Vehicle Maintenance in Helmand Province

05/10/2011
05/10/2011 This slideshow highlights the USMC vehicle maintenance effort in Helmand province late last year.  In the first photo, Cpl. Jonathan Kamer, motor transport mechanic, works on a Multipurpose All Terrain Vehicle on the lot belonging to Motor Transport Company B, Combat Logistics Battalion 3, 1st Marine Logistics Group (Forward),…

U.S.S. Carl Vinson Trains With the Fleet

05/09/2011
05/09/2011 In mid-December 2010, USS Carl Vinson and Carrier Air Wing 17 were on a three-week composite training unit exercise to be followed by a deployment to the western Pacific Ocean. [slidepress gallery='carl-vinson-sailors-conduct-training-with-fleet'] Credit: USN Visual Service, 12/14/19 The first photo shows the Oliver Hazard Perry-class guided-missile frigate USS Gary…

Canadian Mine Sweepers

05/08/2011
Canadian mine sweepers come to formation during a fast attack craft drill. [slidepress gallery='canadian-mine-sweepers'] Forrest Sherman is underway participating in Exercise Joint Warrior 2011-1. Joint Warrior serves as a certifying event for ships deploying with coalition forces in future operations. Canadian mine sweepers sit off the starboard bow of guided…

Coping with Counterfeit Electronics in Defense Supply Chain

05/08/2011
05/08/2011 Unlike during the cold war era when the domestic electronics industry and military research and development funding spawned most advances in electronics, the post cold war era has reversed that process with military capabilities now highly dependent on advances in commercial electronics. The increasingly low cost and constantly shrinking…

Pacific Partnership 2011

05/07/2011
[slidepress gallery='pacific-partnership-2011'] Credit: 386th Air Expeditionary Wing: 4/12/11 A French Puma helicopter from multi-role ship HMNZS Canterbury (L 426) approaches the flight deck of amphibious transport dock ship USS Cleveland (LPD 7). Cleveland is the flagship for the Pacific Partnership 2011, which will visit five island nations this summer: Tonga,…