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Syria: US targets Iran-linked sites

The US carried out airstrikes on two facilities in eastern Syria used by Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) and affiliated groups, the Pentagon said on Saturday (October 27, 2023).

Pentagon confirms Chinese surveillance balloon did not collect intelligence while flying over US

A top Pentagon official on Thursday said the Chinese surveillance balloon, which had traversed the United States earlier this year before it was shot down, did not collect intelligence while flying over the nation.

US providing Ukraine 4,000 Zuni aircraft rockets: Pentagon

Washington: The United States is providing Ukraine with 4,000 Zuni rockets for use by its air assets, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Russia, Ukraine and Eurasia Laura Cooper said on Friday.

Russian jets unprofessionally intercept 3 US Navy aircraft: Pentagon

Washington/UNI/Sputnik: Three United States Navy aircraft had been unprofessionally intercepted by Russian aircraft over the Mediterranean Sea during the weekend, Defense Department spokesperson Capt. Mike Kafka told Sputnik on Wednesday.

Pentagon says that no US troops will be punished for Afghan drone strike

Washington/UNI: US officials have said that they will not punish any of the American troops or officials involved in the drone strike that killed 10 people in Afghanistan in August earlier this year, the BBC reported on Tuesday.

China may have already established a nuclear triad, says Pentagon report

Washington/UNI: The US Defense Department in a new report says that China may have already established a nuclear triad, which includes the ability to launch nuclear-capable missiles from the air, ground and sea.

Pyongyang's military activity poses threat to the international community: Pentagon

Washington/UNI/Sputnik: The United States has been informed about North Korea’s most recent missile test and considers such activity to be a threat to the international community, the Pentagon said.

16000 people evacuated in last 24 hours from Kabul airport: Pentagon

Washington/IBNS: Around 16,000 people have been evacuated over the past 24 hours from Afghanistan through the Kabul airport, the Pentagon said Monday.

Pentagon secretary, Pakistani Army Chief discuss Afghanistan situation: Spokesperson

Washington/UNI/Sputnik: US and Pakistan's top defense officials during a phone conversation discussed the ongoing situation in Afghanistan as well as regional security, Pentagon spokesperson John Kirby said in a readout.

US forces leave largest air base in Afghanistan, says Pentagon

Washington/UNI/Sputnik: The US has handed over control of the Bagram Air Base outside of Kabul to Afghan forces and withdrawn strike capabilities as part of the ongoing drawdown of forces from the country, Pentagon spokesman John Kirby said on Friday.

UFOs repeatedly 'took offline' US nuclear capabilities: Ex-Chief of Pentagon Secret Unit

Washington/Sputnik: Unidentified flying objects (UFO) have repeatedly meddled with US nuclear technology, forcing some facilities to go offline, ex-head of Pentagon's Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program, Luis Elizondo, told The Washington Post.

US carries out airstrikes in Syria on Iran-backed militias after Prez Biden nod

Washington DC: Following orders from US President Joe Biden, the US Military carried out airstrikes 'against infrastructure utilized by Iranian-backed militant groups in eastern Syria', a Pentagon release said.

Pentagon can not track lost weapons, aid to Afghanistan worth Billions: Report

Washington/Sputnik: The US Defense Department has lost track of billions of dollars worth of military equipment supplied to the Afghan armed forces, has no effective mechanism for getting it back and expects loses to continue, the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) said in a report.

Pentagon lauds India for supporting Afghanistan-led peace process in the war-ravaged nation

Washington: The US Department of Defence has appreciated India's role in Afghanistan and described it as the 'largest donor' of the south Asian war-ravaged nation.

Number of COVID-19 cases in US armed forces exceeds 5,700 - Pentagon

Washington/Sputnik - The number of COVID-19 cases among the US armed forces, civilian personnel and their families has reached 8,697 of whom 5,765 are among active service personnel, the Department of Defense announced in a fact sheet on Tuesday.