China Gaining Control of Global Telecom Industry

01/27/2011
By Richard McCormack 01/28/2011 - This article was originally Published in Manufacturing and Technology News, January 19th, 2011 [caption id="attachment_14983" align="alignleft" width="280" caption="http://www.uscc.gov/index.php"][/caption] China’s steady rise as a telecommunications manufacturing and research powerhouse has “profound” national security and economic ramifications for the United States, according to the United States-China Economic…

AMF JTRS: Eliminating the Tower of Babel

01/26/2011
Towards A Web-Based Approach to Planning 01/26 /2011 - In December, Second Line of Defense sat down with Marty Jenkins of Lockheed Martin to discuss the Airborne and Maritime/Fixed Station Joint Tactical Radio System or AMF JTRS.  This is a significant program which can help re-shape interactive connectivity. Mr. Jenkins…

Striking a few bad chords ?

01/26/2011
Tell it to the Marines A Comment on Lang Lang’s Performance at the White House By Ed Timperlake Lang Lang's Jamming Session At The White House : "Diplo Speak" or "Diplo Gaffe" ? Credit photo: www.dispatch.com, January 26th, 2011 o1/26/2011 - "Battle on Shangganling Mountain" : A Classic War Propaganda…

America and Huawei

01/19/2011
Americans Grow Skittish In Business Dealings With China's Big Telecom Equipment Company Huawei By Vince Wade From Manufacturing News (November 30, 2010, Volume 17, No. 19) 01/19/2011 - When Sprint recently decided to scrap plans to buy next-generation cellular network technology from China's Huawei and ZTE -- two major players…

Towards New Task Force Capability with A400Ms and A330MRTTs

01/19/2011
An A330 MRTT Update A Discussion With Pablo Quesada Ramos, Head of Market Development, MRTT and other Airbus platforms derivatives 01/19/2011 - Recently, Second Line of Defense received an update from Airbus Military with regard to the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) program.  In the course of the conversation, ways…

Shaping Adaptive Innovation for the Warfighter

01/19/2011
The Air Armament Center Functions as the Linchpin An Interview with Randy Brown, Norma Taylor, and Wally Messmore 01/19/2011 - The Air Armament Center at Eglin AFB designs weapons for the U.S. and allied warfighters.  We earlier described a key effort to modify the Small Diameter Bomb to provide a…