The SITREP: Marines Blast Off, Army Deploys Satellite & More

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From the military services and around the DoD, here’s your SITREP for Thursday, October 26, 2017.

  • One of the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command’s newest prototypes is Kestrel Eye, a small, low-cost, visible-imagery satellite designed to provide near real-time images to the tactical-level ground soldier, was activated this week.
  • The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz arrived in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations Oct. 25, after concluding operations in U.S. 5th Fleet.
  • Watch as Marines launch a rocket from a High Mobility Artillery Rocket System off the USS Anchorage during Exercise Dawn Blitz.
  • U.S. Transportation Command is the first Defense Department organization to initiate migration of its cyber domain to a commercial cloud provider to improve mission assurance, while strengthening information technology efficiency and effectiveness.
  • The Military Health System wants to help parents understand the importance and efficacy of the HPV vaccine.

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The SITREP: Marines Blast Off, Army Deploys Satellite & More