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FOOD FOR THOUGHT: Veteran Reporter's Thoughts on Media and National Security

Food for Thought: Walter Pincus.

In his latest — and perhaps last — column in newsprint, veteran Washington Post reporter Walter Pincus offers some opinions and concerns… 247 more words

National Security And Defense

FRIDAY FOTO (December 25, 2015)

The Force Is Still Strong.

In a war zone far, far away, U.S. service members cheer and clap before they get to see the first showing of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” at Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan on December 22. 106 more words

National Security And Defense

UNMANNED AIRCRAFT: U.S. Army Retires Its Oldest UAS

Home from the Hill.

The U.S. Army is retiring it’s oldest unmanned aircraft, the RQ/MQ-5 Hunter unmanned aerial system (UAS) fleet after 20 years of service. 228 more words

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AMPHIBIOUS WARFARE: U.S. MARINE CORPS Picks BAE Systems and SAIC for ACV Prototype

Narrowing the Field.

The U.S. Marine Corps — looking to replace its 40-year-old amphibious assault vehicles (AAVs) — have narrowed the selection process to two vehicles: One made by BAE Systems, the other by SAIC. 377 more words

National Security And Defense

FRIDAY FOTO (November 13, 2015)

Blue Radar.

U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Lance Simon monitors a radar console for air and surface contacts in the combat information center aboard the… 37 more words

National Security And Defense

UNMANNED AIRCRAFT: Defending Against Small Drone Threat

Drone Killers.

Small drones, often commercially available, are a growing concern to military forces and security operations, according to a recent story in Aviation Week & Space Technology… 422 more words

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