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Navy Wants Industry to Keep it Simple and Reliable

January 25, 2012
By Robert K. Ackerman

Smaller and faster with proper support are the means for delivering new systems that will support the fleet for long-term uses.

Subs Going Down in Strength, Numbers

January 25, 2012
By Robert K. Ackerman

The Navy must make do with fewer submarines, but new designs may help mitigate the effects of those reductions.

Special Operations Presence Alters Afghanistan Political Landscape

January 25, 2012
By Robert K. Ackerman

All politics is local as U.S. Navy special forces seek to deny the Taliban influence village by village.

Advanced Technologies High on Navy Special Warfare Wish List

January 25, 2012
By Robert K. Ackerman

The evolution of new special operations force missions is not as great an influence as the changing nature of supporting military forces.

U.S. Force Drawdown May Indirectly Affect Special Operations Forces

January 25, 2012
By Robert K. Ackerman

The good news for special operations forces is that they will constitute a larger portion of deployed U.S. forces. The bad news is that they will miss some of the support provided by the joint forces that are withdrawn from theater.

Digits, Dollars Loom as Top Threats to U.S. Military Strength

January 24, 2012
By Robert K. Ackerman

While potential enemies gear up to attack the U.S. military in cyberspace, additional massive budget cuts mandated by the federal government may have as devastating an effect on the force.

The United States Must Return to its Original Values in This Tumultuous Time

January 24, 2012
By Robert K. Ackerman

The United States is not in decline, but it must clean up its act across the board to come out of its current fiscal and geopolitical crisis.

The Nation Is Dropping the Ball in Veterans Care

January 24, 2012
By Robert K. Ackerman

The United States needs a nationwide effort at all levels to aid veterans in distress. People want to help, but they must be given proper guidance.

Budget Crunch Imperils Navy Shipbuilding

January 24, 2012
By Robert K. Ackerman

Shipyards must apply old and new lessons to give the Navy what it needs and can afford.

Minimizing Cost and Delivering Technology Faster Pave the Path to the Future

January 24, 2012
By Robert K. Ackerman

Despite looming budget cuts, the ability to provide information to the individuals conducting operations is a priority for the PEOC4I, said a program representative at the SPAWAR theatre during West 2012.

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