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Golden Knights teams take gold, silver at World Parachuting Championships

Golden Knights teams take gold, silver at World Parachuting Championships

The U.S. Army Golden Knights Formation Flying 8-Way Team won the Gold Medal, and the All-Female Golden Knights 4-Way Team brought home the Silver Medal, at the 2012 World Parachuting Championships in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The 8-way competition team […]


Army expanding its cyber warfare capabilities

Army expanding its cyber warfare capabilities

The 780th Military Intelligence Brigade hopes to have its new headquarters building here completed by fiscal year 2014. That is when the brigade will reach full-strength at around 1,000 personnel. Of those, about 60 to 80 percent will be Soldiers […]


Army looks at challenges of transition through 2020 and beyond

Army looks at challenges of transition through 2020 and beyond

The Army is undergoing a transition from a force primarily focused on execution of combat operations to one preparing for a complex future, and Unified Quest, the Army chief of staff’s Title 10 wargame, will examine some of the challenges […]


Army refocuses homefront training strategy

Army refocuses homefront training strategy

As drawdowns in Afghanistan continue, Army officials are shifting focus on homefront training, beginning with how the training is organized and scheduled. In an effort to help facilitate this shift, a team of civilian government service workers and Lt. Col. […]


Lessons from the Army’s Future Combat Systems Program

Lessons from the Army’s Future Combat Systems Program

The Future Combat Systems (FCS) program was the largest and most ambitious planned acquisition program in the Army’s history. The FCS was intended to field not just a system, but an entire brigade, a system of systems, with novel technologies […]


Army Developing Next-Generation Surveillance Aircraft

Army Developing Next-Generation Surveillance Aircraft

Army scientists, engineers and program developers are making substantial progress building and integrating a technically sophisticated battlefield surveillance aircraft called Enhanced Medium Altitude Reconnaissance and Surveillance System in a laboratory at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., service officials said. The initial […]


M2A1 Machine Gun features greater safety, heightened lethality

M2A1 Machine Gun features greater safety, heightened lethality

The U.S. Army recently announced that the M2A1 .50 Caliber Machine Gun was among its top 10 “Army Greatest Inventions” for the 2011 calendar year. The M2A1 includes new modern features and design improvements that make it easier and safer […]


Saudi Arabia Keen to Buy German Armored Vehicles

Saudi Arabia Keen to Buy German Armored Vehicles

Saudi Arabia has officially asked about purchasing several hundred Germany armored fighting vehicles, the magazine Spiegel reports. The inquiry was discussed at a secret meeting of the German Federal Security Council. The Federal Security Council considered the transaction on Monday, […]


Stryker ‘double v-hull’ proven success

Stryker ‘double v-hull’ proven success

More than 18 months ago, the Army’s Stryker combat vehicle underwent a game-changing transformation when the service took lessons learned from theater and incorporated an improved hull design to protect Soldiers from improvised explosive devices and roadside mines. The new […]


 
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