Topic - U.S. Pacific Command

Subscribe to this topic via RSS or ATOM
Related Stories
  • ** FILE ** China's Xia-class nuclear ballistic missile submarine. (Associated Press)

    China's new subs to get long-range nuclear missiles for the first time

    China's newest class of submarines appear to be getting a special upgrade for the first time: long-range nuclear missiles.

  • FILE - This March 22, 2013 file photo shows Birney Bervar, attorney for defense contractor Benjamin Bishop, speaking with reporters outside U.S. District Court in Honolulu, Friday, March 22, 2013. Bishop, a civilian defense contractor accused of giving military secrets to a Chinese girlfriend, was expected to plead guilty his attorney said Tuesday March 11, 2014. An FBI affidavit in 2013 alleged the then-59-year-old gave his 27-year-old girlfriend classified information about war plans, nuclear weapons, missile defenses and other topics. (AP Photo/Audrey McAvoy, File)

    APNewsBreak: Defense contractor to plead guilty

    A civilian defense contractor accused of giving military secrets to a Chinese girlfriend half his age will be entering a guilty plea, his attorney said Tuesday.

  • Willard

    Military to bolster its forces in Pacific

    The commander of U.S. forces in the Pacific said Thursday that the Pentagon is developing new battle plans for Asia that include adding Marines to better-coordinated naval and air forces in the region where China is expanding its military might.

  • GETTY IMAGES
At the interior entrance to the Cheyenne Mountain headquarters, two military personnel exit the administrative area. The personnel work at 7,000 feet inside the granite mountain. Two 25-ton security doors seal the inside offices from any type of attack. There is a self-sufficient survival system with independent water and air supplies. Sources say the move out of the mountain - billed as a cost-cutting measure - received insufficient government review, violated previous Pentagon directives, may have broken U.S. law and has left the United States less able to track potential threats and the operations center more vulnerable to attack.

    Dangerous move for NORAD?

    Nestled a half mile inside a hardened rock tunnel, the Cheyenne Mountain Operations Center buzzed with excitement on July 4, 2006, as the shuttle Discovery prepared to launch.

  • U.S. carrier help?

    Pentagon officials are hoping that members of Congress will notice that the senior admiral in charge of the U.S. Pacific Command set the stage for violating congressional limits on military exchanges with China by recently offering to help Beijing build an aircraft carrier.

  • U.S. carrier help?

    Pentagon officials are hoping that members of Congress will notice that the senior admiral in charge of the U.S. Pacific Command set the stage for violating congressional limits on military exchanges with China by recently offering to help Beijing build an aircraft carrier.

More Stories →

Happening Now