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USAF to Implement New Office for ISR-IT Activities; Bill Marion Quoted

The U.S. Air Force is restructuring its information technology office to include new components that would assist the service's chief information officer in the area of intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, C4ISRNet reported Tuesday. A new combined intelligence/IT office and a corresponding deputy CIO would take up duties divided from the primary CIO's responsibilities.

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Robins AFB to Host Advanced Battle Management System Initial Components

Robins Air Force Base will house the initial components of a new Air Force platform designed to manage information on air and space intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance. The Advanced Battle Management System is geared to provide increased situational awareness for commanders by integrating battlefield surveillance information, Hill AFB said Thursday. The Air Force …

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U.S. Military Delivers UAS to Philippine Air Force Under FMF Program

The Joint U.S. Military Assistance Group has delivered a $13.2 million unmanned aerial system to the Philippine air force under a foreign military finance program. The ScanEagle UAS was delivered under an FMF program aiming to support the Philippine military’s capacities in maritime domain awareness, counter-terrorism, humanitarian assistance and disaster relief, the U.S. embassy …

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Maj. Gen. Thomas Geary Appointed Military Deputy to DIA Director

Maj. Gen. Thomas Geary, assistant deputy chief of staff for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance at the U.S. Air Force, has been tapped to serve as military deputy to the director of the Defense Intelligence Agency. The Defense Department said Monday Geary’s new assignment is based in Washington. Geary was appointed to his …

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DARPA to Host Event on National Security Challenges, Technologies

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency will host a two-day event on Aug. 2 to 3 in Arlington, Virginia to discuss the Strategic Technology Office’s mission, problem spaces and technology interests with industry. DARPA said Friday the Sync with STO event seeks to foster discussion between STO program managers and technologists on ways to address …

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Air Force Picks 305 Airmen for RPA Pilot Selection Board Process

The U.S. Air Force has selected 305 active-duty personnel to proceed with a selection process to identify the next enlisted batch that will attend remotely piloted aircraft training. The service branch said Wednesday the Enlisted Remotely Piloted Aircraft Pilot Selection Board is part of an effort to boost the Air Force’s intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance …

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NATO Eyes E-3 AWACS Aircraft Deployment for Islamic State Fight

NATO wants to send E-3 Airborne Warning and Control System aircraft to the Middle East in October to aid the US-led coalition’s counterterrorism efforts against the Islamic State militant group, Defense News reported Monday. Valerie Insinna writes NATO Deputy General Alexander Vershbow told reporters the alliance’s fleet of 16 E-3 AWACS planes can help coalition members conduct intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance …

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