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‘Desperate Need For Speed’ As Army Takes On Chinese, Russian, ISIS Info Ops

Posted by Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. on


The Army wants to move much faster in cyberspace against espionage, subversion, and disinformation — but that means accepting higher risks.

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Army’s Multi-Domain Unit ‘A Game-Changer’ In Future War

Posted by Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. on


But modernizing the Army will take decades and tough decisions about everything from online propaganda to the National Guard.

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Russia Winning Info & Electronic War In Syria, US & UK Generals Warn

Posted by Paul McLeary on


“The Russians are really good at this, better than us,” said the UK’s Maj. Gen. Felix Gedney, who just wrapped up a year as deputy commander of Operation Inherent Resolve. “We saw a very clever, assiduous information campaign aimed at discrediting the campaign of the coalition. And I would argue in many of our nation’s capitals, we didn’t realize we were being played.”

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Stalingrad Was Small: Multi-Domain Ops In Megacities

Posted by Colin Clark on


HONOLULU: As Seoul residents awaken to the whoomp, whoomp of the first North Korean shells and air raid sirens wail, millions pour from their apartments to the street, desperate for the shelter of the city’s 1,500 miles of deep tunnels. Some stream to the city’s rivers, hoping to head south. North Korean special operations troops,… Keep reading →

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JSTARS Just A Target In A2AD; No Need To Replace

Posted by Colin Clark on


AFA HQ: We finally learned why the Air Force has been backing away from a new JSTARS: it probably wouldn’t be much use in a real shooting war. That’s the verdict, stated in less unforgiving terms by the head of Air Combat Command, Gen. Mike Holmes, here in a speech. “The question is, how will… Keep reading →

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McMaster: Russian Info Ops Major Focus Of New National Security Strategy

Posted by Colin Clark on


WASHINGTON: Fact. China controls 90 percent of the world’s trade with North Korea. When President Trump met with Chinese President Xi Jinping at his Mar a Lago club there was, “frank recognition that China does have a great deal of control — a great deal of control over that situation, mainly through the coercive power… Keep reading →

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Marines Aim For Jammers On ‘Every Airplane’

Posted by Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. on


WASHINGTON: With the rise of high-tech threats from Russia and China, the Marine Corps plans a major increase in its forces devoted to jamming, hacking, and deceiving enemies. That includes: putting new sensors and jammers in everything from ground units to drones to V-22 Osprey tiltrotors and KC-130 transports, despite a tight budget; adding 1,000 to… Keep reading →

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