U.S. Navy Ends Search for 3 Sailors Missing Since Plane Crash Near Japan

1. The plane crashed in the Philippine Sea about 500 nautical miles southeast of Okinawa around 2:45 p. m. Wednesday while en route to the aircraft carrier Ronald Reagan, the Seventh Fleet said.

2. HONG KONG — The United States Navy on Friday ended its search for three sailors who have been missing since a transport plane crashed near Japan this week, the Navy’s Seventh Fleet said in a statement.

3. The crash was the fifth accident this year for the fleet, which has its headquarters in Japan and is the Navy’s largest fleet overseas.

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Hopes Dashed, Relatives of Argentine Submarine Crew Turn to Grief and Anger

1. “Instead of spending on other matters, why don’t you spend on something truly important, like the life of all our relatives,” an unidentified woman asked Mr. Macri on Monday when he traveled to the resort city of Mar del Plata, according to a video of the meeting that was posted online.

2. The disappearance and likely loss of the vessel, the San Juan, could turn out to be the greatest national tragedy to unfold under President Mauricio Macri, who came into office nearly two years ago vowing to invest in Argentina’s underfunded armed forces.

3. Ms. Gopar said she had largely stayed away from the base in recent days.

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8 found alive after US Navy aircraft crashes into Pacific off Japan

1. The C-2 “Greyhound” aircraft was on its way to the U. S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan, which is currently in the Philippine Sea.

2. The plane was taking part in an ongoing joint U. S. -Japan naval exercise in waters surrounding Okinawa from Nov. 16-26.

3. “U. S. and Japanese ships and aircraft are searching the area of the crash, and we will be relentless in our efforts.

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How significant is Jaish-e-Muhammad in Kashmir today?

1. Early this year, intelligence sources say, Talha Rashid was despatched across the Line of Control as part of a group of around two dozen Jaish — a squad chosen to stage periodic fidayeen operations, to shore up the morale of local jihadists.

2. IN the hours after he learned that a nephew had been shot dead in a remote Kashmir village, Masood Azhar Alvi began writing a strange elegy to violent death: “The martyr’s sins are forgiven when the first drop of his blood falls”, he wrote, “and he is spared the agony of the grave, the terrors of the day of judgment; he is married to seventy two virgins; his family granted God’s mercy.

3. For years now, it has functioned as the hard core of the Kashmir jihad, focussing on dramatic operations like the attacks on Parliament House and the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly in 2001, the Indian diplomatic mission in Mazar-e-Sharif, and the Indian Air Force base in Pathankot last year.

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U. of C. hosts ribbon cutting ceremony for the Army Research Laboratory Central Site at the Polsky Center

1. The University of Chicago (U. of C. ) and the U. S. Army Research Laboratory held a ribbon-cutting ceremony and tour for the previously-announced Army Research Laboratory (ARL) Central Site on the eve of Veterans Day, Friday, Nov. 7, at the University of Chicago’s Polksy Exchange North Center, 1452 E. 53rd St. .

2. In addition to Emanuel, other dignitaries who spoke at the event included, U. S. Sen. Richard Durbin (D-Ill), Dr. Phillip Perconti, director of Army Research Laboratory, and Major General Cedric Wins, commander, research, development, and engineering command for the United States Army.

3. According to ARL, the U. S. Army Research Laboratory of the U. S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command is the Army’s corporate, or central, laboratory.

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LEMOA in place, US tanker refuels Indian Navy ship in Sea of Japan

1. INS Satpura, an Indian Navy stealth frigate, was refuelled by USNS John Ericsson, a US Navy tanker, as a Replenishment at Sea (RAS) activity carried out under Exercise PASSEX (participation exercise).

2. The Indian Navy vessels INS Kadmatt (P29), left, and INS Satpura (F48) (AP/PTI/File Photo) The Indian Navy vessels INS Kadmatt (P29), left, and INS Satpura (F48) (AP/PTI/File Photo).

3. During Exercise Malabar, the two countries had first utilised the LEMOA to transfer fuel from INS Jyoti, an Indian Navy tanker, to two US Navy ships.

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China in space five times faster than US

1. SpaceX has also criticized the regulatory process, with President Gwynne Shotwell noting the process takes six months “and then you re-apply at 90 days, 30 days, and then 15 days to file a flight plan.

2. Kwast analogizes the current regulatory environment to needing to submit an itinerary for every item you plan to bring on a flight from D. C. to Los Angeles – one year before the flight.

3. “If we want to achieve rapid progress in space, the U. S. government must remove bureaucratic practices that run counter to innovation and speed,” Shotwell said.

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US Air Force declares space a new ‘warfighting domain’ — RT US News

1. “It is the policy of the United States to develop, produce, field, and maintain an integrated system of assets in response to the increasingly contested nature of the space operating domain to [among other things] deter or deny an attack on capabilities at every level of orbit in space,” as well as to “defend the territory of the United States, its allies, and its deployed forces across all operating domains,” Section 1605 reads.

2. Most of America’s space strategy is coordinated from the National Space Defense Center (NSDC) at Schriever Air Force Base in Colorado.

3. “The nation expects its Air Force to own the high ground, the ultimate high ground and achieve space superiority which is like air superiority – freedom to attack and freedom to maneuver.

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IAF recruitment 2017: Notification out, 132 vacancies announced, check last date and other details

1. Candidates who are willing to apply must note that the last date of submitting the application is December 11, 2017.

2. IAF recruitment 2017: The Headquarters Eastern Air Command of the Indian Air Force, in its latest recruitment notification has announced 132 vacancies in various posts.

3. IAF recruitment 2017: The Indian Air Force’s Eastern Air Command, in its latest recruitment notification, has announced 132 vacancies in various posts.

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Israel military drill: Indian commandos in Israel for major military drill

1. In a rare move, while contingents of other participating nations in the massive “war drill” feature fighter aircraft, the Indian Air Force (IAF) decided to send C-130J Super Hercules aircraft along with Garud commandos who will be training for a week each with Israeli Air Force’s elite units – Unit 5101 (more commonly referred to as the Shaldag Commando unit) and Unit 669 (Airborne Rescue And Evacuation Unit).

2. The 45-member Indian contingent, including 16 Garud commandos, led by Group Captain Maluk Singh, is also closely working with Israel’s select special forces during the Blue Flag aerial training exercise with focus on learning what makes them excel at special operations.

3. India is looking to boost its special forces capabilities, including cross-border counter-terrorist operations, by participating for the first time in a major military drill with the air forces of Israel and eight other nations.

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