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4 Flights, 3 Hours, 20 Knots: Boeing’s Defiant Inches Ahead

Posted by Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. on


Photo courtesy Sikorsky and Boeing.

Mechanical fixes kept the SB>1 compound helicopter grounded for weeks this summer, but Sikorsky insists they can catch up.

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US Army Signals Israel’s Iron Dome Isn’t The Answer

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“It was developed for a very specific threat and it does incredible things…we intend to operate it differently — in support of an Army on the move. It’s not just going to be static.”

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Leonardo DRS Booth Goes Pink [Sponsored]

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The company has transformed their booth in support of Breast Cancer Awareness and is partnering with Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine.

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Army Wrestles With Hill Cuts To Ambitious VR Training Tech

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The Army may need to delay the rollout of the new technology, scale it down, or both.

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Army Will Stop Treating Troops As ‘Interchangeable Parts’: Gen. McConville

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“We’re moving towards a talent management system where we will manage people by 25 variables instead of two,” Gen. McConville said. It will be “a system that recognizes and capitalizes on our people’s knowledge, their skills, their behaviors and even their preferences.”

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MFoCS II [Sponsored]

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Leonardo DRS and MFoCS II are enabling @USArmy Network modernization, preparing for the ever-changing battlefield.

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How Active Protection Systems Knock Down Anti-Armor Threats for Both Legacy and Future Combat Vehicles [Sponsored]

Posted by Barry Rosenberg on


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If there’s one thing that Army leadership agrees upon, it’s the need for improved survivability of soldiers and machines against modern anti-tank weapons like the Russian Kornet and Chinese HJ-8 guided missiles, as well as Russia’s tandem warhead RPG-29 rocket propelled grenade that can bore a hole into a tank with a molten jet of… Keep reading →

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Esper To Lobby NATO For Tough Turkey Punishment

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The SecDef will tell allies in Brussels next week they must take a hard line on Turkey as the body count in Syria continues to rise. The question is, does this emperil Turkey’s NATO membership?

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What Will Boeing Offer For Army’s FARA Scout? Don’t Ask.

Posted by Richard Whittle on


screencap from Boeing.com

Whatever their aircraft is like, Boeing’s PR strategy is definitely stealthy. There’s a strategic reason for that.

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The World’s First and Only Fully Operational, Combat-Proven APS [Sponsored]

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By proactively detecting, locating, and neutralizing anti-armor threats, TROPHY™ dramatically increases platform survivability, and creates a new paradigm of networked threat awareness for maneuver forces.

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