Damen Completes Combat Systems Installation, Trials on Indonesian Guided Missile Frigate
Damen Shipyards Group and its partner PT PAL have completed the installation of combat systems to the first of the Indonesian Ministry of Defence’s series of SIGMA 10514 Perusak Kawal Rudal (PKR) guided missile frigates, the KRI Raden Eddy Martadinata. The combat systems installation project’s successful conclusion was marked by a small handover ceremony on the...
READ ARTICLE Top Military Shots DEC 5, 2019 | Photo Gallery
Here are our picks for this week’s favorite military images. These pictures represent some of the best photojournalism from U.S. servicemen and women who are stationed around the world.
VA Research: Cardiovascular Care
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death among American men and women, killing about 610,000 people every year. In the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) health care system, it’s the leading cause of hospitalization, and it’s of particular concern to the veteran population because of its association with a number of other diseases...
READ ARTICLE U.S. Air Force Extends JSTARS Maintenance and Training Contract for Another 10 Years
After nearly two decades of providing sustainment support, Collins Aerospace Systems has received a 10-year extension from the U.S. Air Force (USAF) to provide services critical to maintaining the training system for the E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System (JSTARS) aircraft. The system includes full flight simulators and navigator training terminals located at...
Navy Awards Block V Virginia-class Submarine Contract
The Naval Sea Systems Command awarded a nine-ship -- eight with Virginia Payload Module (VPM) -- Block V contract to General Dynamics Electric Boat (GDEB) Dec. 2. The contract includes an option for one additional submarine with VPM. The Block V contract is a $22.2-billion fixed-price incentive fee, multi-year procurement contract for fiscal years...
READ ARTICLE U.S. Forces Reset in Syria, ISIS Struggles to Re-Form
U.S. forces are reset and repostured in Eastern Syria and have restarted operations with the Syrian Democratic Forces aimed at defeating ISIS, Army Lt. Gen. Robert White, the commander of Combined Joint Operation Inherent Resolve, said last week in Baghdad.
At an impromptu news conference outside his headquarters, the general said everything is going well.