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U.S. to designate elite Iranian force as terrorist organisation

07 Apr 2019

WASHINGTON The United States is expected to designate Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards Corps a foreign terrorist organisation, three U.S. officials told Reuters, marking the first time Washington has formally labelled another country's military a terrorist group. | Video

U.S. expects to resolve spat with Turkey over purchase of Russian air defences

02 Apr 2019

WASHINGTON Acting U.S. Defence Secretary Patrick Shanahan on Tuesday said he expected to resolve a dispute with Turkey over its planned purchase of Russia's S-400 air defence system, a day after the Pentagon halted delivery of equipment related to F-35 fighter jets to Ankara.

U.S. sees India space debris from weapons test eventually burning up

28 Mar 2019

TAMPA, Fla. Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Thursday he expected debris from an Indian anti-satellite weapons test to eventually burn up in the atmosphere instead of creating a lasting debris field that could threaten other satellites.

U.S. sees India space debris from weapons test eventually burning up

28 Mar 2019

TAMPA, Fla. Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Thursday he expected debris from an Indian anti-satellite weapons test to eventually burn up in the atmosphere instead of creating a lasting debris field that could threaten other satellites.

U.S. sees India space debris from weapons test eventually burning up

28 Mar 2019

TAMPA, Fla. Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Thursday he expected debris from an Indian anti-satellite weapons test to eventually burn up in the atmosphere instead of creating a lasting debris field that could threaten other satellites.

U.S. studying India anti-satellite weapons test, warns of space debris

28 Mar 2019

MIAMI Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan warned any nations contemplating anti-satellite (ASAT) weapons tests like the one India carried out on Wednesday that they risk making a "mess" in space because of debris fields they can leave behind.

U.S. studying India anti-satellite weapons test, warns of space debris

28 Mar 2019

MIAMI Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan warned any nations contemplating anti-satellite (ASAT) weapons tests like the one India carried out on Wednesday that they risk making a "mess" in space because of debris fields they can leave behind.

UPDATE 3-U.S. studying India anti-satellite weapons test, warns of space debris

28 Mar 2019

MIAMI, March 27 Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan warned any nations contemplating anti-satellite (ASAT) weapons tests like the one India carried out on Wednesday that they risk making a "mess" in space because of debris fields they can leave behind.

U.S. studying India anti-satellite weapons test, warns of space debris

27 Mar 2019

MIAMI Acting U.S. Defence Secretary Patrick Shanahan warned any nations contemplating anti-satellite (ASAT) weapons tests like the one India carried out on Wednesday that they risk making a "mess" in space because of debris fields they can leave behind.

Despite Congress' ire, Pentagon to transfer $1 billion for Trump wall

27 Mar 2019

MIAMI Acting U.S. Defence Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Wednesday he would push ahead with plans to transfer $1 billion (£757.5 million) to help fund President Donald Trump's wall on the U.S. border with Mexico, even as he acknowledged a likely backlash from Congress.

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