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Jun 23, 2012

How's the LCS Coming Along?

Michael Fabey reported last month on his tour of the LCS 1 and some of the troubling things he saw in this article: What Price Freedom? LCS-1 Leaves....More
Jun 22, 2012

Fuel Flip

A potential ally for the biofuel industry slipped away when the Senate Armed Services Committee voted on an amendment to block the Pentagon from....More
Jun 22, 2012

6/22 Frago

+ DoD to Japan: Don’t worry, the Osprey is safe + Pic of the Day: F-35B Shows Off Its Gun Pod....More
Jun 21, 2012

6/21 Frago

+ Special Ops Commander Sacked After Tiltrotor Crash + Report: Obama Should Copy Nixon: Avoid Foreign Conflicts, Use Allies, Invest in R&D....More
Jun 21, 2012

More on UAVs

Congress is trying to get ahead of privacy concerns that could snuff out the growing use of UAVs within the United States. At least initially, the....More
Jun 20, 2012

European UAV Programs May Advance

Robert Wall and Amy Svitak wrote in this week's Aviation Week & Space Technology about movement in French and German unmanned aircraft programs:....More
Jun 20, 2012

Privacy Concerns About UAVs

With the U.S. Congress having ordered the FAA to proceed with integrating unmanned aircraft into civil airspace, the idea of using UAVs for domestic....More
Jun 20, 2012

6/20 Frago

+ Air-Sea Battle....More
Jun 20, 2012

French Air Force Demos ASMPA Raid

The French air force has, for the first time, conducted an end-to-end test of its strategic strike capability using the ASMPA cruise missile (but,....More
Jun 19, 2012

6/19 Frago

+ What the Wisconsin Recall Says About the Future of the U.S. Military 'the two biggest budgetary pressures within Defense:  healthcare and pensions....More
Jun 19, 2012

Growing Saudi Leopard 2 Order?

Saudi Arabia is interested in buying 600-800 Leopard 2 tanks from Germany, compared to the 300 previously reported, according to Bild am Sonntag. The....More
Jun 19, 2012

PzH 2000 Supports Afghan Police

Panzerhaubitze 2000 (PzH 2000) 155 mm armored artillery supported Afghan security forces over the weekend, the Bundeswehr reported today. Bundeswehr....More
Jun 18, 2012

6/18 Frago

+ Satellite Spots Lockheed’s Mystery Drone + Are Moscow Talks Iran's Last Chance?....More
Jun 15, 2012

Dutch Get FRISC

The Dutch Defense Materiel Organisation handed over the first eight fast raiding interception and special forces craft (FRISC) to the Royal....More
Jun 15, 2012

Netherlands Down Under

NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen is not the only senior foreign dignitary visiting Australia to discuss military cooperation. The Dutch....More
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