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Swiss Press Calls for Clear Army Strategy

Swiss Press Calls for Clear Army Strategy

The government and Defence Minister Ueli Maurer in particular are the target of much criticism in Thursday’s Swiss newspapers over the issue of new fighter planes. It follows a government decision delaying the partial replacement of the army’s aging Tiger […]


US Army Acquires First Next Gen Cargo Vehicles From Oshkosh

US Army Acquires First Next Gen Cargo Vehicles From Oshkosh

Oshkosh WI: Oshkosh Defense, a division of Oshkosh Corporation, has delivered its first next-generation Palletized Load Systems (PLS) to the U.S. Army. The new PLS model, known as the PLS A1, features design improvements creating a more secure and robust […]


Bundeswehr Faces Biggest Shake-Up In Its History

Bundeswehr Faces Biggest Shake-Up In Its History

Defense Minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg presented his draft plans for the future of the German army to government ministers on Monday. The model Guttenberg unveiled will see the present 252,000 soldiers cut to 163,500 over the next few years, a […]


UK and NATO Forces Refine Land-Air Coordination for Afghanistan

UK and NATO Forces Refine Land-Air Coordination for Afghanistan

The British Army’s largest land-air military exercise has recently taken place in the Czech Republic where Forward Air Controllers have been preparing to coordinate aircraft flying over Afghanistan at 1,000mph (1,600km/h) in an airspace littered with 45kg rounds being fired […]


Army Improving Helicopter Protective Measures

Army Improving Helicopter Protective Measures

WASHINGTON: The Army is now crafting an integrated approach to aircraft survivability that combines input from multiple on-board sensors and uses that information to detect, track and defeat incoming enemy fire. By combining input from a variety of different survivability […]


Army crafts tailorable tactical wheeled vehicle acquisition strategy

Army crafts tailorable tactical wheeled vehicle acquisition strategy

WASHINGTON: The U.S. Army has released its tactical wheeled vehicle acquisition strategy report to Congress, calling for a tailorable approach to vehicle procurement to include new buys and repair, sustainment and recapitalization of the existing fleet. The acquisition strategy lays […]


Realignment, closure plan continues on track

Realignment, closure plan continues on track

FORT MEADE, Md.: It’s “all systems go” here as officials at this Army Installation prepare to receive three new organizations and about 5,700 of their employees as part of the Base Realignment and Closure Commission plan. Fort Meade is among […]


Army Approves Safer Explosive to Replace TNT

Army Approves Safer Explosive to Replace TNT

PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J.: The U.S. Army recently qualified a new explosive that has the same lethality as traditional TNT, but is far less likely to explode if dropped, shot at or hit by a roadside bomb during transport. The new […]


Army looks to identify future priorities for game-based training

Army looks to identify future priorities for game-based training

FORT LEAVENWORTH, Kan.: Representatives from across the Army are gathering this week at Fort Leavenworth to help develop a wish list of new capabilities the Army should add to its Games for Training program which includes the widely used Virtual […]


 
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