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Hagel offers condolences to Romanian military

Eight people died and two sustained serious injuries in a military helicopter crash in Romania. They were on their way to train with U.S. forces in the region.

Tags: helicopter crash , Chuck Hagel , Pentagon and Beyond , JJ Green

Monday - 11/24/2014, 08:46am EST

US jets going to Romania

The United States will deploy F-16 fighter jets to Romania this month as part of planned joint exercises in the wake of rising tensions in neighboring Ukraine after Russia's annexation of Crimea. President Barack Obama has said NATO needs to boost its presence in eastern European countries that feel vulnerable to Russia. The small Baltic states are particularly nervous about a more assertive Russia.

Tags: F-16 , Russia , Ukraine , DoD

Tuesday - 04/08/2014, 02:00am EDT

Hacker arrested for breaking NASA servers

Romania's Crime and Terrorism Investigative Group announced the arrest of a 26-year-old who caused $500,000 in damages to NASA's network.

Tags: Cybersecurity Update , Technology , NASA , Federal Drive

Monday - 11/28/2011, 08:22am EST

Missile Plan Approved

Romania's defense department has approved a U.S. plan to deploy interceptor missiles there as part of a missile shield to protect Europe. A State Department spokesman said the facilities were due to become operational by 2015 and were aimed at defending against "current and emerging ballistic missile threats from Iran."The announcement is part of the revamped U.S. missile defense approach to take the place of a scuttled plan for a radar site and interceptor rockets in the Czech Republic and Poland.

Tags: Technology , Pentagon , Missle , Czech Republic , Poland , Iran , State Department

Friday - 02/05/2010, 11:08am EST