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France’s War in Mali: Lessons for an Expeditionary Army

France’s War in Mali: Lessons for an Expeditionary Army

French Army operations in Mali (Operation Serval) in 2013 provide a model for designing and operating an expeditionary force, one that has a number of attributes and competencies that United States Army Chief of Staff General Raymond Odierno has indicated […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


 
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