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ATTRITION: Women In Combat

June 30, 2018 by · Comment
Filed under: Syndicated Industry News 

BOOK REVIEW: Rome Resurgent: War and Empire in the Age of Justinian

June 30, 2018 by · Comment
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PHOTO: Off To Combat Raider

June 30, 2018 by · Comment
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PHOTO: A Storm Is A Comin’

June 30, 2018 by · Comment
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PHOTO: A Strom Is A Comin’

June 30, 2018 by · Comment
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AIR TRANSPORTATION: China Quietly Slips Past Russia

June 29, 2018 by · Comment
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US Army To Get Mobile Air Defense Strykers by 2020

June 29, 2018 by · Comment
Filed under: Force Protection, Syndicated Industry News 
Facing a growing aerial threat from unmanned systems, rockets, artillery, and mortars, the U.S. Army is accelerating the fielding of an Interim, Mobile Short Air Defense (IM-SHORAD) system to complement the tactical formations of its Stryker brigades. Leonardo DRS, Inc. was selected to provide such IM-SHORAD Mission Equipment Package (MEP) for installation Stryker A1 vehicles. The package includes onboard radar system, a turreted weapon system mounting missiles, guns, and non-kinetic (jammers and Electronic attack) capabilities. This system will provide the “detect-identify-track-defeat” capability required to defeat UAS, rotary-wing and fixed-wing threats.

The U.S.’s New South Korea Ambassador Wants Kim Jong Un ‘To Come To His Senses And Not His Knees’

Retired Navy admiral Harry Harris was confirmed for the position late Thursday.

Hunter Class Frigate

June 29, 2018 by · Comment
Filed under: Syndicated Industry News 
A 150 meter long, and 8,800 tons displacement the Hunter class frigates will be operated by a crew of 180 personnel. The Future Frigates will replace the eight ANZAC class frigates currently in service. The ANZAC’s entered service in 1996 and are expected to be maintained until the 2040s, when the youngest ship, HMAS Perth, will have been in service for more than 35 years.

Australia Selects British Type 26 Design for $35 Billion Frigate Modernization

June 29, 2018 by · Comment
Filed under: Australia, BAE Systems, Syndicated Industry News 
The Australian Government selected BAE Systems to build nine new frigates for the Australian Navy under the Australian Navy SEA 5000 Phase 1 Future Frigate project. The new Hunter Class frigates will replace the current ANZAC class frigates and will be optimized for anti-submarine warfare (ASW). The new vessels. The new warships are based on the Global Combat Ship design pioneered by BAE Systems, which was also selected for the Royal Navy Type 26 frigate.

PHOTO: Eye In The Sky

June 29, 2018 by · Comment
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INDIA-PAKISTAN: The Institution For The Criminally Estranged

June 28, 2018 by · Comment
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SPECIAL OPERATIONS: Russian Answer To The MH-60M

June 28, 2018 by · Comment
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Trump Backs Russia on Election Interference Ahead of NATO Summit

The president’s remarks came amid increasing anxiety among U.S. allies about next month’s meeting, which will be immediately followed by a one-on-one with Russian leader Vladimir Putin.

BOOK REVIEW: Sharq: A Quincy McNeill Thriller

June 28, 2018 by · Comment
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PHOTO: Wings Of Cotton

June 28, 2018 by · Comment
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SUDAN: Make Peace Or Else

June 27, 2018 by · Comment
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AIR WEAPONS: Old Missiles Never Die

June 27, 2018 by · Comment
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TALK: China Takes Possession Of The South China Sea

June 27, 2018 by · Comment
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NASA Again Delays Launch of Troubled Webb Telescope; Cost Estimate Rises to $9.7 Billion

The successor to the Hubble has had a series of mishaps during testing. An independent review board pushed back the launch for three years.

Hellfire Successor Approved for Production

June 27, 2018 by · Comment
Filed under: Lockheed Martin, Syndicated Industry News 
Lockheed Martin’s Joint Air-to-Ground Missile (JAGM) system has successfully passed its Defense Acquisition Board review and achieved milestone C. The signed Acquisition Decision Memorandum approves the JAGM system to enter into Low-Rate Initial Production (LRIP). JAGM flight tests, including ten Limited User Test flights, were completed across the performance envelope and target requirements over a […]

Navy, Marines Test Improvements to Hellfire Spitting KC-130J

June 27, 2018 by · Comment
Filed under: Syndicated Industry News 
The U.S. Navy is testing an upgraded weapon kit for the KC-130J Harvest HAWK to provide close support for Marine and special operations forces. The HH+ is an upgrade to the original Harvest HAWK roll-on, roll-off precision strike package weapons system. The team also develops an engineering change proposal (ECP) to improve the Hellfire weapons capacity on the aircraft and ensure the KJ platform is sensor-shooter, electronic warfare and digitally interoperable capable.

‘Underground’ May Be the U.S. Military’s Next Warfighting Domain

Tunnels and subterranean infrastructure demand high-level attention, training, and technology, the military’s intelligence chief says.

PHOTO: Long Line Of Mean

June 27, 2018 by · Comment
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PHOTO: Long Line Of Mean

June 27, 2018 by · Comment
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