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2019 Forecast: Hard Choices On Invisible Warfare « Breaking Defense

An Army cyber/EW soldier sets up an antenna during exercises at the National Training Center on Fort Irwin, Calif. After a quarter-century of post-Cold War neglect, the Department of Defense has once again become serious about electronic warfare: the art of detecting, disrupting, and deceiving enemy radio and radar. But …

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Acting SecDef Shanahan’s First Message: “China, China, China.” « Breaking Defense

Patrick Shanahan arrives at the Pentagon on Jan. 2, for his first day as acting Secretary of Defense. UPDATED with announcement of Norquist as acting deputy    PENTAGON: In his first day on the job, acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan gathered civilian leaders of the military services to deliver a …

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Amidst Turmoil, Pentagon Persists On Acquisition Reform: Ellen Lord « Breaking Defense

Anniston Army depot PENTAGON: One constant in the abrupt transition from outgoing Defense Secretary Jim Mattis to his deputy, soon to be acting secretary, Patrick Shanahan? The grueling, technical, but crucial business of acquisition reform. For all their differences, Pentagon technocrats, House Democrats, Senate Republicans, and even President Trump can …

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Women’s Open Front Sweaters are just $12 at Old Navy today!

December 28, 2018 | Crystal Paine Add to my favorites (Note: The links in this post are affiliate links, and we will be compensated when you make a purchase by clicking through our links. Read our disclosure policy here.) Today only, Old Navy has Women’s Open Front Sweaters for just …

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U.S. to boost financing for Ukraine navy after Russian attack By Reuters

© Reuters. A command ship of the Ukrainian Navy of Donbas is seen in the Azov Sea port of Mariupol WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States will provide an additional $10 million in military financing to Ukraine to bolster its navy after Russia captured three Ukrainian vessels at sea last …

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White House, Pentagon Remain In Dark Over Syria Withdrawal « Breaking Defense

F-15E Strike Eagles return from the first strikes on Islamic State targets in Syria, 2014. PENTAGON: White House and Pentagon officials were unable to offer any details of president Trump’s surprise announcement Wednesday that he’s pulling US forces out of Syria. The abrupt reversal of US policy left huge questions …

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Navy To Begin Arming Subs With Ship-Killer Missile « Breaking Defense

Sailors load a Harpoon anti-ship missile aboard the USS Olympia. WASHINGTON: With an eye on China, the Navy will begin arming its attack submarines with ship-killer missiles for the first time in decades. The weapon of choice: an updated model of the decades-old Harpoon. In a little-noticed announcement posted earlier …

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Navy Looking To Fly P-8s From Cold War-era Base In Alaska « Breaking Defense

P-8 Poseidon   WASHINGTON The Navy may begin deploying submarine-hunting P-8 Poseidon aircraft to a small airstrip hundreds of miles off the Alaskan coast, signaling a new emphasis on keeping watch over Russian and Chinese moves in the Arctic. The remote runway sits on the island of Adak in the …

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Three Attack Subs ‘Not Certified To Dive’; Navy F-35s at 15 Percent Readiness « Breaking Defense

A submarine undergoes maintenance at the government-owned Norfolk Naval Shipyard. CAPITOL HILL: Navy readiness is “heading in the wrong direction,” the Government Accountability Office told the Senate this morning, with only 15 percent of Navy F-35Cs rated “fully mission capable.” At the same hearing, a four-star admiral acknowledged three nuclear-powered …

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