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04 August 2006 Military News

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  • New AFSPC commander touts 'invisible force' AFPN 04 Aug 2006 -- The new commander of Air Force Space Command visited the 90th Space Wing and 20th Air Force July 28 to Aug. 1, touting what he called the "invisible force" with the big hammer.
  • Transformation redefines multi-national exercise AFPN 04 Aug 2006 -- As the Air Force transforms the way it does things, Pacific Air Forces is changing the way it conducts combat training exercises.
  • New structures, names for SMC organization AFPN 04 Aug 2006 -- The Air Force's Space and Missile Systems Center has reorganized and renamed its organizations to mirror the traditional Air Force structure in a ceremony July 31.
  • Tyndall spearheads F-22 fighter tactics integration AFPN 04 Aug 2006 -- The 325th Air Control Squadron and 43rd Fighter Squadron here are making significant advances integrating F-22 Raptor fighter tactics with command and control operations, enhancing the capabilities of both.
  • U.S. Army Announces Installation Management Command Activation Army News Release 04 Aug 2006 -- The Army is reorganizing how it manages installations worldwide into an integrated command with the activation of the Installation Management Command in early Fiscal Year 2007.
  • Review of European Security Issues Washington File 04 Aug 2006 -- NATO in Afghanistan; Kosovo status talks; radioactive materials removed from Chechnya; Cypriot peace talks; energy in Central Asia and Caucasus; U.S. troops leaving fuel site in Turkey
  • Press Gaggle by Tony Snow US Department of State 04 Aug 2006

Defense Industry

  • DoD News: Contracts for August 04, 2006
  • Boeing Rolls Out First EA-18G Growler Boeing 04 Aug 2006 -- The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] yesterday rolled out the U.S. armed forces' newest airborne electronic attack aircraft, the EA-18G Growler, on time and within budget.
  • SAIC Acquires Cornerstone Industry, Inc. SAIC 04 Aug 2006 -- Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Cornerstone Industry, Inc. (Cornerstone), a firm that provides joint doctrine development – the fundamental principles that guide the employment of U.S. military forces in coordinated action toward a common objective. Cornerstone also offers e-learning, Web services and computer gaming related to joint doctrine development to Department of Defense and commercial clients. The acquisition of Cornerstone strengthens SAIC's position as a leader in the joint transformation market.
  • Moscow slams U.S. sanctions against two Russian state companies RIA Novosti 05 Aug 2006 -- Moscow has condemned a move by the United States to impose sanctions on two state-owned Russian companies over their cooperation with Iran, Russia's Foreign Ministry said Friday in a statement.

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