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U.s. department of defense

The United States Department of Defense is an executive branch department of the federal government charged with coordinating and supervising all agencies and functions of the government directly related to national security and the United States Armed Forces.

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China providing Venezuela with powerful military hardware: Reports
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China providing Venezuela with powerful military hardware: Reports

Although the Venezuelan Navy has not been a top concern for the US Department of Defense, reports have emerged that China is supplying Venezuela with some rather powerful weapons that could shift the balance of power in the region.

US sends more reinforcements for Afghan pullout: Pentagon
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US sends more reinforcements for Afghan pullout: Pentagon

Additional troops and capabilities have been transferred to the region to boost security, which includes six additional B-52 Long Range Strike bombers and a package of 12 fighter bombers, the US Department of Defense said in a statement on Thursday.

COVID-19: Fifth consignment carrying 545 oxygen concentrators arrives from US
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COVID-19: Fifth consignment carrying 545 oxygen concentrators arrives from US

The fifth in a series of consignments carrying 545 oxygen concentrators arrived from the United States on Tuesday, as part of COVID-19 assistance.

US flights with COVID-19 aid to India delayed: Dept of Defense
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US flights with COVID-19 aid to India delayed: Dept of Defense

The United States Department of Defense has said that the final two flights of COVID-19 aid salted for India have been delayed and will reach at least until Wednesday. US Transportation Command on Monday said that the delay is due to maintenance issues.

US Department of Defense confirms visuals of 'unidentified aerial phenomena' taken in 2019 as legitimate
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US Department of Defense confirms visuals of 'unidentified aerial phenomena' taken in 2019 as legitimate

The US Department of Defense has confirmed that leaked photos and video of "unidentified aerial phenomena" taken in 2019 are indeed legitimate images of unexplained objects.

US Department of Defense confirms visuals of 'unidentified aerial phenomena' taken in 2019 as legitimate
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US Department of Defense confirms visuals of 'unidentified aerial phenomena' taken in 2019 as legitimate

The US Department of Defense has confirmed that leaked photos and video of "unidentified aerial phenomena" taken in 2019 are indeed legitimate images of unexplained objects.

US Secretary of Defence to tour Asia, focus on strengthening ties with Indo-Pacific countries
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US Secretary of Defence to tour Asia, focus on strengthening ties with Indo-Pacific countries

Following the first-ever virtual summit of the top leaders of Quadrilateral Security Dialogue (Quad) on March 12, the US Secretary of Defense Lloyd J Austin informed that he has arrived at the US Indo-Pacific Command headquarters in Hawaii on Sunday to begin his Asia tour from Monday.

US Secretary of Defence to tour Asia, focus on strengthening ties with Indo-Pacific countries
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US Secretary of Defence to tour Asia, focus on strengthening ties with Indo-Pacific countries

Following the first-ever virtual summit of the top leaders of Quadrilateral Security Dialogue (Quad) on March 12, the US Secretary of Defense Lloyd J Austin informed that he has arrived at the US Indo-Pacific Command headquarters in Hawaii on Sunday to begin his Asia tour from Monday.

Japan debating on response to China's new coast guard law
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Japan debating on response to China's new coast guard law

Amid the growing belligerence of China in the East and South China Sea following Beijing's enactment of a new coast guard law, Japan is now deliberating on an apt response to the legislation, which is poised to escalate tensions in the region.

Senkaku Islands protected by US-Japan Security Treaty, says Pentagon
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Senkaku Islands protected by US-Japan Security Treaty, says Pentagon

US Secretary of Defence Lloyd Austin held a telephone conversation with his Japanese counterpart Nobuo Kishi and discussed the security situation in the Indo-Pacific region, particularly the East China Sea territorial disputes, the US Department of Defense (DoD) informed on Saturday.

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