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FRIDAY FOTO (December 17, 2014)

Airpower.

This is what U.S. strategy planners are talking about when they discuss projecting power.

Twenty-four big U.S. Air Force cargo airplanes prepare to take off Dec. 95 more words

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THIS WEEK in the War of 1812 (December 7-December 13, 1814)

Enter the Pirate.

U.S. Major General Andrew Jackson is scrambling to find the men, weapons, ships and supplies to defend New Orleans from a pending British invasion — that may outnumber his 1,500 troops 10-to-1 — when he encounters the pirate Jean Lafitte and his brother, Pierre, on a New Orleans street corner in early December. 481 more words

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FRIDAY FOTO (November 28, 2014)

Underwater Exercise.

U.S. Marines retrieve their fins and weight belts from the bottom of a 13-foot pool during a diver course on Camp Schwab in Japan, Nov. 55 more words

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FRIDAY FOTO (November 14, 2014) RESENDING

Light up the Night.

U.S. Marines fire at fixed targets from Light Armored Vehicles (LAV-25s) during training in D’Arta Plage, Djibouti in East Africa.  Note that despite the bright light thrown off by tracer bullets, you can still see the stars in the sky if you click on the photo to enlarge it. 117 more words

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FRIDAY FOTO (November 7, 2014)

Have (Big) Gun Will Travel.

U.S. soldiers check the perimeter of an M109A6 Paladin howitzer during exercise Combined Resolve III  at the Army’s Hohenfels Training Area… 176 more words

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UNMANNED SYSTEMS: Pentagon's New Mantra

Commonality, Interoperability, Affordability.

TYSONS CORNER, Virginia — For years, advocates of unmanned systems — robots, drones and autonomous vehicles — have repeated the mantra “dirty, dull and dangerous.” 708 more words

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