App-enabled handheld devices have slashed the time it takes for Air Force controllers on the ground to call in airstrikes; and the Pentagon, as well as other federal agencies like Homeland Security are buying into the technology in a big way.
There’s been speculation that President Trump’s decision to suspend large-scale military exercises in the Korean Peninsula has harmed readiness. The head of US Force Korea said unequivocally there has not.
Large-deck, nuclear-powered aircraft carriers are the signature expression of American military power. They enable U.S. warfighters to sustain devastating air attacks against hostile forces on land or at sea for months at a time, precisely hitting hundreds of targets each day. And unlike some other combat systems, they don’t need access to bases ashore to accomplish their missions.
Iran has “always emerged victorious against White House bullying leaders,” claimed the country’s president, according to Iranian state media on Wednesday. Hassan Rouhani was addressing a regional council session in Maku late on Tuesday, telling his audience that Iran will not “bow its head in the face of bullies.”