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Af/Pak & Other News (6/19/2017)
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Afghan president inaugurates first air corridor with India:

http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/A/AS_AFGHANISTAN_INDIA?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT



Afghan Government Quietly Aids Breakaway Taliban Faction:

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/06/19/world/asia/afghanistan-taliban-faction-renouncers.html









A New Cold War in the Indian Ocean?:

http://nationalinterest.org/blog/the-buzz/new-cold-war-the-indian-ocean-21227?page=show









Iran’s Islamic State Problem Isn’t Going Away:

http://foreignpolicy.com/2017/06/19/irans-islamic-state-problem-isnt-going-away/



Iran Launched An Unprecedented Ballistic Missile Attack On Syrian City:

http://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/11638/iran-launched-an-unprecedented-ballistic-missile-attack-on-syrian-city



Iran says it hit targets in Syria with Zolfaghar ballistic missiles:

http://www.janes.com/article/71519/iran-says-it-hit-targets-in-syria-with-zolfaghar-ballistic-missiles



U.S. Quietly Admits Covert CIA Role in Iranian Coup:

http://freebeacon.com/national-security/u-s-quietly-admits-covert-cia-role-iranian-coup/



Iran’s Missile Attack On ISIS Was Coordinated With Assad, Went Through Iraqi
Airspace:

http://nationalinterest.org/blog/the-buzz/irans-missile-attack-isis-was-coordinated-assad-went-through-21222



Israeli intel estimate: Out of 6 missiles fired by Iran at Deir Ezzor, 1 hit the
target, 1 near the target, 4 failed & landed on the way.:

https://twitter.com/Elizrael/status/876780154353180673










Mosul Old City battle goes house to house as Islamic State fighters defend:

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-iraq-mosul-idUSKBN19A1PH



Iraq: Old City Turns Red And Dead:

https://www.strategypage.com/qnd/iraq/articles/20170619.aspx



The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff explains the US's 'annihilation
campaign' against ISIS:

http://www.businessinsider.com/gen-joseph-dunford-on-the-us-annihilation-campaign-against-isis-2017-6









Saudi Arabia says it disrupts attack on offshore oil field:

http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/M/ML_SAUDI_ARABIA?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT



Qatar says it will not negotiate unless neighbors lift "blockade":

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-gulf-qatar-idUSKBN19A1G6



Turkish troops arrive in Qatar amid tensions between Doha and its Arab
neighbors:

http://defence-blog.com/army/turkish-troops-arrive-in-qatar-amid-tensions-between-doha-and-its-arab-neighbors.html









Russia Issues Blunt Warning After Coalition Downs Syrian Jet:

https://www.rferl.org/a/us-syria-sdf-warplane-shootdown-assad-islamic-state/28561861.html



Russia to track coalition planes in Syria, halts US hotline:

http://gulfnews.com/news/mena/syria/russia-to-track-coalition-planes-in-syria-halts-us-hotline-1.2046185



U.S. repositioning aircraft over Syria as tensions rise:

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-aircraft-idUSKBN19A2AN?il=0



General: US and Moscow in delicate talks on Syria tensions:

http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_UNITED_STATES_SYRIA?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT



The Su-22: Syria’s War-Weary Warhorse the U.S. Navy Just Took Out:

http://nationalinterest.org/blog/the-buzz/the-su-22-syrias-war-weary-warhorse-the-us-navy-just-took-21221?page=show



U.S., Russia, Iran draw new red lines in Syria:

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-idUSKBN19A21A



Germany Reveals When Its Jets Will Resume Flights Over Syria:

https://sputniknews.com/politics/201706181054743532-germany-jets-flights-over-syria/




Kurds Seek to Expand Reach in Northern Syria:

http://www.spiegel.de/international/world/kurdish-pkk-expanding-grip-on-northern-syria-a-1151451-amp.html









Network-Enabled Spike Unveiled:

http://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news/defense/2017-06-19/network-enabled-spike-unveiled



Israeli gigapixel camera on drones with 30 hours of endurance provide persistant
surveillance of 80 square kilometers:

https://www.nextbigfuture.com/2017/06/israeli-gigapixel-camera-on-drones-with-30-hours-of-endurance-provide-persistant-surveillance-of-80-square-kilometers.html









Egypt islands deal with Saudi pits government against courts:

http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/M/ML_EGYPT_THE_ISLANDS_QUESTION?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2017-06-19-10-55-54




Libya smugglers broadcast abuse of African migrants on social media to demand
ransoms:

http://af.reuters.com/article/topNews/idAFKBN1961TP-OZATP









Putin sees chance under Trump to 'crack the NATO alliance': Former US ambassador
to NATO:

http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/putin-sees-chance-trump-crack-nato-alliance-us/story?id=48106001



Delivery of Third Project 11356 Frigate Admiral Makarov Slips to November 2017:

http://www.navyrecognition.com/index.php/news/defence-news/2017/june-2017-navy-naval-forces-defense-industry-technology-maritime-security-global-news/5294-delivery-of-third-project-11356-frigate-admiral-makarov-slips-to-november-2017.html



Putin on a show of strength: Russian fighter jets, bombers and helicopters fire
and evade missiles in spectacular 'military Olympics' tournament:

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4615480/Russian-fighter-jets-compete-aviation-tournament.html




MBDA Launches Glide Weapon Family:

http://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news/defense/2017-06-19/mbda-launches-glide-weapon-family




Mirage Testbed Showcases New Capabilities:

http://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news/defense/2017-06-19/mirage-testbed-showcases-new-capabilities




