War games to hone Anti Submarine Skills

The Navies of India, Japan and the U.S. will enhance their anti-submarine warfare skills in this year’s Malabar naval war games to be held off the coast of Guam from June 7 to 16.For the first time in a Malabar exercise, all three Navies are…

Jungle Crossing

A Marine crosses a rope bridge during jungle survival training at the Jungle Warfare Training Center in Okinawa, Japan, May 24, 2018. The Marine is assigned to Combat Logistics Battalion 31. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Kealii De Los Santos VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE…

New Rebreather Helps Navy Divers Under the Waves

At the Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division, Florida, a new mixed gas rebreather prototype is being tested as oxygen-helium is filtered through a carbon dioxide scrubber, which removes carbon dioxide and recycles the breathable gasses back to the diver, resulting in very little…

The F 22 Is Getting Ready For A ‘Dogfight’

Although modern weapons such as long-range air-to-air missiles, and the lack of near-peer warfare in recent years, means dogfighting itself is less likely these days—as the service prepares for future contingencies against technologically advanced adversaries, maintaining a need to dogfight is of great significance. For…

WASHINGTON (May 24, 2018)

Retired Master Chief Special Warfare Operator (SEAL) Britt Slabinski stands at attention during a Medal of Honor ceremony at the White House in Washington, D.C. Slabinski received the Medal of Honor for his actions during Operation Anaconda in Afghanistan in March 2002. U.S. Navy photo…

Indian Air Force is planning to fit 90 legacy Mi-17-family helicopters with new electronic Warfare

The Indian Air Force (IAF) is planning to fit 90 legacy Mi-17-family helicopters with new electronic warfare (EW) suites, according to the Tribune newspaper.”The IAF is upgrading its ageing Mi-17 helicopters, equipping them with EW suites in order to increase their capabilities to operate in…

Indian Mi-17 helicopters to get new electronic warfare suites

Indian Mi-17 helicopters to get new electronic warfare suites The Indian Air Force (IAF) is planning to fit 90 legacy Mi-17-family helicopters with new electronic warfare (EW) suites, according to the Tribune newspaper. ”The IAF is upgrading its ageing Mi-17 helicopters, equipping them with EW…

Cybercom to Elevate to Combatant Command

In response to the changing face of warfare, U.S. Cyber Command will be elevated to the Defense Department’s 10th combatant command during a May 4 ceremony, chief Pentagon spokesperson Dana W. White said. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Cybercom to Elevate to Combatant Command

DFN:Norwegian Winter Warfare Exercise: Live-Fire Squad and Platoon Attack, NORWAY, 04.23.2018

Defense Flash News: Norwegian Winter Warfare Exercise: Live-Fire Squad and Platoon Attack HALTDALEN TRAINING CENTER, NORWAY 04.23.2018 Video by Cpl. Gloria Lepko U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Europe and Africa Marines and Sailors with Marine Rotational Force-Europe 18.1 spent two weeks in the Norwegian wilderness learning…

Special Warfare Combatant-craft Crewmen (SWCC) • Airdrop

Special Warfare Combatant-craft Crewmen from Special Boat Team 20 (USN) executes an air-drop from a C-17 of two Combatant Craft Assault vehicles using the Low Velocity Airdrop Delivery System (LVADS) during a training exercise off the coast of Virginia on April 18, 2018. Film Credits:…