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Savings served up for Bradley armor plates

Savings served up for Bradley armor plates

When a military contractor approached the Army with a proposal for significant savings on armor tiles for the Bradley Fighting Vehicle, the impulse to quickly go for the savings had to be postponed: The Bradley played such an important role […]


Sequestration may affect reset from Afghanistan

Sequestration may affect reset from Afghanistan

The reset of equipment returning from Afghanistan may be affected by sequestration, said the commander of U.S. Army Materiel Command. The cancellation of reset would affect post-combat repair for about 1,000 vehicles, 14,000 communications devices and 17,000 weapons, Gen. Dennis […]


Self-cleaning clothing: wear without wear

Self-cleaning clothing: wear without wear

Imagine a world without dirty clothes. Quoc Truong, physical scientist at Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, wants to make that a reality. “As a single father of four, I fully understand the rationale for self-cleaning clothing, especially when […]


Foreign Military Sales Growth Area for Army

Foreign Military Sales Growth Area for Army

Selling military hardware to allied nations is a way to keep weapon production lines hot, ensure the viability of America’s industrial base, and strengthen ties with the militaries that buy the equipment. Foreign Military Sales is a growth area for […]


Army must shift focus from execution to preparation

Army must shift focus from execution to preparation

The Army must transition now from a force of execution to one of preparation, said the commander of the Army’s Training and Doctrine Command. As the opening speaker at the 2013 Association of the United States Army Institute of Land […]


Future Soldiers will have flexible electronics everywhere

Future Soldiers will have flexible electronics everywhere

More than 10 years ago, U.S. Army researchers saw potential in flexible displays. With nothing in the marketplace, the Army decided to change that by partnering with industry and academia to create the Flexible Display Center at Arizona State University. […]


Mouth device in clinical trials as possible treatment for TBI

Mouth device in clinical trials as possible treatment for TBI

The tongue is an amazing organ. Thousands of nerve fibers in it help us eat, drink and swallow. Without them, we would not taste. The tongue helps us speak. Quietly, its surface defends our bodies from germs. Yet for everything […]


Sequestration could mean training reduction for 80 percent of ground forces

Sequestration could mean training reduction for 80 percent of ground forces

On Capitol Hill Feb. 13, the Army’s chief of staff told lawmakers in very clear terms what budget reductions under sequestration would do to Soldiers and Army readiness. “It has grave consequences and immediate readiness impact on our forces,” Chief […]


Army samples ocean floor for underwater munitions project

Army samples ocean floor for underwater munitions project

Five miles off the southern coast of Oahu, Hawaii, a three-person submersible was lifted off the back of a boat by a mechanical crane. The underwater vehicle floated on the surface of the ocean for a few moments as the […]


 
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