The FRN Daily News Brief 2020-10-01

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This Daily FRN News Brief is a summary of 3, articles about Anglo-5, Headline-News, United-States, Eurasia, Isis, Mena, Russia, Syria, Finance.

Tags in this brief: F-35, KC-130J, Military, Plane Crash, USA, Anti-Terrorism, Russia, Shoigu, Syria, Terrorism, War, ICBM, Nuclear Weapons, Pentagon.

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WATCH: $122mln F-35 Comes Crashing Down After a Mid-Air Collision With $71mln KC-130J During Air Refueling Over California

Published 2020-10-01 13:35:44 by Drago Bosnic in Anglo-5, Headline-News, United-States

Imperial County, CA, USA – Originally at ZeroHedge – A US Marine Corps Lockheed Martin F-35B STOVL fighter jet crashed in Imperial County, California, while attempting an aerial refueling mission with a Lockheed Martin KC-130J refueling tanker, according to USNI News. The short video captures the impact of the $122 million stealth jet crashing into the ground, after a midair collision with the $71 million KC-130J air refueling tanker On Tuesday afternoon, “it was reported that an F-35B made contact with a KC-130J during an air-to-air refueling evolution, resulting in the crash of the F-35B. The pilot of the F-35B ejected… Continue ->

Tags: F-35, KC-130J, Military, Plane Crash, USA


SHOIGU: ‘Russia Killed 133,000 Terrorists in Syria, Defeated ISIS’

Published 2020-10-01 02:25:09 by Drago Bosnic in Eurasia, Headline-News, Isis, Mena, Russia, Syria

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MOSCOW – Russia’s military operation against terrorists in Syria was necessary and helped to preserve the Syrian statehood and defeat the Islamic State (IS, ISIL, ISIS or Daesh), Russian Defense Minister Army Gen. Sergei Shoigu said on Wednesday. “Sometimes, in the course of ongoing discussions, a question arises whether Russia did the right thing to assume this difficult task. But every time there are all grounds to say: The mission in Syria was necessary and the decision to start the military operation was correct, maybe it was even the only option,” Shoigu stated in an article for the Defense Ministry’s… Continue ->

Tags: Anti-Terrorism, Russia, Shoigu, Syria, Terrorism, War


Pentagon Hastily Awards $13 bln Contract For ICBMs to Northrop Grumman

Published 2020-10-01 01:39:45 by Drago Bosnic in Anglo-5, Finance, Headline-News, United-States

PENTAGON (SF) – A recent analysis by Defense One notes that the announcement by the US Air Force that it will award Northrop Grumman $13.3 billion to develop a new intercontinental ballistic missile raises more questions than it answers. First and foremost: what’s the rush? The move greatly complicates the ability of the next administration to revise the Pentagon’s $2 trillion nuclear modernization plan in light of other demands both within and beyond the military budget. The author of the report argues that it appears that strategic concerns aren’t the only drivers of the new program, known formally as the Ground-Based Strategic… Continue ->

Tags: ICBM, Military, Nuclear Weapons, Pentagon, USA


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