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Army Divisions Will Get Nine Gray Eagles UAVs to Train, But Deploy with 12

Army Divisions Will Get Nine Gray Eagles UAVs to Train, But Deploy with 12

The Army plans additional Gray Eagle units, one for each of 10 active-duty divisions, and several more for special operations units, aerial exploitation units and the National Training Center. With the current program of record, a purchase of 152 Gray […]


Northrop Grumman Delivers CIRCM System to U.S. Army

Northrop Grumman Delivers CIRCM System to U.S. Army

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NOC) has delivered the first of eight Common Infrared Countermeasures (CIRCM) missile defense systems to the U.S. Army two months ahead of schedule. Northrop Grumman successfully completed acceptance testing with the Army on the first CIRCM suite […]


Army laboratories collaborate on octopus-inspired suction cups

Army laboratories collaborate on octopus-inspired suction cups

Natural disasters like earthquakes, hurricanes and tsunamis can unveil points of weakness in man-made infrastructure, and now robots are being called in to help. Scientists at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory, or ARL, and Edgewood Chemical Biological Center, or ECBC, […]


US Army Units Train for UAV Operations

US Army Units Train for UAV Operations

Unmanned aerial vehicles soared through the sky under the control of 16 “Raider” Brigade Soldiers during QR-11 Raven training on Fort Carson, Jan. 7-18. During the two-week training certification course, Soldiers from 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, in […]


New Army network gets final check-out on way to field

New Army network gets final check-out on way to field

As Soldiers prepare to deploy with the Army’s new tactical communications network later this year, Army engineers are stretching the equipment to its limits to ensure it can support complex, on-the-move operations and extend the range of communications to the […]


Britain to axe up to 5,300 army jobs

Britain to axe up to 5,300 army jobs

The British government said on Tuesday it was making up to 5,300 army personnel redundant as part of cuts that will see troop numbers reduced to the lowest since the early 19th century. The Ministry of Defence said soldiers returning […]


Corps of Engineers completes Army’s largest solar array installation

Corps of Engineers completes Army’s largest solar array installation

The largest solar power system in the U.S. Army is coming online at White Sands Missile Range, N.M., and officials gathered Jan. 16, to mark the occasion with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The Energy Savings Performance Contract, or ESPC, project, awarded […]


Army Ground Combat Vehicle acquisition strategy revised

Army Ground Combat Vehicle acquisition strategy revised

The Ground Combat Vehicle, or GCV, acquisition strategy was modified, Jan. 17, to further reduce risk and maintain an affordable program. The decision by the Department of Defense extends the current technology development phase of the program by six months […]


Army freezes hiring, cuts base ops, reduces training

Army freezes hiring, cuts base ops, reduces training

In advance of possible extreme budget cuts that could arrive in March, Army leadership has called for an immediate hiring freeze and spelled out other pre-emptive measures meant to help the service prepare for a fiscal cliff. In a memo […]


 
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