Presenting the AT-802U Sky Warden™ ISR-Strike Aircraft

 L3Harris Technologies and Air Tractor have teamed up to deliver the AT-802U Sky Warden™, an affordable, production-ready aircraft designed for airborne intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) and other missions in extreme combat environments. The AT-802U Sky Warden is based on the rugged and capable Air Tractor AT-802, which features the largest payload capacity of any […]

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Friday Foto

These pine cones shoot back! The latest intake of recruits for The Netherlands Marine Corps (Korps Mariniers) have been busy practicing and conducting various field exercises as part of their training cycle. Photo credit: Mariniers Opleidingscentrum, Koninklijke Marine […]

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US Army Buys Another Swarm of Black Hornets

FLIR Systems, Inc. has announced winning an additional $15.4 million contract to deliver its cutting-edge Black Hornet® 3 Personal Reconnaissance Systems (PRS) to the U.S. Army. The advanced nano-unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are being used to augment squad and small unit-level surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities as part of the Army’s Soldier Borne Sensor (SBS) program. […]

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On This Day In History – 5 May 1980

SAS assault team storming the Iranian embassy, 5 May 1980. The Iranian Embassy siege took place from 30 April to 5 May 1980, at the Iranian embassy on Prince’s Gate in South Kensington, London when a group of armed Iranian Arabs demanding sovereignty of Khuzestan Province took 26 people hostage, including embassy staff, visitors, and […]

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Friday Fotos

Students from Reconnaissance and Surveillance Leader Course (RSLC) Class 04-21 execute a Field Training Exercise (FTX). Teams conduct student planned and executed reconnaissance and surveillance operations to collect and report priority intelligence requirements in support of their commanders reconnaissance guidance while being evaluated by RSLC cadre. Photo credit: US Army, Reconnaissance and Surveillance Leader Course […]

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Know Your Gear: Android Team Awareness Kit (ATAK)

The Android Team Awareness Kit (or Awesome Team Awareness Kit for non-Android versions), ATAK for short, is a software driven technology originally developed by Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) scientists and engineers. You’ve probably seen photos of military personnel using a chest-mounted tablet computer or smart phone and wondered what software or app they were […]

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US Army Soldiers Conduct Live Fire With New ENVG-B

Soldiers assigned to 4th Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 7th Infantry Division, recently conducted a platoon live fire using the Enhanced Night Vision Goggle-Binoculars at Joint Base Lewis-McChord. The Enhanced Night Vision Goggle-Binocular (ENVG-B) provides the U.S. Army’s close combat forces with the capability to observe and maneuver in all weather […]

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Friday Foto

French Paratroopers moving towards their assembly area while 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division descends on the drop zone during Swift Response 16. The ‘All American’ Division will join forces with Soldiers from more than 30 Allied and Partner Nations during Swift Response 21 – an international exercise that will enhance interoperability through teamwork […]

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