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Navy Tests Amphibious Group Concept at US-Australia Military Exercise

The U.S. Navy operated its ships alongside Australia’s frigates to test an amphibious warfighting concept dubbed Upgunned Expeditionary Strike Group during the Exercise Talisman Saber 2017 joint U.S.-Australia military exercise, USNI News reported Monday. Rear Adm. Marc Dalton, commander of the Navy’s Expeditionary Strike Group 7, told USNI News that the Upgunned …

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Adm. Michael Rogers Calls for National Dialogue on Use of Digital Tech for SIGINT

U.S. Navy Adm. Michael Rogers, head of the U.S. Cyber Command and National Security Agency, has said a national dialogue is needed to determine whether the government should have access to digital communications to support signals intelligence activities against terrorism, DoD News reported Saturday. Rogers told the Aspen Security Forum in Colorado …

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House OKs $696B Defense Policy Bill for Fiscal 2018

The House voted 344-81 Friday to pass a defense spending bill that would allocate $621.5 billion in defense base budget and $75 billion in overseas contingency operations funds for fiscal year 2018, Defense News reported Friday. The House’s 2018 National Defense Authorization Act would set up a space-focused military branch and …

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Report: Navy, Air Force Cut Mandatory Online Training Programs

The U.S. Air Force and Navy have launched efforts to reduce or eliminate online training requirements for civilian and military personnel, Federal News Radio reported Monday. The station said the Navy has removed nearly all mandatory computer-based training programs for the civilian workforce except for the Defense Department‘s Cyber Awareness Challenge, …

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