October 22, 2020

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Thursday, October 15, 2020

DoD Alert Levels Unchanged After Trump COVID Diagnosis

DoD Alert Levels

The Pentagon says there have been no changes to Department of Defense alert levels since President Donald Trump announced he tested positive for COVID-19. “The US military stands ready to defend our country and interests. There’s no change to the readiness or capability of our armed forces.”

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Aerial Refueling Collision: F35 Crashes

A Marine KC-130 and F-35 collided in California attempting an aerial refueling. The pilot of the F-35B safely ejected from the plane. The KC-130J was able to safely land with all crew members reported safe.

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Super Hornets Strike ISIS, First Time in Two Years

Carrier-launched US aircraft conducted an airstrike against Islamic State targets for the first time in more than two years. The coalition strike took out a cave and three shelters used as ISIS hideouts in Iraq’s Wadi al-Shai, a rural area in Kirkuk province.

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A Look Inside Pax’s Anechoic Chamber

Anechoic

The Naval Air Systems Command at NAS Pax River is continuing its work on the Next Generation Jammer-Low Band pod for the EA-18G Growler. Get a quick peek inside the anechoic chamber, where testing for the prototype system was conducted.

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New Navy Goal Is a 530-Ship Fleet

530 ship fleet

Forget a 355-ship goal for the US Navy. The Pentagon is now recommending a fleet as large as 530 ships and moving the service toward a lighter force with many more ships but fewer aircraft carriers and large surface combatants.

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New MOU for Military/Civilian Space Agencies

The US Space Force has signed a new memorandum of understanding with NASA, laying out areas for collaboration between the main military and civilian space organizations within the US government.

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COVID Increasing & Complicating Vet Homelessness

Housing advocates aren’t wondering whether the ongoing coronavirus pandemic will lead to an increase in homeless veterans, but instead how big the increase will be.

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Bill Aims to Avert Government Shutdown

CARES Act

House Democrats introduced legislation Monday that would keep the government running through December 11. Senate Republicans have said they will oppose the spending bill.

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Navy Running Short on Fighter Pilots

Defense Trade

Technical and safety problems have left the US Navy short by about 90 fighter pilots. That’s the message from naval air training chief RADM Robert Westendorff, speaking at a virtual Tailhook symposium.

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USAF Flies Secret F-X Fighter Jet

F-X

The Air Force has built and flown a mysterious full-scale prototype of its F-X future fighter jet, but details will remain a mystery within the connected air warfare systems platforms in space or the cyber realm.

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