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IS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's fate unclear post US-led airstrikes in Iraq  Apr 22, 10:22 am
London, April 22 (ANI): Conflicting reports have emerged about the fate of Islamic State (IS) leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, who is believed to have been grievously injured in a coalition air strike in March.
Pentagon says Iran's new 'suicide drones' pose increased threat to Israel, US Navy  Apr 10, 2:28 pm
Washington, Apr 10 (ANI): Iran has been placing an "explosive emphasis" on putting military surveillance and attack drones into the sky, including "suicide drones" that pose increased risks for Israel and the U.S Navy in the Persian Gulf, a new U.S Army analysis has said.
Pentagon may spend billions of dollars on 'Air Force One' aircraft that shuttles US President   Mar 30, 1:47 pm
Washington, March 30 (ANI): The Pentagon is likely to spend billions of dollars on new Air Force One, the aircraft that shuttles the United States president.
Pentagon probing 'online threat' issued by IS against US military  Mar 22, 11:22 am
London, March 22 (ANI): The Pentagon is reportedly probing a threat made by the Islamic State (IS) against 100 of its military personnel.
US military has carried out 2,320 air strikes against IS at cost of 1.83 bln dollars since August  Mar 20, 2:44 pm
Johannesburg, March 20 (ANI): The U.S. military has carried out 2,320 air strikes against Islamic State (IS) militants since 8 August at a cost of 1.83 billion dollars, the Pentagon said.
U.S stealth bomber set to undergo `expensive` upgrade  Mar 16, 5:09 pm
Washington, Mar 16 (ANI): Thirty years after the first U.S stealth bomber took flight, the U.S. Air Force's "ageing fleet" is all set for an expensive makeover, a report said.
US says not asked to provide airstrikes by Iraq in offensive against IS to retake Tikrit  Mar 3, 11:29 am
Washington, March 03 (ANI): The United States is not providing airstrikes against Islamic State (IS) militants in the latest offensive by Iraqi forces to retake the city of Tikrit because the U.S. was not asked for the assistance by Iraq, said a Pentagon spokeswoman.
Pentagon relying on experimental deep web tool to dig out data on Islamic State group  Feb 28, 4:41 pm
Washington, Feb 28 (ANI): The Pentagon is reportedly relying on an experimental deep web tool to dig out data on Islamic State group and its supporters.
US mulling delaying troop withdrawal from Afghanistan  Feb 22, 12:21 pm
Johannesburg, Feb 22 (ANI): United States President Barack Obama's new Pentagon chief has reportedly gone on record to say that the U.S. is mulling delaying the pace of withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan in the wake of growing Taliban insurgency in the nation.
Ashton Carter to replace 'outgoing' Chuck Hagel as US Defense Secretary  Feb 13, 10:36 am
Washington, Feb 13 (ANI): The United States has reportedly named Ashton Carter as the next defense secretary by a vote of 93 to five.
US confirms aid worker Kayla Mueller killed by IS  Feb 11, 10:00 am
London, Feb 11 (ANI): The United States has confirmed that aid worker Kayla Mueller, the last American hostage known to be held by Islamic State (IS) in Syria, has been killed.
Pentagon spent more than half million dollars on Viagra, erectile dysfunction drugs last year  Feb 10, 12:00 pm
Melbourne, Feb 10 (ANI): The United States Department of Defence has reportedly spent more than a half a million dollars on the male enhancement drug, Viagra, last year.
Russia dismisses Pentagon study about Putin's Asperger's syndrome as 'not worthy of comment'  Feb 7, 11:12 am
Sydney, Feb 07 (ANI): Russian President Vladimir Putin's spokesman has dismissed the Pentagon study that claimed that Putin had Asperger's syndrome saying that it was stupid and "not worthy of comment".
Pentagon study says Putin may have Asperger's syndrome that 'affects all his decisions'  Feb 6, 2:47 pm
Geneva, Feb 06 (ANI): A 2008 study by a Pentagon think tank has claimed that Russian President Vladimir Putin may have Asperger's syndrome, "an autistic disorder which affects all of his decisions."
Pentagon nominee Ashton Carter inclined to send weapons to Ukraine to fight Russia-backed rebels  Feb 5, 1:57 pm
London, Jan 05 (ANI): Ashton Carter, US President Barack Obama's pick to be next defense secretary, has said that he is inclined to increase support to Ukraine by sending weapons to the country to help it fight Russia-backed rebels.
Pentagon claims nearing end of mission to stop IS in Iraq   Jan 7, 2:40 pm
Washington, Jan 07 (ANI): The Pentagon has said that it is nearing its mission to stop the Islamic State militants in Iraq.
US' drone fleet reaches 'breaking point': Report  Jan 6, 3:49 pm
Washington, Jan 06 (ANI): The United States Air Force's drone fleet has reached a "breaking point" due to a lack of enough pilots and trained manpower to meet the fast-rising demand for more unmanned missions.
Pentagon seeking candidates to fill 183,300 dollars 'Yoda' position  Jan 4, 4:22 pm
Washington, Jan 04 (ANI): The US Defense Department is reportedly inviting in applications for the post of director for its Office of Net Assessment in order to replace Pentagon's exiting 'Yoda'.
Pentagon tells Santa Claus it's safe to fly over American airspace  Dec 20, 1:31 pm
Washington, Dec. 20 (ANI): Pentagon has recently announced that Santa Claus can safely fly over American airspace to give out gifts to kids this holiday season.
Pentagon says US air strikes killed 'several top IS leaders' in Iraq  Dec 19, 12:58 pm
Washington, Dec 19 (ANI): The Pentagon has said that U.S. air strikes that have killed several top Islamic State (IS) leaders in Iraq in recent weeks have limited the terror group's ability to fight Iraqi and Kurdish troops.
Hagel says 1000 extra US troops to remain in Afghanistan beyond 2015  Dec 7, 11:24 am
Washington, Dec 07 (ANI): Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has confirmed that the Obama administration will leave about 1000 more troops in Afghanistan than planned originally after the end of the year.
Ashton Carter to replace Hagel as new U.S. defence secretary  Dec 6, 10:35 am
London, Dec 06 (ANI): United States President Barack Obama has nominated former Pentagon official Ashton Carter as the new defence secretary who would replace outgoing Chuck Hagel after receiving approval from the Republican-led U.S. Senate.
Reports of US military sexual assault rise by 8 pc over past year, finds Pentagon study  Dec 4, 2:16 pm
Washington, Dec 4 (ANI): A pentagon study has revealed that the number of American troops who filed reports of sexual assault rose by 8 percent over the past year.
Kerry says any Iranian activity targeting IS 'positive'  Dec 4, 9:41 am
London, Dec 04 (ANI): United States Secretary of State John Kerry has remarked that any Iranian action against the Islamic State (IS) would be "positive."
US Army exosuits to be ready for use by 2016  Dec 3, 6:16 pm
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): US Army exosuits that have been created to considerably boost a soldier's strength and speed is likely to be ready for prime time by the year 2016.