Paramount Group Powers Draken's First Mirage F1 Flight
Paramount Aerospace Systems, a subsidiary of Paramount Group, the global aerospace and technology company, provided upgrade and engineering support for Draken International’s first regenerated Mirage F1 that took to the skies on its maiden flight over Lakeland Linder International Airport, Lakeland, Florida.
The supersonic, radar-equipped F1 is part of a fleet of ex-military fighter aircraft currently...
READ ARTICLE Royal Navy Submariners to Face Toughest of Tests
Next month will see four serving Royal Navy submariners face the remarkable mental and physical challenge of rowing unsupported in a race across the Atlantic Ocean.
The team, HMS Oardacious, will be the first-ever official Royal Navy team to take part in the world’s toughest rowing race, the 3,000-mile Atlantic challenge.
They will depart from La...
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Stratton in the Indo-Pacific — Traversing the New Center of Gravity
The lights are low. Green and blue pixels illuminate the faces of watchstanders in the Combat Information Center (CIC) aboard USCGC Stratton (WMSL 752). The six consoles sit in two rows of three with the watch facing the bow of the ship.
This windowless room, with a secure door, is chilled to preserve the servers...
READ ARTICLE Two Legacies Forever United
By Capt. John W. Strickland, U.S. Army
On a crisp autumn morning, a group of Green Berets stood at the grave of John F. Kennedy as the morning sun began to rise over the Nation's capital. Located just below the Arlington House, the site is home to one of the most spectacular views in the...
Innovative Hearing Protection May Protect Military Working Dogs
Military working dogs played a vital role in the recent raid and death of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi; however, temporary and permanent hearing loss due to high-decibel noise in training, transport and operations put these animals at risk. Now, thanks to an Army small business innovation program, canines may have new gear to...
READ ARTICLE U-28A Draco Crew Receives 2018 Mackay Trophy
Members of the U-28A crew, "DRACO 42", received the 2018 Mackay Trophy during a ceremony at the Crystal Gateway Marriott in Arlington, Virginia, Nov. 13, 2019.
Air Commandos from the 319th Expeditionary Special Operations Squadron including Maj. Caitlin Reilly, Capt. Patrick Perez, Capt. Samantha Lang and Senior Airman Kyle Hanson, received the Mackay Trophy for...