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Navy denies all pending Camp Lejeune Federal Tort Claims Act claims

Posted January 25, 2019 by

The health and welfare of service members, veterans, civilians and their families is the Department of the Navy’s leading priority. For more than two decades, the Navy and Marine Corps have supported and assisted the study of possible impacts of water contamination at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, N.C. To date, approximately 4,400 Federal Tort…

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Defense

Pacific Thunder tests combat search, rescue capabilities

Posted October 23, 2015 by SSgt. Benjamin Sutton

A bilateral exercise involving combat search and rescue drills ended Oct. 23 after nearly two weeks of constant training between U.S. and South Korean forces.

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Theodore Roosevelt departs 7th Fleet and enters 3rd Fleet

Posted November 13, 2015 by PO3 Jennifer Case

The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) departed the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations and entered the U.S. 3rd Fleet area of operations Nov. 13. While in 7th Fleet, Theodore Roosevelt participated in Exercise Malabar 15 with the Indian Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force, made a port visit to Singapore and…

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Army Threat Systems Management Office demonstrates electronic warfare jammer technology

Posted December 11, 2015 by Leslie Ozawa

The Army Threat Systems Management Office, or TSMO, team visited the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif., Dec. 2, to demonstrate electronic jamming technologies recently developed at their Redstone Arsenal office in Alabama.

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2015 marks science, technology breakthroughs

Posted January 4, 2016 by David Vergun

In 2015, the U.S. Army's homepage published dozens of stories regarding technology being developed by engineers and scientists across the force. Among the topics of interest were developments in power distribution, robotics and network security software.

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Defense

KC-46A makes first contact; successfully demonstrates fuel transfer in flight

Posted January 29, 2016 by Rebecca Amber

The KC-46 Tanker Program reached a major milestone Jan. 24, when it successfully demonstrated its first-ever aerial refueling contact and fuel transfer with an F-16C from Edwards Air Force Base.

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More robust US airpower needed, AF leaders tell lawmakers

Posted February 17, 2016 by SSgt. Whitney Stanfield

Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Gen. David Goldfein and other senior leaders testified before the House Armed Services Committee about readiness and the fiscal year 2017 Air Force budget request Feb. 12. The panel, which also included Lt. Gen. John Raymond, the deputy chief of staff for operations, and Lt. Gen. John Cooper, the…

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45th Space Wing successfully launches Falcon 9 SES-9

Posted March 7, 2016 by

The 45th Space Wing supported the SpaceX Falcon 9 launch of the SES-9 communications satellite March 4 from Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla.

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Carl Vinson unveils new carrier air traffic control simulator

Posted March 25, 2016 by PO3 Matthew Carlyle

USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) unveiled a new air traffic control simulator, the first of its kind installed in a Navy aircraft carrier, in the ship's carrier air traffic control center, March 22.

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DOD tech transformation holds surprises for U.S. adversaries

Posted April 13, 2016 by Cheryl Pellerin

In a geopolitical environment where the focus of nations often is on future technologies, the Defense Department’s Strategic Capabilities Office starts with systems that are well established and familiar to nearly everyone, especially adversaries.

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