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US Spy Operations Become More Reliant on Contractors

US Spy Operations Become More Reliant on Contractors

The U.S. Defense Department has ordered an investigation into allegations that one of its employees set up a spy network of private contractors to help track down suspected militants in Afghanistan and Pakistan. The allegations, which first appeared in The […]


Pentagon reviewing report of private spy network

Pentagon reviewing report of private spy network

Washington: The Pentagon may review allegations Monday that a defense department official set up a network of private contractors in Afghanistan and Pakistan to track and kill suspected militants. The New York Times reported Monday that the official, named as […]


MC-12W Liberty Airmen Watch Over Afghanistan

MC-12W Liberty Airmen Watch Over Afghanistan

BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan: Airmen in the 4th Expeditionary Reconnaissance Squadron are “looking for trouble,” using the MC-12W Liberty to bring tactical intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, or ISR, to ground commanders in Afghanistan. “We bring a unique capability to the fight,” […]


Army Releases Key Findings from Integrated Capabilities Event

Army Releases Key Findings from Integrated Capabilities Event

FORT MONMOUTH, N.J.: U.S. Army product manager released its final report on Feb. 25, containing key results and lessons learned from the integration of Army networks and systems during the execution of its annual C4ISR system-of-systems integrated capabilities event last […]


Air Force Officials Review Distributed Common Ground System

Air Force Officials Review Distributed Common Ground System

LANGLEY AIR FORCE BASE, Va: Air Force officials began a comprehensive review of the Distributed Common Ground System, commonly known as the Sentinel, and its periodic maintenance Feb. 22 through 26 here. Sentinel Focus 10A is the second review for […]


US would lose cyberwar: former intel chief

US would lose cyberwar: former intel chief

Washington: The United States would lose a cyberwar if it fought one today, a former US intelligence chief warned on Tuesday. Michael McConnell, a retired US Navy vice admiral who served as ex-president George W. Bush’s director of national intelligence, […]


Unmanned aircraft crews strive to support warfighters

Unmanned aircraft crews strive to support warfighters

WASHINGTON: As Pentagon officials look for ways to increase intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance support for warfighters in Afghanistan, the Air Force’s first unmanned aircraft systems wing already is on the case in its never-ending quest to provide more and better […]


Bombs kill 11 in Pakistan, intel agency targeted

Bombs kill 11 in Pakistan, intel agency targeted

PESHAWAR, Pakistan: Suicide car bombs tore through security offices in Pakistan on Friday, killing at least 11 people and heavily damaging the Peshawar headquarters of the country’s top intelligence agency. The deadly assaults on Pakistan’s police and intelligence agents come […]


German Army to Lease Heron UAV for ISR Missions

German Army to Lease Heron UAV for ISR Missions

Rheinmetall Defence and the German Federal Office of Defense Technology and Procurement (Bundesamt für Wehrtechnik und Beschaffung – BWB) signed a service provider contract today to provide the German Bundeswehr with intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) capabilities through the deployment […]


 
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