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After 36 hours at Pope Army Airfield, double-checking their gear and rehearsing their mission, nearly 1,300 paratroopers took off into the night Oct. 9, on board 21 C-130 and C-17 aircraft. The Falcon Brigade paratroopers were headed to Fort Polk, for a month-long decisive action training exercise to hone their skills. The paratroopers are ready [...]
Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are becoming increasingly important for militaries worldwide. UAVs are expected to perform key roles in current and future forces, thus providing robust demand over the next decade. UAVs are taking on a range of battlefield tasks, and have proven critical to intelligence gathering, targeting, and situational awareness; while armed UAVs are [...]