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  • 2017

  • The U.S. military has fallen behind. And we need to catch up.

    The U.S. military has fallen behind. And we need to catch up.

     
  • The U.S. Air Force is facing a major pilot shortage. How can it be reversed?

     
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  • Consistently, we are hearing from every branch that the U.S. is "overmatched" in certain areas of the battlespace. Our adversaries have outpaced us in defense spending and in research and development (R&D) allocations and advancements for the past decade.

     
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  • Over the past year, there has been intense public debate about the size of the U.S. Navy's fleet. The issue has only garnered more interest in recent months as the new administration settles in. And while fleet size is a very important focus, fleet composition is equally critical.

    Over the past year, there has been intense public debate about the size of the U.S. Navy's fleet. The issue has only garnered more interest in recent months as the new administration settles in. And while fleet size is a very important focus, fleet composition is equally critical.

     
  • Mobility is key to modern air defense

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    With aerial threats rapidly evolving, Western nations are now addressing gaps in their ground-based air defense (GBAD). What’s needed are short-range air defense systems that combine agility with ease of deployment.

    With aerial threats rapidly evolving, Western nations are now addressing gaps in their ground-based air defense (GBAD). What’s needed are short-range air defense systems that combine agility with ease of deployment.

     
  • With modern warfare placing increasing demands on soldiers, Saab’s Carl-Gustaf M4 shoulder-launched weapon has been designed for optimal handling and comfort in all conditions.

    With modern warfare placing increasing demands on soldiers, Saab’s Carl-Gustaf M4 shoulder-launched weapon has been designed for optimal handling and comfort in all conditions.

     
  • Realism: a must for all live training

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    The individual, whether a soldier or a commanding officer, is the centerpiece of modern warfare – and, consequently, in all modern training. And live training is all about experiencing combat realism in advance.

    The individual, whether a soldier or a commanding officer, is the centerpiece of modern warfare – and, consequently, in all modern training. And live training is all about experiencing combat realism in advance.

     
  • For the past few years, unmanned aerial systems (UAS) have been a hot topic. Despite being referred to by many names (e.g., "drones," "unmanned aerial vehicles," "remotely piloted aircraft") they are consistently believed to represent a huge market opportunity and have the potential to revolutionize a wide range of industries.

    For the past few years, unmanned aerial systems (UAS) have been a hot topic. Despite being referred to by many names (e.g., "drones," "unmanned aerial vehicles," "remotely piloted aircraft") they are consistently believed to represent a huge market opportunity and have the potential to revolutionize a wide range of industries.

     
  • When you're a Soldier, you conceal your body with a camouflage uniform - but your vehicles and assets need protection, too. Camouflage nets provide this defense. And although their usage has declined in recent years, the U.S. military's need for camouflage nets is reemerging.

     
  • Finding the needle in the haystack

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    Radar needs to constantly evolve to address new challenges that arise. Here, we take a look at how modern radar deals with three tricky problems: stealth, birds, and jammed environments.

    Radar needs to constantly evolve to address new challenges that arise. Here, we take a look at how modern radar deals with three tricky problems: stealth, birds, and jammed environments.

     
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