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Navy, Marine Corps explore emerging technologies to create new capabilities

Posted April 10, 2019 by

In a concerted push to advance and accelerate America’s warfighting advantage, nearly 40 different research and engineering organizations from across the Naval Research and Development Establishment, industry, academia and military test facilities participated in a multi-domain, multi-site, multi-dimensional, multi-spectrum West Coast military exercise March 31-April 9. “A strength of our Navy and Marine Corps is…

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Shanahan, Wilson, Goldfein offer views for ensuring U.S. superiority in space

Posted April 10, 2019 by Charles Pope

The top echelon of the United States’ civilian and military leadership offered unflinching assurances April 9, that America’s superiority in space will endure even as competition – and the stakes – for primacy intensify.

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Allies to join Army Futures Command

Posted April 8, 2019 by Joe Lacdan

U.S. military allies have been embedded into the Army's eight cross-functional teams to strengthen the force against potential adversaries, Army leaders told lawmakers April 2.

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Wilson, Goldfein outline to Senate committee Air Force progress, need for larger force

Posted April 5, 2019 by

Ending the week much as it began, Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein told the Senate Armed Services Committee, April 4, that the Air Force must grow to meet – and defeat – security threats at home, globally and in space in an era…

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Air Combat Command announces 24th, 25th Air Forces merger

Posted April 5, 2019 by

Air Combat Command, headquartered at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., is merging 24th and 25th Numbered Air Forces at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, this summer to better integrate cyber effects, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance operations, electronic warfare operations, and information operations. The synergy between cyber, ISR, EW, and IO will increase unity of effort across…

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Warthogs arrives at Balikatan ‘19

Posted April 5, 2019 by

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Sadie Colbert Capt. Brian Higgins taxis his A-10 Thunderbolt II at Clark Air Base, Philippines, March 29, 2019, prior to Exercise Balikatan. Balikatan is an annual exercise between the U.S. and the Philippines and comes from a Tagalog phrase meaning “shoulder-to-shoulder,” representing the partnership between the two countries. The…

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USS Zumwalt arrives in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

Posted April 5, 2019 by

Navy photograph by PO1 Holly L. Herline Sailors man the rails aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) as the ship pulls into Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. Zumwalt-class destroyers provide the Navy with agile military advantages at sea and with ground forces ashore. The lead ship of the U.S. Navy’s newest class of guided-missile…

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Blue Angels announce CO, flight leader for 2020-2021

Posted April 5, 2019 by

The U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, announced the commanding officer for the 2020 and 2021 seasons at a press conference at the National Museum of Aviation on board Naval Air Station Pensacola, Fla., April 2. A selection panel comprised of nine admirals and former commanding officers selected Cmdr. Brian Kesselring to succeed Capt. Eric Doyle.

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Airmen, sailors build bonds during LIMA 19

Posted April 5, 2019 by

Air Force photograph by Tech. Sgt. Heather Redman Malaysian Gen. Tan Sri Affendi Buang, Royal Malaysian Air Force chief, gives a certificate to U.S. Air Force Maj. Eric Myatt, assigned to U.S. Pacific Air Forces, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, during an appreciation ceremony at the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition 2019 in Padang…

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Wilson, Goldfein outline Air Force progress, need for larger force

Posted April 3, 2019 by

Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein told the House Armed Services Committee April 2 that the Air Force must get bigger and funding must be predictable to meet – and defeat – security threats at home, globally and in space in an era of great power competition.

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