Headlines – August 7, 2020 – Aerotech News

Headlines – August 7, 2020 – Aerotech News

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Pentagon not confirming any plans to halve U.S. troops in Afghanistan by the election-
The Pentagon’s top spokesman said Aug. 6 that the Defense Department is hopeful that peace talks in Afghanistan will play out and conditions will be met that allow NATO troops stationed there to withdraw according to the White House’s direction.
 
Germans largely support U.S. troop removal — and want all U.S. nuclear weapons to leave Germany as well-
A plurality of Germans in a new poll supported a reduction in the number of U.S. troops based in the country, with a majority wanting to see all 20 U.S. atomic bombs located in Germany removed as well.
 
 

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Race is on to replace NATO’s early-warning aircraft fleet-
On June 29, a solicitation titled, “NATO International Competitive Bidding: Alliance Future Surveillance and Control Project-Risk Reduction and Feasibility Study,” popped up on Beta.Sam.Gov, a U.S. government contracting site.
 
Eastern European NATO allies ramp up drone buys to protect their borders-
As Russia’s military activities in the Baltic and Black seas are mounting pressure on NATO’s eastern flank, a number of Eastern European countries are developing programs to acquire unmanned aerial vehicles for their militaries.
 
Awash in technology hook-ups, Team Tempest longs for steady partners-
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