Raytheon contracted for support radar systems of U-2 reconnaissance aircraft – Defence Blog

Raytheon Co., one of the world’s largest defense contractors, received a $217 million U.S. Air Force contract for support and sustain the sensor and processor for the Advanced Synthetic Aperture Radar System 2-A, or ASARS-2A. Work will be performed through 2024, according to a company news release. ASARS-2A contains an active electronically scanned array antenna and is […]

Hudson’s Bay group said to consider shelving takeover offer

By Scott Deveau and Sandrine Rastello Hudson’s Bay Co. Chairman Richard Baker may scrap an offer to take the struggling retailer private after regulators delayed a vote on the deal following complaints from a minority shareholder. The investor group that controls the owner of Saks Fifth Avenue is “evaluating next steps, including terminating the transaction,” […]

Andrew Scheer steps down as Conservative leader, urges party to ‘stay united’

Andrew Scheer ended weeks of speculation on his future Thursday, announcing he will step down as Conservative leader. Scheer announced his decision at a surprise caucus meeting before heading into the House of Commons to deliver a seven-minute speech ending his quest to one day become prime minister. The Conservative benches were unusually full for […]

Leaked photos show new U.S. Army super cannon in stunning detail – Defence Blog

New leaked photos are giving military experts and analysts a first detailed look at the advanced U.S. Army 155mm self-propelled howitzer that equipped with huge XM907 58 caliber cannon. A Twitter user 笑脸男人 has posted some new photos of Army’s next-generation self-propelled howitzer prototype, currently known as XM1299 The new 155mm self-propelled howitzer is developed […]

Boris Johnson warns of ‘clear and present danger’ of Jeremy Corbyn in No10 – The Sun

BORIS Johnson has spoken of the “clear and present danger” of a Jeremy Corbyn government today – with two days to go until the general election. The Tories are concerned a Labour victory is “much closer” than their supporters think due to tactical voting. Today the PM will tell Brits a vote for any party […]

Nancy Pelosi, White House have tentative deal on new NAFTA, insiders say 

The Trump administration and House Democrats have a tentative deal on the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement, according to people familiar with negotiations, paving the way for congressional approval as early as this month even as Democrats prepare to impeach the president. Speaker Nancy Pelosi is reviewing changes to the agreement that U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer […]

Pentagon concerns spike in pro-Russian sentiment among U.S. troops – Defence Blog

The U.S. military officials have concerned the spike in pro-Russian sentiment among the households of military members. More than 1,000 U.S. adults responded between Oct. 24 and Oct. 30, with a margin of error of plus or minus 3.1 percentage points to the second annual national defense survey conducted by the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation […]

Jimmy Fallon as Trudeau, Paul Rudd as Macron: latest ‘SNL’ cold open recalls viral NATO moment – National

Remember when Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and other leaders were caught on camera apparently making candid comments about U.S. President Donald Trump during a NATO event at Buckingham Palace? Saturday Night Live certainly does.  “Some dismissed it as petty high school gossip but you should’ve seen what happened in the NATO cafeteria,” says a […]

North Korea’s U.N. envoy says denuclearization off negotiating table with United States

UNITED NATIONS — North Korea’s ambassador to the United Nations said on Saturday that denuclearization is off the negotiating table with the United States and lengthy talks with Washington are not needed. Ambassador Kim Song’s comment appeared to go further than North Korea’s earlier warning that discussions related to its nuclear weapons program, the central […]