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Army Evaluates Net-Centric Interoperability For Coalition Ground Forces

Army Evaluates Net-Centric Interoperability For Coalition Ground Forces

The U.S. Army hosted a coalition interoperability experiment to identify performance shortfalls and to evaluate future network architectures that will better enable interoperability for coalition ground forces brigade and below, prevent fratricide and extend continuity of operations, here, May 10-18. […]


US Army Orders Switchblade Loitering Munition

US Army Orders Switchblade Loitering Munition

AeroVironment, Inc. announced it received a contract modification effective March 20, 2012 from the U.S. Army Close Combat Weapons Systems (CCWS), Program Executive Office Missiles and Space (PEO MS). The $5,108,160 modification to the existing contract includes engineering services, operational […]


Army assesses current vehicles as part of Ground Combat Vehicle development process

Army assesses current vehicles as part of Ground Combat Vehicle development process

Last week, the U.S. Army began operational assessments of existing combat vehicles to validate capabilities against requirements for a new Infantry Fighting Vehicle. The effort, known as the Non-Developmental Vehicle, or NDV, Assessments will take place on the border of […]


Army role in Mexico drug war questioned as generals held

Army role in Mexico drug war questioned as generals held

President Felipe Calderon’s reliance on the army in Mexico’s war on drugs was shaken in the past days with the arrest of three generals and a lieutenant colonel on corruption charges. With Mexico’s presidential election just six weeks away and […]


DR Congo army shells mutineers

DR Congo army shells mutineers

The Democratic Republic of Congo’s military on Thursday shelled positions it believed were held by mutineers who have been fighting the army in the country’s east, a military source said. The army fired heavy artillery from tanks into the hills […]


Training missile falls from Army chopper in Texas: US

A new Apache Block III aircraft lifts off the runway at the Boeing complex in Mesa, Ariz. The 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. Photo Credit: PEO Aviation

A US Army Apache helicopter accidentally dropped an inactive missile over central Texas, forcing dozens of homes to be evacuated, officials said Wednesday. No one was injured in the incident in which residents in Killeen told police they saw an […]


General Dynamics Delivers Powerful Tactical Network and Radios for Army

General Dynamics Delivers Powerful Tactical Network and Radios for Army

In the largest deployment yet of the General Dynamics-developed JTRS HMS Manpack and Rifleman Radios and the Warfighter Information Network-Tactical (WIN-T) network, the U.S. Army is now conducting realistic operational evaluations of the next generation of high-speed communications equipment developed […]


Special Forces warriors stand tall in combat once again

Special Forces warriors stand tall in combat once again

Becoming a part of the U.S. Army’s elite fighting force takes total dedication and an unwavering fortitude to persevere in the toughest environments. These grueling conditions not only test an individual’s physical limits, but the mental capacity to forge forward […]


Army completes network design for Capability Set 13

Army completes network design for Capability Set 13

The Army has completed the network design for Capability Set 13, the first integrated group of advanced tactical communications technologies that will be fielded to Soldiers beginning this fall. The Capability Set 13 package of network components, associated equipment and […]


 
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