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Congress

Next Up for US Senate: DHS-Funding Bill

Next Up for US Senate: DHS-Funding BillSenate Majority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell announced Tuesday the chamber will move to a Homeland Security bill with billions for defense firms after finishing the Keystone XL measure.
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  • 5 hours, 2 minutes ago
Support

Zambia To Boost AF Trainer, Lift Capabilities

Zambia To Boost AF Trainer, Lift CapabilitiesThe Zambian Air Force will take delivery of an undisclosed number of trainer, transport and fighter aircraft and aerial defense systems this year as part of a major re-equipment program to improve operational and airlift capabilities.
  • Support
  • 5 hours, 42 minutes ago
Intercepts

ULA's Tory Bruno Takes to Twitter

ULA's Tory Bruno Takes to TwitterWhen Tory Bruno took over as CEO of the United Launch Alliance (ULA) in August, analysts predicted a change in how the launch company did business. But maybe not at this level.
  • Intercepts
  • 6 hours, 8 minutes ago
Asia & Pacific

Report: China To Hold Military Parade To 'Frighten Japan'

Report: China To Hold Military Parade To 'Frighten Japan'China will this year hold its first large-scale military parade since 2009 to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, reports said Tuesday, with one key goal described as being to "frighten Japan."
  • Asia & Pacific
  • 6 hours, 17 minutes ago
Vehicles

Slow Progress Pays Dividends for Warrior IFV

Slow Progress Pays Dividends for Warrior IFVLockheed Martin UK and the Ministry of Defence agreed to substantial contract amendments to insert additional technology and capabilities while a deal to sustain and upgrade the British Army's Warrior infantry fighting vehicle was rebaselined in 2014.
  • Vehicles
  • 6 hours, 42 minutes ago
SO/LIC

Interview: Scott Wine

Interview: Scott WineScott Wine, CEO and chairman of Polaris Industries, known as a commercial power sports vehicle manufacturer, has expanded and diversified the business since he arrived in 2008
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  • 8 hours, 2 minutes ago
Congress

Sen. Menendez Alters Course on Iran Sanctions

Sen. Menendez Alters Course on Iran SanctionsA key US Senate Democrat wants the Banking Committee to delay approval of an Iran sanctions bill he helped write, arguing he now is willing to give Tehran one more chance.
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  • 8 hours, 3 minutes ago
Air Force

Airbus Helicopter Looks to Polish tender

Airbus Helicopter Looks to Polish tenderAirbus Helicopters last month submitted its offer in Poland's tender for 70 military multirole helicopters and expects a short list to be selected in February, Chairman Guillaume Faury said Tuesday.
  • Air Force
  • 9 hours, 27 minutes ago
SO/LIC

AFSOC in Pacific Welcomes MC-130J

AFSOC in Pacific Welcomes MC-130JThe first of US Air Force Special Operations Command's MC-130J Commando II arrived in the Pacific, as the command retires the venerable MC-130P Combat Shadow.
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  • 9 hours, 49 minutes ago
Intercepts

Book Review: The Hundred-Year Marathon

Book Review: The Hundred-Year MarathonBook Review: The Hundred-Year Marathon: China's Secret Strategy to Replace America as the Global Superpower
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  • 9 hours, 59 minutes ago
Congress

Deficit Battle Would Spark GOP-on-GOP Skirmish

Deficit Battle Would Spark GOP-on-GOP SkirmishThe Senate Budget Committee's chairman wants new federal spending cuts to help reduce the country's "endless supply of debt," setting up a Republican-on-Republican clash.
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  • 10 hours, 55 minutes ago
Air Force

Raytheon Files 3DELRR Suit Against Air Force

Raytheon Files 3DELRR Suit Against Air ForceRaytheon Files 3DELRR Suit Against Air Force
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  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Europe

Spanish PM: 8 French, 2 Greeks Killed in F-16 Crash at NATO Base

Spanish PM: 8 French, 2 Greeks Killed in F-16 Crash at NATO BaseA Greek fighter jet crashed on takeoff at a military airbase in Spain while taking part in NATO exercises Monday, killing 10 people and injuring 13, the defence ministry said.
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  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
News

