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Commanding Officers of USS McCain relieved of duty following deadly collision

The command officers of the USS John S. McCain were relieved of duty by Navy brass on Tuesday, October 10,  following the ship's August collision near Singapore with a merchant vessel that resulted in the deaths of 10 sailors. The ship's commanding officer, Cmdr. Alfredo J. Sanchez, and the executive officer,

The U.S. Army’s New Doctrine Envisions a Big, Mechanized Land War

Ground combat branch adjusts to face Russia and China The U.S. Army will release a new combat “FM 3.0 Operations” doctrine designed to better position the service for the prospect of large-scale, mechanized warfare against technologically advanced near-peer rivals — such as Russia or China — able to substantially challenge

Shiny New Trophy: US Tanks to Be Equipped with Israeli Anti-Missile System

  The US military will be installing the Israeli-built Trophy Active Protection System (APS) meant to intercept and destroy incoming missiles or rockets on their M1A2 Abrams tanks. This will make the US military the only other besides the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) to use the defensive system. The Trophy system consists

The Maverick Missile Is Great For Hitting Fast-Moving Vehicles

The U.S. Air Force wants more The U.S. Air Force is seeking more upgraded Maverick air-to-ground missiles, an air-launched weapon in service since the Vietnam era now receiving an upgraded laser-seeker along with new software configurations. The upgraded weapon is currently configured to fire from an Air Force F-16 and