Defense

December 6, 2017
 

Around the Air Force: Dec. 5

On this look around the Air Force, we take a look at the Hurricane Hunters’ mission and this month marks the 66th anniversary of Operation Christmas Drop.




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US Army Futures Command to reform modernization, says secretary of the Army

Army photograph Secretary of the Army Dr. Mark T. Esper speaks before the Senate Armed Services Committee, Dec. 7, 2017. The new U.S. Army Futures Command with its eight cross-functional teams, or CFTs, will provide the unity o...
 
 

Officials announce first DOD-wide audit, call for budget certainty

The Defense Department is starting the first agencywide financial audit in its history, Pentagon officials announced Dec. 7, 2017. Defense Department Comptroller David L. Norquist and chief Pentagon spokesperson Dana W. White spoke during the Pentagon news conference, in which they also addressed the possibility of a government shutdown when the continuing resolution that has...
 
 
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Remote combat vehicles to punch as hard as Abrams tanks, says expert

Army photograph by Patrick A. Albright A Maneuver Robotics and Autonomous Systems Live Fire Demonstration takes place Aug. 22, 2017 at the Digital Multi-Purpose Range Complex at Fort Benning, Ga. The Army wants to design a Remo...