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US mulling over new strategies to fight ISIS  Apr 17, 9:48 am
London, Apr. 17 (ANI): United States Defense Secretary Ash Carter said that he will talk with his commanders in the coming days to identify new ways the US can intensify the fight against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria, which including more airstrikes and cyber attacks.
North Korea threatens US of more deaths than 9/11  Apr 5, 12:37 pm
Melbourne, Apr. 5 (ANI): North Korea has claimed that if it could, it would kill more Americans than the 9/11 attacks.
US Air Force F-16 fighter jet crashes in Afghanistan, pilot safe  Mar 30, 3:02 pm
Kabul, Mar.30(ANI): United States Air Force F-16 fighter jet crashed on takeoff near Bagram Air Field in Afghanistan this morning.
Pentagon: US airstrike in Yemen killed dozens of people  Mar 23, 2:42 pm
New York, Mar. 23 (ANI): The Pentagon has estimated that dozens of people were killed in a massive US airstrike in Yemen, the second such mass-casualty strike undertaken by the US military this month.
Obama to explain anti-ISIS strategy at Pentagon this week  Dec 14, 2:58 pm
New York, 14 Dec.(ANI): US President Barrack Obama will visit the Pentagon and the National Counterterrorism Center this week to explain his strategy to combat Islamic state of Iraq and Syria(ISIS) with no expectations of bringing significant changes to the plan.
Parrikar discusses Make in India, ISIS threat with U.S.  Dec 11, 11:27 am
New Delhi, Dec. 11 (ANI): Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar made an official visit to the United States at the invitation of U.S. Secretary of Defence Ash Carter from December 7th to 10th that included visits to multiple U.S. facilities including U.S. Pacific Command (PACOM), the Pentagon, and a visit with Secretary Carter to observe flight operations aboard the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN-69).
Pentagon warns Trump's anti-Muslim rhetoric threatens national security  Dec 9, 11:03 am
New York, Dec. 9 (ANI): The Pentagon has warned that Donald Trump's anti-Muslim rhetoric weakens the national security of the United States and further encourages the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS).
Defence cooperation dominates meeting between Raheel Sharif, US officials  Nov 18, 1:56 pm
Karachi, Nov. 18 (ANI): Pakistan's Chief of Army Staff, General Raheel Sharif, has held meetings with top US defence officials at the Pentagon wherein military cooperation between the two nations dominated the talks.
ISIS chief in Libya killed in air strike: Pentagon  Nov 15, 1:07 pm
London, Nov. 15 (ANI): A day after the ISIS carried out six deadly attacks in the French capital slaughtering 129 people, the head of the terror outfit in Libya has reportedly been killed in a US military airstrike.
Pak army chief's US visit expected to be more substantive than PM Sharif's  Nov 8, 12:39 pm
Karachi, Nov. 8 (ANI): Pakistan Army chief General Raheel Sharif is expected to train his focus on the situation in Afghanistan when he meets senior Pentagon officials during his visit to the United States from November 15 to 20.
Bin Laden's 'bodyguard' sent home from GTMO after more than 10 years of detention  Sep 23, 10:10 pm
Sydney, Sept. 23 (ANI): A Saudi Arabian prisoner, believed to be the bodyguard for Osama Bin Laden, has been sent home from Gauntanamo Bay after more than a decade behind bars, said the Pentagon.
Pentagon plans to sharply expand US drone strikes by 2019   Aug 18, 11:37 am
New York, Aug 18 (ANI): The Pentagon is planning to increase the number of US drone strikes by 50 percent over the next four years to keep up with the sprouting number of international hot spots, said a senior defense official.
Senior ISIS militant killed in Syria airstrike  Jul 3, 9:30 pm
Johannesburg, July 3 (ANI): The Pentagon has said that a senior militant of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) who coordinated suicide bombing and recruitments was killed in a US-led coalition airstrike in Syria.
ISIS 'emir of suicide bombers' killed in US air strike: Pentagon  Jul 3, 3:58 pm
Atlanta, July 3 (ANI): The Pentagon has said that air strikes conducted by the U.S.-led coalition in Syria last month have reportedly killed an Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) leader, known as the 'emir of suicide bombers'.
US spending over USD nine million a day on anti-IS mission, says Pentagon  Jun 12, 3:01 pm
London, June 12 (ANI): The United States is reportedly spending more than USD nine million a day on the war against the Islamic State (IS), and has already shelled out USD 2.7 billion for the bombing campaign since it was started.
US soldiers may soon be able to see through walls  Jun 2, 6:34 pm
Washington, June 02 (ANI): The Pentagon has started a project aimed at capturing light wave history that will allow troops to see behind walls.
Russian warplanes making 'close passes' over US destroyers in Black Sea: Pentagon  Jun 2, 10:37 am
London, June 2 (ANI): The Pentagon has said that Russian warplanes have made many close passes in the recent weeks over a US destroyer sailing in the Black Sea.
Pentagon says no need for review of IS strategy despite Ramadi's fall  May 21, 5:49 pm
Washington, May 21 (ANI): The Pentagon has said that it has not been asked by the White House to conduct a review of its strategy to defeat the Islamic State (IS), despite the fall of Ramadi to that terror outfit.
Saudi Arabia dismisses reports of buying 'off the shelf' nukes from Pakistan  May 20, 4:33 pm
Karachi, May 20 (ANI): Days after a report claimed that Saudi Arabia was planning to buy nuclear weapons from Pakistan, a defense official of the kingdom dismissed the claims as mere "speculation."
Pentagon mulls military patrols of China's artificial islands in 'disputed' South China Sea  May 13, 4:45 pm
London, May 13 (ANI): The Pentagon is reportedly mulling sending US military aircraft and ships to assert freedom of navigation around the artificial island being built by China in the disputed South China Sea, a US official said.
Audit reveals Pentagon employees misused credit cards to spend over $1 bln at casinos, adult entertainment  May 8, 4:59 pm
Washington, May 08 (ANI): An audit carried out by the Pentagon has found that Defense Department personnel misused their credit cards to spend more than one billion dollars at casinos and adult entertainment venues last year.
US Navy to accompany American commercial vessels through Strait of Hormuz  May 1, 2:06 pm
London, May 1 (ANI): Days after an American cargo ship was intercepted by Iranian patrol boats in the Strait of Hormuz, Pentagon officials have said that the U.S. Navy will accompany all U.S.-flagged commercial vessels through those waters in the future to prevent interference by Iran.
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.