Archives - 21 October 2015, Wednesday

  • DSEI 2015: The Patria Armoured Modular Vehicle XP (8x8) - IHS Jane's 360

    janes.com 21 Oct '15, 5am

    DSEI 2015: The Patria Armoured Modular Vehicle XP (8x8) Christopher F Foss, Editor, IHS Jane’s Land Warfare Platforms and Patrick Allen, IHS Jane's correspondent

  • Aye pod! Reservist king at vegetable throwing

    royalnavy.mod.uk 21 Oct '15, 8pm

    Aye pod! Reservist king at vegetable throwing 09/10/2015 He was the last to compete and his pea was defrosting...but Royal Navy Reservist Graham Butterworth overcame the odds to be crowned World Pea Throwing Champion. The Officer Cadet from HMS King Alfred in Portsmouth managed to hur...

  • USAR Infographics

    usar.army.mil 21 Oct '15, 1pm

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  • Thanks to everyone who attended our #apprentice roadshow at our Brough site tonight.

    Brough | BAE Systems | United Kingdom

    baesystems.com 21 Oct '15, 8pm

    The application window for Brough Apprenticeships will open on 1st November 2015. We'll be hosting an open evening at the following time, so if you have any queries regarding our 2016 Brough apprentice vacancies please come and see us!

  • Things looking up at Pacific Coast Air Museum - Military history

    stripes.com 21 Oct '15, 2pm

    SANTA ROSA, Calif. (Tribune News Service) — The Snowbirds are coming! As pleased as Sonoma County is to host retirees who flock here in motorhomes and in search of relief from frigid weather, they are not the Snowbirds that will thrill tens of thousands of us on the last weekend of Se...

  • Rockwell Collins to demonstrate advanced avionics and communications for military mission success at Seoul ADEX 2015

    rockwellcollins.com 21 Oct '15, 10pm

    SEOUL, South Korea (Oct. 14, 2015) - Rockwell Collins will showcase the latest in communication and avionics technology at this year’s Seoul International Aerospace & Defense Exhibition . Attendees are invited to the Rockwell Collins exhibit (Hall D, Stand D89) to discover why the com...

  • Run to Honor

    armymwr.com 21 Oct '15, 10am

    The U.S. Army Installation Management Command (IMCOM) and Family and Morale, Welfare, and Recreation (MWR) Programs invite you to dedicate your Army Ten-Miler weekend run to Fallen service members and their surviving Families. Whether you are running the Army Ten-Miler in Washington, ...

  • #HybridWar – does it even exist?

    Hybrid war – does it even exist?

    nato.int 21 Oct '15, 9pm

    In the last decade, some of the most important military forces and coalitions in the world, including the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), have attempted to address and counter so-called hybrid threats. Rather than develop strategies based on ‘hybrid’ challenges (an elusive ...

  • Land, air, sea, space or cyberspace the #ArmyTeam is on point, prepared for whatever comes our way.

    Troopers receive new Raven UAS camera upgrade | Article

    army.mil 21 Oct '15, 7am

    FORT HOOD, Texas (Aug. 21, 2015) -- Selected units received an upgrade to their Raven unmanned aerial systems during an initiative here last week. The upgrade, dubbed the Raven Gimbal, is a new payload for the Raven R-11B Small Unmanned Aircraft System - a small, hand-launched reconna...

  • Learn about what it takes to be an #AirForce #SERE specialist here:

    SERE: The drive to survive > U.S. Air Force > Article Display

    af.mil 21 Oct '15, 10pm

    YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan (AFNS) -- The class of eight crew members sat in front of the instructor as he clicked through a slideshow that had images of edible plants, makeshift shelters and frostbitten fingers. "Some of you guys are gonna see some gigantic insects today," said the tall, ...

  • VetTogether

    iava.org 21 Oct '15, 10pm

    VetTogethers are community. Veterans and supporters share in a common goal: to (re)build camaraderie. Driven by our growing member base, VetTogethers boost local leaders who foster a strong peer network and keep conversations going with every monthly event. VetTogethers ensure that co...

  • Moraine Park came in #9 on the top 20 list: Best for Vets: Career & Technical Colleges 2016

    Best for Vets: Career & Technical Colleges 2016

    militarytimes.com 21 Oct '15, 2am

    Fayetteville Tech took the second spot in our Best for Vets: Career & Technical Colleges 2016 rankings. For the second consecutive year, New Mexico’s Santa Fe Community College topped the list, with Columbus State Community College in Ohio, Savannah Technical College in Georgia and St...

  • USO to stop using Purple Heart image via @MilitaryTimes

    USO to stop using Purple Heart image

    militarytimes.com 21 Oct '15, 1am

    A purple heart lays on the table to be presented during a Purple Heart ceremony. The USO says it will no longer use an image of the Purple Heart on address labels it sends out in fundraising appeals. (Photo: Staff Sgt. Jonathan Snyder/Air Force) 1346 CONNECT 9 TWEET LINKEDIN COMMENT E...

  • #BattleofBritain stories: How Wilson got his wings... #BoB75

    How Wilson got his Wings

    rafa.org.uk 21 Oct '15, 7pm

    Seeing a Spitfire shoot down a German fighter in August 1940 convinced 15 year old Wilson Taylor to join the RAF. Fifty years later he tracked down the two pilots that he had watched in that dog fight over his home at Barnard Castle in County Durham. “I think the Germans thought all t...

  • China goes greener with plans to add charging network to handle 5 million new energy vehicles

    defence.pk 21 Oct '15, 10am

    By the turn of the new decade China’s subsidies will have to handle the addition of more electric car recharging stations, looking the build the necessary infrastructure to handle 5 million new energy vehicles. The term refers to China’s designation of the category that includes not o...