defense system in South Korea will push through, Reuters reported Friday. David Brunnstrom writes Carter added that China, which has raised concerns over the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense deployment, should …

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Ashton Carter: DoD, Allies to Confront Evolving Challenges Together

Defense Secretary Ashton Carter has said the U.S. and its allies need to tackle both near-term and long-term challenges in support of efforts to provide security around the world, DoD News reported Wednesday. Carter told his audience at the World Affairs Council’s Annual Honors Global Education Gala that the U.S. carries a responsibility …

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Report: Ashton Carter, Industry Execs Hold ‘Closed-Door’ Forum

Defense Secretary Ashton Carter and several industry executives met Tuesday to discuss how companies and the Defense Department can increase their collaboration, DoD Buzz reported Tuesday. Brendan McGarry writes more than 30 members of the Aerospace Industries Association, Professional Services Council and National Defense Industrial Association participated in the “closed-door” forum with Carter at AIA …

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Ashton Carter: National Guard Could Help in Cyber Efforts Against Islamic State Org

Defense Secretary Ashton Carter has said the U.S. National Guard‘s cyber squadrons could be called upon to participate in the campaign against the Islamic State militant group, Reuters reported Sunday. Andrea Shalal writes the squadrons will take part in the government’s effort to assess potential cybersecurity gaps in U.S. industrial infrastructure. Carter said …

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