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Three million M18 grenades produced without a failure

Three million M18 grenades produced without a failure

Pine Bluff Arsenal’s Directorate of Ammunition Operations here achieved a major quality milestone July 2, when it produced its three millionth M18 colored smoke grenade without a failure. The directorate passed the two million mark in May 2011. “This is […]


Army selected for Joint Strike Fighter software assessment

Army selected for Joint Strike Fighter software assessment

The F-35 Joint Program Office has selected the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research Development and Engineering Center to perform independent software safety analyses of the next-generation strike aircraft commonly called the Joint Strike Fighter. The single-engine, single-seat F-35 will […]


US Army to get new camo uniform beginning next summer

US Army to get new camo uniform beginning next summer

The Army has confirmed what Soldiers have been hearing rumors of for months now — a new camouflage pattern for combat uniforms is on the way with a number of improvements. Beginning in the fall of 2015, the Army will […]


Excalibur Ib Enters Full Rate Production and Receives $52 Million Award

Excalibur Ib Enters Full Rate Production and Receives $52 Million Award

Raytheon Company’s Excalibur Ib precision guided projectile has entered full rate production (FRP). U.S. Army approval of FRP completes Excalibur Ib’s low rate initial production phase. Additionally, the U.S. Army has awarded Raytheon $52 million for continued Excalibur Ib production. […]


Army researchers develop Cargo Pocket ISR

Army researchers develop Cargo Pocket ISR

Researchers at the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center are developing a pocket-sized aerial surveillance device for Soldiers and small units operating in challenging ground environments. The Cargo Pocket Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance program, or CP-ISR, seeks […]


Natick improves understanding with 3-D printed models

Natick improves understanding with 3-D printed models

Welcome to Steve Smith’s world. It’s a place where big is small, small is big and anything is possible. Smith works as a graphic designer at the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center. The 3-D-printer guru uses […]


Army tests putting NERO electronic warfare jammer on UAVs

Army tests putting NERO electronic warfare jammer on UAVs

Last month within the mountainous terrain of The Great Salt Lake Desert at Dugway Proving Ground Utah, the U.S. Army conducted flight testing of an unmanned airborne electronic attack capability known as NERO, or the Networked Electronic Warfare Remotely Operated. […]


3-D printed metals may transform Army logistics

3-D printed metals may transform Army logistics

A Soldier at a forward operating base needs the proper form to recommend an award for a fellow Soldier. He goes online, opens a form, fills in the blanks and hits “PRINT.” Easy. Another Soldier at a forward operating base […]


US Army moving education content to cloud for better access

US Army moving education content to cloud for better access

Eighteen months ago, the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command began migrating education content to the dotcom cloud, a commercially operated bank of servers. This is a significant step for several reasons. The Army is currently a Common Access Card-enabled, […]


 
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