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Summit concludes with emphasis on adapting land forces to meet new challenges

Summit concludes with emphasis on adapting land forces to meet new challenges

WASHINGTON: The African Land Forces Summit closed today with remarks from Secretary of the Army John McHugh and Maj. Gen. William B. Garrett, commanding general, U.S. Army Africa. Emphasizing cooperation and flexibility among military forces, Garrett thanked each delegate for […]


Army Cancels Non-Line-of-Sight Launch System

Army Cancels Non-Line-of-Sight Launch System

The Department of Defense announced today that it authorized the Army to cancel the Non-Line-of-Sight Launch System and transition management responsibilities for system development and acquisition from the old Future Combat System (FCS) program – currently aligned under Program Executive […]


Army builds support for tomorrow’s conflict

Army builds support for tomorrow’s conflict

REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala: A holistic view of people and equipment. That’s what the Army’s Materiel Enterprise philosophy is all about. And it’s what can make the difference for a Soldier serving in an uptempo Army in the midst of battle. […]


XM25 lets Soldiers eliminate targets they can’t see

XM25 lets Soldiers eliminate targets they can’t see

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUNDS, Md: The Army’s Program Executive Office Soldier showcased some of its products May 5 at the Aberdeen Test Center here. Among those products were the XM153 Common Remotely Operated Weapon Station, the M2 .50 Caliber Machine Gun […]


Army Surpasses 1 Million Unmanned Flight Hours

Army Surpasses 1 Million Unmanned Flight Hours

The Army’s one millionth Unmanned Aerial System flight hour marks a window in time through which to view a broader trajectory of explosive change and expansion — one in which the advent of UAVs in Iraq and Afghanistan have added […]


Petraeus Describes Changes in Army Structure, Doctrine

Petraeus Describes Changes in Army Structure, Doctrine

WASHINGTON: The Army’s conversion to a modular combat brigade structure in the years immediately preceding the surge of forces into Iraq was a key factor in the strategy’s success, the commander of U.S. Central Command said here yesterday. “As I […]


Casey Says Army Needs Counterinsurgency Capabilities

Casey Says Army Needs Counterinsurgency Capabilities

WASHINGTON: Gen. George W. Casey Jr. said it is unfair that the press has portrayed Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates as having to pressure the Army and its leaders to adopt counterinsurgency as a necessary capability. “I spent 32 months […]


US Army Europe Soldiers marching into history in Moscow

US Army Europe Soldiers marching into history in Moscow

HEIDELBERG, Germany: Soldiers of U.S. Army Europe’s 170th Infantry Brigade Combat Team will march into history during Russia’s 65th Victory Day parade in Moscow, May 9. USAREUR historians said the event marks the first time a serving, active-duty U.S. Army […]


Bonuses, incentives offered for under-manned Army jobs

Bonuses, incentives offered for under-manned Army jobs

WASHINGTON: New Army recruits with skills critical to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are eligible for bonuses, educational help and other incentives if they enlist to serve in the Army’s most under-manned jobs. Incentives include average bonuses of up […]


 
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