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Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II: The fighter jet that India does not want to buy, yet

Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II: The fighter jet that India does not want to buy, yet

There had been speculation that India is interested in the F-35 Lightning.

Mar 01, 2018, 13:11 PM IST
11 sickened after suspicious letter opened at US military base

11 sickened after suspicious letter opened at US military base

An official said the envelope was addressed to the Marines' headquarters battalion on the base, not to an individual.

Feb 28, 2018, 11:31 AM IST
Unscrupulous Taliban straps explosives to infant, security forces rescue innocence

Unscrupulous Taliban straps explosives to infant, security forces rescue innocence

Security forces were shocked to find explosives under the four-month-old baby's clothes. They later discovered that the baby was being used to ferry the explosives between cities.

Jan 27, 2018, 12:16 PM IST
Why Pakistan is jittery about any US offensive against Taliban in Afghanistan

Why Pakistan is jittery about any US offensive against Taliban in Afghanistan

Pakistan believes instead of direct talks, a strong offensive against Taliban by the US would lead to the terrorist outfit in Afghanistan resorting to consolidation on its borders.

Jan 08, 2018, 08:26 AM IST
Hundreds of US marines leave Australia after troop rotation

Hundreds of US marines leave Australia after troop rotation

Three hundred U.S. Marines flew out of Australia on Sunday as their troop rotation came to an end, the first of a 1,250-strong force to leave the Pacific nation after being stationed for six months in the country`s far north.

Oct 15, 2017, 11:29 AM IST

Russia warns Norway that hosting US Marines will hurt ties

The Russian Embassy in Norway warned on its Facebook page Saturday that the move could "escalate tensions and lead to destabilization of the situation in the northern region." 

Jun 25, 2017, 00:14 AM IST

Norway-Russia relations to deteriorate following US Marines' base extension: Russian embassy

Norway`s decision to extend the presence of U.S. Marines on its soil will worsen relations with neighbouring Russia and could escalate tensions on NATO`s northern flank, the Russian embassy in Oslo told Reuters on Saturday.

Jun 24, 2017, 15:50 PM IST

US Marines return to Afghanistan`s volatile Helmand

The first to be deployed in the war-torn country since NATO forces ended their combat role in 2014.

Apr 29, 2017, 12:41 PM IST
US Navy makes nude photo sharing punishable offence

US Navy makes nude photo sharing punishable offence

The US Navy announced new regulations that make it a punishable offence for sailors and Marines to post nude pictures of service members online without consent.

Apr 20, 2017, 15:08 PM IST
US Marines arrive in Darwin for Australia, China exercises

US Marines arrive in Darwin for Australia, China exercises

The Australia-US-China military exercises are also aimed at Australia charting a course between its most important security ally the United States and its biggest trading partner China.
 

Apr 18, 2017, 09:22 AM IST

N.Korea conducts another missile engine test: US

North Korea has conducted another ballistic missile engine test, US defence officials told CNN.

Mar 28, 2017, 10:11 AM IST

US forces in Syria are 'invaders', says Syria's President Bashar al-Assad

Syria's President Bashar al-Assad scoffed and questioned the US actions in Syria, terming as "invaders" the American troops deployed to the country because he hadn't given permission for them to enter the country.

Mar 12, 2017, 16:01 PM IST

US Marines arrive in Syria to join anti-IS war

US Marines arrived in northern Syria with artillery to support Washington-backed local forces fighting the Islamic State (IS) terror group, according to top officials.

Mar 09, 2017, 10:18 AM IST

US Marines land in Norway for contested deployment

Some 300 US Marines arrived in Norway today for a rotational deployment in the Scandinavian country, to neighbouring Russia's dismay amid rising tensions with the West.

Jan 16, 2017, 19:32 PM IST
US military resumes Osprey flights in Japan after crash

US military resumes Osprey flights in Japan after crash

The US Marines on Monday resumed flights of their controversial Osprey aircraft in Japan, less than a week after a crash off the southern island of Okinawa sparked local protests.

Dec 19, 2016, 14:03 PM IST
PM Shinzo Abe regrets US Marine aircraft accident in Japanese waters

PM Shinzo Abe regrets US Marine aircraft accident in Japanese waters

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Wednesday regretted the crash-landing of a US Marine aircraft in its waters.

Dec 14, 2016, 10:00 AM IST

Status of missing US Marines changed to deceased

The Marine Corps says the 12 Marines, who were in two helicopters that crashed off Hawaii, are considered dead.

Jan 22, 2016, 09:53 AM IST
Missing Marines from Hawaii helicopter crash dead: US

Missing Marines from Hawaii helicopter crash dead: US

The 12 US Marines missing at sea when two helicopters apparently collided in Hawaii last week are dead, Secretary of Defense Ash Carter confirmed on Wednesday, paying tribute to them.

Jan 21, 2016, 08:25 AM IST

Barack Obama feels 'small' compared with members of US Marines

Obama said it's one of their favorite things to do because they get a chance to "say thank you on behalf of the American people."

Dec 26, 2015, 16:54 PM IST

Bad weather caused helicopter crash in Nepal: US Marines

The UH-1Y Huey helicopter was delivering relief supplies and evacuating injured quake victims to Kathmandu when it went missing on May 12.

Nov 07, 2015, 22:09 PM IST

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