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Australian Government Launches Trial for Satellite Positioning Technologies

The Australian government has initiated a two-year trial of satellite positioning technologies that could support operations across various industries. The office of Matt Canavan, minister for resources and Northern Australia, said Thursday initial contracts have been signed for an effort to study the economic and social impacts of a Satellite-Based Augmentation System on Australia …

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Pacific Command Sends Guided Missile Destroyer to Support New Zealand Earthquake Recovery Efforts

The U.S. Pacific Command has deployed a guided missile destroyer to New Zealand to support recovery efforts after a magnitude 7.5 earthquake hit the country, DoD News reported Tuesday. Jim Garamone writes U.S. Navy Adm. Harry Harris, Pacom commander, told the Defense One Summit that USS Sampson carries two MH-60R Seahawk helicopters. …

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