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  • CID warns Army community about social media impersonation of Soldier accounts
    U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command’s (CID) Computer Crime Investigative Unit (CCIU) is once again warning Soldiers and the Army community to be on the lookout for “social media...

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  • US Army’s new electronic warfare capabilities hit the ground in Europe
    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany: Soldiers with the 2nd Cavalry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade and 2nd Armored Brigade, 1st Infantry Division are the first to receive new electronic warfare, known as EW,...

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  • Europe claims 100 million users for Galileo satnav system
    The Galileo satellite navigation system, Europe’s rival to the United States’ GPS, has nearly 100 million users after its first year of operation, the French space agency CNES said...

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  • Exercise tracking map highlights locations of deployed troops
    A map showing paths taken by users of an exercise tracking app reveals potentially sensitive information about American and allied military personnel in places including Iraq and Syria. While some...

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  • Pentagon probes fitness-app use after map shows sensitive sites
    The US military is reviewing how troops use fitness trackers and other devices, the Pentagon said Monday after an exercise-logging company published a map revealing potentially sensitive information...

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  • US Air Force Successfully Launches New Satellite
    The Air Force successfully launched the fourth Space Based Infrared System Geosynchronous Earth Orbit satellite on a United Launch Alliance Atlas V Evolved Expendable launch Vehicle from Space Launch...

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  • ‘Terabyte of Death’ Cyberattack Against DoD Looms, DISA Director Warns
    The vast, global networks of the Defense Department are under constant attack, with the sophistication of the cyber assaults increasing, the director of Defense Information Systems Agency said here...

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  • Pentagon mum on fate of secret satellite
    The mystery surrounding the fate of a secret military satellite deepened Thursday when the Pentagon refused to answer even simple questions about whether the mission to launch it had gone awry. On...

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  • UVision Demos the Hero-400EC Extended-Range Loitering System
    UVision Air Ltd. has successfully demonstrated the Hero-400EC extended-range loitering system for a strategic customer. The demonstration, which took place in southern Israel in December 2017, proved...

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  • Lockheed to Develop Compact Airborne High Energy Laser
    The Air Force Research Lab (AFRL) awarded Lockheed Martin a $26.3 million for the design, development and production of a high-power fiber laser. AFRL plans to test the laser on a tactical fighter...

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