Army & Land Forces News

Lockheed Delivers 22 JLTV Development Vehicles to U.S. Army and Marines

Lockheed Delivers 22 JLTV Development Vehicles to U.S. Army and Marines

Lockheed Martin celebrated the delivery of 22 Joint Light Tactical Vehicles to the U.S. Army and Marine Corps under the JLTV program’s Engineering and Manufacturing Development (EMD) contract. JLTV team members marked the milestone during a ceremony at the Lockheed […]


US Cancels Bright Star Exercise with Egypt

US Cancels Bright Star Exercise with Egypt

Canceling U.S. participation in the Bright Star military exercise with Egypt sends a strong objection to the Egyptian government about the recent violence in the country, Pentagon Press Secretary George Little said here today. President Barack Obama announced the decision […]


Dutch OK Military Equipment Supply to Algeria

Dutch OK Military Equipment Supply to Algeria

A Dutch company is allowed to sell some 21 million euros of military equipment to Algeria. Thales Nederland has received an export licence, Foreign Minister Frans Timmermans says in a letter to parliament. The deal involves radar systems and so-called […]


GA-ASI Successfully Demonstrates Electronic Attack In USMC Exercise

GA-ASI Successfully Demonstrates Electronic Attack In USMC Exercise

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA‑ASI) today announced its successful demonstration of Predator B’s Electronic Attack capability at the U.S. Marine Corp’s (USMC’s) Weapons and Tactics Instructor (WTI) course held at Marine Corp Air Station (MCAS) Yuma on April 12. […]


Riggers push supplies out to troops with sling load operations

Riggers push supplies out to troops with sling load operations

Intense, excitement and fun are some of the words that begin to describe the way two parachute riggers from the 101st Sustainment Brigade “Task Force Lifeliner,” 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), feel as they prepare for sling load operations. Spc. […]


XM25 Counter Defilade Target Engagement system may lose ‘X’ by next August

XM25 Counter Defilade Target Engagement system may lose ‘X’ by next August

The XM25 Counter Defilade Target Engagement weapon system is now in development. But by this time next year, the system may have moved into low-rate initial production and if so, will lose the experimental “X” prefix. Lt. Col. Shawn Lucas, […]


Russian Military to Receive Nano-Armor by 2015 – Report

Russian Military to Receive Nano-Armor by 2015 – Report

A Russian company is developing nanotechnology that would allow production of light-weight ceramic armor for the military and police as early as by the end of 2015, the Izvestia newspaper said Tuesday. Ceramic armor plates manufactured with the use of […]


New devices keep Army communications safe

New devices keep Army communications safe

Project Director, Communications Security is moving closer to fielding a new handheld device which will be used to deliver electronic keys to secure the Army’s phone, radio, computer and satellite networks. The Next Generation Load Device-Small, or NGLD-Small, comes with […]


Lockheed to Offer Universal Mission Equipment Package for US Army Helicopters

Lockheed to Offer Universal Mission Equipment Package for US Army Helicopters

Lockheed Martin will offer a universal, highly adaptable and affordable mission equipment package (MEP) to meet requirements for the Joint Multi-Role/Future Vertical Lift (JMR/FVL) rotary wing program, with potential applications for other customers and platforms. The Lockheed Martin MEP will […]


 
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