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May 2017

African top brass look to take the lead, with a little help from the US

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African top brass — representing nearly half of the countries that make up the continent — came to the Army War College last week and made the case for stronger leadership roles as they combat…African top brass — representing nearly half of the countries that make up the continent — came to the Army War College last week and made the case for stronger leadership roles as they combat…Defense News

Danes Prepare For New Role in A US Strike Group

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A large Danish frigate was again tucked into a berth at Fells Point in mid-November, an almost common sight. Four of Denmark’s five large frigates and command and support ships have visited this…A large Danish frigate was again tucked into a berth at Fells Point in mid-November, an almost common sight. Four of Denmark’s five large frigates and command and support ships have visited this…Defense News

F-35 Contract Could Drive Wedge Between Pentagon, Lockheed Martin

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Analysts said the Pentagon’s unilateral contract for the ninth lot of F-35 aircraft could send shockwaves into its relationship with Lockheed Martin and bring it back to the contentious association…Analysts said the Pentagon’s unilateral contract for the ninth lot of F-35 aircraft could send shockwaves into its relationship with Lockheed Martin and bring it back to the contentious association…Defense News

US Navy’s sub program loses some of its shine

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The luster is off a bit for the Virginia-class submarine building program, long considered a model U.S. Navy construction effort that routinely brings down the building time and cost for each…The luster is off a bit for the Virginia-class submarine building program, long considered a model U.S. Navy construction effort that routinely brings down the building time and cost for each…Defense News

France May Tap Safran to Restock Smart Bomb Guidance Kits

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The French Air Force may tap Safran to deliver fresh stocks of guidance kits for its powered smart bomb, needed to rebuild reserves of ordnance for the Rafale fighter, a senior officer said.The French Air Force may tap Safran to deliver fresh stocks of guidance kits for its powered smart bomb, needed to rebuild reserves of ordnance for the Rafale fighter, a senior officer said.Defense News