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Pentagon eyes rare earth supplies in Africa in push away from...

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The U.S. Department of Defense has held talks with Malawi’s Mkango Resources Ltd and other rare earth miners across the globe about their supplies...

Pentagon restriction on geolocation features

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The US military is prohibiting deployed personnel from using geolocation features on smartphones, fitness trackers and other devices because they could create...

Pentagon reviewing security after fitness apps show locations

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U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has ordered a review of security protocols, officials say, after fitness tracking devices broadcast patterns of movement...

Pentagon buried study that found $125 billion in wasteful spending

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A Defense Department study that proposed cutting $125 billion (98 billion pounds) in administrative waste from the Pentagon budget was buried amid...

2016 aerospace and defence industry trends

Defence contractors can pick from three strategic options in their battle against technology firms, tight budgets and uncertain military needs.The aerospace and defence (A&D)...

2016 aerospace and defence industry trends

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The aerospace and defence (A&D) industry finds itself in an increasingly challenging predicament. In recent years, military spending globally has been under immense pressure;...

U.S. Air Force declares first squadron of F-35 jets combat-ready

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The U.S. Air Force on Tuesday declared an initial squadron of Lockheed Martin Corp F-35A fighter jets ready for combat, marking a...

U.S. military restricts travel to West Africa, notes recent attacks

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The Pentagon on Wednesday restricted U.S. service members' travel to five West African countries, citing recent militant attacks in the region, U.S....

Pentagon says captured Islamic State chemical weapons chief in February

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The Pentagon said on Thursday it captured the Islamic State's chemical weapons chief in Iraq during an operation in February. The capture of...

Pentagon to deploy 400 troops to train Syrian rebels

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The U.S. military is planning to deploy more than 400 troops to help train Syrian rebels to fight the Islamic State, along...

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Check before you speak, Minister!

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South African Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula needs to verify her facts before she speaks, or risk further embarrassment to the South...