Tag Archives: NATO

Kenneth Myers Appointed CRDF Global President; Michael Dignam Quoted

Ken Myers

CRDF Global announced Wednesday the appointment of Kenneth Myer III as president. Myers will use his extensive national security background to inform his strategic leadership to CRDF’s global operations. Myers previously worked with PAE, DTRA  and the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations. Previously, Myers worked as the senior vice president for defense and security at PAE.

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Biden Vows Commitment to NATO Alliance, Collaboration to Address Security Threats

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President Biden said the U.S. remains committed to the transatlantic alliance and will work closely with partners in the European Union to address the shared security threats and other challenges. "The transatlantic alliance is back. And we are not looking backward; we are looking forward, together,” Biden said Friday in a speech during the virtual Munich Security Conference.

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Jens Stoltenberg: NATO Must Consider Interoperability in Emerging Tech Development

Jens Stoltenberg

Jens Stoltenberg, secretary-general at North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), said member nations should maintain interoperability as they invest in next-generation technologies over the next decade. Stoltenberg said on Monday during a virtual conference that NATO allies must avoid technological gaps and observe common standards in the development of emerging technologies. 

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USAF Unveils Anti-Jam Radio Tech for DoD

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The U.S. Air Force is developing an anti-jam high-frequency radio system meant to enhance the Department of Defense's (DoD) communication capacities with its allies. Mitre collaborated with the Air Force and NATO allies to build an early iteration of SATURN in the 1980's. USAF published the international interoperability specifications for SATURN in a NATO standardization agreement.

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Mark Esper Announces Pentagon’s Plan for Troop Drawdown in Germany; Gen. John Hyten Quoted

Mark Esper

Mark Esper, secretary of the Department of Defense (DoD) and 2020 Wash100 Award winner, announced that DoD intends to withdraw 11,900 troops from Germany in support of U.S. European Command’s plans to reposition those personnel to other locations in line with the implementation of the National Defense Strategy.

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Vectrus Systems Corporation Secures $45M FFP Contract to Provide Naval Support Services; Chuck Prow Quoted

Chuck Prow

Vectrus Systems Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Vectrus, has been awarded an eight-year, $45 million fixed-price (FFP) contract to provide base operations support services at Naval Support Facility Deveselu, Romania, the company reported on Friday.

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NATO Creates Tool to Address Signal Degradation

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The NATO Communications and Information Agency's new software works to facilitate assessments of areas prone to degradation of signals from global navigation satellite systems. The Radar Electromagnetic and Communication Coverage Tool or REACT allows users to estimate areas where interfering signals may affect the performance of GPS and other GNSS technologies that provide positioning, navigation and timing data, NCIA said Monday.

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PredaSAR Names Gen. William Shelton, Lt. Gen. Richard Newton, Maj. Gen. Douglass Raaberg to Board of Directors; Marc Bell

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PredaSAR Corporation has appointed three former U.S. Air Force generals, General William Shelton, Lieutenant General Richard Newton and Major General Douglas Raaberg, effective immediately, the company announced on Monday.

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Gen. Mark Milley: Collaborative Commitment Key for NATO Allies to Maintain Regional Peace

U.S. Army Gen. Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and a 2019 Wash100 Award winner, has said NATO member countries should remain committed to collaboration and avoid complacency to help preserve regional peace and stability, DoD News reported Tuesday.

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