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Army plans network integration exercise

Army plans network integration exercise

The U.S. Army is planning a brigade combat team integration exercise at White Sands Missile Range, N.M., July 12-16, 2010, which will connect Soldiers, sensors, unmanned aerial vehicles, networked vehicles on-the-move, command posts and other nodes over long distances through […]


Marines Face Shortage of M88A2s in Afghanistan

Marines Face Shortage of M88A2s in Afghanistan

MARINE CORPS LOGISTICS BASE BARSTOW: According to Greek mythology, Hercules was the legendary strongman who became a demigod. In modern times and in real life, HERCULES is even more impressive. The Heavy Equipment Recovery Combat Lift and Excavating System, or […]


THAAD System Intercepts Target in Successful Missile Defense Test

THAAD System Intercepts Target in Successful Missile Defense Test

The Missile Defense Agency and U.S. Army soldiers of the 6th Air Defense Artillery Brigade from Fort Bliss, Texas, successfully conducted an intercept test for the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile defense element of the nation’s Ballistic Missile […]


Iraqi Troops Train on M-16 Rifle, Continue Transition from AK-47

Iraqi Troops Train on M-16 Rifle, Continue Transition from AK-47

BAGHDAD: Soldiers serving on Camp Taji, Iraq, trained Iraqi troops on the fundamentals of marksmanship with the M-16 rifle, June 15. The training was part of a continued effort by the U.S. to phase out the Iraqi Army’s use of […]


Turkey uses Israeli-made drones against rebels in Iraq: army

Turkey uses Israeli-made drones against rebels in Iraq: army

Ankara: The Turkish army has begun using Israeli-made unmanned aircraft to monitor Kurdish rebel movements in neighbouring Iraq, the Anatolia news agency reported Monday, quoting the army chief. “In the past 10 days, we have started using our Heron systems… […]


Army testing fuel cell technology for Abrams tank

Army testing fuel cell technology for Abrams tank

The U.S. Army is testing fuel cell technology for an auxiliary power unit which can bring more electrical power on board an Abrams tank, service officials said. The APU is designed to convert JP8 diesel fuel into hydrogen and then […]


Army seeks technology development partnerships

Army seeks technology development partnerships

BEL AIR, Md: The Army’s scientific and engineering community showcased research and development contract opportunities during a two-day event June 16-17 at Harford Community College. “The showcase presentations will provide you with information about the many exciting changes and related […]


Sigma 30 Artillery Navigation And Pointing System Deployed

Sigma 30 Artillery Navigation And Pointing System Deployed

Villepinte, France: Developed and produced by Sagem, the Sigma 30 is a laser gyro land navigation and pointing system for artillery pieces, enabling highly accurate firing on short notice. Sagem has also set up a maintenance shop near New Delhi […]


Army testing new Joint Light Tactical Vehicles (JLTVs)

Army testing new Joint Light Tactical Vehicles (JLTVs)

ARLINGTON, Va.:  The U.S. Army and Marine Corps are using the newly built government prototypes of the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle to refine program requirements through rigorous ballistic, performance and reliability testing. It’s all part of an effort to field […]


 
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