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Preserving Naval History

Preserving Naval HistoryJames Kuhn, deputy director of the Naval History and Heritage Command, discusses the importance of naval history.
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  • 2 days, 17 hours ago
Commentary

Commentary: Drone Threat to Nuclear Plants

Commentary: Drone Threat to Nuclear PlantsEurope's media is all abuzz over drones and the prospect of nuclear terrorism. In several recently reported incidents, commercially purchased "hobby" drones have been identified above and near the perimeter of nuclear facilities in France, Belgium and the...
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  • 13 hours, 46 minutes ago
Navy

France Considers Leases for A400M, Frigates

France Considers Leases for A400M, FrigatesDiscussions are being held on acquiring the Airbus A400M transport aircraft and multimission frigate using a prospective leasing company, known as special purpose vehicle, Army Gen. Pierre de Villiers, chief of the Defense Staff told journalists Friday.
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  • 14 hours, 25 minutes ago
Intercepts

Northrop Teases New Bomber in New Ad

Northrop Teases New Bomber in New AdSubtlety, Thy Name Is Northrop. Again.
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  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
News

Implications of the Sony Hack

Implications of the Sony HackJason Healey, Atlantic Council Cyber Statecraft Initiative, on the recent cyber attack on Sony.
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  • 2 days, 17 hours ago
Strike

Bulgaria Eyes New Fighter Jets

Bulgaria Eyes New Fighter JetsBulgaria is considering buying new fighter jets for its air force, the defense minister said.
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  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
Congress

Senate Panel OKs Threat of New Iran Sanctions

Senate Panel OKs Threat of New Iran SanctionsA Senate committee on Thursday easily approved legislation that would impose tougher economic sanctions on Iran if ongoing talks about its nuclear arms program remain stalled.
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  • 1 day, 12 hours ago
Weapons

Spanish Patriots Deployed to Southern Turkey

Spanish Patriots Deployed to Southern TurkeyPatriot air defense systems sent by Spain to Turkey as part of a NATO mission were deployed at a base in the Adana province, southern Turkey, officials said.
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  • 1 day, 14 hours ago
Congress

Sequestration: GOP, Dems 'Don't Have a Plan'

Sequestration: GOP, Dems 'Don't Have a Plan'President Barack Obama on Thursday will lay out a plan to end sequestration that Republicans immediately will reject, but GOP members "don't have a plan" of their own.
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News

Warrior Diplomat: A Green Beret's Battles

Warrior Diplomat: A Green Beret's BattlesMichael Waltz discusses his book "Warrior Diplomat."
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  • 2 days, 17 hours ago
Strike

Mercier: Engine Failure Prompted F-16 Crash

Mercier: Engine Failure Prompted F-16 CrashAn engine failure at takeoff led to Monday's deadly crash of the Greek Air Force F-16, which killed 11 personnel at a NATO air base in Spain, French air chief Gen. Denis Mercier said on Thursday.
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  • 1 day, 15 hours ago
Industry

India, US Advance Strategic Relations

India, US Advance Strategic RelationsIndia and the US will initiate co-production of low-end weapons in India as the two countries renewed their 10-year Defense Framework Agreement during a visit here by US President Barack Obama Sunday through Tuesday.
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  • 2 days, 6 hours ago
Support

Boeing Tapped for Air Force One Replacement

Boeing Tapped for Air Force One ReplacementThe president of the United States will continue to be flown in an American-made plane, as the US Air Force has announced the next presidential aircraft will be produced by Boeing.
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  • 2 days, 8 hours ago
Strike

New Budget Will Feature 6th Gen Fighter

New Budget Will Feature 6th Gen FighterMore pieces of next Monday's fiscal 2016 defense budget request are beginning to fall into place.
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Congress

Military Chiefs Warn Anew About Sequester Cuts

Military Chiefs Warn Anew About Sequester CutsLawmakers and the top US military officers on Wednesday warned of dire consequences if the Defense Department is hit by additional automatic cuts.
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  • 2 days, 9 hours ago
Air Force

USAF Vice Chief to Scientists: 'Help Us'

USAF Vice Chief to Scientists: 'Help Us'If the US Air Force is going to simultaneously keep ahead of the technology curve while fighting a war, it needs innovative thinking from all corners, the service's vice chief told scientific advisers on Tuesday.
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  • 2 days, 9 hours ago
Congress

Intel Dem Unveils 1st House Islamic State AUMF

Intel Dem Unveils 1st House Islamic State AUMFThe House Intelligence Committee's top Democrat has introduced a measure that would give a legal foundation to ongoing military operations against the Islamic State.
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  • 2 days, 9 hours ago
SO/LIC

'Iron Man' Suit Opens Doors to New Tech

'Iron Man' Suit Opens Doors to New TechA Pentagon plan to build a real-life "Iron Man" suit has taken some lumps from fiscal hawks on Capitol Hill, but US Special Operations Command's acquisitions chief defended it Wednesday as a way to protect troops using cutting-edge technologies.
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Congress

Senate Readies Iran Sanctions if Nuke Talks Fail

Senate Readies Iran Sanctions if Nuke Talks FailA new Iran sanctions bill would require congressional review of any deal with Tehran, while hitting the Islamic republic with stiffer economic penalties should talks fail.
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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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Mideast & Africa

AFRICOM Chief: 'Huge' Effort Needed To Fight Boko Haram

AFRICOM Chief: 'Huge' Effort Needed To Fight Boko HaramTurning the tide against Boko Haram will require a "huge" international effort, a top US military commander warned on Tuesday, taking a swipe at Nigeria's response to the emboldened extremists.
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SO/LIC

Spec Ops Leaders Want Off-the-Shelf Gear Fast

Spec Ops Leaders Want Off-the-Shelf Gear FastWhile American officials will almost always begin their public remarks boasting that US forces are the best led, best equipped, most highly trained fighting force the world has ever known, a hint of doubt—or at least healthy concern—has crept into their comments in...
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Industry

Finmeccanica To Sell Off Parts of DRS

Finmeccanica To Sell Off Parts of DRSItaly's Finmeccanica has said it will sell off parts worth €200 million (US $224 million) of DRS — the US electronics firm it owns — in 2015.
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SO/LIC

Special Ops Must Work With Services, Allies

Special Ops Must Work With Services, AlliesThe head of the US Special Operations Command (SOCOM) called the volume of fighters flowing into Iraq and Syria from approximately 90 nations to fight with the IS group "staggering."
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News

Czech Military To Buy Helos, Vehicles, Radar

Czech Military To Buy Helos, Vehicles, RadarThe Czech Republic plans to buy new helicopters, vehicles and radar from the most competitive bidders.
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  • 3 days, 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, 3 days 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
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago