Dunford Says White House Nixes Refueling For New Air Force One

Air Force One WASHINGTON: Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs, told the Senate Armed Services Committee today that the White House had decided not to include aerial refueling as a capability for the next Air Force One fleet. Why? To save money. President Donald Trump has apparently made the decision, reflected by this decision… Please follow and like us:

Read More

Boeing, Lockheed Submit UH-1N Replacement Bids

ABOVE DULLES AIRPORT: Eager to get out its message that the Boeing-Leonardo MH-139 helicopter would save the US taxpayer $1 billion as the replacement of the UH-1N helicopter, Boeing flew several journalists this afternoon to demonstrate its capabilities. (Boeing’s Rick Lemaster makes the case in our video above). Boeing also delivered nine boxes to the Defense… Please follow and like us:

Read More

Russia moving special forces into Libya

U.S., Egyptian and diplomatic sources say that Russia has apparently been moving special forces to an airbase in western Egypt near the border with Libya in recent days, according to a report by Reuters. The U.S. is concerned that such a Russian deployment may signify Russian support for Libyan military commander Khalifa Haftar, who suffered a… Please follow and like us:

Read More

Trump Rebuffs Reports of White House Chaos

U.S. President Donald Trump is trying to knock down reports that his White House is engulfed in turmoil. “Don’t let the FAKE NEWS tell you that there is big infighting in the Trump Admin.,” Trump wrote in a comment on his Twitter account Tuesday. “We are getting along great, and getting major things done!” Trump offered… Please follow and like us:

Read More

McCain, Thornberry Decry Trump Pentagon Budget Boost

President Trump and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump is pledging “an historic increase in defense spending” of $54 billion to $603 billion for the fiscal 2018 budget, but neither Congressional Republicans nor defense budgets experts were very impressed at first glance. “Such a budget request would represent an increase of $18.5 billion above… Please follow and like us:

Read More