F-35 Global News

Reshaping Norwegian Defense: Meeting 21st Century Challenges

“If you look at the map, we are in a crucial position in the north.

But we are a small country, with a large geography and only five million people.

So we need to truly focus on a smart defense strategy.”

 

Visiting the Prowler: USMC Electronic Warfare Capabilities in Transition

Today’s Prowler is the most capable variant ever but will be retired by 2019.

By 2020, the USMC will have adopted a revolutionary change in how they address electronic warfare. Rather than replace the Prowler with a dedicated platform, the USMC has adopted a distributed strategy, where “every platform is a sensor, shooter and sharer.”

 

Why Not Buy Wedgetail and Move Out Beyond AWACS: Coming Terms with a 5th Generation Enabled Force

Buy Wedgetail rather than upgrade yesterday's technology.

The Norwegian Navy and Shaping Air-Sea Integration for Norwegian Defense

The head of the Norwegian Navy highlighted the importance of the new air platforms, and the new submarines and the need to effectively integrate the data provided by those platforms as well as crafting and evolving the C2 necessary to leverage an integrated air-sea force.

 

"If everyone is thinking alike, someone isn’t thinking."

—General George Patton Jr.

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