LAOAG, Philippines (AFNS) -- Medical teams from the United States and the Philippines treated nearly 2,000 Philippine patients since Feb. 15 during Operation Pacific Angel, a humanitarian and civic assistance operation scheduled through Feb. 22 here.
More than 50 U.S. military personnel are participating in Operation Pacific Angel, aimed at improving military civic cooperation between the United States and countries throughout the Asia-Pacific region.
Personnel from the Navy Unmanned Combat Air System (N-UCAS) program team and industry partner Northrop Grumman Corporation are underway with USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) to test the integration of existing ship systems with new systems that will support the X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System Demonstration (UCAS-D).
This effort will reduce program risk and is one of many steps toward the X-47B's first carrier arrested landing or "trap."
The X-47B will be the first unmanned jet aircraft to take off and land aboard an aircraft carrier.
A Ukrainian court has temporarily suspended the results of this month's presidential election pending review of an appeal filed by the losing candidate.
The Supreme Administrative Court released a statement Wednesday saying the Central Election Commission ruling that declared Viktor Yanukovych the winner had been put on hold.
Defeated Ukrainian presidential candidate Yulia Tymoshenko has filed a lawsuit seeking to overturn the results of the February 7 vote. Ms.
Russia is delaying delivery of its S-300 air-defense system to Iran and is also calling for Tehran to adhere to International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) guidelines for enrichment of nuclear fuel. The moves follow Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's two-day visit to Moscow.
The Interfax News Agency quotes the deputy director of Russia's Federal Service for Military and Technical Cooperation, Alexander Fomin, as saying delivery of the S-300 air defense system to Iran has been delayed by technical problems.
The Burmese opposition says military authorities sentenced four activists to prison terms with hard labor on the same day that a U.N. human rights expert began a mission to Burma.
Opposition members say a Burmese court sentenced the four women to two years in prison Monday as U.N.
An Afghan-international security force searched a compound in the village of Alozi, in the Pul-e Alam District of Logar province after intelligence information indicated militant activity. While searching the compound the joint force captured a Taliban sub-commander, responsible for the movement of weapons and leading IED attacks against Afghan and coalition troops.
In Nimroz province last night, a joint security force searched a compound outside the village of Chah Mowia, in the Kash Rod District after intelligence discovered militant activity.