Key Developments

The Bold Alligator Exercises and Calibrated Force Insertion

05/21/2018
By Robbin Laird

We are looking at how insertion forces can be shaped and leveraged as part of a…

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Revisiting an Opportunity Lost: A Lesson to Be Learned for a Way Ahead on Crisis Management

05/21/2018
By Ed Timperlake and Robbin Laird

Another example of how the reshaping of forces can support innovations in crisis management has been…

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Leveraging Insertion Forces for Crisis Management

05/21/2018
By Robbin Laird and Ed Timperlake

We are looking at how insertion forces can be shaped and leveraged as part of a…

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Evolving C2 for the Insertion Force

05/21/2018
By Robbin Laird

We are looking at innovations in reshaping insertion forces as part of a crisis management approach…

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Moscow’s Message: Back to the Cold War

05/21/2018
By Richard Weitz

Last month, defense.info attended the seventh annual Moscow Conference on International Security (MCIS-2018), which the Russian…

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The French Insertion Force Into Mali

05/20/2018
By Murielle Delaporte

We are focusing upon ways to leverage military innovations as part of a broader rethink of…

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Special Reports
05/20/2018
This is the eighth Williams Foundation Special Report done in cooperation with the Second Line of Defense and...
Featured Defense System
05/17/2018
By Defense.Info

The first CH-53K has arrived at New River where the first squadron will be based. A CH-53K arrived on May 16, 2018 at New River for a sustainability test regime. This will be performed by the former VMX-22 which was formerly based at New River and brought the Osprey into the Corps and supported its development for more than a decade. Currently, Marine Operational Test and Evaluation Squadron 1 is based at MCAS Yuma and is working closely with the F-35B and its integration within the USMC and shaping its impact on USMC transformation as well. Now the CH-53K will joint the process of air-enabled transformation generated by Marine Corps Air for the MAGTF. We interviewed members of the squadron while in Yuma recently and will report on those...

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