U.S. Military Aircraft Targeted by Lasers Over Pacific

U.S. officials wouldn’t definitively confirm Chinese personnel were behind laser incidents THE DAILY BEAST Pilots of American military aircraft flying over the western Pacific Ocean in areas frequented by the Chinese military have been targeted with lasers more than 20 times in recent months, The Wall Street Journal reports. Pentagon officials stopped short of accusing the Chinese military of involvement in the attacks, but confirmed to the Journal that the incidents occurred in and around t...
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US Dispatches Drone to Spy on North Korea

ZERO HEDGE The US Air Force deployed an RQ-4 Global Hawk high-altitude surveillance drone at Yokota Air Base on Monday night, starting a five-month operation in Tokyo, Japan Times reports. The drone, the first of five to arrive in Japan, is tasked to survey ballistic missiles and nuclear facilities in North Korea, and is part of the 69th Reconnaissance Group Detachment 1. Global Hawks do not have offensive capabilities. Its mission is to provide near real-time aerial imagery reconnai...
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