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CIA Vet Charles Allen: Drones to Replace Manned Reconnaissance Aircraft

CIA veteran Charles E. Allen has predicted unmanned aerial systems will soon replace manned aircraft to carry out reconnaissance operations in an interview with Breaking Defense published Tuesday. “I think we’ll move almost solely to unmanned reconnaissance, whether it’s long range in the class of Global Hawk or whether it deals with Predator A’s (or) Predator …

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Senate Passes $607B FY 2014 Defense Budget

A bill authorizing a $607 billion defense budget for fiscal year 2014 awaits signature by President Barack Obama after being approved by the Senate Thursday night, Defense News reported Friday. John Bennett writes the 2014 National Defense Authorization Act passed the Senate with an 84-15 vote on Thursday and cleared …

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House, Senate Negotiators Reach Defense Bill Deal

House and Senate negotiators have reached a deal on a compromise version of a defense authorization act for fiscal year 2013, which Defense News reports allocates $631 billion in funding for the Pentagon. The goal was to iron out differences between both chambers’ bills and get a final bill to …

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