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Army blimp breaks loose, drifts over Pa.

...Afghanistan on a number of occasions, we could get it to descend and then we'll recover it and put it back up," Defense Secretary Ash Carter said at the Pentagon as the journey unfolded. "This happens in bad weather."Raytheon referred questions...
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Carter: US is retooling fight against IS

...escalation of U.S. military action in the Middle East, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Tuesday that the United States is...recent progress in defeating the militant group, the defense secretary's testimony outlined a changing U.S. approach...
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Pentagon: American killed in raid to free Iraqis held by IS

...that freed hostages told authorities some had been killed at the prison recently, prior to the rescue.Cook said Defense Secretary Ash Carter approved the U.S. participation in the mission. Cook called it "consistent with our counter-ISIL...
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Air Force picks Northrop Grumman to build next big bomber

...and deterrent capabilities," Defense Secretary Ash Carter said at a Pentagon...before he left office, then-Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel visited a bomber...public notice, although a former defense secretary, William Perry, drew attention...
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China warns US Navy after ship sails by Chinese-built island law allows, as we do around the world, and the South China Sea is not and will not be an exception," Defense Secretary Ash Carter said earlier this month.The Chinese Foreign Ministry statement said China adhered to international law...
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Army intelligence system down during hospital attack

...staff, patients and others at a Doctors without Borders hospital in Kunduz, Rep. Duncan Hunter wrote Tuesday to Defense Secretary Ash Carter."The purpose of DCGS is to enable commanders and service members to 'see and know' the battlefield...
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Russian warships fire cruise missiles into Syria

...strongholds in Raqqa and Aleppo, while the al-Qaida-linked Nusra Front has a strong presence in Idlib.U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Russia was continuing to strike targets other than Islamic State militants, adding that he was concerned...
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US commander says Afghans requested US airstrike in Kunduz

...from its current level of about 9,800 to leave only an embassy-based security cooperation office after 2016.Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Monday the U.S. intends to continue a military presence after 2016, adding, "it's not a matter...
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NATO denounces Russia for violating Turkish airspace

...with the second alleged incursion Sunday.NATO called Russia's actions "irresponsible behavior," and U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Washington is conferring with Turkish leaders about the airspace violation.White House spokesman...
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Russia begins airstrikes, West disputes targets

...Curiously, they didn't hit Islamic State. I will let you draw a certain number of conclusions yourselves."U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter also said the Russians appeared to have targeted areas that did not include IS militants and complained...
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