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US Army Develops Anti-UAV Weapons

US Army Develops Anti-UAV Weapons

As the military use of unmanned aircraft systems has increased dramatically, including by entities that may pose a threat to the United States, scientists at Picatinny Arsenal are part of the effort to counter potential threats to U.S. armed forces […]


Army conducting joint study to improve bone health in military personnel

Army conducting joint study to improve bone health in military personnel

Researchers from the U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine have teamed up with the Trainee Health Surveillance Flight 559th Medical Group’s Basic Military Training Team at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, to determine whether increased vitamin D and calcium […]


Army’s Military Auxiliary Radio System still relevant in Internet age

Army’s Military Auxiliary Radio System still relevant in Internet age

Years before Soldiers used cell phones and social media, and when long-distance calling was expensive, service members would often communicate from remote areas to home via “MARSgrams” or MARS telephone patches. These services were provided free of charge by the […]


Eighth Army participates in exercise in South Korea

Eighth Army participates in exercise in South Korea

Eighth Army participated in exercise Warpath III, here, Dec. 7-15, to hone its ability to command combat operations. The annual command post exercise keeps Eighth Army and its main ground maneuver formation, 2nd Infantry Division, ready to deter aggression on […]


Lebanese soldier, 4 attackers killed in assaults on army

Lebanese soldier, 4 attackers killed in assaults on army

A Lebanese soldier and four attackers were killed in two separate assaults late Sunday on army checkpoints in the southern city of Sidon, the military said in a statement. “At 9:15 p.m. (1915 GMT) today (Sunday) an armed man approached […]


Army tests vehicle-mounted laser against multiple targets

Army tests vehicle-mounted laser against multiple targets

The Army used a vehicle-mounted high-energy laser for the first time to successfully engage more than 90 mortar rounds and several unmanned aerial vehicles in flight. The Army High Energy Laser Mobile Demonstrator, or HEL MD, underwent multiple test events […]


Army network stays connected even when ‘jumping the TOC’

Army network stays connected even when ‘jumping the TOC’

Brigade and battalion command posts, the heart of battlefield operations, are more mobile and agile than ever before, and through ongoing improvements in network capability, the Army is increasing their ability to move forward in the fight while retaining commanders’ […]


Army’s Ultra Light Vehicle now in survivability testing

Army’s Ultra Light Vehicle now in survivability testing

Two of the three vehicles in the Army’s “Ultra Light Vehicle” program have now entered survivability testing in Nevada and Maryland, to evaluate both their blast and ballistic protection capability. The third vehicle remains at the Army’s Tank Automotive Research, […]


Army Purchases Bird-Like, Micro-Unmanned Aerial System

Army Purchases Bird-Like, Micro-Unmanned Aerial System

The Army recently purchased 36 Maveric unmanned aerial systems as a result of an urgent request from Soldiers in theater. The request was made to the Rapid Equipping Force at Fort Belvoir, Va., in March and Soldiers will receive them […]


 
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