Articles written by: Army News Service

Rapid Trident 2014 begins in Ukraine

Rapid Trident 2014 begins in Ukraine

Soldiers from 15 nations began two weeks of collective training, with a ceremony yesterday, at the International Peacekeeping and Security Center here, to mark the official start of Rapid Trident 2014. Rapid Trident is an annual U.S. Army Europe-conducted, Ukrainian-led […]


Night turns into day: Army researchers enable night lethality

Night turns into day: Army researchers enable night lethality

In science fiction, technology problems are solved with the stroke of a writer’s pen. In reality, science and technology research takes time, and a lot of effort. “If you’ve seen the movie Predator, you’ve seen a perfect illustration of the […]


Body Sensors to Help Soldiers In Future Conflicts

Body Sensors to Help Soldiers In Future Conflicts

The Army is researching physiological sensors that may help Soldiers achieve superior performance on battlefields of the future, said the commanding general of Fort Detrick, Maryland. Lt. Gen. Joseph Caravalho Jr., commander of the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel […]


US Army Standing Up Cyber Brigade, Possible Cyber Branch

US Army Standing Up Cyber Brigade, Possible Cyber Branch

The Army is activating a Cyber Protection Brigade today, and discussing a new cyber branch that could be established as early as next month. Command Sgt. Maj. Rodney D. Harris, Army Cyber Command, said the branch announcement could come as […]


US Army prepares for dangers lurking in ‘deep future’ megacities

US Army prepares for dangers lurking in ‘deep future’ megacities

Within about two decades, roughly 60 percent of the world’s population will live in cities, particularly megacities of more than 10 million, according to a recent National Intelligence Council projection. Some of those inhabitants will be bent on terror and […]


US Army 1st Cavalry unit selected for South Korea deployment

US Army 1st Cavalry unit selected for South Korea deployment

The U.S. Army’s III Corps announced today, the rotational deployment of Fort Hood’s 3rd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, to Camp Hovey and Camp Stanley, in South Korea, in October. The 3rd Battalion, 8th […]


Army turns to researchers for future lethality

Army turns to researchers for future lethality

The Army of the future may have fewer Soldiers but more lethality thanks to research in precision, scalable effects and improved range. “Our scientists and engineers are, and have been, redefining the art of the possible to make this enabling […]


Sill simulator trains Stinger crews

Sill simulator trains Stinger crews

Inside the Improved Moving Target Simulator, Fort Sill’s newest Avenger crew members are encapsulated in training necessary to take down enemy aerial targets. The Improved Moving Target Simulator, or IMTS, is a high-tech simulator that recently underwent renovations from its […]


Wargame to examine the fall of a ‘megacity’

Wargame to examine the fall of a ‘megacity’

It’s 2035, and a city of more than 10 million people is in a state of crisis plagued by insurgency, internal corruption and struck by a natural disaster in the form of a major flood. The challenges, opportunities and potential […]


 
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