Military And Intelligence News Briefs — March 12, 2021

National Guard soldiers stand guard behind a security fence near the U.S. Capitol after police warned that a militia group might try to attack the Capitol complex in Washington, March 4, 2021.
FOX News: National Guard deployed 50 times number of troops to defend Capitol as it did after 9/11
Following the September 11th terror attacks 100 Guard troops were sent to the Capitol
The U.S. National Guard deployed 50 times more troops to the Capitol following the January 6 riots than it did to protect the famed building following the September 11th attacks.
The National Guard sent 100 troops to the Capitol complex to defend the nation’s seat of power after terrorists attacked the Pentagon — just a few miles away across the Potomac River — and the World Trade Center in New York nearly 20 years ago.
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Military And Intelligence News Briefs — March 12, 2021
Almost Nobody Wants Troops at the US Capitol, Including the Guard Chief and Congress — Military.com
More than 1,000 Guard troops now leaving DC; others stay on — AP
National Guard mission at Capitol expected to cost $521 million — The Hill
House panel to take up 2002 war authorization repeal in 'coming weeks' — The Hill
Air Force Makes Extremely Rare Mention Of Deployment Of RQ-170 Stealth Drones — Warzone/The Drive
Air Force Combines Wargames To Make The Mother Of All Airpower Testing Events — Warzone/The Drive
The US military has put scores more ship-killer missiles under contract as Pacific tensions continue — Defense News
USS Gerald R. Ford takes another step in its long, and expensive, journey — Daily Press
Engine cooling issue sidelines LCS Sioux City — Navy Times
Taking a closer look at the health of the US Navy — Defense News
Almost Nobody Wants Troops at the US Capitol, Including the Guard Chief and Congress — Military.com
More than 1,000 Guard troops now leaving DC; others stay on — AP
Army Considers Civilian Control of Criminal Investigations in Wake of Fort Hood Report — Military.com
Modular Solar Generators Could Be Key In Helping Power Remote Bases During A Major Conflict — Warzone/The Drive
As China Declares War with US Inevitable, Army General Highlights Need for Fighting Vehicles — Military.com
Chief still concerned about the demands on soldiers — Army Times
All Military Working Dogs Deserve to Come Home After Service. Too Many Are Being Left Behind — Military.com
1 of 3 surviving Tuskegee Airmen in Arizona dies at 95 — AP
Republican demands answers after canceled troop vaccination reports — The Hill
About 28,000 US Troops Are Stationed in South Korea. Only 28 Got COVID-19 — Military.com
For the first time, a B-1 bomber lands in Poland — UPI
US approves $1.77 BILLION sale of advanced Boeing spy jets to Germany amid increased NATO activity at Russian border — RT
US military activities in S. China Sea in 2020 unprecedented — Global Times
Pentagon Planners Fear US Would ‘Lose Fast’ in China Conflict as PLA Blunts Preferred Warfare Model — Sputnik
China’s rise is exactly the kind of threat NATO exists to stop — Washington Post
NATO anti-submarine exercises conclude in Mediterranean Sea — UPI
British, Baltic navies conduct Baltic Sea exercises — UPI
Russia could be winner in WWIII ‘nightmare scenario’ by capturing northern Europe & blocking NATO counterattack – Swedish experts — RT
Aircraft made up 50% of Russia’s arms exports last year, says defense official — TASS
Russia ready for talks with Turkey on Su-35, Su-57 fighters — TASS
Turkey Not Ruling Out Buying Russia's Fifth-Gen Jet, Turkish Industry Minister Says — Sputnik
Turkey plans to deploy attack drones from its amphibious assault ship — Defense NewsOriginal Article

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