Category: Military

Blunt Rochester calls on Trump administration to activate military resources in COVID-19 response – News – Middletown Transcript

Delaware News Desk Wednesday Apr 1, 2020 at 7:00 AM Reps. Lisa Blunt Rochester, D-Delaware, and Gus Bilirakis, R-Florida, on March 31 led a bipartisan group of more than 50 members of Congress urging President Donald Trump to utilize key military assets and organization to help resolve severe medical supply shortages and assist impacted communities with testing and other medical services. “We believe that the United States Armed Forces can provide some of the resources, expertise, and organization-at-scale needed to provide the requested relief to states and municipalities across the country,” wrote the members. “We applaud your administration’s efforts to ... Read more

Korea to Buy F-16 Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) & Link 16 Upgrades

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Republic of Korea to upgrade its F-16 Block 32 aircraft with Mode 5 Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) and Link 16 Tactical Datalink (TDL) and related equipment for an estimated cost of $194 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale today. The Republic of Korea has requested to upgrade its F-16 Block 32 aircraft with Mode 5 Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) and Link 16 Tactical Datalink (TDL). Included are ARC-238 radios; AN/APX-126 Combined Interrogator Transponders; ... Read more

Boeing nets $1.6B for P-8A Poseidons for Navy, New Zealand, Korea

The Navy has awarded Boeing a $1.6 billion contract modification to produce 18 P-8A Poseidon aircraft for the United States and allies, according to Boeing and the Pentagon. The deal funds production of 18 Lot 11 P-8A maritime aircraft total: eight for the U.S. Navy, four for New Zealand and six for South Korea. This week’s announcement also marks the second time the same Navy contract with Boeing has been modified this month. Earlier in March, Boeing received $800 million to procure materials to build Poseidons for the three militaries. According to Boeing, the Royal New Zealand Air Force will ... Read more

Envistacom wins US Army contract for GTACS II vehicle

Envistacom will support the US Army Program Executive Office Command, Control and Communications-Tactical (PEO C3T) and Project Manager Tactical Network (PM Tactical Network). Credit: Pfc Cameron Boyd / Released. Sign-up to the Army Technology newsletter New technologies News New products Essential guides Envistacom has secured a contract from US Army Contracting Command to support the Army’s Program Executive Office Command, Control and Communications-Tactical (PEO C3T) and Project Manager Tactical Network (PM Tactical Network). The award on the ten-year $5.1bn Global Tactical Communications Systems (GTACS) II contract vehicle will support network modernisation and deliver improved, cyber hardened capabilities for the army ... Read more

Iranian IADS (Integrated Air Defense System) and a US SEAD Mission

We’ve been long looking at the historic success missions of the US Forces carrying out SEAD Missions (Suppression of Enemy Air Defenses). And up to the most recent ones, you’ll note that the B-52 Bombers played a huge role in the same! Well, today let’s explore their relevancy in a modern asymmetric SAM scenario, would the US Forces risk their air-asset? which is an easy target in the air? Well, here it is. Source: The Independent Barents Observer If such missions were to take place and Iran had its anti-air systems ready, then a B-52 bomber would probably not fly ... Read more

The China-US Trade War: Why China can’t win it? – All Andorra

Professor Anis Bajrektarevic, since early 2000s, teaches subjects of Geo-political Affairs, Intl. Law (incl. Intl. Relations, Law of IOs and EU Law) and Sustainable Development (institutions and instruments of). Besides, he served as a pro bono expert at many academic institutions, think tanks and intergovernmental institutions (such as the UN ECE, OSCE, Council of Europe, American Bar, Oxford Academy of Total Intelligence, etc.). Professor is an editor of the NY-based GHIR (Geopolitics, History and Intl. Relations) journal, and editorial board member of several similar specialized magazines on three continents. He also recently launched one of the most fast expanding European ... Read more

Census 2020 will change the way military overseas are counted — here’s who wins

The U.S. census is the most democratic and inclusive activity we do as a country. For demographers like myself, this once-a-decade count serves as the backbone of virtually every product that we use to understand who Americans are, how they’ve changed and what this might mean for the future. The U.S. also uses the census counts to distribute political power and allocate funding for everything from highway spending to programs like Medicare and Head Start. But not all groups are equally likely to be counted in the census. Some, like college students or people who own two homes, are more ... Read more

ROTC Cadet Summer Training uncertain amid coronavirus pandemic

FORT KNOX, Kentucky – Army senior leaders will decide as early as this week on what to do about ROTC cadet summer training here in light of the coronavirus pandemic that is sweeping the world, according to Army officials. “We hope to present options to Army senior leaders as early as this week, but I will do everything in my power to commission cadets on time,” said Maj. Gen. John Evans, Commanding General of Army ROTC Cadet Command. Every summer, several thousand Army ROTC cadets converge on Fort Knox for a month of training in order to be commissioned as ... Read more

US Navy captain says carrier faces dire coronavirus threat

The captain of the US aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt told the Pentagon that the coronavirus is spreading uncontrollably through his ship and called for immediate help to quarantine its huge crew, two US newspapers reported Tuesday. Captain Brett Crozier wrote in a four-page letter that they had not been able to stem the spread of the COVID-9 virus through the 4,000 crewmembers, describing a dire situation aboard the huge vessel now docked at Guam. “We are not at war. Sailors do not need to die,” Crozier wrote, according to the San Francisco Chronicle. “The spread of the disease is ongoing ... Read more

English Subtitles 2020 | Kurulus Osman — Episode 17 (Full Episodes)

Kurulus Osman Episode 17 English Subtitles Streaming Online! 2020 Watch Full Episode Now ⏩ The series will focus on the life of Osman Bey, the son of Ertugrul Gazi and the founder of the Ottoman Empire Watch Kuruluş Osman Full Episode 1–2–3–4–5–6–7–8–9–10 atv — Kuruluş Osman Sub with English Subtitles 2020 ➤ Watch Kurulus Osman Season 1 Episode 17 (17.bölüm) — full episode online free! | ATV Türkiye 2020 eng sub Title : Kuruluş OsmanEpisode Title :15Release Date : April 1, , 2020Runtime : 140 minutesGenres : Action , Adventure , Drama , HistoryNetworks : ATV Türkiye Western ... Read more