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Defense

Mad Scientists: Brainpower next frontier in Army’s arsenal

Posted November 13, 2015 by David Vergun

"Human performance will be as important, if not more important, than technology in 2030," predicted a high-level Army intelligence expert. The reason is that "we've seen an erosion in our technological advantage to overmatch adversaries," a trend that will continue, said Thomas Greco, G-2 for the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command.

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It’s time to move past incremental modernization in aviation, says major general

Posted May 1, 2017 by C. Todd Lopez

The Army must move past incremental modernization to existing systems and make the leap forward to new capabilities if it wants to maintain overmatch against adversaries, said Maj. Gen. Robert Marion.

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Maritime Theater missile defense forum completes at sea demonstration

Posted October 28, 2015 by Cmdr. Pamela Rawe

Navy photograph by PO1 Mike Wright The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) fires a Standard Missile 3 (SM-3) as part of an at-sea demonstration showcasing its ability to intercept a short-range ballistic missile target, Oct. 20, 2015. The Maritime Theater Missile Defense Forum wrapped up its At Sea Demonstration 2015 event Oct….

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Army scientists develop pizza MREs, slated for assembly March 2018

Posted March 19, 2018 by Jane Benson

Army photograph by Sgt. Lizette Hart Capt. Rinaldo Manago, Base Defense Operations Center commander, hands a freshly made pizza to a Soldier at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, May 29, 2011. Army scientists at Natick Soldier Systems Center recently developed a pizza MRE that will go to full-scale production March 2018. It’s ready, set, dough for…

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Future USS Gerald R. Ford delivered to Navy

Posted June 2, 2017 by

The Navy accepted delivery of the future USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) aircraft carrier in Newport News, Va., May 31, 2017. Delivery followed the ship’s successful completion of acceptance trials May 26. “Congratulations to everyone who has helped bring CVN 78 to this historic milestone,” said Rear Adm. Brian Antonio, program executive officer for…

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When animals attack

Posted October 3, 2016 by

Take a look at some wild animals and the military aircraft that share their names.

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PAX anechoic chamber tests P-8A Poseidon

Posted January 9, 2018 by Denver Beaulieu-Hains

Officials at the Patuxent River Naval Air Station (PAX) say its Anechoic Chamber is a viable option for rapid testing and mission readiness…“it’s a win-win. It’s about speed to the fleet, safety, efficiency and cost savings.”

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Future helicopter engine: less weight, more power

Posted August 8, 2016 by Nikki Montgomery

After more than eight years of designing and testing, the Army's aviation priority takes a step toward becoming a reality.

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AFCENT innovation summit fuels thoughtful debate on future Air Force and DOD operations

Posted March 16, 2018 by Capt. AnnMarie Annicelli

Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Jeff Parkinson Maj. Eric Bow, left, 609 Air Operation Center combat plans division Targeting Effects Team chief, briefs Brig. Gen. Bradley Saltzman on the Deliberate Targeting Tool at the Combined Air Operations Center, Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, March 9, 2018. The deliberate targeting tool is one of the…

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Massachusetts, California ANG units hoist TSP colors during Frisian Flag

Posted April 15, 2016 by SSgt. Joe W. McFadden

Eight F-15 Eagle fighter aircraft and nearly 250 Airmen and support equipment from the 131st Fighter Squadron, Barnes Air National Guard Base, Mass., and the 194th Fighter Squadron, Fresno ANGB, Calif., commenced flight operations in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve at Leeuwarden Air Base, Netherlands, April 11. 

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