Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Military And Intelligence News Briefs -- May 23, 2017

Kris Osborn, National Interest: This Is How the U.S. Air Force Plans to Protect the B-21, B-2 and F-35 from Russia and China

The Navy is engineering a new, more powerful, high-tech electronic warfare Next-Generation Jammer technology designed to allow strike aircraft and stealth bombers to destroy enemy targets without being detected by modern surface-to-air missile defenses.

While radar warning receivers are purely defensive technologies, the NGJ is configured with offensive jamming capabilities in support of stealth bombers and strike aircraft such as an F/A-18 Super Hornet or F-35 Joint Strike Fighter.

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Military And Intelligence News Briefs -- May 23, 2017

An F-35 pilot explains why Russia and China's counterstealth can't stop him -- Alex Lockie, Business Insider

Exclusive: U.S., Japanese firms collaborating on new missile defense radars - sources -- Reuters

Report: North Korea has developed road-mobile launchers -- UPI

North Korea's hacker army: A look at Hermit Kingdom's 'elite' cyber ops -- FOX News

Indian Fighter Jet Missing in Region Claimed by China -- Bloomberg

Countering China’s Submarine Operations in South Asia -- Abhijit Singh, Lowy Institute

British military reports troop levels remain below stated needs -- UPI

Germany is quietly building a European army under its command -- Foreign Policy

Polish Navy Wants to Obtain 4 Submarines to 'Protect' Baltic Sea -- Sputnik

Nato hit by Turkish veto on Austria partnership -- BBC

Canadian fighter jets will begin patrolling Iceland airspace as part of NATO agreement -- Global News

As Iraqi air force grows more confident, U.S. advisers provide guidance -- Air Force Times

Pentagon To Detail Plans For Arming Syrian Kurds Fighting ISIS -- NPR

A military analyst told Mattis in 2011 that if US troops left Iraq 'all hell's going to break loose'
-- Business Insider

Lockheed Martin secures $28 billion in Saudi contracts -- UPI

Special Operations: Size Matters -- Strategy Page

Lockheed Wants to Get Head Start on Refurbishing F-22’s Stealth Feature -- Sputnik

Boeing awarded $1B contract for Redesigned Kill Vehicle -- UPI

General Dynamics to support Columbia-class submarine development -- UPI

The Army and Marine Corps want big changes for their infantry arsenals — and Congress seems to be on board -- Business Insider

Trump budget fails to live up to ‘historic’ defense promises, analysts say -- Defense News

US: Trump’s budget-plan to boost military spending -- Al Jazeera

Trump’s Defense Spending Boost Faces Fight in Congress -- DoD Buzz

Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Set to Answer Lingering Navy Acquisition Questions -- USNI News

Trump budget seeks to slash new Air Force One -- Politico

Why the Future Air Force One Will Be a Boeing 747-8 -- Popular Mechanics

Pentagon: Evans Casualties Are Not Vietnam War Deaths -- Maritime Executive

Why the U.S. Navy Needs to Study Battleships to Save the Aircraft Carrier -- James Holmes, National Interest

Three Things the Army Chief of Staff Wants You to Know -- David Barno and Nora Bensahelmay, War on the Rocks

Guarding the Guards at the CIA -- George Friedman, Geopolitical Futures

What Would a President Pence Mean for America's Military? -- Loren Thompson, RCD

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