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PENTAGON NEWS

Pentagon defends its Navy ship asserting navigational rights inside India's EEZ without permission

April 10, 2021 8:20 am

India has lodged a strong protest against such a move by the US regarding the passage of US Navy ship John Paul Jones through its EEZ.

China poses greatest long-term strategic threat in 21st century: Pentagon commander

March 11, 2021 10:29 am

"In stark contrast to our free and open vision, the Communist Party of China promotes a closed and authoritarian system through internal oppression, as well as external aggression," Admiral Phil Davidson, commander of United States Indo-Pacific Command said.

US aims at helping India develop its own defense industrial base: Pentagon

March 11, 2021 9:14 am

"I think we all agree that it needs to be a better partner and a counterweight to China, so what is the Biden administration plan to build a stronger partnership with India both economically and militarily," Congressman Lamborn asked.

Pentagon approves extension of reduced National Guard presence around Capitol

March 10, 2021 11:23 am

"This decision was made after a thorough review of the request and after close consideration of its potential impact on readiness," the Pentagon said in a statement.

Pentagon accelerates efforts to root out far-right extremism in the ranks

January 19, 2021 11:52 am

The military’s examination of its ranks marks a new urgency for the Pentagon, which has a history of downplaying the rise of white nationalism and right-wing activism, even as Germany and other countries are finding a deep strain embedded in their armed forces.

'Is Austin on your list?’: Biden’s Pentagon pick rose despite barriers to diversity

December 10, 2020 9:50 am

Retired Gen. Lloyd Austin's ascension to the top Pentagon job would be a remarkable punctuation to a career whose breadth showcases the scope of what the military can do on diversity when senior leaders act.

Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin taps former Pentagon, NASA officials for new advisory board

December 02, 2020 11:12 am

Jeff Bezos aims to provide government and private customers low-cost access to space, though he trails rival billionaire Elon Musk’s SpaceX.

New Pentagon chief tells US troops: 'It's time to come home'

November 15, 2020 10:05 pm

"We met the challenge; we gave it our all. Now, it's time to come home," the acting defense secretary said in his first remarks to the US armed forces.

US: Military wary that shakeup could upend its apolitical nature

November 12, 2020 4:25 pm

Speaking at the dedication of an Army museum, General Mark Milley, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said that the military exists to defend democracy and is not to be used as a political pawn.

China using coercive tactics in pursuit of territorial, maritime claims: Pentagon

September 02, 2020 3:22 pm

China has been fast expanding military and economic influence in the Indo-Pacific region, triggering concern in various countries of the region and beyond.