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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 […]


Chiarelli: Enemy acquiring technology faster

Chiarelli: Enemy acquiring technology faster

WASHINGTON: The Army needs to modernize the way it’s allowed to buy technology, so it can put the best tools in the hands of the warfighter faster than the enemy pushes technology out to its foot soldiers, said the Army’s […]


CH-47F Chinook Fielded by US Army’s 10th Mountain Division

CH-47F Chinook Fielded by US Army’s 10th Mountain Division

RIDLEY TOWNSHIP, Pa.: The Boeing CH-47F Chinook helicopter was fielded July 30 by the U.S. Army’s B Company, 3rd General Support Aviation Battalion, 10th Combat Aviation Brigade, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y. The 10th Mountain Division is the sixth […]


Army shooters take title at interservice championship

Army shooters take title at interservice championship

MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Va.: Soldiers with the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit’s Service Rifle team braved the heat and stiff competition and came out on top at the 49th Interservice Rifle Championships. With their accomplishment, the USAMU enabled the Army […]


Army releases report on suicide, high-risk behavior

Army releases report on suicide, high-risk behavior

WASHINGTON: To curb suicides in the Army, commanders must pay more attention to junior Soldiers and to those who exhibit high-risk behavior, such as drug use or driving under the influence. During a press conference today, the Army’s Suicide Prevention […]


 
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