Military And Intelligence News Briefs -- March 6, 2019

Reuters: Satellite images show buildings still standing at Indian bombing site

NEW DELHI/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - High-resolution satellite images reviewed by Reuters show that a religious school run by Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) in northeastern Pakistan appears to be still standing days after India claimed its warplanes had hit the Islamist group’s training camp on the site and killed a large number of militants.

The images produced by Planet Labs Inc, a San Francisco-based private satellite operator, show at least six buildings on the madrasa site on March 4, six days after the airstrike.

Until now, no high-resolution satellite images were publicly available. But the images from Planet Labs, which show details as small as 72 cm (28 inches), offer a clearer look at the structures the Indian government said it attacked.

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Military And Intelligence News Briefs -- March 6, 2019

Major general: India and Pakistan came close to war -- CNN

America Can’t Duck the India-Pakistan Crisis -- Joshua T. White, Defense One/The Atlantic

Report: U.S. Carriers Need New Lethal Unmanned Aircraft, New Fighter to Stay Relevant -- USNI News

Service of Marine Corps’ Prowler comes to a close with deactivation of last squadron -- Stars and Stripes

The Navy SEALs are reactivating a stealthy submarine unit on the East Coast -- Business Insider/Military Times

The Army's New Heckler & Koch Sniper Rifle Will Be a Terror on the Battlefield -- National Interest

DARPA inks a contract for hypersonic weapon research -- C4ISRNet

Raytheon awarded $63.3M for hypersonic weapons system research -- UPI

Pocket Force Of Stealthy Avenger Drones May Have Made Returning F-117s To Service Unnecessary -- Warzone/The Drive

Boeing's F-15X vs. Lockheed Martin's Stealth F-35: Let the Showdown Begin -- National Interest

The Air National Guard still can't figure out why an F-15 had to dump all its missiles and make an emergency landing -- Business Insider/

Soldier who took a machine gun round to the head now has his helmet to prove it -- Army Times

Army's New Helmet Offers Greater Protection, Rails for Mounting Lights -- Kit Up!

Why the Marines Are Throwing Big Cash Bonuses at Infantry Squad Leaders -- Military Times

Exclusive: No. 2 at Pentagon’s digital warfighting unit to retire -- Politico

The NSA Makes Ghidra, a Powerful Cybersecurity Tool, Open Source -- Wired

EXCLUSIVE: HHS asks Pentagon for space to hold 5,000 illegal immigrant children -- Washington Times

Pentagon Reportedly Wants Fewer F-35 Fighters, But More Allies Want The Stealthy Jet -- Investors Business Daily

It’s Time to Phase Out the Pentagon’s Slush Fund -- William D. Hartung, RCD

Georgia-NATO cooperation is not directed against Russia, says president -- TASS

Belarus Leader Wants Closer Ties to NATO, Western Nations --

Russia to train 100 Chinese servicemen for second regiment of S-400 — source -- TASS

China plans more Beidou satellite launches as it continues to build up navigation system to rival GPS -- SCMP

PLA set to adopt new tactical missile system -- Jane's 360

Lockheed Martin's $15 Billion Saudi Arms Deal Is a Go -- Motley Fool

Qatar FM: Doha buying S-400s 'not anyone's business' -- Al Jazeera

Farnborough clips its wings: Air show boss explains thinking behind dropping dates -- Defense News

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