Military And Intelligence News Briefs — March 16, 2021

CNN: UK labels Russia top security threat, issues warning on China, and promises to build more nuclear warheads
(CNN)Russia is Britain's top security challenge, the UK will build more nuclear weapons and London will expand its presence in the high-tech realms of space and cyberspace, Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced Tuesday in a sweeping review of British military and foreign policy.
To accomplish its goals, the British government wants to increase defense spending by £24 billion ($33.3 billion) over the next four years, a large increase on the £42.2 billion it spent in 2019-2020.
The government also pledged tens of billions of pounds in investment in other areas, including £15 billion for research and development for science and technology, more than £17 billion to fight climate change and promote biodiversity, and £13 billion in the fight against the coronavirus.
Military And Intelligence News Briefs — March 16, 2021
Russia an 'active threat' and China a 'systemic challenge', UK Integrated Review will warn — SKY News
Integrated review: UK to lift cap on nuclear stockpile — BBC
More nukes and a regional pivot: Britain unveils its long-awaited defense review — Defense News
Russia an 'active threat' and China a 'systemic challenge', UK Integrated Review will warn — SKY News
Chinese military enthusiasts urged to stay vigilant over intelligence leak as several social media accounts are suspended — Global Times
China holds naval drills in three maritime areas amid US military threats — Global Times
China to replace J-7 fighter jets with advanced models — Global Times
China's military modernisation poses Taiwan threat: US officials — AFP
Report: Taiwan's military to build high-altitude missile defense network — UPI
Taiwan’s Cabinet Reshuffle a Response to China’s ‘Unrestricted Warfare’ — The Strategist
South Korea's ruling party objects to cost-sharing deal for U.S. troops — UPI
Russia, Iran targeted 2020 US election: US intelligence agencies — AFP
Army releases Arctic strategy focused on Russia, climate change — UPI
Top US Army Intelligence Official Lays Out Priorities — National Defense
Better Weapons or More Soldiers? Army Chief Warns Budget Forcing Him to Choose — Defense One
50 House Democrats urge Biden to 'significantly' slash defense budget — The Hill
US Marine unit apologizes for tweets on Tucker Carlson remarks — The Hill
B-2 Spirit aircraft arrive in Portugal for Bomber Task Force missions — UPI
F-35A Caught In Acquisition Dogfight Within U.S. Air Force — Aviation Week
S-67 Blackhawk: When the Blackhawk was an attack chopper — Sandboxx News
US Air Force looks at ‘cognitive electronic warfare’ for F-15 — Flight Global
Air Force Wants To Give Its F-15s Game-Changing Cognitive Electronic Warfare Capabilities — Warzone/The Drive
The Military Could Soon Face a Flag Officer Talent Crisis — Defense One
USS Vella Gulf sidelined again after fuel leak repairs — UPI
Navy Chooses Evolution Over Revolution for Shipbuilding — National Defense
USS Monterey conducts joint patrol exercise with Israeli ships — UPI
Marines Reportedly 'Decommissioning' AH-1Zs As They Shutter Helicopter Operations In Hawaii (Updated) — Warzone/The Drive
Navy, Marines to focus on increasing drone infrastructure — UPI
DARPA, Silvus announce next step for next-generation target recognition technology — Defence Blog
In a cyberattack disaster, DoD needs backup squad to fix networks, restart critical systems — Mark Pomerleau, C4ISRNet
Defense panel rips into British Army over ‘deplorable’ state of armored vehicles — Defense News
Germany cleared to buy 5 P-8A maritime patrol aircraft for $1.77B — UPI
NATO’s Nightmare: Russian Stealth Fighters Headed For Turkey? — 19Fortyfive
Report: Japan's Mitsubishi working on successor to F-2 fighter — UPI
Here’s how much one future TF-X fighter jet will cost Turkey — Defense News
Israel Could Be Waiting For Surplus U.S. Air Force F-15s Instead Of Buying New Advanced Eagles — Warzone/The DriveOriginal Article

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