Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Army

US building new drone base in Niger

Rising from a barren stretch of African scrubland, a half-finished drone base represents the newest front line in America’s global shadow war. At its center, hundreds of Air Force personnel are feverishly working to complete a $110 million airfield that,...

ISIS Contained in Syria, Changing Tactics, OIR Spokesman Says

WASHINGTON - Iraqi security forces and Syrian Democratic Forces continue to contain Islamic State of Iraq and Syria fighters in areas of the middle Euphrates River valley, an Operation Inherent Resolve spokesman said yesterday. Army Col. Ryan Dillon briefed reporters...

Combat: Ground fighters must ‘Overmatch’ Enemies

ARLINGTON, Va. — American ground fighters must overmatch any potential adversary, now and in the future, the men in charge of the Close Combat Lethality Task Force said here today. Robert Willke, the undersecretary of defense for personnel and...

Virtual Training Prepares Army Rangers

LANGLEY AIR FORCE BASE, Va. – Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) recently provided simulated training at its Distributed Training Center (DTC) to Army Rangers from the 2nd Ranger Battalion at Langley Air Force Base, Virginia. The virtual training, given to...

New Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle to the U.S. Army

The Army’s primary armored fighting force is the Armored Brigade Combat Team (ABCT), which consists of layered and synchronized capabilities enabling it to carry out full spectrum operations anywhere in the world. The Army’s new Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle (AMPV) is...

Centcom Commander: Stabilization Posture in Iraq/Syria

WASHINGTON — Administration officials, military leaders, senior Iraqi representatives and regional experts discussed views on Iraq and Syria at the U.S. Institute of Peace here today. Military efforts to defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria are about six...

Boeing to fly new CH-47 Chinook ‘Block II’ rotor blade in 2016

By James Drew Boeing’s development of an advanced blade for the tandem-rotor CH-47 Chinook is moving ahead, with the first blade “about to finish this week” ahead of flight trials in 2016. The new blade design has been in development for...

Internal DoD Effort Focuses on Individual Cybersecurity Responsibility

By Cheryl Pellerin WASHINGTON, October 14, 2015 — The Defense Department recently announced an effort to help individuals throughout the department do their part to protect the DoD Information Networks, or DoDIN. A letter to the department signed by Defense...

Iowa Guardsmen Celebrate Heritage at Latino Festival

WASHINGTON, October 14, 2015 — With the smell of paella and the sounds of Brazilian music floating through the air, hundreds of civilians, service members and veterans gathered to honor their Hispanic heritage at the Latino Heritage Festival in...
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Saab Receives Order for Future Development Support of Gripen

Saab has received an order from the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration, FMV, to provide future development support for Gripen...
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