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U.S. Air Force Bomber Sustainment and Modernization

U.S. Air Force Bomber Sustainment and Modernization

The United States’ existing long-range bomber fleet of B-52s, B-1s, and B-2s are at a critical point in their operational life span. With the average age of each airframe being 50, 28, and 20 years old, respectively, military analysts are […]


Readiness, Modernization In Flux, Air Force Secretary Says

Readiness, Modernization In Flux, Air Force Secretary Says

The Air Force will see few force structure changes this year, but readiness and modernization accounts will be in flux this year and next, Air Force Secretary Michael B. Donley said here today. The secretary also told the Defense Writers’ […]


China Defends Military Expansion

China Defends Military Expansion

China will increase its defense budget by 10 percent this year. The country’s growing military spending is a trend that has many of its neighbors worried. Beijing sees the increase as natural. China has planned a defense budget for the […]


Modernization of the Indian Air Force

Modernization of the Indian Air Force

As the Indian Air Force (IAF) celebrates its 80th anniversary this year, Laxman Kumar Behera takes its measure. He examines its C4ISR capabilities and provides an overview of New Delhi’s attempts to modernize the IAF’s fighter aircraft and other platforms. […]


Technical Modernization of Polish Armed Forces 2013-2022

Technical Modernization of Polish Armed Forces 2013-2022

The “Technical Modernization Plan” signed on December 11 and “Program of Development of Polish Armed Forces for years 2013-2022″ approved earlier launched the new phase of modernization of Polish army. The documents are based on an assumption that threats for […]


Military Air Modernization on the Rise

Military Air Modernization on the Rise

Despite austerity measures implemented by most Western countries, the military Support in Service (SIS) market seems to be relatively immune from the effects of the economic recession. Among SIS segments, the modernization sector is one of the most stable and […]


GD Details US Army Abrams Tank Modernization

GD Details US Army Abrams Tank Modernization

The U.S. Army TACOM Contracting Command has awarded General Dynamics Land Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics (GD), an eight-year, $395 million contract for research, development and testing in preparation for the Abrams main battle tank Engineering Change Proposal […]


US to modernize nuclear arsenal: report

US to modernize nuclear arsenal: report

The US government plans to undertake the costliest modernization of its nuclear arsenal in history, even though the military as a whole is facing stiff spending cuts, The Washington Post reported late Saturday. The newspaper said there is no official […]


China Naval Modernization: Implications for US Navy Capabilities

China Naval Modernization: Implications for US Navy Capabilities

The question of how the United States should respond to China’s military modernization effort, including its naval modernization effort, has emerged as a key issue in U.S. defense planning. The question is of particular importance to the U.S. Navy, because […]


 
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