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Ash Carter's Confirmation Process

Ash Carter's Confirmation ProcessA panel of experts including John T. Bennett, Defense News congressional reporter; Loren Thompson, Lexington Institute; Mackenzie Eaglen, American Enterprised Institute; and Todd Harrison, Center for Strategic & Budgetary Assessments.
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  • 9 hours, 13 minutes ago
Commentary

Kendall: Why Better Buying Power 3.0?

Kendall: Why Better Buying Power 3.0?For some time I have been trying to make the point that the United States' military technological superiority is being challenged in ways we have not seen for decades.
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  • 10 hours, 40 minutes ago
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Vago's Notebook: Andy Marshall

Vago's Notebook: Andy MarshallLooking back at Andy Marshall's career as the Pentagon's chief strategist.
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  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
Vehicles

Iraq Requests Abrams Tank, Humvee Sale

Iraq Requests Abrams Tank, Humvee SaleThe US State Department has signed off two potential sales to Iraq, one for for M1A1 Abarams tanks and another covering M1151A1 Up-Armored High Mobility Multi-Purpose Wheeled Vehicles, better known as Humvees.
  • Vehicles
  • 3 days, 2 hours ago
Space

Third MUOS Satellite Gets Launch Date

Third MUOS Satellite Gets Launch DateThe third mobile user objective system (MUOS) satellite is scheduled to launch Jan. 20, contractor Lockheed Martin announced Friday.
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  • 3 days, 4 hours ago
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Mike Petters, President & CEO of Huntington Ingalls (Part 1)

Mike Petters, President & CEO of Huntington Ingalls (Part 1)Mike Petters, president and CEO of Huntington Ingalls Industries, on what recent spending measures means for the shipbuilding company.
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  • 3 days, 4 hours ago
Support

Guard Chief: NDAA Will Upgrade C-130 Avionics, Avoid Grounding

Guard Chief: NDAA Will Upgrade C-130 Avionics, Avoid GroundingThe new defense authorization will give the Air Force enough flexibility to make what the head of the Air National Guard calls the most important update to his mobility fleet.
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  • 3 days, 4 hours ago
News

Canada increases global reach with new military transporter

Canada increases global reach with new military transporterCanada’s defense minister announced Friday the addition of a fifth military transport jumbo jet to its fleet, as the nation continues expanding its combat and humanitarian reach around the world.
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  • 3 days, 4 hours ago
Army

Precision Airdrop Systems Land at CENTCOM On Time

Precision Airdrop Systems Land at CENTCOM On TimeThe Joint Precision Airdrop System (JPADS) is meant to land cargo exactly where it needs to go. But how would Tobyhanna Army Depot deliver an upgraded component of the systems where they needed to go, when they needed to be there in less than 10 days?
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  • 3 days, 4 hours ago
Support

Europe Expands Airtanking with Airbus A330 Selection

Europe Expands Airtanking with Airbus A330 SelectionThree European nations are to pool their resources and purchase Airbus A330 multirole tanker transport aircraft for operations starting 2019.
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  • 3 days, 5 hours ago
Warfare

1,000 82nd Airborne Troops Iraq-Bound in January

1,000 82nd Airborne Troops Iraq-Bound in JanuaryOne thousand soldiers from the famed 82nd Airborne Division's 3rd Brigade Combat Team will deploy to Iraq in January to begin training Iraqi and Kurdish brigades
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Warfare

Analysts: Changes Needed in Wake of Pakistan School Attack

Analysts: Changes Needed in Wake of Pakistan School AttackPakistan's top civil and military leadership has held an emergency meeting to formulate a response to Tuesday's attack on a school in Peshawar by the Pakistani Taliban (TTP).
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  • 3 days, 5 hours ago
Ships

US Frigates Approved For Transfer – Finally

US Frigates Approved For Transfer – FinallyIt took the better part of two years, but Congress has finally approved the potential transfer to Taiwan and Mexico of six frigates being decommissioned by the US Navy.
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  • 3 days, 5 hours ago
Air & Space

