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Navy Moves to Meet Information Age Challenges

Navy Moves to Meet Information Age Challenges

WASHINGTON: The Navy is merging its information technology, intelligence and communications operations into one organization to better address Information Age challenges, including threats to computer networks, the Navy’s top officer said here Oct. 2. “If we as a Navy are […]


Cyber security awareness gets focus in October

Cyber security awareness gets focus in October

WASHINGTON: We’ve all had the experience: our computer, at work or at home, stops working. It could be a hardware glitch, but in this viral world, it just as likely could be a virus, worm or other malicious bit of […]


Army users prepare for update to Vista software

Army users prepare for update to Vista software

SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii — In an effort to improve network security, the Department of Defense has mandated the migration of all Windows-based computers to Microsoft’s Vista operating system. The security of the Pacific Network is paramount when it comes to […]


Leaders call for balance between network use and protection

Leaders call for balance between network use and protection

NEW CASTLE, N.H: Finding the right balance between user needs and network protection is essential, senior officials from the Air Force, the joint community and other organizations said during a conference here Sept. 21. Addressing the 7th annual Net-centric Operations […]


Riverines Stand Ready to Roll on Iraq’s Waterways

Riverines Stand Ready to Roll on Iraq’s Waterways

CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE BASRA, Iraq: The Navy’s Riverine Squadron 2, a Vietnam-era security patrol brought back after 9/11, is securing Iraq’s waterways here and giving its sailors unique opportunities. “The training we receive is unlike anything else we do in […]


Obama revamps Bush-era missile defense shield

Obama revamps Bush-era missile defense shield

Washington: In a major shift based on a reassessment of the threat from Iran, US President Barack Obama Thursday shelved plans for a missile shield in Eastern Europe, the cause of a Cold War-style row with Russia. Obama decided to […]


Iraqi generals say their soldiers ready, well-trained

Iraqi generals say their soldiers ready, well-trained

WASHINGTON: Iraqi soldiers have been well trained and are prepared to defend Iraq, say two of the nation’s generals. During a visit to Washington, D.C., Sept. 14, Iraqi Staff Maj. Gen. Mohammed Al- Askari, with the Iraqi Ministry of Defense […]


US view of China’s military threat ‘groundless’

US view of China’s military threat ‘groundless’

Beijing: Washington’s view that China’s increasingly advanced weaponry could undermine US military power in the Pacific were “groundless and irresponsible,” China’s defence ministry said Thursday. “China’s military development is always a positive factor for both regional and global peace and […]


Russia could challenge US interests – Report

Russia could challenge US interests – Report

WASHINGTON: Russia has been among the countries that could challenge U.S interests, according to the U.S. 2009 National Intelligence Strategy (NIS). The NIS, a four-year blueprint for intelligence services, was released late on Tuesday. Russia, China, Iran and North Korea […]


Air Force Strengthens Nuclear Deterrence Operations

Air Force Strengthens Nuclear Deterrence Operations

WASHINGTON: New initiatives underway within the Air Force to consolidate commands, modernize systems and strengthen personnel emphasize nuclear security. “Nuclear deterrence underpins all of our freedom of movement everywhere,” Maj. Gen. Donald Alston, the service’s assistant chief of staff for […]


 
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