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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 […]


FELIN System Operational in French Army in September

FELIN System Operational in French Army in September

EUROSATORY 2010: Symbolically, it’s the French Army’s 1st Regiment that will receive, in September 2010, the FELIN equipment for all of its combat companies. It will then be the turn of the 13th Chasseur Alpins battalion. In total, 22,588 systems […]


US Army Training Shifts from Live to Virtual

US Army Training Shifts from Live to Virtual

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.: As overall budgets grow and expenditure on training and simulation products continues to rise, the U.S. military training and simulation market has witnessed stable growth. The Department of Defense (DoD) training and simulation market has had to […]


Army sensors research leads to Soldier protection advances

Army sensors research leads to Soldier protection advances

ADELPHI, Md: Just months after the tragic attacks of September 11, 2001, the U.S. Army Research Laboratory launched an aggressive, innovative research project that has been instrumental to the development of low-cost, lightweight sensors capable of providing novel approaches to […]


Kyrgyzstan orders deadly force to quell ethnic clashes

Kyrgyzstan orders deadly force to quell ethnic clashes

MARKHAMAT, Kyrgyzstan: Kyrgyzstan’s interim government Saturday gave the the military and police shoot-to-kill powers to quell ethnic unrest in the country’s south as it partially mobilized the army. Lethal force will be authorised to repel attacks against the authorities, stop […]


High-tech radar maps defeat camouflage

High-tech radar maps defeat camouflage

FORT BELVOIR, Va: To the untrained eye, U.S. Army radar-generated maps may look like a bird’s-eye view of a city at night; however, these images contain useful intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance information that reveal concealed objects by penetrating foliage, buildings […]


Top Army NCO promotes ‘complete fitness’ to Soldiers

Top Army NCO promotes ‘complete fitness’ to Soldiers

SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii: Sergeant Maj. of the Army Kenneth O. Preston, the Army’s senior noncommissioned officer, visited with Soldiers, leaders, and family members serving here, June 3. As part of a three-day tour of the military bases on-island, Preston visited […]


Army tests new tactical vehicle

Army tests new tactical vehicle

CHURCHVILLE TEST AREA, Md: The Army is testing a new vehicle looking to eventually replace the iconic Humvee. Officials said the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle will offer increased protection and performance. The Army took a group of reporters to a […]


Army Seeks Balance with Rapid Acquisition

Army Seeks Balance with Rapid Acquisition

WASHINGTON: The difference between rapid acquisition and traditional acquisition can be as much as six years or more. The rapid acquisition process allows the Army to bypass some of the rules, policies and procedures associated with acquisition for large projects […]


 
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