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Army moves toward pure fleet of upgraded Chinooks

Army moves toward pure fleet of upgraded Chinooks

The U.S. Army continues to modernize the next-generation F-model CH-47 Chinook cargo helicopter while simultaneously working to upgrade its entire fleet to F-model aircraft, service officials explained April 2, at the Army Aviation Association of America’s 2012 Professional Forum and […]


Apache Block III Helicopter Performs Well In Tests

Apache Block III Helicopter Performs Well In Tests

The U.S. Army’s AH-64 Apache Block III next-generation attack helicopter is finishing up its Initial Operational Test and Evaluation at Fort Irwin, Calif., and should be ready to deploy with Soldiers sometime next year, officials said April 2 at the […]


General Dynamics to Support Army Private Cloud

General Dynamics to Support Army Private Cloud

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has been awarded two contracts by the United States Army to develop and implement fixed and mobile cloud computing capacity for the Area Processing Centers Army Private Cloud (APC2) initiative. These five-year, multiple-award, indefinite delivery, indefinite […]


India’s Antony Talks Tough, Says Will Cancel ‘Murky’ Deals

India’s Antony Talks Tough, Says Will Cancel ‘Murky’ Deals

India will not hesitate for a moment to cancel any defence deal, even if it’s in the final stages of finalization after technical and commercial evaluations, if any malpractice or corruption is found in it. With murky wheeling and dealing […]


US Army Orders More Oshkosh FMTVs

US Army Orders More Oshkosh FMTVs

Oshkosh Defense, a division of Oshkosh Corporation, will produce more than 2,500 additional Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles (FMTV) trucks and trailers for the U.S. Army following an order from the U.S. Army TACOM Life Cycle Management Command (LCMC). The […]


US Army Tropic Regions Test Center puts MRAP through its paces

US Army Tropic Regions Test Center puts MRAP through its paces

During the worst years of the Iraqi insurgency, the mine-resistant, ambush protected vehicle was developed to protect American Soldiers from the destructive power of roadside bombs and other improvised explosive devices . U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground, or YPG, played […]


Lockheed’s Production-Optimized JLTV Is Lighter and Costs Less

Lockheed’s Production-Optimized JLTV Is Lighter and Costs Less

Lockheed Martin today submitted a proposal for a substantially lighter and more affordable Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) for the next phase of the U.S. Army and Marine Corps competition. The Lockheed Martin team optimized its Engineering and Manufacturing Development […]


Army’s upgraded tactical communications network passes cold weather test, moves closer to fielding

Army’s upgraded tactical communications network passes cold weather test, moves closer to fielding

Even after being frozen overnight at negative 35-degree temperatures in the severe winter conditions of Alaska, the elements of the Army’s second-generation tactical communications network backbone were up and running. Warfighter Information Network-Tactical, or WIN-T, Increment 2, successfully completed its […]


G-8 debunks Army myths, lists top modernization priorities

G-8 debunks Army myths, lists top modernization priorities

The Army G-8 addressed the status of the service’s top modernization portfolios, ground combat vehicle, aviation and the network and reiterated the number-one priority would remain Soldier protection. Speaking to members of the Association of the U.S. Army at its […]


 
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