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Eisenhower CSG Completes First OIR Missions

MEDITERRANEAN SEA (NNS) — The Dwight D. Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group (Ike CSG) launched its first air strikes in support of Operation Inherent Resolve (OIR) from the Eastern Mediterranean Sea, June 28. Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 3, embarked aboard aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike), conducted strikes against the terrorist group ISIL [...]

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Naval Warfare Development Command launches new website

NAVAL STATION NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) — Navy Warfare Development Command is pleased to officially announce the launch of its newly designed public website. Visit us at our new web address: nwdc.navy.mil. NWDC is an integral part of the Navy’s warfighting development system, delivering and integrating new capability to the fleet to solve complex naval warfare [...]

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Wasp Amphibious Ready Group On-loads 22nd MEU, Heads to 6th Fleet

ATLANTIC OCEAN (NNS) — The Wasp Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) completed the on-load of over 2,500 Marines and equipment from the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) June 28. This is the ARG’s final step before heading across the Atlantic for deployment to the Navy’s 5th and 6th Fleet areas of operation. “Loading an entire MEU [...]

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PAC SAG Reunites in South China Sea

SOUTH CHINA SEA (NNS) — Participating units of a U.S. 3rd Fleet Pacific Surface Action Group (PAC SAG) reunited while on routine patrol in the South China Sea, June 27 after conducting nearly three months of theater security operations in the Indo-Asia Pacific. Guided-missile destroyers USS Spruance (DDG 111), USS Momsen (DDG 92), and USS [...]

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Dwight D. Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group Conducts Strikes from Med

NAPLES, Italy (NNS) — The Dwight D. Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group conducted strike missions in Iraq in support of Operation Inherent Resolve from the Eastern Mediterranean Sea June 28. Carrier strike groups demonstrate the mobility, flexibility and power projection capability of the Navy’s globally deployed force — anytime, anywhere. Dwight D. Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group [...]

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SECNAV Visits Rota Sailors, Marines

ROTA, Spain (NNS) — Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus visited Naval Station Rota and spoke with Sailors and Marines about current programs and initiatives that will strengthen the two forces during an all-hands call June 28. Mabus opened the event by discussing how and why the Navy and Marine Corps give the American people [...]

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AI Beats Air Force Colonel in Air Combat Simulation

Image: Lisa Ventre, University of Cincinnati First, computers beat humans in the game of Go. Now computers are beating humans at something that might be a tad more practical: flight combat. A new AI system developed at the University of Cincinnati has soundly beaten retired U.S. Air Force Colonel Gene Lee in a high-fidelity air [...]

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Tech Report: Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency

By Air Force TV, / Published June 29, 2016 FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. (AFNS) — Never leave an Airman behind. In this Air Force Tech Report, we look at the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency as they search far and wide for any remains of service members lost during conflicts to ensure closure is brought [...]

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US Air Force Pilot: The F-35 Stealth Fighter Is the World’s Best

An F-35 Joint Strike Fighter would be able to use its sensors, weapons and computer technology to destroy Russian and Chinese 5th-Generation Stealth fighters in a high-end combat fight, service officials said. “There is nothing that I have seen from maneuvering an F-35 in a tactical environment that leads me to assume that there is [...]

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The US Army’s Mad Scientists Want to Build the Ultimate High-Tech Solider

Lighter weight protective body armor and undergarments, newer uniform fabrics, conformal wearable computers and integrated sensors powered by emerging battery technologies — are all part of the Army’s cutting-edge scientific initiative aimed at shaping, enhancing and sustaining the Soldier of the Future. The U.S. Army has set up a special high-tech laboratory aimed at better [...]

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