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Increased manpower must come with funding

WASHINGTON (Army News Service, Feb. 24, 2016) — The Army would like to see a few more Soldiers in the ranks, if it were authorized by Congress — but only if those additional Soldiers are funded to keep them war-ready, said Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Mark A. Milley. The Army has been [...]

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Laser weapons development by 2023

WASHINGTON (Army News Service, Feb. 25, 2016) — Responding to lawmakers’ questions about how close the Army is to developing offensive and defensive directed-energy weapons, Mary J. Miller responded: “I believe we’re very close.” Miller, deputy assistant secretary of the Army for Research and Technology, and other experts testified before the House Armed Services Committee’s [...]

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‘Soldier for Life’ continues to serve as 32nd Army under secretary

WASHINGTON (Army News Service, Feb. 25, 2016) — Patrick J. Murphy, a third-generation veteran and the first Soldier from the Iraq War elected to Congress, was officially sworn in as the 32nd under secretary of the Army in a Pentagon ceremony, Feb. 24. Murphy had been confirmed by the Senate as under secretary, Dec. 18, [...]

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NPS Researchers Lay the Foundation for an Ultra High-Speed Navy Vessel

Monterey, Calif. (NNS) — A futuristic vessel soars like an aircraft across the electric blue Pacific at more than 100 knots, carrying 25 exhilarated Sailors to a destination in the fraction of the time of any other boat in the fleet. Of course this currently isn’t possible, however, researchers at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) [...]

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MKI Ship’s Store Re-Opens with New Look

SAN DIEGO (NNS) — The USS Makin Island (LHD ship’s store re-opened for the crew after a two-month renovation. The store now boasts an assortment of new products, a user-friendly layout, improved fixtures, uniform branding, and familiar styling that creates an appearance similar to what Sailors and Marines see at Navy Exchange (NEX) stores on [...]

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Partner nations gather in Singapore to plan Pacific Partnership 2016

SINGAPORE (NNS) — Members of the Pacific Partnership staff and partner nation representatives gathered in Singapore, Feb. 22-26, for a planning conference to hone details for an upcoming mission slated for the summer of 2016. Now in its 11th year, Pacific Partnership is the largest annual multilateral humanitarian assistance and disaster relief preparedness mission conducted [...]

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Remember the war in Yemen? The US Air Force is there

A Saudi F-15 fighter jet lands at the Khamis Mushayt military airbase, some 880 km from the capital Riyadh, as the Saudi army conducts operations over Yemen. The Saudis and their allies have relied on U.S. tankers to refuel their aircraft in flight since beginning an air war against in Houthi rebels in Yemen.(Photo: Fayez [...]

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US Air Force tests long-range ballistic missile

Article source: http://www.12news.com/news/nation-now/us-air-force-tests-longrange-ballistic-missile/57005289

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US Air Force Unveils New B-21 Bomber

The US Air Force secretary unveiled the first official rendering of the new Long Range Strike Bomber and revealed its official designation: the B-21.(Photo: Courtesy of Ann Stefanek/US Air Force Pentagon) This article was originally published at 9:31 ET on Feb. 26, 2016. What should the Air Force’s new B-21 bomber be named? Scroll down to [...]

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Iron Bow secures position in US Army’s $5bn ITES-3H contract

US-based Iron Bow Technologies has secured a position in the $5bn Information Technology Enterprise Solutions-3 Hardware (ITES-3H) contract to provide IT support services to the US Army. Awarded by the US Army Contracting Command, the new contract follows the ITES-2H contract vehicle, which invited initial requests for proposals in 2012. Part of the US Army’s [...]

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