The SITREP: Oldest Commissioned Warship Restored, Germ-Killing Robots & More

USS Constitution is ready to leave Dry Dock 1 at the Charlestown Navy Yard. Over the past 26-months, Constitution has undergone an extensive restoration that will help to preserve America’s Ship of State for many decades to come. (U.S. Navy Photo by Arif Patani)

From the military services and around the DoD, here’s your SITREP for Tuesday, July 25, 2017.

  • Three new robots have been tasked with the mission of exterminating germs. Find out how they work.
  • After a two-year restoration at historic Dry Dock 1 at Charlestown Navy Yard, Boston National Historical Park, America’s oldest commissioned warship, USS Constitution was refloated July 23.
  • Elite troops from the U.S., Peru, Mexico, Paraguay and Columbia conducted various shooting drills as part of UNITAS 2017 at Ancon, Peru. The training brings service members from each nation together to hone capabilities with their issued weapon systems.
  • As the summer heats up, the Military Health System has this warning about tick-borne illnesses.

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