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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 […]


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 […]


 
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