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Army upgrades blue force tracking in Afghanistan to prepare for new network

Army upgrades blue force tracking in Afghanistan to prepare for new network

On the battlefield, situational awareness technologies provide Soldiers with the locations of friendly forces and hostile activity, which can mean the difference between life and death. Now, the Army is upgrading those technologies in theater to operate at increased speeds […]


Rapid Equipping Force bringing ‘solutions to battlefield’

Rapid Equipping Force bringing ‘solutions to battlefield’

The Army’s Rapid Equipping Force launched a website two weeks ago to solicit ideas and input from Soldiers, industry and tinkerers. These ideas are helping bring “modern technologies and solutions to the battlefield,” said Col. Timothy Hill, director of the […]


Javelin Demonstrates Extended Range Capability In Recent Tests

Javelin Demonstrates Extended Range Capability In Recent Tests

The Raytheon and Lockheed Martin Javelin Joint Venture recently demonstrated the ability of the Javelin missile to engage targets beyond its current maximum range requirements during a series of tests at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. During the U.S. Army […]


Army advances two airborne radios

Army advances two airborne radios

As the Army continues to advance its new tactical radio strategy, it is building on lessons-learned from the Joint Tactical Radio System program to drive innovation in radios for service aircraft. Following the recent Department of Defense decision to disband […]


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 […]


 
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