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New in 2021: How the Army wants to reduce deployment, training demands

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A new force generation model was introduced by Army leadership in fall 2020. The intention is to better balance demands across the world with the transformational changes the service needs to prepare for a future fight against a peer adversary, Lt. Gen. Charles A. Flynn, the deputy chief of staff for Army operations, plans and […]

The US Navy wants to find ships to kill using aerial drones launched from submarines

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WASHINGTON – The name of the game in the Pacific is stand-off range. But with longer range torpedoes and anti-ship missiles in the arsenal, submariners are looking to a new domain to help them extend their deadly reach: The air. In an October request for information, Naval Sea Systems Command’s Submarine Combat and Weapons Control […]

The US Air Force wants to buy a big robot to help with bomb disposal

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UPDATE — This story has been updated to add comment from L3Harris on its participation in the competition. WASHINGTON — A year after the U.S. Army awarded a contract to build a heavy-duty robot able to dispose of bombs and other explosives, the Air Force is looking for its own system — and it wants […]

Army team wants to put 3D models of target areas into soldiers’ goggles

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A scene from the 2012 science fiction film “Prometheus” depicting the use of handheld drones to map a subterranean tunnel network might be closer to reality than you think. Using commercial drones and Lidar scanners, an Army Training and Doctrine Command team wants to not just map, but also model, bridges, buildings and other terrain […]

Microsoft wants to help more veterans get tech jobs

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The coronavirus has changed the way many businesses operate, compelling some to allow much of their workforce to remain home in order to slow the spread of the disease. The largest software company in the world launched a toolkit on Veterans Day with resources and tips for veterans looking to transition into civilian tech careers […]

Microsoft wants to help more veterans get tech jobs

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The coronavirus has changed the way many businesses operate, compelling some to allow much of their workforce to remain home in order to slow the spread of the disease. The largest software company in the world launched a toolkit on Veterans Day with resources and tips for veterans looking to transition into civilian tech careers […]

Union wants DoDEA schools to move to remote learning, citing death of Fort Knox DoD school counselor from COVID

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A union representing teachers and other staff members of schools worldwide operated by the Department of Defense Education Activity is calling for officials to immediately move all schools to remote learning operations, citing the death of a counselor at Fort Knox Middle/High School from COVID this week. Officials at DoDEA confirmed the death, but didn’t […]

The Air Force wants your dress and appearance ideas

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Is there an Air Force rule on dress and appearance that doesn’t make sense and has bothered you for years? The service wants to hear about it. The Air Force on Thursday launched a crowdsourcing campaign ask airmen and civilians for their ideas on ways to improve dress and appearance regulations. Airmen and civilians will […]

INDOPACOM head wants Aegis Ashore in Guam by 2026

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WASHINGTON — The head of U.S. Indo-Pacific Command hopes to have an active Aegis Ashore system in Guam by 2026 as part of a concept he calls “Homeland Defense System Guam.” Adm. Phil Davidson told reporters Tuesday that his “No. 1 priority” is getting that system installed in Guam as soon as possible, stating that […]