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$49M For Multi-Domain Wargames Tops PACOM Wishlist

Posted by Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. on

WASHINGTON: “To counter our near-peer adversaries” — read Russia and China — US Pacific Command wants $530 million of unfunded priorities that didn’t fit in the 2018 budget request, from better bases to more torpedoes. The top item: $49 million more for “multi-domain battle exercises,” wargames testing a new Army-led concept for future warfare against… Keep reading →

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PACOM’s Harris Urges More Subs, PGMs, Ships At HASC

Posted by Sandra Erwin on

While North Korea threatens to shoot and sink American aircraft carriers and launch nuclear weapons, Pacific Command is running short of precision-guided munitions. And Pacific Command does not have enough surface ships, submarines and antimissile radars to keep up with current and emerging threats, its commander Adm. Harry Harris told the House Armed Services Committee… Keep reading →

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