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The US military is intensifying and adapting the
campaign against ISIS, and is “gathering momentum on the battlefield in
Syria and Iraq,” Defense Secretary Ash Carter told the House Armed
Services Committee on Tuesday.
The US has opportunities it didn’t previously have in
the battle against ISIS because it's identified ground forces
willing to join the fight and because intelligence, which was “not so
great” originally, has improved dramatically, Defense Secretary Ash
Carter said Tuesday.
SrA. Jesse Anocibar, a 455th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief deployed from Dyess AFB, Texas, removes a bolt on a C-130 Hercules at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, Nov. 13, 2015.
Lockheed Martin and Electro Optic Systems recently
broke ground on a new facility in western Australia designed to track
debris in space, according to a Lockheed release.
Four Full Mission Simulators are helping F-35 pilots
at Hill AFB, Utah, develop tactics against ground and airborne threats
in a secure and realistic environment, according to a Lockheed Martin release.
An Air Force-funded study conducted by the University of Maryland School of Medicine found that immediately
evacuating patients by air to hospitals outside of the battle zone could
cause “more damage to already injured brains,” according to a Nov. 30 summary of the study.
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