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S. Korea, U.S. defense chiefs reaffirm ‘no wedge’ in alliance

WASHINGTON, Jan. 27 — The defense chiefs of South Korea and the United States have reaffirmed that North Korea will not succeed in driving a wedge in the bilateral alliance, the Pentagon said Saturday. During a meeting in Hawaii Friday, South Korean Defense Minister Song Young-moo and U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis addressed concerns that […]

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The F-35 Is Almost Ready to Attack from Aircraft Carriers

Being engineered for a carrier, the F-35C’s 51-foot wingspan is larger than the Air Force’s F-35A and Marine Corps’ F-35B short take-off-and-landing variants. The fighter is configured to carry 19,000 pounds of fuel and 18,000 pounds of weapons. It can fire two AIM-120 air-to-air missiles and two 2,000-pound Joint Direct Attack Munitions. The F-35C can […]

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