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Adm. Hyman Rickover

Top Appropriator Urges Army To Help Him Pass Their Budget

Posted by Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. on


Is the Army doing enough to sell Congress on its five-year, $57 billion modernization plan? And does that long-term effort require a long-term leader?

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‘A Little Bit Disruptive’: Murray & McCarthy On Army Futures Command

Posted by Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. on


“It’s establishing buy-in over the next three, four, five years from the institution (of the Army),” Gen. Murray said. “It’s about establishing buy-in on Capitol Hill, because if I don’t have buy-in there, this won’t survive.”

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Kim Jong-un Has Much To Teach Pentagon About Speed: Gen. Hyten

Posted by Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. on


HUNTSVILLE, ALA.: The morning the news broke that North Korea could tip its ICBMs with nuclear warheads, the US general in charge of strategic deterrence said we could a learn a lot from Kim Jong-un. America prides itself on innovation, but today, said Gen. John Hyten, in matters military, our adversaries are innovating faster because… Keep reading →

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Can The Air Force Innovate? Snake Clark And Buzz Moseley

Posted by Colin Clark on


Many observers of the US military would agree that the best ideas are often not to be found among its generals and admirals. If you want to find good and disruptive ideas in the military, you get to know the majors and colonels. One of the standard comments you’ll hear about smart colonels is that they… Keep reading →

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Worries Surface As Carter Picks Submariner As CNO; It’s All About Nuclear Reactors

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WASHINGTON: Even before it’s announced, the Pentagon’s pick for Chief of Naval Operations – the current head of Naval Reactors — is already being questioned, not because of his performance but because of his current job. When Adm. Hyman Rickover created the unique post of director of Naval Reactors (NR) with its eight-year term, he did it… Keep reading →

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New Reactor Cores Key To Ohio Replacement Subs

Posted by Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. on


WASHINGTON NAVY YARD: One of the most secretive agencies in the Navy didn’t just invite reporters to its headquarters today: It offered them cookies and cake. The agency? The Navy Nuclear Propulsion Program. The occasion? The 60th anniversary of the first submarine ever to sail under nuclear power. But there’s a lot more going on… Keep reading →

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