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Innovative system links US Army networks with allies, agencies

Joe Marinich, participating in the Joint Users Interoperability Communications Exercise at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., June 24, 2015, uses a Multimedia Gateway to allow the Federal Emergency Management Agency to communicate with various Army National Guard units and the Marines at Camp Pendleton, Calif.

An orchestra sounds better if everyone’s on the same sheet of music. Having everyone on the same sheet of music also applies to all participants in a military operation or homeland security emergency response. Trouble is, the Department of Defense, […]


US Think Tank: Nordic-Baltic-Polish 9 Should Boost Security

Russian Air Force Fighter Aircraft

According to a report by the think tank Center of European Policy Analysis, Russian troops performed an island attack exercise over the Gulf of Finland in March of this year. The report emphasised a need for increased security and cooperation […]


US, China hold ‘frank’ talks on hacking, maritime row

US, China hold ‘frank’ talks on hacking, maritime row

Top US and Chinese officials were set to join “candid” talks Tuesday on the “complicated but consequential” ties between the world’s two leading economies, with maritime disputes and cyber hacking high on the agenda. About 400 Chinese officials have converged […]


Robot border guards among new airport tech at Paris Air Show

Robot border guards among new airport tech at Paris Air Show

New airport technologies unveiled at the Paris Air Show this week promise robots replacing immigration officers and much faster identification of criminals through their biometric data. French electrical systems company Thales premiered its new equipment designed to speed up passage […]


US supplies critical weapons to Iraqi Forces in fight against ISIL

US supplies critical weapons to Iraqi Forces in fight against ISIL

Soldiers, from the 76th Iraqi Infantry Brigade, received M16A2 rifles and infantry equipment sets, May 24-26, as part of the fielding of combat brigade equipment sets supplied to Iraqi Security Forces from the United States to support the fight against […]


Aviation security endangered by spread of missiles: study

Aviation security endangered by spread of missiles: study

The spread of portable anti-aircraft missiles in the Middle East and North Africa could pose a threat to aviation security if the weapons fall into the hands of Islamic extremists, a report said on Wednesday. The easy-to-use, lightweight weapons, or […]


US says data on four million government staff hacked

US says data on four million government staff hacked

The US government on Thursday admitted hackers accessed the personal data of at least four million current and former federal employees, in a vast cyber-attack suspected to have originated in China. “As a result of the incident,” uncovered in April, […]


Tech firms, activists press US on encryption

Tech firms, activists press US on encryption

Some 140 tech companies, civil liberties and privacy activists urged the White House Tuesday to pull back efforts to weaken encryption or include law enforcement “backdoors” on technology products. The effort marked the latest turn of events in a dispute […]


US Army to focus on cyber strategy in tactical environments

US Army to focus on cyber strategy in tactical environments

The Army is analyzing cyberspace requirements and outlining potential technical investments based on its Cyber Materiel Development Strategy, released in February 2015. Doctrinal, operational, acquisition and research and development communities, for Army materiel development, worked together for more than two […]


China willing to do more in Horn of Africa

China willing to do more in Horn of Africa

China is ready to make a greater contribution to peace and stability in the Horn of Africa, Beijing said Monday after Djibouti’s president told AFP negotiations over a Chinese military base were under way. “Maintenance of peace and stability in […]


 
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