Category US Military

Halvorsen Becomes Permanent DoD CIO

Halvorsen Becomes Permanent DoD CIO Amber Corrin, Senior Staff Writer 2:28 p.m. EDT March 9, 2015 635582315710240948-FED-DoD-CIO-Cloud-Indu-21- (Photo: Alan Lessig/Staff) After nearly a year as acting Defense Department CIO, Terry Halvorsen on March 8 officially assumed permanent duties as the Pentagon’s lead on top IT priorities, according to DoD officials. Halvorsen succeeds Teri Takai, who […]

Beidou: China’s New Satellite Navigation System

Beidou: China’s New Satellite Navigation System Parliament house flag post Beidou: China’s new satellite navigation system Posted 26/02/2015 by Geoff Wade Coverage poylgon of BeiDou Navigation Satellite System since 2012: 55°E – 180°E, 55°S – 55°N Daveduv/Zuanzuanfuwa On 28 October 2014, just three weeks before Prime Minister Abbott and PRC President Xi Jinping signed an […]

Saudi Arabia Prepares For Iran Nuclear Deal

image-from-the-document-manager The Pulse of the Middle East gulf PULSE نبض الخليج US Secretary of State John Kerry (L) meets Saudi King Salman bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud Salman at Diriyah Farm in Diriyah, March 5, 2015. Kerry met Gulf Arab foreign ministers in Riyadh to brief them on progress in the nuclear talks with Iran and […]

North Korea’s 5 Nightmare Weapons the World Should Fear

Excerpt: This article will look at five specific weapons or capabilities that North Korea could use in a surprise attack as part of an invasion of the South. These five weapons could be used in various combinations- in one massive strike or used on their own- as the opening salvo of an invasion. Such weapons […]

Cyber Warriors Need Not Be Soldiers

Cyber Warriors Need Not Be Soldiers By Jeremy Hsu | March 8, 2015 9:58 pm http://blogs.discovermagazine. com/lovesick-cyborg/2015/03/ 08/cyber-warriors-need-not- soldiers/#.VP1oGIHF_V0 The Cyber Operations Center on Fort Gordon, Ga., is home to signal and military intelligence non-commissioned officers, who watch for and respond to network attacks from adversaries as varied as nation-states, terrorists and “hacktivists.” Credit: Michael […]

How Ukraine Can Win

Conclusion: To sum up, the Russo-Ukrainian War is Kyiv’s to win, if it approaches the future wisely. The last year has been one of defeat after defeat for Ukraine, sometimes needlessly. Vladimir Putin has opted for war against Russia’s vast neighbor, the second biggest country in Europe, and this is now a conflict that Russia […]

Special Operations Command Central (SOCCENT) Intel Assessment of ISIS

The entire 216 page report can be accessed here. https://publicintelligence. net/soccent-isil-assessment/ Matthew Aid Special Operations Command Central (SOCCENT) Intel Assessment of ISIS March 8, 2015 The website has placed online a 217-page assessment of ISIS, entitled Special Operations Command Central Multi-Method Assessment of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, dated December 2014. […]