April 2, 2023

UAE Clears First US Hurdle to Purchase Chinook Helicopters


The State Dept. has cleared the United Arab Emirates to purchase of 10 Chinook helicopters for $830 million. The purchase must also be approved by Congress, which can still negotiate changes in quantities and cost.

Trump Shifts Military From Counterterrorism to Competition


The Trump administration shifts US military focus from counterterrorism to competition with peer adversaries such as China.

Morning Coffee: Seahawk Fires on Pirate Skiff

A morning roundup of news from Pax River, NAVAIR, the Pentagon and beyond.