Defense

NRL seawater carbon capture process receives U.S. patent

Posted June 8, 2016 by Daniel Parry

The Electrolytic Cation Exchange Module (E-CEM), developed at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory, provides the Navy the capability to produce raw materials necessary to develop synthetic fuel stock at sea or in remote locations.

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Global Hawk gets innovative ISR payload adapter

Posted June 17, 2016 by Bill Hancock

Using a cooperative research and development agreement, the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, partnering with Northrop Grumman and Air Combat Command, has developed an innovative solution to the tricky problem of how to connect existing and future information gathering sensor capabilities, not currently designed for the Block 30 RQ-4 Global Hawk high altitude long…

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Pentagon ends ban on transgender troops in military

Posted June 30, 2016 by by Lolita C. Baldor

The Pentagon announced June 30 that transgender people will be allowed to serve openly in the U.S. military, ending one of the last bans on service in the armed forces. Saying it’s the right thing to do, Defense Secretary Ash Carter laid out a yearlong implementation plan declaring that “Americans who want to serve and…

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Air Force kicks off Red Flag 16-3

Posted July 18, 2016 by TSgt. Julius Delos Reyes

The Air Force kicked off a three-week long Red Flag 16-3 exercise on July 11, 2016 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.

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F-35A program has come a long way thanks to Hill airmen

Posted July 29, 2016 by Micah Garbarino

Airmen of the 388th and 419th Fighter Wings at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, have been hard at work preparing the aircraft for combat readiness since receiving the first operational F-35A Lightning IIs in September 2015.

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Navy accepts delivery of future USS Detroit

Posted August 15, 2016 by

The Navy accepted delivery of future USS Detroit (LCS 7) during a ceremony at the Fincantieri Marinette Marine shipyard in Marinette, Wisc., Aug. 12, 2016.

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TRADOC G-2: Army will augment Navy, Air Force in future conflicts

Posted August 29, 2016 by David Vergun

Missile Defense Agency photograph The Army could use its capabilities, including its missiles, to help shape the battlefield for the Air Force and Navy, said Tom Greco, deputy chief of staff, G-2, Army Training and Doctrine Command. Greco spoke at a Mad Scientist media roundtable, Aug. 23, 2016. The U.S. Army is considered the world’s…

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Carter, Mentor Discuss Innovation

Posted September 19, 2016 by Jim Garamone

Defense Secretary Ash Carter and his mentor, former Defense Secretary William J. Perry, discussed the importance of innovation in defense during a talk at the Hoover Institution in Washington, D.C., Sept. 19. Carter said innovation will ensure the American military remains the best in the world. Perry was instrumental in moving the Defense Department from…

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Goldfein: Committed to joint warfighting

Posted October 7, 2016 by Tech. Sgt. Robert Barnett

Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Dave Goldfein addressed a standing room only crowd during a multi-domain battle contemporary forum at the Association of the U.S. Army Annual Meeting and Exposition at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C., Oct. 4.

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USS Detroit commissioned in namesake city

Posted October 24, 2016 by Lt. j.g. Joey Seymour

The crew of USS Detroit (LCS 7) brought its ship to life before a crowd of nearly 6,500 in front of the iconic General Motors building at the Port of Detroit.

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