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Northrop Grumman partners for diplomacy, global innovation

Northrop Grumman has partnered with G'Day USA to create the inaugural Emerging Innovators Xchange conference.

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Resetting the theater to equip rotational forces in Europe

When U.S. Army Europe's size peaked after the Cold War, it contained two corps headquarters, more than six divisions, two armored cavalry regiments, various enabling units, more than 277,000 Soldiers, and four divisions' worth of equipment in pre-positioned unit sets.

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Insitu establishes commercial business unit

Insitu announced May 2 the formation of a new commercial business unit within its corporate structure.

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Sikorsky conducts Combat Rescue Helicopter air vehicle preliminary design review

Lockheed Martin announced May 2 the successful execution of the Combat Rescue Helicopter Program Air Vehicle Preliminary Design Review.

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Lockheed Martin, Daewoo sign agreement to build multi-mission combat ships

Lockheed Martin and Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering have signed a comprehensive teaming agreement to partner on the Multi-mission Combat Ship, which is based on a DSME hull design and intended for the corvette market.


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Defense

AF Global Strike Command practices constant vigilance

Posted  April 22, 2016

Air Force photograph by A1C J.T. Armstrong B-52H Stratofortresses taxi on the runway during exercise Constant Vigilance at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., April 17, 2016. Air Force Global Strike Command conducts training operations and exercises on a regular basis to ensure U.S. forces are ready to perform nuclear deterrence operations and long-range strike missions…

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World

China’s Xi moves to take more direct command over military

Posted  April 22, 2016

U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel meets with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, April 9, 2014. Hagel met with Xi to discuss mutual state and defense issues. BEIJING–Chinese President Xi Jinping has assumed a more direct role over the country’s powerful armed forces as head of its increasingly…

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Defense

B-52 integrates, trains with French allies

Posted  April 22, 2016

Courtesy photograph A U.S. Air Force B-52 Stratofortress strategic bomber from Minot Air Force Base, N.D., and a French air force Rafale fighter jet fly over France, April 20, 2016. The B-52 also conducted a flight over the Lafayette Escadrille Memorial in Marnes-la-Coquette, France, during a ceremony honoring the 268 Americans who joined the French…

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Space

NASA seeks industry ideas for an advanced Mars satellite

Posted  April 22, 2016

NASA is soliciting ideas from U.S. industry for designs of a Mars orbiter for potential launch in the 2020s. The satellite would provide advanced communications and imaging, as well as robotic science exploration, in support of NASA’s Journey to Mars. The orbiter would substantially increase bandwidth communications and maintain high-resolution imaging capability. It also may…

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Defense

New AF development planning effort key to third offset

Posted  April 22, 2016

In 2030 and beyond, the Air Force will achieve air superiority with a networked family of capabilities that may include legacy systems like the F-22 Raptor and F-35 Lightning II, new concepts such as manned/unmanned teaming, and advanced weapons including lasers, hypersonic munitions, or cyber capabilities.

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