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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 […]


Blood and gunfire in Ukraine army attack on rebel checkpoint

Blood and gunfire in Ukraine army attack on rebel checkpoint

Blood flowing from a bullet wound, the grey-haired man lies in the middle of the roadblock waving weakly for help as shots ring out nearby and thick black smoke from burning tires curls into the sky. “I’ve called an ambulance. […]


UK MOD Invests £36 Million In New Army Air Defence Missile

UK MOD Invests £36 Million In New Army Air Defence Missile

The army is a step closer to receiving a new multi-million-pound air defence missile system thanks to an investment by MOD. Missile company MBDA UK has been awarded a £36 million contract to explore what capabilities a land version of […]


Raytheon, US Army certify TALON Laser-Guided Rocket on Apache helicopter

Raytheon, US Army certify TALON Laser-Guided Rocket on Apache helicopter

Air worthiness release certification moves program toward operational employment Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and the U.S. Army have completed the certification process for air worthiness release (AWR) of the TALON Laser-Guided Rocket (LGR) on the Apache AH-64D/E Attack helicopter. The […]


Army increases in-flight situational awareness for rapid response forces

Army increases in-flight situational awareness for rapid response forces

With help from the Army’s new in-flight internet and mission command capability, commanders of Global Response Force units will be able to plan missions in the air, while their Soldiers receive operational updates and watch full-motion video of upcoming drop […]


‘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 […]


 
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