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US Army continues to expand body armor analysis work to protect Soldiers

US Army continues to expand body armor analysis work to protect Soldiers

Researchers from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory, or ARL continue to expand body armor analysis work to protect Soldiers – not only protecting their lives, but also their daily life functions after treatment and recovery. The team of researchers, who […]


Army introduces four new mountaineering, climbing kits

Army introduces four new mountaineering, climbing kits

Soldiers at the Army Mountain Warfare School here are slated to receive new equipment designed to improve their performance and give them “Spiderman-like” abilities. The equipment is part of the improved Army Mountaineering Kit. The new kit, developed by Project […]


Pentagon proposes to shrink US Army to pre-WWII level

Pentagon proposes to shrink US Army to pre-WWII level

The Pentagon plans to scale back the US Army by more than an eighth to its lowest level since before World War II, signaling a shift after more than a decade of ground wars. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel recommended shrinking […]


US Army Selects Saab’s Carl-Gustaf Man-Portable Weapon System

US Army Selects Saab’s Carl-Gustaf Man-Portable Weapon System

Defence and security company Saab’s man-portable weapon system Carl-Gustaf has been chosen by the U.S. Department of the Army to be a Program of Record within the U.S. Army. This means that the world leading shoulder-fired weapon system, with a […]


New BRAC round would save money, increase Army readiness

New BRAC round would save money, increase Army readiness

As the budget shrinks and as the active Army draws down to 490,000, elimination of excess infrastructure is needed, say leaders from Army Installations, Housing & Partnerships. There are a lot of spaces and facilities at installations throughout the U.S. […]


Army researchers inspire commercial rifle fire control systems

Army researchers inspire commercial rifle fire control systems

Researchers at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory go about their business every day working on projects to help better serve the military and its members who protect our country. Sometimes the research inspires commercial companies to do additional research and […]


Smarter robots likely in Army’s future, planners say

Smarter robots likely in Army’s future, planners say

Unmanned robots already have proven their worth on the battlefield, neutralizing improvised explosive devices, and more capable ones are coming in the future, according to the commander of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command. While robots and unmanned platforms will […]


US Army Aviation Flying Smarter Into Fiscal Squeeze

US Army Aviation Flying Smarter Into Fiscal Squeeze

As Army aviation’s flight path continues through the drawdown and budgetary constraints, it will swap some helicopters around and defund others, said Maj. Gen. Kevin W. Mangum. In so doing, Army aviation will get the right mix it needs to […]


C-23 Sherpa Makes Final Flight As Army Guard Retires the Aircraft

C-23 Sherpa Makes Final Flight As Army Guard Retires the Aircraft

The sounds of the C-23 Sherpa are now a thing of the past as the Army National Guard bids farewell to the venerable aircraft after two decades of service. The box shaped aircraft described by many as a “work horse” […]


 
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