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March 2019

The Russian Ghost Submarine (Guest Post)

The Krasnodar, a Russian attack submarine, left the coast of Libya in late May 2017, headed east across the Mediterranean, then slipped undersea, quiet as a mouse. Then, it fired a volley of cruise missiles into Syria.

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Federal Communications Commission COMINT Efforts During WWII

In Scituate, Rhode Island, near the top of the 7th-highest peak in the state, the old Suddard Farm on Chopmist Hill (elevation 732) served as a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) intercept site.

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April 15 Will be 50 Years!

April 15 will be 50 years since the shootdown of EC-121 BEGGER SHADOW (PR-21).  How will you and/or your command honor the 31 men who died?

Information Warfare Incremental Remote Education Program (IWIREP)

Originated from the reserve information warfare (IW) officer community, IWIREP is an initiative to assist both active duty and reserve officers in the understanding of IW fundamentals with the goal of qualifying officers in IW.

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Office of Naval Intelligence Established, March 23, 1882

The Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI) is the military intelligence agency of the United States Navy. Established on March 23, 1882 primarily to advance the Navy’s modernization efforts, ONI is the oldest member of the United States Intelligence Community and serves as the nation’s premier source of maritime intelligence.

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First Air RDF Mission in Vietnam, March 22, 1962

March 22, 1962, the Army Security Agency (ASA) flew the first airborne radio direction finding mission in Vietnam.  It was a single-engine aircraft that flew low, slow, and had room for only a few people.  This mission flew against Viet Cong transmitters east of Saigon.

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