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Army scientists explore wireless power transfer

Army scientists explore wireless power transfer

The American Soldier is equipped with more capabilities than ever before. These capabilities come in the form of new and more powerful devices that translate to a need for more power. Currently, power is supplied to the dismounted Soldier through […]


US military to pack more BlackBerry smartphones

US military to pack more BlackBerry smartphones

Research In Motion (RIM) on Wednesday announced that the US Department of Defense staff and partners have been given the go-ahead to use more of the Canadian firm’s BlackBerry OS 7 smartphones. Combat support group Defense Information Systems Agency tested […]


101st Airborne Soldiers test howitzer upgrades

101st Airborne Soldiers test howitzer upgrades

An often under-appreciated aspect of equipment upgrades is the need for revised technical manuals, which are critically important because they provide Soldiers with the procedures to troubleshoot and repair life-saving equipment in the field. To ensure that Picatinny’s new digitized […]


Indian Budget 2012-13: Aerospace and Defense Highlights

Indian Budget 2012-13: Aerospace and Defense Highlights

The Indian Defense Budget allocation for 2012-13 is INR 1,93,407.00 Crore (USD 37.58 Billion), which will cater to needs of the Armed Forces (Army, Navy and Air Force) and other associated defense departments, such as the Defense Research and Development […]


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 […]


 
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