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Oshkosh Corp. gets $346 million to rebuild U.S. Army trucks and trailers

CLOSE Military vehicle manufacturing at Oshkosh has sustained thousands of Wisconsin jobs in recent years. (Photo: Journal Sentinel files) Oshkosh Corp. says it has received $346 million in orders for trucks and trailers for the U.S. Army and Army Reserve. Under the orders, made under an existing contract that runs through at least October 2022, the [...]

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US Army Opens Field Hospital in New York City

Pulmonary Embolism Signs of this potentially fatal complication. Article source: https://www.webmd.com/lung/news/20200330/us-army-opens-field-hospital-in-new-york-city

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Hughes Awarded $3.5M Follow-On to Coast Guard Satcom Contract

Coast Guard HC-27J aircraft. Photo: Hughes Network Systems has been awarded a $3.5 million follow-on contract from U.S. Naval Air Systems to enhance airborne communications for U.S. Coast Guard on its HC-27J aircraft. Under the agreement, Hughes will integrate Beyond Line of Sight (BLoS) systems to strengthen the Coast Guard’s missions requiring airborne Communications-on-the-Move (COTM), [...]

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Hughes Awarded $3.5M Follow-On Contract from NAVAIR to Enhance Airborne Communications for U.S. Coast Guard – Herald

GERMANTOWN, Md., March 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite networks and services, today announced its selection by the U.S. Naval Air Systems (NAVAIR) to provide SATCOM systems integration for the U.S. Coast Guard on its HC-27J aircraft. Under the agreement, Hughes will integrate Beyond Line of Sight (BLoS) systems to [...]

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100 Years Ago: The Dawn of US Coast Guard Aviation

HS-2L amphibian taxying from the ramp and into sheltered waters in preparation for take-off (Coast Guard Aviation Association) By U.S. Coast Guard News 03-27-2020 03:41:27 [By John Moseley and William Thiesen] The Naval Appropriation Act of 1916 provided the authorization, but not the funding, for 10 Coast Guard air stations. These air stations were to be [...]

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A N.J. Man was a Decorated African American in the Marines. His Trunk Ended up in an Estate Sale in Conn.

How did a trunk that once belonged to a decorated Montford Point Marine from New Jersey who fought at Iwo Jima end up in Connecticut? The mystery has the family of Gilmon D. Brooks scratching their heads. Ellanora Lerner, 17, of New London, Connecticut, knows little about the trunk except that an aunt, Susan Schade, [...]

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Covid-19: Canberra cancels US Marines’ annual training deployment to northern Australia amid coronavirus concerns

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The U.S. Marines Want A Fresh Start To Take On China And Russia

Key Point: The central premise of Berger’s Planning Guidance is that the return of great power competition requires a Marine Corps that is primarily organized, trained and equipped for the high-end fight against a peer competitor, particularly China. In his Commandant’s Planning Guidance, Marine Corps General David Berger proposes the most radical redesign of the Marine Corps in [...]

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Coronavirus Is Rising Around US Military, Defense Infrastructure, Analysis Shows

The coronavirus will deal a major blow to U.S. military readiness in coming weeks as it spreads to bases and manufacturing hubs in the southern and western parts of the country, a new analysis by data and analytics firm Govini predicts. Govini analysts say the forecast could help Pentagon leaders and local commanders better prepare, and [...]

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Exclusive: As coronavirus spreads, U.S. military to withhold some infection data

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. military has decided it will stop providing some of the more granular data about coronavirus infections within its ranks, citing concern that the information might be used by adversaries as the virus spreads. U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper outlined the plan in an interview with Reuters, saying that he wanted [...]

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