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The U.S. Marine Corps has concluded that a previously unknown Marine is in the iconic flag raising image taken atop Mt. Suribachi during the battle of Iwo Jima in 1945. Researchers working on a Smithsonian Channel documentary about AP photographer Joe Rosenthal's iconic image approached the Marine Corps months ago to consider their theory that the identities of the flag...

Russia`s Ministry of Defense (MoD) is willing to develop self-propelled guns (SPG) based on wheeled chassis, according to a source in the indigenous defense industry. "The idea of wheeled SPG development appeared in the early 1980s, when the Soviet Defense Ministry revealed its intention to upgrade the firepower and combat capabilities of dismounted motor riflemen on the battlefield. The military...

USSOCOM’s Technology Application Contracting Office is interested in identifying potential vendors who have the necessary capabilities to provide a single sensor for situational awareness for rotocraft induced brownout landings. The sensor solution should provide enhanced thermal imaging capable of filtering out significant portions of the dust cloud present in the field of view. In order to be considered as...

During the month of June, nine squads of Soldiers from the 82nd Airborne Division and the 75th Ranger Regiment are participating in an integrated training program at Fort Benning that focuses on human performance enhancement. The Squad Overmatch Study - Tactical Combat Casualty Care, in its second year as part of the Army Warfighting Assessment, is a result of 2013...

The Defence Headquarters on Thursday announced the appointment of Rear Admiral Joseph Osa Okojie as new commander for Operation Delta Safe in the Niger Delta region. A statement from Defence spokesman, Brigadier General Rabe Abubakar, said until his appointment Okojie was Flag Officer Commanding Naval Training Command Lagos, noting that his new appointment takes effect immediately. He also recalled that...

Ministry of National Defence of Lithuania modified the previously endorsed agreement with the United States of America to supply the Lithuanian Armed Forces with additional amount of medium range anti-tank weaponry. On the basis of the contract the Lithuanian Armed Forces will procure additional quantity of components of mid-range anti-tank guided Javelin missile system, training systems, and technical literature....

Special operation forces conduct some of the most strenuous and sophisticated military operations in the world. SOF units are known to be highly trained and often better equipped than traditional soldiers. Yet one of their most valuable assets is very low-tech relationships. "We don't fight alone," said Maj. Bobby Temple, officer in charge of the SOF Cell with the Joint...

An unprecedented three-plane formation of the Navy's first, Training Air Wing 5's final T-6B Texan II aircraft arrived to Naval Air Station Whiting Field June 21. The landing marked the command's full complement of primary, fixed-wing aircraft. The 148th and final T-6B travelled from the Beechcraft factory in Wichita, Kansas and joined in formation with the first and centennial aircraft...

The Joint Niger Delta Liberation Force, NDLF, Wednesday, revealed that some top Army officers allegedly planning to overthrow President Muhammadu Buhari had approached Niger- Delta militants to continue bombing oil installations to give reason and justification for a coup against him. The militant group in a statement by the Commander, General Duties, Joint Revolutionary Council, JRC, of JNDLF, General Akotebe...

Tank companies will be set up in all air assault large units of Russia’s Airborne Force by December 1, 2016, Airborne Force Commander Colonel-General Vladimir Shamanov said. According to him, tank companies are being set up in accordance with the schedule. "Tank companies will be set up in all air assault large units of Russia’s Airborne Force by December 1," Shamanov...