Ashton Carter

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Name: Ashton Carter
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Fixing the Pentagon

Just about every year, it seems, Foreign Affairs publishes at least one essay by a current or former senior leader of the U.S. Department of Defense with a narrative that goes something like this: “The Pentagon was a broken, inflexible bureaucracy when ... [Published Foreign Affairs - 23 hours ago]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Two Indian-Americans on shortlist to be US envoy here

Though the sudden resignation of US Ambassador to India Nancy J Powell continues to spin the rumour mills, the names of Rajiv Shah, chief of the US Agency for International Development, and Richard Verma, former assistant secretary in the state department ... [Published Business Standard India - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Ashton Carter emerges frontrunner to take charge as new US envoy

NEW DELHI: With elections under way in India, speculation is rife about the next US ambassador to India. The appointment, always regarded with interest, is likely to coincide with a new government in Delhi with the possibility of a complete outsider at ... [Published Times of India - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

'US-India defence relationship has unmet potential'

Powerful senators write to US Defense Secretary Hagel to support a robust defence relationship with India to achieve shared goals and form an unwavering bond between the world's two largest democracies. Aziz Haniffa in Washington, DC Senators Mark Warner, ... [Published rediff.com - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Rick L. Harms

, 62, of rural DeWitt, died at his home on Sunday afternoon, March 30, 2014. He was born on Oct. 17, 1951, at Beatrice and was baptized and confirmed at Immanuel Lutheran Church of rural Sterling.He graduated from Adams High School in 1970, where he was ... [Published Beatrice Daily Sun - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 30 2014 - Updated Mar 30 2014 - 1 reports

US Senators call for strong defence ties with India

Washington: Two influential American Senators in a letter to Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel have called for strong Indo-US defence ties, as India reportedly gears up to spend over $100 billion in the next decade to modernise its military."As the planned ... [Published The Week - Mar 30 2014]
First reported Feb 25 2014 - Updated Feb 25 2014 - 1 reports

Joint IED defeat capability to endure, at smaller size

WASHINGTON - Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization, or JIEDDO, is still relevant and is needed for future conflicts, But its size is expected to shrink significantly, according to its director.Lt. Gen. John D. Johnson said he'd received ... [Published ASDNews.com: Be the first to know - Feb 25 2014]
First reported Feb 12 2014 - Updated Feb 12 2014 - 1 reports

Fourth Attack Sub, USS Topeka, to Be Homeported on Guam

The U.S. Navy has officially announced that the Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Topeka (SSN 754) will change homeports and move to Naval Base Guam.As part of the U.S. Navy’s long range plan to put the most advanced and capable units forward, ... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Feb 12 2014]
First reported Dec 08 2013 - Updated Dec 08 2013 - 1 reports

Mi-17 Helicopter Purchases Raise Questions

The Associated Press is reporting that the United States Pentagon just spent roughly $1 billion on dozens of Russian Mi-17 rotorcrafts. Previously it had been reported that there was a great amount of difficulty in securing a deal and there was some ... [Published WebProNews Feed - Dec 08 2013]
First reported Dec 05 2013 - Updated Dec 05 2013 - 2 reports

‘Top Gun’ Inspiration Promoted at Pentagon

Christine Fox, who was the inspiration for Kelly McGillis’ character in the 1986 Tom Cruise vehicle Top Gun , was recently appointed by President Barack Obama as acting deputy defense secretary Tuesday, making the civilian analyst the highest-ranking ... [Published WebProNews - Dec 05 2013]
First reported Dec 04 2013 - Updated Dec 04 2013 - 2 reports

Top Gun Inspiration Rises to Highest Ranking Female

“I don’t know anything about flying airplanes.”Christine Fox, Kelly McGillis’ inspiration for her character in “Top Gun,” has been named acting deputy defense secretary by President Obama, which makes her the highest ranking woman ever at the U.S. Defense ... [Published WebProNews - Dec 04 2013]
First reported Nov 22 2013 - Updated Nov 22 2013 - 1 reports

India Integral To U.S. Asia-Pacific Rebalance: U.S. Official

Washington: The U.S. has taken several steps to step up defence cooperation with India as it considers New Delhi integral to Washingtons ongoing Asia-Pacific rebalance thrust, said a top Pentagon official. From the conception of our new strategy, the ... [Published Silicon India - Nov 22 2013]

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Fixing the Pentagon [Published Foreign Affairs - 23 hours ago]
Two Indian-Americans on shortlist to be US envo... [Published Business Standard India - Apr 11 2014]
Ashton Carter emerges frontrunner to take charg... [Published Times of India - Apr 10 2014]
'US-India defence relationship has unmet potent... [Published rediff.com - Apr 03 2014]
Rick L. Harms [Published Beatrice Daily Sun - Mar 31 2014]
US Senators call for strong defence ties with I... [Published The Week - Mar 30 2014]
Joint IED defeat capability to endure, at small... [Published ASDNews.com: Be the first to know - Feb 25 2014]
Fourth Attack Sub, USS Topeka, to Be Homeported... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Feb 12 2014]
Mi-17 Helicopter Purchases Raise Questions [Published WebProNews Feed - Dec 08 2013]
Pentagon Ignores U.S. Aircrafts and Buys High-C... [Published The Street Latest - Dec 07 2013]
‘Top Gun’ Inspiration Promoted at Pentagon [Published WebProNews - Dec 05 2013]
‘Top Gun’ Inspiration Promoted at Pentagon [Published WebProNews Feed - Dec 05 2013]
Top Gun Inspiration Rises to Highest Ranking Fe... [Published WebProNews - Dec 04 2013]
Top Gun Inspiration Rises to Highest Ranking Fe... [Published WebProNews Feed - Dec 04 2013]
Former Pentagon budget expert to be named actin... [Published Reuters: Politics - Dec 03 2013]
India Integral To U.S. Asia-Pacific Rebalance: ... [Published Silicon India - Nov 22 2013]
Buzz Worthy [Published Information Dissemination - Nov 09 2013]
6 injured heroes receive Purple Hearts [Published KSAT 12 - Oct 29 2013]
US Cyber Command’s Plan X: Pentagon Launching C... [Published RINF.com - Oct 03 2013]
The U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council Hosts U.S. Dep... [Published PRWeb - Sep 26 2013]
Deputy Defense Secretary: Spending Must Be 'Dri... [Published PBS - Aug 07 2013]
Defense Official: Sexual Assaults in Military '... [Published PBS - Aug 06 2013]
U.S. may sell stealth fighters to India [Published UPI - Feb 01 2011]
F-35 Push To Canada And India [Published Aviation Week - Jan 31 2011]
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Joint IED defeat capability to endure, at small... [Published ASDNews.com: Be the first to know - Feb 25 2014]
WASHINGTON - Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization, or JIEDDO, is still relevant and is needed for future conflicts, But its size is expected to shrink significantly, according to its director.Lt. Gen. John D. Johnson said he'd received ...
Fourth Attack Sub, USS Topeka, to Be Homeported... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Feb 12 2014]
The U.S. Navy has officially announced that the Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Topeka (SSN 754) will change homeports and move to Naval Base Guam.As part of the U.S. Navy’s long range plan to put the most advanced and capable units forward, ...
Buzz Worthy [Published Information Dissemination - Nov 09 2013]
It started as a rumor this morning, but by the end of the day it has turned into something more, because apparently everyone is talking about it, and wants to talk about it.One of the finalists the Obama administration is considering for Deputy Secretary ...
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