Military And Intelligence News Briefs — November 5, 2018

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Military And Intelligence News Briefs — November 5, 2018
A Russian Tu-142 photographed yesterday from the USS Mount Whitney during NATO’s Trident Juncture exercise in Norway. https://t.co/Me96LmaRDC pic.twitter.com/zK4mrFop5Z

— Rob Lee (@RALee85) November 3, 2018
Daily Mail: Russian warplane swoops in uninvited to spy on NATO’s biggest military exercise since the end of the Cold War

* Marines on board USS Mount Whitney gathered for a photo on deck when Tupolev TU-142 flew overhead
* Russian Ministry of Defence said two of Soviet Union-era planes had carried out ‘planned flight’ of 12 hours
* Jet was flying over Exercise Trident Juncture 2018 – NATO’s largest collective defence exercise in 10 years

A Russian reconnaissance warplane has been spotted flying over NATO’s biggest military exercise since the end of the Cold War.

Marines on board USS Mount Whitney off the Norwegian coast, had gathered for a group photo on deck when a Tupolev TU-142 soared overhead.

The Soviet Union-era jet was seen flying low over Exercise Trident Juncture 2018 – NATO’s largest collective defence exercise in more than a decade.

Read more ….

Military And Intelligence News Briefs — November 5, 2018

Russia Turns Up Uninvited to NATO’s Trident Juncture War Games — Military.com/AFP

NATO has ‘nothing to fear from Russia’ observing biggest military games in 20 years — Express

Russia tactics send NATO back to basics — DW

Here’s when all of America’s new nuclear warhead designs will be active — and how much they’ll cost — Defense News

Navy Thinking Beyond Littoral Combat Ship for Future Mine Warfare — USNI News

US Navy sees recruiting challenges on the horizon — Navy Times

The sun’s setting on Corps’ last EA-6B Prowler squadron with end of final deployment — Marine Times

After Hurricane Michael, the Air Force moved Tyndall AFB’s contracting data to the cloud — C4ISRNet

Intel Community is Developing a More Spy-Proof Room — NextGov

Iran Reportedly Used Google To Crack A CIA Communications System, Leading To ‘Dozens’ Of Deaths — Task and Purpose/Business Insider

US Military Reportedly Concerned It Won’t Be Able to ‘Repel Iran’s Missiles’ — Sputnik

Pentagon rejected request for troops it viewed as emergency law enforcement at border — CNN

Here are the rules of engagement for troops deploying to the Mexican border — Military Times

It’s Not the Military’s Job to Oppose Trump — James Joyner, National Interest

U.S. carrier leads warships in biggest ever Japan defense war game — Reuters

Japan, U.S. plan military response to Chinese threat to Senkakus — Japan Today

Top US Navy officer tells China to behave at sea — Defense News

U.S., South Korea resume low-key military drills ahead of talks with North Korea — Reuters

US and China risking a military mishap without ‘mature communications’, America’s former top East Asian diplomat warns — SCMP

Flash Point Taiwan Raises U.S.-China Military Tensions — Kathrin Hille, Emily Feng and Katrina Manson, OZY

Taiwan ‘will consider’ hosting US warships on Taiping Island for regional security — SCMP

Chinese warship crew says ‘good morning’ to Japanese helicopter carrier sailors in South China Sea — SCMP

Beijing’s J-20 Stealth Fighters and GJ-2 UAV to Perform at Airshow China — Sputnik

China Reveals Plans for ‘Phantom’ Underwater Drone War Against U.S. — Washington Free Beacon

Belarus will be “forced to deploy something” against US base in Poland – Lukashenko — TASS

Russia tests new methods of warship-aircraft interoperability in Mediterranean drills — TASS

Russia Influence Operations Taking Aim at US Military — VOA

US Experts Dub Russian T-90 Best Tank Performing in Middle East Conflicts — Sputnik

Syria Detects No Israeli Attacks Since Russian S-300 Delivery – Reports — Sputnik

Concern rising in military industry over Ottawa handling of Saudi arms deal — London Free Press/Financial Post

Israel’s Next Northern War: Operational and Legal Challenges — RCD

Iran Launches Mass Production of Kowsar Interceptor Jet – Defense Minister — Sputnik

UK Set to Open Major Permanent Base in Middle East – Reports — Sputnik

Could US Military Veterans Change More Than Control of the US Congress? — Evan Osnos, The New Yorker

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Military And Intelligence News Briefs — November 5, 2018