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FILE - This March 27, 2008, file photo, shows the Pentagon in Washington. The Pentagon says the U.S. will send several dozen fighter jets along with other aircraft and additional air defenses to Saudi Arabia to help protect the kingdom from Iranian attacks. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

Army nearing final design decisions under new battlefield networking strategy

The Army plans a critical design review process next April, after which it will begin buying significant quantities of gear to build its integrated tactical…

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Army looks to new acquisition authorities, modest iterations as it builds tactical network

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DoD/Staff Sgt. Pete Thibodeau, U.S. Marine CorpsU.S. Army special operations forces walk to a Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft to conduct a high-altitude, low-opening jump with Philippine and Australian special operations forces May 7, 2014, during Balikatan 2014 at Fort Magsaysay, Philippines. Balikatan is an annual bilateral training exercise designed to increase interoperability between the Armed Forces of the Philippines and the U.S. military when responding to future natural disasters.

Army experimenting with SOF-tested equipment while building long-term tactical network plan

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