Turkey Expects $1.2B-$1.6B Procurement Boost

Turkey Expects $1.2B-$1.6B Procurement BoostTurkey expects to raise US $1.2 billion to $1.6 billion in extra funds to finance procurement through a fee men can pay to avoid conscription
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  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
Mideast & Africa

Defense Minister Lungu Wins Zambia's Disputed Presidential Race

Defense Minister Lungu Wins Zambia's Disputed Presidential RaceZambia's Defense Minister Edgar Lungu, of the ruling Patriotic Front, has narrowly won the country's presidential race, the electoral commission announced Saturday after an election marred by delays.
  • Mideast & Africa
  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
SO/LIC

Israeli C4I Network Extends Special Ops Reach

Israeli C4I Network Extends Special Ops ReachAs Israel grapples with an arc of threats that emanate up and around the Arabian Sea, an Internet Protocol (IP)-supported communications network is augmenting its ability to command and control complex operations at its immediate borders and far beyond.
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  • 1 day, 6 hours ago
Congress

Blizzard Delays House Border Security Bill

Blizzard Delays House Border Security BillAs a winter storm grips the east coast and snarls air travel, House leaders are delaying votes on a border security bill calling for increased aircraft patrols.
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  • 1 day, 6 hours ago
Warfare

US Special Ops Build Bridges in Africa

US Special Ops Build Bridges in AfricaUS Special Operations forces in Africa are preparing for one of their biggest exercises of the year, a multinational event that spans several West African countries and serves as one of the premiere partnership events for US forces in Africa
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Editorial

Editorial: Cooperating To Cut Reaper Costs

Editorial: Cooperating To Cut Reaper CostsThis week in Paris, the NATO nations that operate General Atomics' Reaper remotely piloted aircraft will gather to share lessons to improve interoperability and reduce cost.
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Editorial

Editorial: Air-Sea Battle, Jointness & Wargames

Editorial: Air-Sea Battle, Jointness & WargamesThe United States has always employed novel operational concepts to overcome what appear to be insurmountable military problems.
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  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
Commentary

Commentary: Ash Carter's Dilemma

Commentary: Ash Carter's DilemmaWhen Ash Carter takes the oath of office as the US secretary of defense, he will be caught on the horns of an excruciating dilemma.
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Commentary

Commentary: Set Minimum Qualifications for Acquisition Leadership

Commentary: Set Minimum Qualifications for Acquisition LeadershipAfter 45 years as a defense acquisition practitioner, policy developer and senior adviser to the US Air Force secretary, I have seen and been involved in numerous studies and other efforts to improve the defense acquisition process.
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Europe

Report: Germany Halts Arms Exports To Saudis

Report: Germany Halts Arms Exports To SaudisGermany has decided to stop arms exports to Saudi Arabia because of "instability in the region," German daily Bild reported on Sunday.
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  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
News

Vago's Notebook: Preserving Historic Ships

Vago's Notebook: Preserving Historic ShipsIt's time for a long-term national plan to preserve historic Navy ships.
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  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
Congress

McCain: More US Boots on Ground in Iraq, Syria

McCain: More US Boots on Ground in Iraq, SyriaA powerful US senator is pushing President Barack Obama to put more American boots on the ground in Iraq and Syria.
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  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Congress

Republicans Want New Tone From Obama in SOTU

Republicans Want New Tone From Obama in SOTUSenior Republican lawmakers want President Barack Obama to strike a more hawkish tone on global matters and a more conciliatory tone on domestic ones in his state of the union speech Tuesday evening.
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  • 1 week ago
Mideast & Africa

Netanyahu Courts Asian Markets Amid European Hostility

Netanyahu Courts Asian Markets Amid European HostilityNetanyahu Courts Asian Markets Amid European Hostility; Japanese Prime Minister and Delegation Visit Jerusalem
  • Mideast & Africa
  • 1 week, 1 day ago