PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. — With the need for Soldiers in Afghanistan to engage the enemy at longer distances, Picatinny Arsenal has completed an initial training and fielding of a weapon for traditional Army units previously used only by special operations commands.
Two of the Royal Navy’s Trafalgar Class submarines are reaping the benefits of major upgrades to their combat systems following their latest maintenance periods.
SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. (AFNS) — Since Jan. 13, the 2nd Space Operations Squadron here has been busy disposing of an old and trusted satellite.
BRUSSELS, Feb. 2, 2012 – NATO defense ministers meeting here all agreed on a clear message: as the transition to Afghan security lead proceeds, the process „reflects what Lisbon was all about,“ Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta said today.
ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. — The U.S. Army Chemical Materials Agency completed the destruction of the chemical weapons stockpile at Deseret Chemical Depot in Utah on Jan. 21.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 2, 2012 – The threat to U.S.-based computer networks is one of the country’s most pressing security problems, and Congress needs to act on it soon, the director of national intelligence told a congressional panel today.
A spokesman for NATO-led forces said that 2011 had been a ‚remarkably successful year‘ in the fight against insurgents in Afghanistan and in the development of the Afghan security forces.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 2, 2012 – A transition to Afghan security lead in the country in 2013 is a prudent step, but one that doesn’t change the December 2014 deadline for NATO to end combat operations in the country, Pentagon officials said today.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 2, 2012 – An Afghan and coalition security force captured a Taliban leader and detained an additional suspected insurgent during an operation in the Nahr-e Saraj district of Afghanistan’s Helmand province today, military officials reported.
AIR FORCE The Boeing Co., Long Beach, Calif., is being awarded a $1,781,413,723 firm-fixed-price contract for a modification is a Foreign Military Sales requirement for the Indian Air Force. Ten C-17 aircraft will be procured for the IAF.