US Air Force, Lockheed aim to prove F-35 critics wrong in demo at Paris Air
Show:

http://www.defensenews.com/articles/air-force-lockheed-aim-to-prove-f-35-critics-wrong-in-demo-at-paris-air-show



F-35 Demo Pilot: Paris Performance Will ‘Crush Years Of Misinformation':

http://aviationweek.com/paris-air-show-2017/f-35-demo-pilot-paris-performance-will-crush-years-misinformation









Brazil's nuclear submarine project faces postponement:

http://www.janes.com/article/71513/brazil-s-nuclear-submarine-project-faces-postponement




A bloody, 3-sided war is raging in Mexico for control of 'El Chapo' Guzman's
Sinaloa cartel:

http://www.businessinsider.com/afp-war-for-sinaloa-cartel-leaves-trail-of-bodies-in-mexico-2017-6









Vietnam, Japan Coast Guards Hold First-Ever South China Sea Drill on Illegal
Fishing:

http://thediplomat.com/2017/06/vietnam-japan-coast-guards-hold-first-ever-south-china-sea-drill-on-illegal-fishing/



Hamilton The Diplomat:

https://www.strategypage.com/htmw/htsurf/articles/20170619.aspx





China promotes unmanned airpower:

https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/paris-china-promotes-unmanned-airpower-438353/



How a Soviet Lander Could Help Chinese Astronauts Reach the Moon:

http://www.popularmechanics.com/space/moon-mars/a26975/china-soviet-lander-lk/





ABM interceptor destroys another ABM interceptor over Taiwan:

http://alert5.com/2017/06/19/abm-interceptor-destroys-another-abm-interceptor-over-taiwan/





Investigators Question Delay in Reporting US Destroyer Collision:

https://www.voanews.com/a/navy-identifies-sailors-killed-in-collision/3906043.html



How Could This Happen? The Fitzgerald, the U.S. Navy, and Collisions at Sea:

https://warontherocks.com/2017/06/how-could-this-happen-the-fitzgerald-the-u-s-navy-and-collisions-at-sea/





Kim Jong Un lives in fear of assassination by western 'decapitation' team, says
report:

http://www.foxnews.com/world/2017/06/19/kim-jong-un-lives-in-fear-assassination-by-western-decapitation-team-says-report.html



Analyst: North Korea's biochem weapons being built in hidden facilities:

http://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2017/06/19/Analyst-North-Koreas-biochem-weapons-being-built-in-hidden-facilities/6271497893550/?utm_source=sec&utm_campaign=sl&utm_medium=1










DARPA to develop new digital tools to support coastal urban combat operations:

http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsdarpa-seeks-to-develop-new-digital-tools-to-support-coastal-urban-combat-operations-5846789



U.S. Special Operators Are Ready to Ride Into War On Horseback Again:

http://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/11640/u-s-special-operators-are-ready-to-ride-into-war-on-horseback-again



Army Drones Fight Video "Hacking" & "Jamming":

http://www.scout.com/military/warrior/story/1754806-can-the-army-protect-drones-enemy-attacks



What 5 New Drones Tell Us About the Future of Unmanned Flying:

http://www.popularmechanics.com/flight/drones/news/g3130/drones-2017-paris-air-show/



Textron Systems introduces new drone at Paris Air Show:

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-airshow-paris-textron-idUSKBN19A0X6



Safety lapses undermine nuclear warhead work at Los Alamos:

https://sofrep.com/83946/safety-lapses-undermine-nuclear-warhead-work-los-alamos/



L3 Shows New Light Strike System Based On Agplane:

http://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news/defense/2017-06-19/l3-shows-new-light-strike-system-based-agplane



Hypoxia Linked to Deaths of Four F-18 Pilots:

http://www.defense-aerospace.com/articles-view/release/3/184555/hypoxia-linked-to-deaths-of-four-f_18-pilots.html



US Air Force testing new sensors that could help solve F-35 pilot hypoxia
puzzle:

http://www.defensenews.com/articles/us-air-force-testing-new-sensors-that-could-help-solve-f-35-pilot-hypoxia-puzzle



Sumo Wrestlers Inspire New Exoskeleton Tech:

http://www.nationaldefensemagazine.org/articles/2017/6/19/sumo-wrestlers-inspire-new-exoskeleton-tech



The U.S. Army Wants a More Powerful Rifle; 5.56-millimeter ain't cutting it any
more:

http://warisboring.com/the-u-s-army-wants-a-more-powerful-rifle/



King Aerospace receives EO-5 aircraft contract:

http://www.upi.com/Defense-News/2017/06/19/King-Aerospace-receives-EO-5-aircraft-contract/2311497885914/?utm_source=sec&utm_campaign=sl&utm_medium=2



With CH-53K in Production, Lockheed Martin Looks to Future:

http://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news/defense/2017-06-19/ch-53k-production-lockheed-martin-looks-future



Raytheon to leverage hypersonic R&D for next-generation AAM solution:

http://www.janes.com/article/71506/raytheon-to-leverage-hypersonic-r-d-for-next-generation-aam-solution



Pilots Say F-35 Superior Within Visual Range: Dogfight Criticisms Laid To Rest:

http://breakingdefense.com/2017/06/pilots-say-f-35-superior-within-visual-range-dogfight-criticisms-laid-to-rest/



This Drone Battery for Submarines Drinks Seawater:

http://www.popularmechanics.com/technology/robots/a26966/this-drone-battery-for-submarines-drinks-seawater/
Grantland
2017-06-19 22:36:50 UTC
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The U.S. Army Wants a More Powerful Rifle; 5.56-millimeter ain't cutting it any
more:

http://warisboring.com/the-u-s-army-wants-a-more-powerful-rifle/

6.5mm Grendel

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