Tägliche Archive: 10. Dezember 2010

USA – Army Researchers Work to Improve Information Systems

WASHINGTON, Dec. 9, 2010 – Army researchers are working to integrate command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities during the early stages of research and development. „We have had to adapt our Army to deploy systems in the battlefield we hadn’t planned for originally in order to defeat […]

USA – Chairman Seeks to Restore Military Relationship With China

TOKYO, Dec. 9, 2010 – Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, expressed optimism that Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates‘ visit to China next month, and a possible visit to Washington early next year by Mullen’s Chinese counterpart, could invigorate the two countries‘ stalled military-to-military relationship. […]

USA – Teams Seek Rapport With Afghan Women

WASHINGTON, Dec. 9, 2010 – Following the counterinsurgency tenet of supporting civilians, the Army and Marines have deployed women-focused teams to gain insight into Afghanistan’s mostly silent female population. Female engagement teams are deployed to support battlefield operations and meet with Afghan women to gain understanding and insight into the […]

Afghanistan – Cooperation Will Endure, Gates Tells Embassy Employees

KABUL, Afghanistan, Dec. 9, 2010 – Cooperation between the U.S. military and diplomatic missions in Afghanistan will endure beyond the end of combat, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates told embassy workers here today. After spending two days in Afghanistan visiting troops and meeting with U.S. and Afghan leaders, the secretary […]

Afghanistan – Insurgent Attack Kills Two Afghan Civilians

WASHINGTON, Dec. 9, 2010 – Officials from NATO’s International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan today confirmed that two Afghan civilians were killed during an insurgent attack on a coalition base in Kunar province, military officials reported. Afghan and coalition forces transported local residents wounded in the attack to a nearby […]

Gates Visits United Arab Emirates

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, Dec. 9, 2010 – Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates arrived here today to meet with Crown Prince Mohammad bin Zayed Al Nubayan. It’s the latest stop in an overseas trip that has taken the secretary to Oman and Afghanistan, as well as to the deployed […]

USA – US Military contracts for FY10

NAVY Canadian Commercial Corp., General Dynamics Land Systems – Canada (GDLS-C), Ontario, Canada, is being awarded a $317,433,459 firm-fixed-priced modification under previously awarded contract (M67854-07-D-5028) to procure 691 kits of the following modernization and upgrade engineering change proposals (ECPs): independent suspension axle aystem (ISAS); ISAS nose assembly; armor kits; wheel […]