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USAF researchers test Google Glass for combat, intelligence missions

USAF researchers test Google Glass for combat, intelligence missions

A US Air Force research team is in the process of beta-testing Google Glass headsets for possible utilization in battlefield scenarios. The BATMAN evaluation group at the US Air Force’s 711th Human Performance Wing is a highly-distinguished military research and […]


Combat air forces leader describes role, requirement of future force

Combat air forces leader describes role, requirement of future force

The leader of Air Combat Command unveiled his assessment of the blueprint required for the combat air forces in the 2020s in remarks during the Air Force Association’s Air & Space Conference and Technology Exposition here Sept. 17. On the […]


Combat Air Forces to resume flying

Combat Air Forces to resume flying

Combat Air Forces, or CAF, units from multiple commands began flying again today after many stopped flying in April of this year due to sequestration. The restored flying hour program represents $208 million of the $1.8 billion reprogramming allocation authorized […]


Stryker forward-deployed Battlefield Damage Repair facility closes doors

Stryker forward-deployed Battlefield Damage Repair facility closes doors

The Army’s Project Manager Stryker Brigade Combat Team took the first steps in retrograding their equipment from Operation Enduring Freedom when it accepted the final repaired Stryker from its forward deployed Battle Damage Repair facility in Qatar. The facility has […]


Air Force sets plan to integrate women in combat jobs by 2016

Air Force sets plan to integrate women in combat jobs by 2016

The Air Force released details of the service’s plan to fully integrate women into previously closed career fields June 18. The implementation plan was recently submitted to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel for review. More than 99 percent of Air […]


Field artillery training integrates women into combat specialties

Field artillery training integrates women into combat specialties

The loud booms from the fields of Fort Sill will sound the same, but for the first time women may be responsible for launching the artillery. The first class of female Soldiers joined A Battery, 1st Battalion, 78th Field Artillery, […]


6 Squadron Take Paveway to Typhoon Multi-Role Success

6 Squadron Take Paveway to Typhoon Multi-Role Success

6 Squadron, based at RAF Leuchars, have continued to develop the multi-role capability of Typhoon by dropping inert Paveway II bombs for the first time from the Tranche 2 version of the combat aircraft. Pilots embarked on a series of […]


Army developing models for most survivable combat vehicle

Army developing models for most survivable combat vehicle

In order to protect Soldiers’ lives, military vehicles in combat must be capable of surviving severe hostile fires. When hit with large hostile fire weapons, internally stowed ammunition may react resulting in catastrophic loss of life and system. The U.S. […]


Women make their mark in combat aviation

Women make their mark in combat aviation

Operation Desert Storm saw the first female aviator in battle when Maj. Marie T. Rossi took the driver’s seat flying fuel and ammunition to the Soldiers crossing into enemy territory. Rossi lost her life when her CH-47 Chinook helicopter went […]


 
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