The SITREP: Air Force Tests Leaflet Drop, Soldiers to Print Tools in the Field & More

A frame from a video shows the PDU-5/B leaflet bomb activating and dispersing the leaflets. (U.S. Air Force image)

From the military services and around the DoD, here’s your SITREP for Thursday, July 27, 2017.

  • Army engineers are developing 3-D expeditionary kits that could be used when needed to make specialty tools and spare parts in the field.
  • Navy prepares to begin exercise Citadel Pacific to enhance training, readiness and the capabilities of its security forces.
  • Testers from the 419th Flight Test Squadron are looking to see if B-52 Stratofortress bombers can accomplish the task of making leaflet bomb drops.
  • Today is Korean War Armistice Day, the day commemorating the end of hostilities in Korea, sixty-four years ago.

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