Tag Archives: NATO

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

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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

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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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NNSA, USAF Conduct Non-Nuclear Tests of B61-12 Gravity Bomb

The National Nuclear Security Administration has concluded three non-nuclear flight tests of a gravity bomb in cooperation with the U.S. Air Force and allies from NATO. NNSA said Tuesday that it worked with partners to test the B61-12 gravity bomb last month at Tonopah Test Range, Nevada in preparation for the weapon system's final demonstration next year.

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Tina Kuhn, President and CEO of Cybercore Technologies, Announced as a Panelist for Potomac Officers Club’s 2019 Secure Supply Chain Forum on July 18th

Tina Kuhn, president and chief executive officer of Cybercore Technologies, will be featured as a panelist during Potomac Officers Club’s 2019 Secure Supply Chain Forum on July 18th. Register now for the forum right here.

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Report: Trump to Nominate Vice Adm. Michael Gilday as Chief of Naval Operations

resident Trump will nominate Vice Adm. Michael Gilday, director of the Joint Staff, to serve as the next chief of naval operations, the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday. A U.S. official said the president approved Gilday’s nomination for the post during a meeting with Navy officials at the White House on Wednesday.

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