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Mobile command post advances set the course for survivability and overmatch

Army command post stakeholders recently attended a demonstration here that featured emerging expeditionary mission command technologies with one primary benchmark -- mobility.

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Apryl Hall Veterans

DPAA provides update on identifying service members missing from Korean War

The Department of Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency provided an update Aug. 14 on the status of identifying the remains transferred in July to the United States from North Korea.

NASA photograph by Glenn Benson Space

NASA, ULA launch Parker Solar Probe on historic journey to touch sun

Hours before the rise of the very star it will study, NASA’s Parker Solar Probe launched from Florida Aug. 12 to begin its journey to the Sun, where it will undertake a landmark mission.

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum Defense

Army, Air Force team on sensor to shooter prototype for multi-domain battle

In a high-intensity conflict against a sophisticated adversary, the speed and accuracy of long-range fires could be the difference between advance and retreat.

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Space Force to become sixth branch of armed forces

The Defense Department will establish a sixth branch of the armed forces, the U.S. Department of the Space Force, by 2020, Vice President Mike Pence announced Aug. 9.


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Headlines – August 15, 2018

Posted  August 15, 2018

News Trump signals he may ignore Russia provisions in defense bill he just signed – U.S. President Donald Trump said in a statement he reserves the right to ignore the defense authorization law’s ban on U.S. recognition of Russian sovereignty over Crimea, among 50 other provisions he says tread on his authority as president.  …

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News Briefs – August 15, 2018

Posted  August 15, 2018

U.S. commando dies after explosion in southern Afghanistan An Army special forces soldier has died from wounds he received earlier this month in Afghanistan’s southern Helmand Province, the Defense Department said Aug. 13. Sgt. 1st Class Reymund Rarogal Transfiguracion, 36, of Waikoloa, Hawaii, died Sunday at a hospital in Germany. He was wounded when an…

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Mobile command post advances set the course for survivability and overmatch

Posted  August 15, 2018

Army command post stakeholders recently attended a demonstration here that featured emerging expeditionary mission command technologies with one primary benchmark -- mobility.

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Lockheed Martin receives $218 million contract for HIMARS launcher

Posted  August 15, 2018

The U.S. Army has awarded Lockheed Martin a $218 million contract to produce High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) launchers and associated hardware for an international customer. With this procurement, HIMARS is now in the inventories of four international partners. The contract calls for the delivery of 18 HIMARS launchers and associated equipment by December…

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Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Savannah Waters
Defense

Exercise Pitch Black 2018 strengthens alliances

Posted  August 15, 2018

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Savannah Waters U.S. Air Force Gen. CQ Brown, Jr., Pacific Air Forces commander (right), speaks with Senior Master Sgt. Eric Bennett (middle), 80th Aircraft Maintenance Unit superintendent, and Capt. Donovan Ricks (left), 80th AMU officer in charge, during Exercise Pitch Black 2018, at Royal Australian Air Force Base Darwin,…

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