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Army Fields Anti-Jam GPS In Germany This Fall

Posted by Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. on


Styrker-armored vehicles, from 2nd Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, arrive at Smardan Training Area, Romania, March 24, 2015. Saber Junction 15 includes 5,000 troops from 17 NATO allied and partner nations. http://www.army.mil/article/145053/Army_Europe_expands_Operation_Atlantic_Resolve_training_to_Romania__Bulgaria/

The first iteration of the new Assured Precision Navigation & Timing (APNT) kit will go to the 2nd Cavalry Regiment in Germany for evaluation.

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Beyond 386 Squadrons: AFWIC’s Four Futures For The Air Force

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“AFWIC was told to inform and try to shape the ’20 POM,” Fantini told reporters, but that 2020-2024 budget plan is due out in February and was already largely locked down. “But the ’21 POM,” he said, it’s “game on.”

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Russia Widens EW War, ‘Disabling’ EC-130s OR AC-130s In Syria

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UPDATED: Did Thomas Say AC-130 or EC-130??? Does It Matter? GEOINT: The Compass Call is supposed to be one of America’s foremost electronic warfare weapons, but the EC-130s flying near Syria are being attacked and disabled “in the most aggressive EW environment on the planet,” the head of Special Operations Command said here today. “Right now… Keep reading →

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Can’t Stop The Signal: Army Strips Down Network To Survive Major War

Posted by Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. on


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Unlike the Taliban, Russia and China can shoot down our drones, jam our transmissions, and hack our computers. So to prepare to fight them, we need a very different communications network — one the US Army is now studying how to build.

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