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The Crossroads of Special Operations

Tuesday, June 28, 2022

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Marines still have big plans for seabasing ships as 2 head for mothballs | Marine Corps Times

The Navy might have discovered a new use for its aging expeditionary transfer docks. The Montford Point and John Glenn expeditionary transfer docks are scheduled for decommissioning in the fiscal year 2023. The ships were initially created to address the...

Russia keeps having close calls with American forces in Syria | Task and Purpose

The United States will not attack Russian aircraft while Syrian soldiers murder people. On Wednesday, Russian aircraft attacked the al-Tanf camp in Syria, where American troops are stationed. Russia alerted the United States before the attack, stating it would target...

Military ‘Robot Dogs’ Can Now Be Equipped To Swim | The Drive

The NAUT propulsion technology from Onyx Industries helps robot dogs swim better. Vision 60 quadrupedal uncrewed ground vehicles (Q-UGVs) from Ghost Robotics, sometimes known as robot dogs, can now swim: This is the result of an Onyx Industries 'tail' kit...

French Army Quits Mali Base Ahead of Total Pullout | Defense Post

Due to security concerns, French soldiers withdraw from the northern Mali city of Menaka. French forces return to a military facility in northern Mali to prepare for their ultimate pullout from the Sahel country. The UN envoy warned that the...

The Army is asking for a new $34M gun range at Fort Bragg; here’s why | The Fayetteville Observer

Department of Defense support for Fort Bragg's training range may reach millions. The Senate Armed Services Committee had set to mark up the proposed $773 billion budget for the fiscal year 2023 for the Department of Defense. According to budget...

U.S. Coast Guard, Dutch Navy Intercept 1,000 Kilos of Cocaine | Maritime Executive

In a massive operation, the Dutch Coast Guard recovered one thousand kg of cocaine off the coast of the Caribbean. The Dutch patrol ship Zr. Groningen assisted in the interception of two speedboats and 1,000 kg of illegal substances: This...

How this Army infantryman became the ‘sergeant major of TikTok’ | Task and Purpose

Army Sergeant Major Lawrence Ogle offers advice on how everyone may become a more successful leader. The Florida National Guard's Sergeant Major Lawrence Ogle is the senior enlisted adviser for the Florida Counterdrug Task Force. He has amassed over 600,000...

‘Mad Max’ style technicals have become a staple of Ukraine’s fight against Russia | Task and Purpose

Due to the low cost of upkeep and manufacture, technicals may use the weapons they carry against any foe. During Ukraine's conflict with Russia, simple technology has become a regular sight on the battlefield. Typically, these vehicles are pickup trucks...

Why The AC-130 Gunship Means Death for America’s Enemies | 1945

The AC-130 gunship Spectre is a highly armed variant of the common C-130 Hercules. Spectre brings up memories of the evil Special Executive for Counterintelligence, Terrorism, Revenge, and Extortion, headed up by Ernst Stavro Blofeld. Before Spectre, there was...

How the Federal Government Buys Our Cell Phone Location Data | EFF

Numerous popular mobile applications share your location information with other parties. Our smartphone applications monitor our movements with high accuracy and frequency. These data brokers collect location information from app developers and sell it to government authorities. The military uses...

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Commando Network Coordinates Flow of Weapons in Ukraine, Officials Say | NY Times

Special Operations Forces have substantially increased their assistance to the Ukrainian military.  A covert operation involving Special Operations personnel of...

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