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Army Eyes New Surface-to-Air Missile Tech to Disrupt Drones, RAM Threats

The U.S. Army‘s fiscal 2019 spending plan includes an initiative to procure a new surface-to-air missile system against defeat rockets, artillery, mortars, cruise missiles and drones, Defense News reported Friday. The service branch wants to use an Expanded Mission Area Missile in conjunction with the ground-based weapon system known as Indirect Fire Protection Capability Increment …

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Lt. Gen. Paul Nakasone Nominated to Lead NSA, Cybercom

Lt. Gen. Paul Nakasone, head of the Army Cyber Command, has been nominated by President Donald Trump to serve as head of the National Security Agency and the U.S. Cyber Command, Politico reported Tuesday. Rob Joyce, White House cybersecurity coordinator and Trump’s cyber adviser, announced Nakasone’s nomination in a Twitter …

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Report: Army Deploys Lighter Version of Tactical Network

The U.S. Army has begun to deploy a lighter variant of its tactical network called the Warfighter Information Network-Tactical as part of a plan to field the on-the-move communications platform to priority light infantry units over the next years, Defense News reported Wednesday. Paul Mehney, an Army spokesman, told Defense News that …

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Rickey Dale James Confirmed to Head Army Corps of Engineers

The Senate has confirmed Rickey Dale James, a manager at family farming business A.C. Riley Cotton Company, as assistant secretary of the U.S. Army for civil works and head of the Army Corps of Engineers, the Northern Kentucky Tribune reported Monday. Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky) said James will help address water infrastructure …

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