U.S. to send mobile rocket launchers to Ukraine in $625 mln aid package -officials

WASHINGTON, Oct 3 (Reuters) – The Biden administration’s next security assistance package for Ukraine is expected to include four High Mobility Artillery Rocket Launchers (HIMARS), munitions, mines and vehicles mine-resistant, said two sources briefed on the $625 million package. Reuters on Monday. The package, expected to be announced as soon as Tuesday, is the first … Read more

U.S. judge dismisses Mexico’s $10 bln lawsuit against gun makers

Sept 30 (Reuters) – A U.S. judge on Friday dismissed Mexico’s $10 billion lawsuit seeking to hold U.S. arms manufacturers responsible for facilitating the trafficking of a deadly flow of weapons across the U.S. border -Mexican to the drug cartels. Chief Justice F. Dennis Saylor’s decision in federal court in Boston is a victory for … Read more

S.Korea, U.S., Japan to stage anti-submarine drills amid N.Korea tension

SEOUL, Sept 30 (Reuters) – The naval forces of South Korea, the United States and Japan will hold their major trilateral anti-submarine drills on Friday for the first time in five years, amid tension around the recent series of North Korean missile tests. The drills will take place in international waters off the east coast … Read more

Ukraine receives U.S. air defence system

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy addresses Ukrainians about the prisoner of war (POW) exchange, amid Russia’s attack on Ukraine, in Kyiv, Ukraine, in this file photo released on 22 September 2022. Ukrainian Presidential News Service/Handout via REUTERS Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 25 (Reuters) – President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said in an … Read more

North Korea fires ballistic missile ahead of U.S. VP Harris visit

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un addresses the Supreme People’s Assembly, North Korea’s parliament, which passed a law formally enshrining its nuclear weapons policy, in Pyongyang, North Korea, September 8 2022 in this photo released by North Korea’s Korean Central News Agency (KCNA). KCNA via REUTERS Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register … Read more

U.S. aircraft carrier arrives in South Korea as warning to North Korea

From right, the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), the Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force Akizuki-class destroyer JS Teruzuki (DD 116) and the Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Mustin (DDG 89) sail in formation in the Philippine Sea, July 19, 2020. Picture taken July 19. 2020. U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class … Read more

Electric vehicles row overshadows S.Korean president’s first U.S. visit

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SEOUL, Sept 20 (Reuters) – South Korea’s opposition to new rules governing U.S. subsidies for electric vehicles is expected to overshadow President Yoon Suk-yeol’s first official trip to the United States, disrupting a recent show of force by alliance with Washington. Yoon, who was in London … Read more

Top U.S. general urges vigilance as Russia weighs Ukraine setbacks

A Ukrainian serviceman stands in front of a Polish Krab self-propelled howitzer, amid Russia’s attack on Ukraine in Kharkiv region, Ukraine September 13, 2022. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register MILITARY BASE IN POLAND, Sept 18 (Reuters) – The U.S. general warned on Sunday that it was unclear how Russia … Read more

Russia says longer-range U.S. missiles for Kyiv would cross red line

Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova speaks during the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) in St. Petersburg, Russia June 15, 2022. REUTERS/Anton Vaganov Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register This content was produced in Russia, where law restricts coverage of Russian military operations in Ukraine. MOSCOW, Sept 15 (Reuters) – The … Read more

Biden to announce approval of $900 million in U.S. EV charging funding

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register DETROIT, Sept 14 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden will announce on Wednesday the approval of $900 million in initial U.S. funding to build electric vehicle charging stations in 35 states under an infrastructure bill of $1 trillion approved in November, the White House announced. Congress has … Read more