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Army National Guard activates first cyber protection team

Army National Guard activates first cyber protection team

The Army National Guard’s first cyber protection team received its new shoulder sleeve insignia here, Oct. 7, during a ceremony conducted by U.S. Army Cyber Command/Second Army. Lt. Gen. Edward C. Cardon, commanding general, U.S. Army Cyber Command, cited the […]


JIEDDO Holds Competition for New Counter-IED Systems

JIEDDO Holds Competition for New Counter-IED Systems

This week at Fort Benning, Georgia, defense contractors are competing to provide the latest technologies to defeat IEDs. The Joint IED Defeat Organization partnered with the Army Research Lab and the Maneuver Battle Lab, at the Maneuver Center of Excellence […]


Aviation Restructure Initiative Allows UAS Workhorses to Remain Aloft

Aviation Restructure Initiative Allows UAS Workhorses to Remain Aloft

In a climate of deep fiscal cuts, the Army’s Aviation Restructure Initiative has some good news for its Unmanned Aircraft Systems. With the Army still in the infancy of Unmanned Aircraft Systems, known as UAS, integration into the force, the […]


82nd Airborne Division’s fall JOAX includes counter-IED scenarios

82nd Airborne Division’s fall JOAX includes counter-IED scenarios

The U.S. Army Forces Command Counter-IED Integration Cell recently developed and implemented training packages to complement the upcoming Joint Operational Access Exercise held here, Sept. 14-20. Counter-IED, referred to as C-IED, training is a command priority, and is included in […]


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 […]


 
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