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  • 2018

  • The Sea Giraffe AMB radar system will soon be on five classes of U.S. Navy and Coast Guard ships. Here's the story behind how it happened.

     
  • 2017

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  • When you're a subsea operator, you use underwater vehicles to explore potentially hazardous objects, such as an offshore oil platform or a wrecked ship. To fully explore every nook and cranny, you may need to employ two vehicles: a larger one to act as the mothership and a smaller, unmanned one to act as a fly-out.

    Saab Seaeye's Falcon acting as a mothership, while Stinger Technology's VideoRay and Stinger Nano act as fly-outs

    Saab Seaeye's Falcon ROV acting as a mothership,
    while Stinger Technology's 
    VideoRay and Stinger Nano
    act as fly-outs
     
  • 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.

     
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