United States Department of Defense Current Affairs, GK & News

US test-fires Medium-Range Cruise Missile after exiting INF treaty

The United States Department of Defense (DoD) announced successful testing of a medium-range ground-launched cruise missile, just weeks after withdrawing from Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, a Cold War-era pact with Russia eliminating that class of nuclear-capable weapons. Key Highlights The missile was launched from US Navy-controlled San Nicolas Island off the coast of Los ..

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U.S. to establish National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute (NAMII) to prevent jobs drain to India

The US administration has decided to establish institute for manufacturing innovations to help prevent jobs going to India and China. It plans to set up National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute (NAMII), in Ohio, through public-private partnership and has received $70 million as initial financial assistance. Earlier, in March 2012, Obama had declared plans to invest ..

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