Post Tagged with: "Army & Land Forces News"

JTRS advances ‘Cognitive Radio’ concept

JTRS advances ‘Cognitive Radio’ concept

The Joint Program Executive Office for Joint Tactical Radio Systems is moving closer to its vision of Cognitive Radio, a concept engineered to allow a family of software-programmable radios to better use portions of the available spectrum, service officials said. […]


Techniques help archers garner silver

Techniques help archers garner silver

The techniques of retired Staff Sgt. Jesse White and other Army archers helped them earn four silver medals May 2 in the 2012 Warrior Games at the Air Force Academy here. “I literally have a sequence of about 20 things […]


Tablet PC to replace paper for Network Integration Evaluation

Tablet PC to replace paper for Network Integration Evaluation

The U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command is beginning to replace paper with digital data collection options in preparation for the next Network Integration Evaluation at White Sands Missile Range this May. NIE’s are large scale evaluation events designed to […]


Australia hits back at defence cuts criticism

Australia hits back at defence cuts criticism

Australian Defence Minister Stephen Smith was Friday forced to defend deep spending cuts after the announcement was called the worst day for national security since the Vietnam war ended in 1975. Smith on Thursday announced a delay in the order […]


Back to basics of short-range air defense

Back to basics of short-range air defense

Forty-seven paratroopers from E Battery, 3rd Battalion, 4th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, took part in national training operations at Fort Irwin, Calif., March 1-27. Soldiers from 1st platoon joined nearly 3,500 Soldiers from 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry […]


Army Asks for Armed Aerial Scout Demonstration

Army Asks for Armed Aerial Scout Demonstration

The Army released to industry, April 25, a “request for information” about a replacement for the OH-58D Kiowa Warrior aircraft, including a proposal to industry to provide for the Army a demonstration of the current “state of the art” in […]


Air Force Delivers Precision Resupply to the Joint Warfighter

Air Force Delivers Precision Resupply to the Joint Warfighter

The 317th Airlift Group successfully completed a precision airdrop capability demonstration to a distinguished panel of visitors at Fort Hood, Texas, during the U.S. Transportation Command Component Commander’s Conference on April 24. The mission objective was to display combat aerial […]


US Army Awards Lockheed Martin Contract for Counterfire Radar Production

US Army Awards Lockheed Martin Contract for Counterfire Radar Production

The U.S. Army awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) $391 million in production orders for a new radar system that provides soldiers with enhanced 360-degree protection from rocket, mortar and artillery fire. The orders represent the execution of two contract options […]


Army will open previously closed jobs, units to women

Army will open previously closed jobs, units to women

The Army today announced that it will begin a six-month assessment May 14 of an exception to the Direct Ground Combat Assignment Rule for female Soldiers. Under Direct Ground Combat Assignment Rule, or DGCAR, six military occupational specialties, or MOSs, […]


 
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