Louisiana: Landry wants to spend at least $19 million more on state police in New Orleans before July

Gov. Jeff Landry is asking the Louisiana Legislature to put an extra $19.1 million into public safety initiatives for New Orleans over the next five months. All of the money will go toward Louisiana State Police, according to a budget Read More …

Yemen: Houthis claim they hit British ship, downed US drone

The Houthi group says it hit a British cargo ship that is believed to be significantly damaged and shot down a US drone over its territory as the Yemeni group continued to target ships in the Red Sea demanding an Read More …

Houthi Lethal Underwater Drones Adds New Threat to Red Sea

Merchant ships and warships in the Red Sea have been under frequent attacks from anti-ship cruise missiles, anti-ship ballistic missiles, explosive surface drones, and aerial drones. Now a new threat has emerged from underwater. On Feb. 18, U.S. Central Command Read More …

DRC Congo: Bombs hit Goma airport as DRC-M23 battle rages

The Democratic Republic of Congo has accused neighboring Rwanda of orchestrating a bomb attack at Goma International Airport in Goma city, North Kivu province. The incident occurred in the early hours of Saturday morning around 02:00 AM when two 81 Read More …

New York: Three incendiary devices found in Chester home

On Friday, Orange and Rockland County Sheriff’s Deputies were in the Village of Chester serving a temporary order of protection and executing a firearms surrender when deputies located a bag that contained what appeared to be an Improvised Explosive Device Read More …

Yemen: U.S. Central Command forces conducted self-defense strikes against missiles, unmanned underwater and surface vessels

TAMPA, Fla. – Between the hours of 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. (Sanaa time), Feb. 17, CENTCOM successfully conducted five self-defense strikes against three mobile anti-ship cruise missiles, one unmanned underwater vessel (UUV), and one unmanned surface vessel (USV) in Read More …

US to build 5 new military bases for Somali army

The U.S. will build up to five military bases for the Somali army in a project that seeks to bolster the Somalian national army’s capabilities amid ongoing threats from an extremist group. Somalia’s defense minister and the U.S. charge d’affaires Read More …

U.S. Central Command forces intercepted Iranian weapons shipment intended for Houthis

TAMPA, Fla. – A U.S. Coast Guard cutter, forward deployed to the U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) area of responsibility, seized advanced conventional weapons and other lethal aid originating in Iran and bound to Houthi-controlled areas of Yemen from a vessel Read More …

Lighter, More Protection: Army Next-Gen Helmet Now Fielded to 82nd Airborne Division Soldiers

The Army has officially started fielding its newest combat helmet, the Next-Generation Integrated Head Protection System, to soldiers in close-combat formations, the service announced Tuesday. According to service officials, the NG-IHPS will provide soldiers with “increased ballistic and fragmentation protection” Read More …

Coordinated TSA security operations a success at Super Bowl LVIII

LAS VEGAS – With the inaugural Super Bowl held in Las Vegas in the books, attention turned to Harry Reid International Airport (LAS) Monday morning for the traditional post-game “get away” and a surge in the number of departing travelers Read More …