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Combat robots to become Russian army new recruits

Combat robots to become Russian army new recruits

Russia’s newly established military robot design lab has finally gone into operation, Oleg Bochkarev, deputy head of Russia’s governmental Military-Industrial Commission told ITAR TASS news agency. Russia’s deputy prime minister Dmitry Rogozin was the first to have announced plans to […]


Army preps for first audit ever, says top finance leader

Army preps for first audit ever, says top finance leader

Getting audited is something most taxpayers admit they dread. But those same citizens might be heartened to know that government agencies that receive their tax dollars are audited just the same, to ensure that money is properly spent. The Army […]


Syria army breaks year-old Aleppo prison siege

Syria army breaks year-old Aleppo prison siege

Syria’s army broke a siege of Aleppo prison Thursday, cutting off a major rebel supply route, as Damascus allies China and Russia vetoed a bid to refer Syria to the International Criminal Court. The Western-proposed UN Security Council resolution, which […]


Army develops smoke screens for future battles

Army develops smoke screens for future battles

The U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center is researching and developing smoke screen compositions to keep pace with the changing face of conflict. The U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center, known as ECBC, is currently completing a multi-year effort to […]


Army software researchers develop MRAP simulator

Army software researchers develop MRAP simulator

Army software engineers faced a challenge: Saving Soldiers’ lives. With the development of new simulation applications, Soldiers can now use advanced computers to train for worst-case scenarios. U.S. Special Operations Command representatives visited the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research, […]


Army inducts self-propelled howitzer into low-rate initial production

Army inducts self-propelled howitzer into low-rate initial production

Air and sea power are critical strategic military assets, but land power is undeniable in its ability to compel and deter adversaries. The Army’s capability to project land power grew this week with the induction of the M109A7 self-propelled howitzer […]


Natick takes protective eyewear into future

Natick takes protective eyewear into future

When it comes to the very best in vision protection for the warfighter, researchers at the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center make sure the eyes have it. “Eyesight is fundamental to a Soldier’s job, making vision […]


Ordnance School small arms course on schedule to offer gunsmith certification

Ordnance School small arms course on schedule to offer gunsmith certification

Soldiers training as small arms/artillery repairers will soon get the opportunity to earn a certification upon graduation from advanced individual training. The free-of-charge certification program could be implemented by the end of the year, said Damon Dean, chief of the […]


US Army Sees UAVs As Kiowa Replacement

US Army Sees UAVs As Kiowa Replacement

Apache helicopters, teamed with Gray Eagle and Shadow unmanned aerial vehicles, are a winning combo, according to Col. Thomas von Eschenbach. Apache AH-64E models, teamed with unmanned aerial vehicles, known as UAVs, are now increasingly performing the armed aerial scout […]


 
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