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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 […]


101st Airborne Division adds realism to Army network exercise

101st Airborne Division adds realism to Army network exercise

While thousands of Soldiers maneuver across the New Mexico desert to assess the Army’s future tactical communications network, a smaller group more than a thousand miles away is playing a quieter but essential role in the Network Integration Evaluation 12.2. […]


Top acquisition official visits network evaluation, emphasizes science, technology

Top acquisition official visits network evaluation, emphasizes science, technology

Army Acquisition Executive Heidi Shyu praised the ongoing Network Integration Evaluation, known as the NIE, and stressed the importance of blending science and technology, or S&T, into the modernization strategy while meeting with program managers, Soldiers and service leaders May […]


General Dynamics to Develop Joint Assault Bridge Prototypes

General Dynamics to Develop Joint Assault Bridge Prototypes

The U.S. Army Contracting Command has awarded General Dynamics Land Systems a $26 million contract to build two Joint Assault Bridge (JAB) prototypes. General Dynamics Land Systems is a business unit of General Dynamics. The Joint Assault Bridge program is […]


Army scientists develop deployable renewable-energy solutions

Army scientists develop deployable renewable-energy solutions

Soldiers stationed in remote combat outposts face logistics and safety challenges to power their radios, laptops and GPS units. U.S. Army scientists are researching methods to harness the sun and wind to ease the burdens associated with transporting fossil fuels […]


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 […]


 
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