During an appearance at the Pentagon Wednesday, British Defense Minister Philip Hammond told reporters that there is a greater need for military resources at this year’s Olympics than previously believed, but that the British government will be able to provide the necessary resources.
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta told reporters at the Pentagon Wednesday that he offered to help the British government with Olympics security. Panetta added that he has confidence that the British will ultimately provide effective security for the international assembly of athletes.
With the threat of sequestration looming, the House Armed Services Committee invited representatives from the defense Industry to the Hill Wednesday to decry the impact that the automatic cuts in military spending will have on their respective businesses. The heads of Lockheed Martin, EADS North America, Pratt and Whitney as well as the smaller, Texas […]
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta told reporters Wednesday that the Syrian government will be held responsible if they fail to protect the country’s stockpiles of chemical weapons amid growing unrest. “It’s something we have made very clear to them,” Panetta said alongside British Defense Minister Philip Hammond during a press briefing at the Pentagon. “They have […]
Pentagon Press Secretary George Little told reporters Tuesday that the Syrian regime has an obligation to keep tabs and ensure the security of their weapon stockpiles.
During a press briefing Tuesday, Pentagon Press Secretary George Little maintained that U.S. forces attempted to warn an unknown vessel approaching the USS Rappahannock before firing on it.
Pentagon Press Secretary George Little confirmed in a briefing Tuesday that funds allocated in contracts signed in FY 2012 will not be affected by the onset of sequestration.
Pentagon Press Secretary George Little confirmed Tuesday that funds allocated in contracts signed in FY 2012 will not be affected by the onset of sequestration. “Anything put on contract between now and September 30th, the end of the fiscal year will also not be affected,” Little added during a press conference at the Pentagon. Contracts […]
Pentagon Press Secretary George Little told reporters Tuesday that while Defense officials are holding frequent meeting with the Office of Management and Budget, the Pentagon is still not planning for sequestration.
The Pakistani government’s decision to re-open routes used by coalition forces to move supplies in and out of Afghanistan will cut the price tag of the Afghan campaign by approximately $70 to $100 million each month, according to Pentagon spokesperson Captain John Kirby. The supply routes were initially closed last November after a U.S. airstrike […]