Pentagon

US sees Pakistan-based LeT threat to it in Afghanistan: Pentagon report

Among the 20 prominent terrorist organisations active in Afghanistan, LeT ranks fifth in terms of fighters along with al Qaeda and Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan, stated the Pentagon report,

published on : 24th May 2019

Courts weigh President Donald Trump's plan to tap Pentagon for border wall

At stake is billions of dollars that would allow Trump to make major progress on a signature campaign promise heading into his campaign for a second term.

published on : 17th May 2019

China-India border tensions persist but they prevent escalation: Pentagon

The Pentagon, as part of its "active defence" strategy, said that China's leaders use tactics short of armed conflict to pursue China's strategic objectives.

published on : 3rd May 2019

Microsoft, Amazon in race for $10 billion Pentagon project

Succumbing to pressure from employees, Google last year dropped its bid to be part of the JEDI contract.

published on : 12th April 2019

US declares Iran force a foreign terrorist organisation

The designation could also open hundreds of foreign companies and business executives to US travel bans and possible prosecution for sanctions violations.

published on : 9th April 2019

US says 'not aware' of any inspection of Pakistani F-16 jets as claimed by magazine

The statement comes a day after a US magazine claimed that US defence personnel recently visited Pakistan to inspect the status of its F-16 jets and found all of them intact

published on : 6th April 2019

US tracking 250-270 objects from Indian ASAT test debris; ISS not at risk: Pentagon

US Strategic Command's Joint Force Space Component Command (JFSCC) said 250 pieces of debris associated with an Indian ASAT launch that occurred on Wednesday are being actively tracked.

published on : 30th March 2019

US didn't spy on India's ASAT test: Pentagon

Aircraft Spots, which monitors military air movements, had said that a US Air Force's reconnaissance aircraft from its base in Diego Garcia went for a ''mission" in the Bay of Bengal.

published on : 30th March 2019

Pentagon authorizes USD 1 billion for Donald Trump's border wall

The Department of Homeland Security asked the Pentagon to build 57 miles (92 kilometers) of 18-foot (5.5-meter) fencing, build and improve roads, and install lighting to support Trump.

published on : 26th March 2019

No direction to withdraw troops from Afghanistan: US general

Trump had in December last year announced that the US would pull troops from Afghanistan.

published on : 8th March 2019

China most significant strategic threat to US, says Pentagon, Senators

In remarks that they made over Davidson's deposition, the Senators too appeared to be on the same page and asked the US Government to take a strong stand.

published on : 13th February 2019

Pentagon, Congressmen voice concern over status of democracy in Bangladesh

The humanitarian crisis caused by the presence of over 700,000 Rohingya refugees from Burma in Bangladesh has strained the Bangladesh government, said the top Pentagon commander.

published on : 13th February 2019

Pentagon fears China, Russia pose challenge to US space capabilities

Running into more than 40 pages, the report mentions India a few times and describes China and Russia as a major challenger to the US, Iran and North Korea as other space challenges.

published on : 12th February 2019

US in talks with India over missile defence collaboration: Pentagon

Making an appearance before the prestigious Hudson Institute think-tank, Rood said the US is certainly open to this kind of collaboration with India.

published on : 8th February 2019

Despite promise to remove 50 percent troops in Afghanistan, US military denies of any such order

According to a Taliban official, US officials promised the pullout will begin this month. However, the Pentagon contradicted by saying that no such order was received.

published on : 7th February 2019
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