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US Sends More Troops, Patriots, And Radars To Saudi; But Are They The Right Defense?

Posted by Paul McLeary on


“We’ve seen this coming,” but governments “haven’t been preparing to go after not only UAS but cruise missiles.”

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Army To Pick LTAMDS Winner By September

Posted by Theresa Hitchens on


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“This is a radar they’re going to buy for, I don’t know, 30 years?  So you want to make sure you’ve got new technology that can meet the threats of the future.”

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Lasers, Microwaves, Hypersonics & More: Army RCCTO

Posted by Theresa Hitchens on


Innovators who put forward the most promising white papers will be invited to pitch their idea to officials representing not only the Army but the other services, the joint Combatant Commands, and independent organizations like the Missile Defense Agency.

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Why Would Russia Spoof Israeli GPS? F-35 & Iran

Posted by Arie Egozi on


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The answer may lie in the limits of Russian electronic warfare, which — while far more potent than US military EW — still relies on raw power more than precise targeting. It may also show the weakness of the warm relationship Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has cultivated with Vladimir Putin, which could run aground on Russia’s increasing support for Iran.

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Over Past 24 Hours, US & Iran Each Claim To Narrowly Avoid Deadly Attacks

Posted by Arie Egozi on


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Both sides are claiming they stepped back from the edge over the past 24 hours, unwilling to see the loss of life. Tensions in the Gulf haven’t diminished however.

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US: Iran Shoots Down Global Hawk; Second Drone Down This Month

Posted by Paul McLeary on


The Global Hawk was downed after two earlier shots at US drones in the region, and attacks on commercial shipping.

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Iran: Israeli F-35s Rehearse Strikes As US Sends Troops — But Will Europe Flinch?

Posted by Arie Egozi on


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Israeli experts fear that the Iranian attacks aim to drive a wedge between the US and Europe.

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UPDATED: Centcom Confirms Reaper Shoot Down, Says Iran And Houthis Fired At Drones

Posted by Paul McLeary on


A day after two commercial tankers are hit in the Gulf of Oman, reports emerge the Houthis are firing — and hitting — US aircraft.

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Eye On Iran, Israelis Conduct Huge Two-Week Exercise On Cyprus

Posted by Arie Egozi on


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  TEL AVIV: As the Middle Eastern kettle boils hotter, Israel is striving to improve the readiness and efficiency of its forces with regional exercises aimed, in part, at building de facto regional alliances. Syrian news agencies are reporting another air attack on the Russian-aligned country on June 12. According to Syrian news agencies, the… Keep reading →

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US-Turkey Relations At Precipice; Turks Start S-400 Training

Posted by Colin Clark on


The Pentagon appears to be ready to take further action in the long-running saga over Turkey and the F-35.

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