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Military Transformation Uplink: April 2006

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Militaries around the world are moving to modernize and transform themselves to meet the challenges of the 21st century. Our mission is to deliver a monthly cross-section of relevant, on-target stories, news, and analysis that will help both experts and interested laypeople stay up to speed on key military developments and issues. Stories are broken down by military category and presented as fast bullet points that orient you quickly, with accompanying links if you wish to pursue more in-depth treatments. Some of This Month’s Targets of Opportunity Include: UAV plans; killer drone swarms; WALRUS mega-blimp extict?; Russian airlift for NATO; Hydras and Hellfire; space challenges; Secret weapon: two-way radios; Nano-sensors; Fighter jets as battlefield surveillance – brilliant or dumb?; money-saving supercarriers; Littoral Combat Ships; Missile defense updates; Energy conservation now a Pentagon issue… and much more. Military Transformation Uplink full briefing: April 2006 (top of page) Air & Space Sector C4SI Dimension Land Sector Maritime Sector Strategic Weapons & Missile Defense Supply & Support Transformation: Policy & Doctrine

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