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Army sees cyber threats as imminent

Army sees cyber threats as imminent

“I think the threat [of cyber-attacks] is very real and could potentially be very near-term,” said Brig. Gen. John Davis, U.S. Cyber Command at Fort Meade, Md. The nation, he said, will demand the military be engaged in cyber defense […]


German Armed Forces to Close Dozens of Military Bases

German Armed Forces to Close Dozens of Military Bases

The German Defense Ministry has presented its long-awaited plan to reorganize its military bases, as it prepares to significantly shrink the size of the military. Thirty-one bases are soon to be closed. Wednesday was a dark day for many German […]


Army, Lockheed Demonstrate Multi-Sensor Situational Awareness Technology

Army, Lockheed Demonstrate Multi-Sensor Situational Awareness Technology

Lockheed Martin was selected by the U.S. Army’s Research Development and Engineering Command, Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center (RDECOM CERDEC) Night Vision and Electronic Sensors Directorate (NVESD) to demonstrate an advanced slew-to-cue sensor system designed to provide greater situational […]


Demo Humvee burns 70 percent less fuel

Demo Humvee burns 70 percent less fuel

The Army has temporarily halted its testing of a unique fuel-efficient tactical vehicle so it could be shown to senior leaders and displayed in the nation’s capital. The Fuel Efficient Ground Vehicle Demonstrator, dubbed “FED Alpha,” is on display this […]


Legislation could expand Reserve role in homeland security

Legislation could expand Reserve role in homeland security

Legislation being considered by both houses of Congress could provide the Army Reserve broader authority to call up troops for homeland security and also allow the force to deploy units for operations lasting 120 days or less. Chief of the […]


US Army to fly ‘kamikaze’ drones

US Army to fly ‘kamikaze’ drones

A miniature “kamikaze” drone designed to quietly hover in the sky before dive-bombing and slamming into a human target will soon be part of the US Army’s arsenal, officials say. Dubbed the “Switchblade,” the robotic aircraft represents the latest attempt […]


Squad needs ‘overmatch’ capability

Squad needs ‘overmatch’ capability

The Army is working to provide the infantry squad an overmatch in combat capability through the network and immersive training. Maj. Gen. Robert B. Brown, commanding general of the U.S. Army Maneuver Center of Excellence and Fort Benning, Ga., told […]


Obama Sends US Forces to Help in Central Africa

Obama Sends US Forces to Help in Central Africa

President Barack Obama has authorized the deployment to central Africa of 100 combat-equipped U.S. forces whose mission is to help regional forces fight the notorious Lord’s Resistance Army and its leader, Joseph Kony. In a letter to House Speaker John […]


Libyan army defends role in revolution

Libyan army defends role in revolution

Officers of the former Libyan army on Sunday defended the institution’s role in the revolution which brought down Moamer Kadhafi and pledged its support for the country’s new rulers. The military “fought alongside civilian revolutionaries right from the start of […]


 
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