Joe Biden appoints Iraq veteran to lead Pentagon Middle East operations

General Michael Kurilla, then commander of the 18th Airborne Corps, March 5, 2021, at Fort Campbell, Ky. ANDREA NOTTE / AP US President Joe Biden has appointed the commander of the most seasoned units in the US military, General Michael Kurilla, to head US operations in the Middle East, the Pentagon announced on Friday (January … Read more

Pentagon facilitates use of force in Washington unrest

National Guardsmen deployed near Capitol Hill in Washington during the inauguration ceremony for US President Joe Biden on January 19, 2021. OLIVIER DOULIERY / AFP Almost a year after Donald Trump’s supporters assault the Capitol in Washington, US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin decided to streamline the process for approving a possible military response to civil … Read more

Danger of invasion in Ukraine: “Russia would have to pay a high price”

foreign countries Invasionsgefahr “Russia would have to pay a high price” Status: 09:06 a.m. | Reading time: 3 minutes Russia begins winter maneuvers not far from the Ukrainian border Pictures from the Russian Defense Ministry show tanks and soldiers during combat exercises. According to its own statements, Russia has sent around 10,000 soldiers – including … Read more

White House taps former Air Force official to run Pentagon acquisition

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration has tapped the Air Force’s former acquisition chief to be the next top weapons buyer for the Pentagon. William LaPlante, the president and chief executive of Draper Laboratory, will be nominated to be the undersecretary of defense for acquisition and sustainment, the White House announced Tuesday. LaPlante served as assistant … Read more

“ISS threatened to collide with space debris” – crew safe

business Astronauts around Matthias Maurer “ISS threatened to collide with space debris” – crew brought to safety Stand: 00:53 | Reading time: 4 minutes The ISS on an archive image – “Precautions will continue to be followed” Source: AFP / – Because a cloud of space junk apparently came threateningly close to the International Space … Read more

Pentagon says strike that killed 10 Afghan civilians was in accordance with the law of war

Afghans are gathered next to a damaged vehicle in the aftermath of a US drone strike in Kabul on August 30, 2021. REPRESENTATIVE KOHSAR / AFP The US drone strike that killed ten Afghan civilians, including seven children, in Kabul on August 29 was a tragic mistake but did not violate the laws of war, … Read more

Pentagon tempted by private concept of “orbital fuel station”

The said agreement on R&D cooperation was signed on October 14 this year. Within its framework, technology is to be transferred to the AFRL, with the advisory and engineering support of the American armed forces. Orbit Fab, involved in the cooperation, is an American startup specializing in the field of technologies related to satellite servicing, … Read more

Withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan, Pentagon admits “strategic failure”

U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley in the Senate September 28, 2021, in Washington, DC. ALEX WONG / AFP Almost two months after the withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan, the Pentagon recognizes shortcomings. Pentagon leaders admitted on Tuesday, September 28, errors in judgment that led to a “Strategic failure” in this country, … Read more

Video message for 9/11: “We will hunt you” – Biden warns every enemy of the USA

foreign countries Video message on 9/11 “We will chase you” – Biden warns every enemy of the USA Stand: 1:15 a.m. | Reading time: 2 minutes Source: Screenshots @POTUS/Twitter “In the fight for the soul of America, unity is our greatest strength”: US President Joe Biden expressed himself in a video message on the anniversary … Read more

US Military Intelligence and the Three Body Problem. How do I track objects closer to the Moon? [ANALIZA]

A vast domain of (hypothetical) space operations Previews of the next version of the thematic report by DIA (Defense Intelligence Agency), originally issued in February 2019 under the title Challenges to Security in Space, appeared on the occasion of this year’s Space Symposium conference, held on August 23-26 in Colorado Springs. Reports of this content … Read more