SOR-R/T

01/09/2011
SOR-R/T Ambient/LLR and Tactical Electronic Dosimeter NATO supplier n° F8929 / Development status: Series production Feature Highlights Assignable electronic dosimeters Waterproof, light and small Rugged for battlefield use Hand free communication through clothing layers An important special feature of the SOR line is its ability to meet the needs of…

Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 3

12/21/2010
12/21/2010 - NMCB 3 is deployed to Southern Afghanistan to provide construction and engineering support to the region. NMCB 3 is part of the Navy Expeditionary Combat Command’s warfighting support elements, providing construction operations and security in support of overseas contingency operations. [slidepress gallery='naval-mobile-construction-battalion-3-work-projects-in-afghanistan'] Credit: Naval Mobile Construction Battalion Three,…

Maritime Security Operations

12/21/2010
12/21/2010 - The Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group and the Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group are deployed in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts to establish conditions for regional stability. [slidepress gallery='maritime-security-operations'] Credit: US Navy Visual News Service, 11/23/10…

Shaping a New Approach to Science and Society

12/21/2010
[caption id="attachment_13725" align="alignleft" width="400" caption="European Commission Report"][/caption] 12/21/2010 - Preparing Europe for a New Renaissance: A Strategic View of the European Research Area says the European Union and the world are in need of another “renaissance” in order to confront the challenges that will present themselves when 9 billion people…

Amphibious Ready Groups On Deployment

12/20/2010
12/21/2010 - In the first two photos Tortuga, part of the permanently forward-deployed Essex Amphibious Ready Group, is underway in the western Pacific Ocean. [slidepress gallery='amphibious-ready-groups-on-deployment'] Credit: Navy Visual News Service, 11/22/10 In the first photo, Landing Craft Air Cushion 57 assigned to Assault Craft Unit 5 returns to the…

Complementing Air Support?

12/10/2010
Tanks In Afghanistan: Supplementing or Augmenting Air Power Via Direct Fire Support By Murielle Delaporte md@sldinfo.com Leopard 2 (www.forces.gc.ca) 12/09/2010 - M1A1 Abrams vs Leopard 2A6M? If the Canadians and the Danes regularly use their tanks in the Afghan theatre – respectively since 2006 and  2007 -- the U.S. military…