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Panetta: Future rests on partnerships, modernization

Panetta: Future rests on partnerships, modernization

Partnerships and modernization hold the key to meeting the challenges facing the United States and its allies as they near a turning point after a decade of war and adapt to new challenges and priorities, Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta […]


Lockheed to Modernize USAF Early Warning Long-Range Surveillance Radars

Lockheed to Modernize USAF Early Warning Long-Range Surveillance Radars

The U.S. Air Force awarded Lockheed Martin $46.8 million in contract options to begin modernizing 29 long-range radars which provide advanced warning and air traffic control surveillance over North America’s airspace. Under initial options of the Essential Parts Replacement Program […]


Air Force modernization takes B-2 to North Pole

Air Force modernization takes B-2 to North Pole

A B-2 Spirit flew from here to the North Pole and back Oct. 27 on a mission to test the aircraft’s hardware and software upgrades, endurance and its performance at extremely high latitudes. The 18-plus hour mission consisted of developmental […]


The Mexican Military 2006-11: Adapting, Transforming, and Modernizing Under Fire

The Mexican Military 2006-11: Adapting, Transforming, and Modernizing Under Fire

The fight of state versus non-state groups has characterized warfare in the 21st century; these last include a wide assortment of terrorists, insurgents, pirates, and criminals. Theaters of operation are as varied as the enemy, ranging from the jungles of […]


China accuses US of exaggerating military threat

China accuses US of exaggerating military threat

China’s state news agency accused the United States Thursday of “exaggerating” the threat posed by its military, after a report said the Asian nation was expanding its maritime power. The US defence department said in its annual report to Congress […]


China Report Notes Military Modernization

China Report Notes Military Modernization

China’s military is modernizing, but the Chinese government needs to be more forthcoming on why it needs these new capabilities, according to a Defense Department report delivered to Congress today. Michael Schiffer, deputy assistant secretary of defense for East Asia, […]


China to Enhance Modernization of Military Forces

China to Enhance Modernization of Military Forces

China will steadily reform national defense and the army and constantly modernize the military forces, said China’s Minister of National Defense. Defense minister Liang Guanglie made the remarks at a reception in Beijing Sunday celebrating the 84th founding anniversary of […]


Army Releases Modernization Plan

Army Releases Modernization Plan

The Army last week released its Modernization Plan 2012, an in-depth explanation of how next year’s budget request aims to move the Army toward achieving its objectives to equip the force in the 21st Century. The goal of the Strategy […]


Boeing C-130 AMP Prepares for US Air Force Test & Evaluation

Boeing C-130 AMP Prepares for US Air Force Test & Evaluation

The Boeing C-130 Avionics Modernization Program (AMP) is making final preparations for five aircraft to enter the U.S. Air Force Initial Operational Test and Evaluation (IOT&E) program in early 2012. “Once evaluation is complete in late 2012, we will have […]


 
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