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Navy Looks to Expand Operational Use of Joint High Speed Vessels

The U.S. Navy has deployed its Joint High Speed Vessel at international military exercises as the branch aims to extend the platform’s function beyond transporting cargo and personnel, DoD Buzz reported Monday. Kris Osborn writes the military service is looking to use JHSVs to complement amphibious ships or other maritime …

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Report: US, Australia to Ink 25-Year Military Exercise Agreement

The U.S. and Australian governments were set to sign an agreement to conduct joint military exercises in Australia for 25 years as the U.S. shifts its focus to the Pacific, Agence France-Presse reported Monday. Australian Defence Minister David Johnston told a press conference that nearly 2,500 U.S. Marine Corps and Air Force troops …

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Russia, Japan Agree to Increase Defense and Security Cooperation

Japanese and Russian foreign and defense officials met Saturday to discuss strengthening bilateral cooperation amid regional security concerns in the Asia Pacific, Reuters reported Saturday. Yoko Kubota writes the ministers from both countries agreed to hold more diplomatic forums and joint military exercises to fight piracy and terrorism. Japanese Foreign …

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