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Hackers take over Israel army Twitter account

Hackers take over Israel army Twitter account

Internet hackers briefly took over an Israeli army Twitter account, the military said Friday, posting an alarming message that a nuclear facility had been hit by rocket fire. Israeli news website Ynet posted a screen shot of what it said […]


Future vertical lift capability focuses on tech demo

Future vertical lift capability focuses on tech demo

The Army-led Future Vertical Lift program is being developed to replace the service’s aging helicopter fleet, and the aircraft of other services, at some point in the future. The need for Future Vertical Lift, known as FVL, was explained by […]


Army training, technology evolving

Army training, technology evolving

The Army is evolving its current Integrated Training Environment into a single synthetic training environment that combines constructive, gaming and virtual systems to provide challenging exercises efficiently at the point of need. Army officials discussed the Future Holistic Training Environment […]


US Army opens probe into ex-POW Bergdahl’s disappearance

US Army opens probe into ex-POW Bergdahl’s disappearance

The US Army has launched an investigation into why Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl went missing and was later captured by Afghan insurgents in 2009, officials said Monday. The 28-year-old soldier is currently undergoing medical treatment and counseling at a military hospital […]


Marines, Soldiers Test New Blue Force Tracking System At NIE 14.2

Marines, Soldiers Test New Blue Force Tracking System At NIE 14.2

Transforming the way units communicate and navigate, the Army’s next generation situational awareness and friendly force tracking system received an unprecedented workout. Marines and Soldiers fought side-by-side to test the capability known as Joint Battle Command-Platform, known as JBC-P, during […]


Combat robots to become Russian army new recruits

Combat robots to become Russian army new recruits

Russia’s newly established military robot design lab has finally gone into operation, Oleg Bochkarev, deputy head of Russia’s governmental Military-Industrial Commission told ITAR TASS news agency. Russia’s deputy prime minister Dmitry Rogozin was the first to have announced plans to […]


Army preps for first audit ever, says top finance leader

Army preps for first audit ever, says top finance leader

Getting audited is something most taxpayers admit they dread. But those same citizens might be heartened to know that government agencies that receive their tax dollars are audited just the same, to ensure that money is properly spent. The Army […]


Syria army breaks year-old Aleppo prison siege

Syria army breaks year-old Aleppo prison siege

Syria’s army broke a siege of Aleppo prison Thursday, cutting off a major rebel supply route, as Damascus allies China and Russia vetoed a bid to refer Syria to the International Criminal Court. The Western-proposed UN Security Council resolution, which […]


Army develops smoke screens for future battles

Army develops smoke screens for future battles

The U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center is researching and developing smoke screen compositions to keep pace with the changing face of conflict. The U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center, known as ECBC, is currently completing a multi-year effort to […]


 
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