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US ground troops going to Poland, defense minister says

US ground troops going to Poland, defense minister says

Poland and the United States will announce next week the deployment of U.S. ground forces to Poland as part of an expansion of NATO presence in Central and Eastern Europe in response to events in Ukraine. That was the word […]


B-1B Software Upgrade Will Ensure Future Warfighting Capabilities

B-1B Software Upgrade Will Ensure Future Warfighting Capabilities

In order to keep the B-1B Lancer’s capabilities ready to operate now and well into the fast-paced integrated battlefield of the future, the 419th Flight Test Squadron began testing Sustainment Block 16A software upgrades here April 1, to work in […]


Lockheed Alternative GMLRS Warhead Logs Successful Flight-Test Series to Next Test Phase

Lockheed Alternative GMLRS Warhead Logs Successful Flight-Test Series to Next Test Phase

Lockheed Martin (LMT) successfully conducted the fifth and final Production Qualification Test (PQT) for the new Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System (GMLRS) Alternative Warhead recently at White Sands Missile Range, N.M. During the long-range test, four rockets were fired from […]


US Naval Aviation Vision: A Preeminent Warfighting Force, Today and in the Future

US Naval Aviation Vision: A Preeminent Warfighting Force, Today and in the Future

Last February, I shared my vision as the Navy’s Air Boss with you for our aviation future based on ensuring a whole, capable and affordable force. Today, I am excited to announce the publication of Naval Aviation Vision, 2014-2025 — […]


UAV Market to Rise Strongly Through the Next Decade, Unmanned Land & Sea Systems Also Growing

UAV Market to Rise Strongly Through the Next Decade, Unmanned Land & Sea Systems Also Growing

The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan sent unmanned aerial vehicle production to record heights, but with the last U.S. military troops in Afghanistan slated to depart the country this year, the Pentagon’s demand for unmanned air vehicles is slackening. However, […]


What The Is A US Destroyer Doing In The Black Sea?

What The Is A US Destroyer Doing In The Black Sea?

Things just got a lot tenser between the United States and Russia. Yesterday, a Russian fighter jet deliberately and repeatedly “buzzed” the USS Donald Cook, a destroyer that was transiting the Black Sea towards the Romanian port of Constanta. This […]


Estimated Impacts of Sequestration-Level Funding

Estimated Impacts of Sequestration-Level Funding

The Department of Defense’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2015 budget submission provides the resources necessary to protect and advance U.S. interests and to execute the updated defense strategy, although at increased levels of risk for some missions relative to the planned […]


Army first-aid kits include new eye shield

Army first-aid kits include new eye shield

Soldiers whose eyes are injured during combat have a better chance of returning to duty with their vision intact due to some revisions in the Army’s first-aid kit. The rigid eye shield was added as a component to the Army’s […]


Royal Navy Tests Remote-Controlled Minehunter

Royal Navy Tests Remote-Controlled Minehunter

A remote-controlled boat that can search, hunt and destroy mines will be tested by the Royal Navy before the end of the year. The motorboat called Hazard – currently being put through its paces by a specialist team of sailors […]


 
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