Moscow Accuses US Of “Killing Russian Children” In Crimea, Warns ATACMS Strike “Won’t Go Unanswered”

Moscow Accuses US Of “Killing Russian Children” In Crimea, Warns ATACMS Strike “Won’t Go Unanswered”

Russia has blamed the US for a Ukrainian attack on Crimea using five US-supplied missiles that killed five people. The Russian Defence Ministry said four of the US-delivered ATACMS missiles, equipped with cluster warheads, were shot down by its air defence systems.However, the ammunition of a fifth had detonated mid-air which resulted in the shrapnel … Read more

On Cam: Nuclear-capable Minuteman III ICBM Lights Up U.S. Skies Amid Tensions With Russia

On Cam: Nuclear-capable Minuteman III ICBM Lights Up U.S. Skies Amid Tensions With Russia

Published on Jun 04, 2024 08:34 PM IST The US conducted an unarmed intercontinental ballistic missile test from the Californian Vandenberg Space Force Base on June 4. With the assistance of Space Force Guardians, a combined team of Air Force Global Strike Command Airmen executed the test. The goal of the test was to show … Read more

Gaza Aid Shipments Halted After Damage To US Military Pier

Gaza Aid Shipments Halted After Damage To US Military Pier

The damage is the latest setback to the pier, which opened two weeks ago. Washington: The US military has suspended aid deliveries into the Gaza Strip by sea, the Pentagon said on Tuesday, after its temporary pier was damaged by bad weather. Deputy Pentagon Press Secretary Sabrina Singh told reporters high seas and a North … Read more

Zelensky To Flee Kyiv? U.S. ‘To Evacuate Ukrainian President’ As Russia Signals Capital Seize

Zelensky To Flee Kyiv? U.S. ‘To Evacuate Ukrainian President’ As Russia Signals Capital Seize

Published on Mar 05, 2024 04:27 PM IST The United States could evacuate Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky from Kyiv. Former Pentagon official Stephen Bryen said this in an article for the Asia Times. Bryen opined that the U.S. and NATO have only a few good options left currently. The possible evacuation talk comes as Russia … Read more

US Defence Minister Lloyd J Austin Hospitalized, Briefly Transfers Duties: Pentagon | World News

US Defence Minister Lloyd J Austin Hospitalized, Briefly Transfers Duties: Pentagon | World News

New Delhi: Defense Secretary Lloyd J. Austin III was hospitalized on Sunday afternoon with an “emergent bladder issue”, according to a statement from the Pentagon. He has transferred his duties to Deputy Secretary of Defense Kathleen Hicks while he undergoes treatment. The statement, issued by Pentagon Press Secretary Maj. Gen. Pat Ryder, said that Austin … Read more

Lloyd Austin, US defence secretary, responds to row over secret hospitalisation, says ‘I take full responsibility’

Lloyd Austin, US defence secretary, responds to row over secret hospitalisation, says ‘I take full responsibility’

US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin said in a statement on Saturday he took “full responsibility” for secrecy surrounding an ongoing, week-long hospitalisation for a still unspecified medical condition. Austin, who is 70, was admitted on New Year’s Day to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center for what the Pentagon has said were “complications following a … Read more

Iran-backed militias launched 40 attacks on US troops in Iraq, Syria: Pentagon

Iran-backed militias launched 40 attacks on US troops in Iraq, Syria: Pentagon

A defective drone in Iraq may have helped keep America from being dragged deeper into a widening Middle East conflict. The drone, which was launched at the Erbil air base by an Iranian-backed militia before sunrise on October 26, penetrated US air defences and crashed into the second floor of the barracks housing American troops … Read more

China Agrees to Nuclear Arms-Control Talks with US Next Week

China Agrees to Nuclear Arms-Control Talks with US Next Week

Last Updated: November 02, 2023, 10:17 IST Washington D.C., United States of America (USA) China has more than 500 operational nuclear warheads in its arsenal and will probably have over 1,000 warheads by 2030, the Pentagon said in October. But Beijing has long argued that the U.S. already has a much larger arsenal. (File Photo: … Read more

US To Send 300 Additional Troops To Middle East Amid Heightened Tensions

US To Send 300 Additional Troops To Middle East Amid Heightened Tensions

Pentagon Chief, however, said that additional US troops are not going to Israel. Washington: Amid the ongoing conflict between Israel and Hamas, the United States is sending additional troops to the US Central Command region, which covers the Middle East and parts of Africa, Pentagon press secretary Brigadier General Patrick Ryder said on Tuesday (local … Read more

U.S. Fighter Jets Strike Iran-Linked Sites In Syria In Retaliation For Attacks On Troops

U.S. Fighter Jets Strike Iran-Linked Sites In Syria In Retaliation For Attacks On Troops

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. fighter jets launched airstrikes early Friday on two locations in eastern Syria linked to Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps, the Pentagon said, in retaliation for a slew of drone and missile attacks against U.S. bases and personnel in the region that began early last week. The U.S. strikes reflect the Biden administration’s … Read more