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Defense

Multinational exercise prepares Kosovo Security Force for ‘worst day’

Posted June 10, 2016 by by SSgt. Thomas Duval

Kosovo security professionals and their NATO allies took center stage during one of the largest multinational interagency exercises in Kosovo.

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BACN goes global after delivering CENTCOM comms for 9 years

Posted May 2, 2018 by Benjamin Newell

The people who manage the Battlefield Airborne Communications Node want to keep a sense of urgency as the system transitions from Joint Urgent Operational Need to Program of Record.

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SMC creates remote sensing data lab

Posted May 4, 2016 by

The Space and Missile Systems Center Remote Sensing Directorate is opening a new data utilization laboratory in Boulder, Colo. The lab will provide an innovation environment to develop and demonstrate applications that can maximize utilization of remote sensing data to support joint warfighter operations in the field.  The lab will offer academia, industry and other…

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F-16CM Thunderbird accident investigation report released

Posted October 17, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Master Sgt. Christopher Boitz Maj. Stephen Del Bagno, Thunderbird 4/Slot Pilot, and Staff Sgt. Michael Meister, Thunderbird 4 Dedicated Crew Chief, await the signal to start their F-16 Fighting Falcon during a practice show at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., March 14, 2018. Del Bagno was killed when his aircraft crashed…

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Army accelerates fielding of mission-command vehicle upgrades

Posted September 1, 2017 by Dan Lafontaine

Army photograph A Soldier uses the capabilities of the Joint Battle Command-Platform inside a combat vehicle. Recognizing high demand for the systems and significant impact on operations, Army Forces Command requested an accelerated pace to reach all Active, Reserve and National Guard units with completion no later than 2024, two years ahead of the initial…

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AF selects locations for next two Air National Guard F-35 bases

Posted December 22, 2017 by

The Air Force has selected Truax Field Air National Guard Base, Wisc., and Dannelly Field, Ala., as the preferred locations for the next two Air National Guard F-35A bases.

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Defense

Operators shift to cyber electromagnetic activities

Posted April 6, 2016 by David Vergun

A seismic shift has occurred recently in cyber for Soldiers and operators at the corps level and below, said Brig. Gen. Patricia A. Frost. It's known as cyber electromagnetic activities, or CEMA.

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Cybersecurity in avionics

Posted May 23, 2017 by Stacey Geiger

When we think of cybersecurity, we think of applying protection measures to our desktop computers such as installing antivirus programs and using passcodes and pin numbers. Just like our computers, aircraft systems are vulnerable and are not exempt from a cyber-attack. 

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Demand for Army’s space and missile defense capabilities continues to grow

Posted July 13, 2018 by Lira Frye

The demand for space and missile defense capabilities continues to grow in response to the complex array of challenges to our nation from foreign adversaries, said the U.S. Army Space and Missile Command/Army Forces Strategic Command's senior civilian leader.

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Army Combat Fitness Test set to become new PT test of record in late 2020

Posted July 9, 2018 by Sean Kimmons

Army photograph by Sean Kimmons Pfc. Alex Colliver, foreground, pulls a 90-pound sled 50 meters that simulates the strength needed in pulling a battle buddy out of harm’s way during a pilot for the Army Combat Fitness Test, a six-event assessment designed to reduce injuries and replace the current Army Physical Fitness Test. Army senior…

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