Trump celebrated ‘American pride’ by showcasing US-made goods at the White House — here’s what it looked like

REUTERS The White House showcased a number of products made in each of the 50 states during its second annual “Made in America” event on Monday. “We’re here today to celebrate the greatest products in the world — products made with American heart, American sweat, and American pride,” President Donald Trump said. The Trump administration […]

Japan deploys first of 10 US-made stealth fighter jets

Japan has commissioned the first of its new F-35A stealth fighter jets at a military base in the north of the country amid ongoing regional tension over North Korea’s missile testing. READ MORE: American provocateur: Why North Korea is going ballistic over missiles The Air Self Defence Force (ASDF) plans to add another nine of […]

Japan approves missile shield expansion with US-made land-based Aegis launchers

Tokyo has formally approved the purchase and deployment of Aegis Ashore systems to “fundamentally improve” Japan’s anti-missile capabilities against potential “surprise attacks,” local media reported after the Cabinet meeting. The Japanese government plans to purchase two Lockheed Martin missile defense systems at the cost of at least 100 billion yen ($ 888 million) a unit, […]

Israel reportedly has US-made drones capable of launching grenades

Aerodynamics and physics dictate that you can’t quite strap an assault rifle onto a DJI Phantom and expect it to fly and hit a target. Florida company Duke Robotics has apparently devised a way to keep a drone steady while compensating for a gun’s recoil. “Though a system of flexibly connected pates, the TIKAD distributes […]

US-made planes are being used to support a Russian-backed general in Libya

Thomson Reuters The United Arab Emirates has begun using US-made planes to support a Russian-backed general in Libya, Time reported. At least six American-made Archangel turboprop planes have been seen in satellite images of an airbase controlled by Russian-backed Gen. Khalifa Haftar, the leader of a faction fighting the US- and UN-backed government in Tripoli, […]