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‘Apps on a map’ link the command post, mounted, dismounted Soldiers

‘Apps on a map’ link the command post, mounted, dismounted Soldiers

Today’s consumers enjoy both a common look and feel and interoperability between their computers, tablets and smartphones. Through recent advances in the Common Operating Environment, known as the COE, the Army is well on its way to providing these same […]


Lockheed to Develop Weapons Grade Fiber Laser for US Army

Lockheed to Develop Weapons Grade Fiber Laser for US Army

The U.S. Army has awarded Lockheed Martin a $25 million contract to design, build and test a 60-kilowatt electric laser to be integrated and tested in a truck-mounted weapon system demonstrator. The laser weapon is designed to significantly improve the […]


Latest ‘Virtual Battle Space’ release adds realism to scenarios, avatars

Latest ‘Virtual Battle Space’ release adds realism to scenarios, avatars

The most recent version of the Army’s 3D virtual training game, Virtual Battle Space 3, allows players to personalize their avatar within the simulation and the scenes and scenarios look a lot more real as well. Using new human dimensioning […]


US Modernization Strategy Soldier-Focused In Lean Years

US Modernization Strategy Soldier-Focused In Lean Years

Research, development and acquisition investments have declined 37 percent since the fiscal year 2012 budget planning cycle, said the G-8. Historically, the research, development and acquisition, or RDA, account averaged about 22 percent of the Army’s obligation authority. But for […]


CSA: Army watching Eastern Europe closely

CSA: Army watching Eastern Europe closely

The Army and NATO are watching “very carefully” the troop deployments and the exercises they’re doing in Russia, said Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno. “I think it’s important for us that we operate within the NATO framework to […]


Benét Labs’ Mortar Redesign to Help Infantrymen Become More Lethal, Safer

Benét Labs’ Mortar Redesign to Help Infantrymen Become More Lethal, Safer

The United States infantry has some of the finest mortar systems in the world. They are lightweight, have great range, and provide a significant amount of lethal and destructive fire to close-range combat. And so, why would anyone think about […]


‘Live synthetic’ US Army’s next generation of simulation

‘Live synthetic’ US Army’s next generation of simulation

Soldiers from a brigade combat team are at a combat training site doing a routine live-fire exercise. Well, maybe not so routine. Suddenly enemy jets pop out of the clouds streaking toward them. The Soldiers scramble for cover as missiles […]


Lockheed Receives US Army Contract for Guided MLRS Rocket Production

Lockheed Receives US Army Contract for Guided MLRS Rocket Production

Lockheed Martin received a $255 million contract in late 2013 from the U.S. Army for Lot 9 production of the Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System (GMLRS) Unitary rocket. The new allotment of rockets will be delivered to the U.S. Army, […]


JUPITR program takes shape on Korean Peninsula

JUPITR program takes shape on Korean Peninsula

The Joint United States Forces Korea Portal and Integrated Threat Recognition advanced technology demonstration is underway and already making a difference to the Korean Peninsula. The Joint United States Forces Korea Portal and Integrated Threat Recognition, known as JUPITR, a […]


 
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