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February 03, 2016
Two US generals in favor of the draft for women
Washington (AFP) Feb 2, 2016
American women should be required to register for the draft, two top military officials said Tuesday, following the Pentagon's decision to open all jobs including elite commando positions to females. Though the US military has been an all-volunteer force since near the end of the Vietnam War, in 1973, all men aged 18-25 must nonetheless register for the draft in case of a national crisis and re-institution of conscription. After Pentagon chief Ashton Carter in December announced a "No Exception ... read more

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45th SW supports Air Force GPS IIF-12 launch aboard an Atlas V

Turkish Aerospace Industries UAV Anka makes debut flight

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Jordan to purchase Arlan armored vehicles from Kazakhstan
Jordan will purchase Arlan armored vehicles as part of its recently signed military cooperation agreement with Kazakhstan. ... more
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Thales, ASV partner for more autonomous vessels
Thales and ASV, an unmanned surface vessel technology company, are strengthening their partnership in Britain. ... more
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Navy successfully tests new system for unmanned vehicles
A command and control system for all types of unmanned vehicles has been tested recently by the U.S. Navy on a submersible platform. ... more
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Saab supplying Croatia with coastal surveillance system
Saab of Sweden reports it is supplying a second coastal surveillance and border protection system to Croatia. ... more
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DARPA selects Raytheon for infantry squad research
Raytheon has received a $2.5 million Phase One contract from the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to develop new technologies to improve the effectiveness of infantry squads. ... more
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DARPA program aims to develop neural-digital connection
DARPA's new Neural Engineering System Design program aims to develop an improved implantable chip connecting the human brain to modern digital technology. ... more
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Telephonics to supply surveillance vehicles for U.S. border
U.S. Customs and Border Protection has awarded Telephonics Corporation a $13.5 million contract for its Mobile Surveillance Capability vehicles. ... more
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General Dynamics to support U.S. Army Stryker program
General Dynamics Land Systems has received a $75 million contract to provide engineering and integration services for the U.S. Army's Stryker vehicle. ... more
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Lockheed Martin to provide Pakistan with Target Sight Systems
Lockheed Martin has received a $14 million contract to provide Target Sight Systems for Pakistan's AH-1Z attack helicopters. ... more
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Indian Army likely to get K9 Vajra-T howitzers
The Indian Army is likely to acquire the K9 Vajra-T howitzer, a Larsen & Toubro modification of Samsung Techwin's K-9 Thunder. ... more
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Saab unveils Sea Giraffe 4A AESA naval radar
Saab Defense and Security unveiled its latest naval radar system, the Sea Giraffe 4A, at the Surface Navy Association's 2016 National Symposium. ... more
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Sotera to perform Information Operations Support for U.S. Army
Sotera received an $89 million task order from the U.S. Army's Intelligence and Security Command to provide information operations support. ... more
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Saab to provide more equipment for U.S. Army combat vehicles
U.S. defense officials approved the fourth and fifth options of their contract with Saab to provide laser-based training systems for U.S. Army combat vehicles. ... more
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Hundreds of vehicles ordered for French Special Forces
Renault Trucks Defense has been contracted to produce hundreds of light and heavy vehicles for the French military's Special Forces. ... more
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Kaman receives new order for reprogrammable bomb fuzes
Kaman Corporation reports it is supplying its Joint Programmable Fuzes to an unidentified foreign country beginning this year. ... more
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US general fears military will lower standards for women
The US military will inevitably have to lower its physical requirements so more women can fill infantry and commando roles, a top general said Friday. ... more
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ArmorSource to provide U.S. Army with lighter combat helmets
ArmorSource announced it has completed First Article Testing of its new lightweight helmet for the U.S. Army, and will begin deliveries in spring. ... more
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Russia's Uran-9 robotic combat system hits international market
Rosoboronexport, a subsidiary of Russian state-owned corporation Rostec, will begin promoting the Uran-9 multipurpose robotic combat system on the international market. ... more
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Kongsberg receives CROWS program order
Kongsberg has received orders from the U.S. Army to support its Common Remotely Operated Weapon Station program. ... more
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Turkey contracts Otokar for Cobra II armored vehicles
The government of Turkey has awarded Otokar a $52 million contract to support the production and delivery of the Cobra II Tactical Wheeled Armored Vehicle. ... more
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Kongsberg Protector selected for General Dynamics Stryker
General Dynamics Land Systems has selected Kongsberg's Protector Remote Weapon station for their Stryker vehicles. ... more
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Forensic seismology tested on 2006 munitions depot 'cook-off' in Baghdad
Back in October 2006, a mortar round hit the ammunition supply depot at the U.S. Forward Operating Base Falcon south of Baghdad. The round started a smoldering fire punctuated by whizzing skyrockets ... more
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German Army orders more Boxer armored vehicles
Additional Boxer armored vehicles are to be produced for the German Army by Krauss-Maffei Wegmann and Rheinmetall under a $516.9 million contract. ... more
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Oshkosh resumes JLTV work after Lockheed protest dismissed
U.S. Army officials have directed Oshkosh Defense to resume work on Joint Light Tactical Vehicle production after Lockheed Martin's protest was dismissed. ... more
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