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Oct 12 2014

Next-gen night vision would enable troops to see farther, clearer

Navy Times - Sun, 2014-10-12 09:34
DARPA is seeking proposals for next-gen night vision goggles that would be lighter, use more of the infrared spectrum, and allow the user to share his view with his squadmates digitally.
Oct 12 2014

Marine Corps prepares for historic gender test

Marine Corps Times - Sun, 2014-10-12 09:30
In the coming month or so, Camp Lejeune will be transformed into a laboratory as some 90 researchers and 650 Marines embark on an experiment to test the dynamics of co-ed units in combat.
Oct 12 2014

Officers get more sleep than enlisted, but neither get enough, survey finds

Navy Times - Sun, 2014-10-12 09:24
While officers can duck into their stateroom for a quick nooner, enlisted are stuck with berthings that typically are off limits during working hours.
Oct 12 2014

USS America Joins the Fleet

Navy.mil Top Stories - Sun, 2014-10-12 07:44
USS America (LHA-6), the Navy's newest and most technologically advanced amphibious assault ship, was commissioned during a formal ceremony Saturday in San Francisco.
Oct 10 2014

New dispute erupts over Marine commandant's basic officer training

Marine Corps Times - Fri, 2014-10-10 18:39
Critics question whether Congress got accurate details at Gen. Amos' confirmation.
Oct 10 2014

Vietnam-era Marine helo flies into history

San Diego Union - Thu, 2014-10-09 23:06
The last CH-46 squadron is deactivated in switch to the MV-22 Osprey.
Oct 9 2014

US military reveals concept fighting vehicle

The Telegraph (U.K.) - Thu, 2014-10-09 05:01
DARPA releases video showing what future ground-based armoured fighting vehicles may look like.
Oct 8 2014

Pentagon sees Baghdad at risk of Islamic State takeover, expects Kobani to fall

The Washington Times - World - Wed, 2014-10-08 20:15
The Pentagon on Wednesday predicted that more towns in Syria and Iraq will fall to the Islamic State in the coming weeks, and that air power alone will not prevent the fall of the Syrian city of Kobani.
Oct 8 2014

Marines deploy from Spain for Ebola fight

Marine Corps Times - Wed, 2014-10-08 12:44
About 100 Marines based in Spain will deploy temporarily to West Africa to join the fight to contain the Ebola virus, a Pentagon official said.
Oct 5 2014

Navy To Deploy Armed, Robotic Patrol Boats

Defense News – Naval - Sun, 2014-10-05 13:29
The Navy says it will soon use armed, robotic patrol boats with no sailors on board to escort and defend warships moving through sensitive sea lanes.

 
 

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