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US Navy to commission supercarrier USS Gerald R. Ford

The US Navy will commission its newest aircraft carrier, the USS Gerald R. Ford, during ceremony on Saturday.

A-10 pilot describes flying combat missions against Islamic State

Lt. Col. Ben Rudolphi, 407th Expeditionary Operation Support Squadron commander, describes flying combat missions in the A-10 Thunderbolt II.

The last few weeks in national security

Troops on the streets, a 24/7 cyber unit and a US style Department of Homeland Security - this has been an interesting couple of weeks for national security in Australia.

France now world’s foremost “soft power”, survey finds

A respected survey has indicated that France is now the world leader in 'soft power', overtaking the UK and US in global rankings.

US Navy’s first purpose-built expeditionary sea base deploys

The USNS Lewis B. Puller expeditionary sea base has sailed on deployment.

Australia pick Northrop Grumman to deliver satellite communications for the Australian Defence Force

Australia has selected Northrop Grumman to provide systems that will expand Australia’s satellites communication coverage.

Lockheed Martin announce C-130J-SOF Super Hercules gunship

Lockheed Martin officials introduced the C-130J-SOF, a Super Hercules configured for special operations requirements.

Australia’s Future Submarine Programme reaches major international milestone

Naval Group (formerly DCNS) and Lockheed Martin welcomed the official opening of Australia's Future Submarine Office by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull in Cherbourg, France. 

Romania to purchase Patriot air defence systems in $3.9 billion deal

Romania is to buy Patriot air defence systems, related support and equipment from the United States.

Egypt using deck parked Avenger SAM system to protect Mistral class amphibious assault ships

In what has been described as an unconventional move, Egypt is using the Avenger self-propelled surface-to-air missile system to protect its assault ships.

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