Interview: Rafi Maor

Interview: Rafi MaorUnlike the many ex-generals and other political nominees who parachuted into corporate command of Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), Rafi Maor started as a student in the state-owned firm whose board of directors he now chairs.
  • Air & Space
  • 3 days, 6 hours ago
Strike

Taiwan F-16 Radar Upgrade Moving Forward

Taiwan F-16 Radar Upgrade Moving ForwardThe US government awarded a $308 million contract modification Tuesday to Lockheed Martin to supply Taiwan with 144 active electronically scanned array (AESA) radars for the upgrade of 144 F-16A/B Block 20 fighter aircraft.
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  • 3 days, 8 hours ago
Commentary

Fallon: For the UK, 'Defending the Goal Line' Isn't Enough

Fallon: For the UK, 'Defending the Goal Line' Isn't EnoughThe watchword for 2014 has been unpredictability.
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  • 3 days, 10 hours ago
Policy

New Government Will Decide Future of UK Military, Defence Chief Says

New Government Will Decide Future of UK Military, Defence Chief SaysThe future shape and utility of the British armed forces will be decided by the actions a new government takes over the course of 2015, the country's top military officer said.
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Vago's Notebook: Start Work on a New Compromise

Vago's Notebook: Start Work on a New CompromiseCongress must work on a new compromise spending bill to clarify budget levels for the Pentagon and everyone else.
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  • 4 days, 1 hour ago
Warfare

Report: DoD Bomb Hunters Pried into US Firms, Citizens

Report: DoD Bomb Hunters Pried into US Firms, CitizensPentagon IG criticizes office for collecting intel on US citizens and corporations
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Warfare

US Official: Several IS Leaders in Iraq Killed in Airstrikes

US Official: Several IS Leaders in Iraq Killed in AirstrikesSeveral leaders of the Islamic State group have been killed in US airstrikes in northern Iraq in recent weeks, a US defense official said Thursday.
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Commentary

Vershbow: NATO-Industry Partnership is Key

Vershbow: NATO-Industry Partnership is KeyIt has been a challenging year for the security of the transatlantic community. With its illegal annexation of Crimea and continuing aggression against Ukraine, Russia has ripped up the international rulebook and threatened the very foundations of the post-Cold War...
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ISR

Nordics React To 'Unprecedented' Russian Activity In Baltic Sea

Nordics React To 'Unprecedented' Russian Activity In Baltic SeaSweden's Joint Forces Command (JFC) is reporting "unprecedented" Cold War era levels of activity by Russian military bombers and fighter aircraft over the Baltic Sea area.
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  • 4 days, 5 hours ago
Congress

Sony Hack Could Mean New Senate Subcommittee

Sony Hack Could Mean New Senate SubcommitteeActors Seth Rogen and James Franco could become the focus of national security discussions on Capitol Hill next year....
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  • 4 days, 5 hours ago
Intercepts

A closer look at the "Modified LCS"

A closer look at the "Modified LCS"The announcement Dec. 11 by the senior leadership of the Pentagon and US Navy that the Small Surface Combatant (SSC) will be a modified version of existing Littoral Combat Ships (LCS) was no surprise to most followers of this saga. What was surprising was the absence...
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  • 4 days, 5 hours ago
TV

Mike Petters, President & CEO of Huntington Ingalls | Web Extra

Mike Petters, President & CEO of Huntington Ingalls | Web ExtraDefense News with Vago Muradian: Mike Petters, CEO and President of Huntington Ingalls Industries, talks about investment, innovation and commercial diversification at America's largest military shipbuilding company.
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  • 3 days, 4 hours ago
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Congress & Defense Spending

Congress & Defense SpendingAndrew Hunter, Center for Strategic & International Studies, and Roman Schweizer, Guggenheim Partners, on what the "Cromnibus" means for Pentagon spending.
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  • 3 days, 4 hours ago
TV

Mike Petters, President & CEO of Huntington Ingalls (Part 2)

Mike Petters, President & CEO of Huntington Ingalls (Part 2)On Defense News with Vago Muradian, Mike Petters, president and CEO of Huntington Ingalls Industries, talks about what recent spending measures means for the shipbuilding company.
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  • 3 days, 4 hours ago