Post Tagged with: "Army & Land Forces News"

As he hangs up uniform, Petraeus warns on cuts

As he hangs up uniform, Petraeus warns on cuts

America’s most influential officer, General David Petraeus, bade farewell to the military with a warning against budget cuts that could jeopardize the army’s ability to fight insurgencies. As he prepares to take over as CIA chief, Petraeus voiced concern at […]


Petraeus garners praise at retirement ceremony

Petraeus garners praise at retirement ceremony

The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff praised Army Gen. David H. Petraeus for his 37 years in uniform, noting the four-star general ranks among the great military leaders in U.S. history. Navy Adm. Mike Mullen hosted Petraeus’ Joint […]


Army leaders praise new ‘agile’ approach to tactical network

Army leaders praise new ‘agile’ approach to tactical network

The Army’s new approach to rapidly maturing the tactical network through semi-annual field exercises is already forcing positive change, senior leaders said during the service’s signature information-technology forum last week. Army leaders used the annual LandWarNet Conference to update industry […]


Army leaders discuss network strategic vision for 2020

Army leaders discuss network strategic vision for 2020

The top generals tasked with bringing the most innovative and current technology into the Army’s communications network held a press and bloggers session at the annual LandWarNet conference here Aug. 24, to discuss the network strategic vision moving toward 2020. […]


LandWarNet 2011 kicks off in Tampa

LandWarNet 2011 kicks off in Tampa

TAMPA: “Transforming Cyber While at War” set the theme as LandWarNet 2011 launched Aug. 23, with the Army’s chief information officer telling the audience that the Army must change how it acquires information technology. The Army must not only close […]


Army North leads way during large-scale terrorism response exercise

Army North leads way during large-scale terrorism response exercise

With less than a month until the opening of the 9-11 Memorial in New York, and the Flight 93 Memorial in Shanksville, Pa., the Army unit responsible for responding to large-scale domestic terrorism and natural disasters is conducting exercises in […]


Army tests Fly-By-Wire Technology on Helicopters

Army tests 	Fly-By-Wire Technology on Helicopters

In use in other Defense Department aircraft for years, fly-by-wire now replaces the conventional manual flight controls in some Black Hawk helicopters with an electronic interface. The flight-control movements are converted to electronic signals and sent to flight control computers […]


Army cites improvements to body-armor testing

Army cites improvements to body-armor testing

Citing the utmost confidence in the combat performance of Soldier-worn body armor, U.S. Army leaders reiterated to reporters Thursday that protecting troops is the highest priority and therefore the service has already implemented a host of recommendations to improve body-armor […]


Servicemembers respond to worst-case scenario during exercise

Servicemembers respond to worst-case scenario during exercise

More than 7,000 Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines and Department of Defense civilians are descending upon the Muscatatuck Urban Training Complex at Camp Atterbury, Ind., and various surrounding areas in Indiana, to execute DoD support to civil authorities in a consequence […]


 
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