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Army honors top inventions of 2010

Army honors top inventions of 2010

U.S. Army military and civilian officials honored scientific contributions to developing superior equipment and technology in support of Soldiers across the globe. About 150 people gathered Oct. 10 for the U.S. Army Greatest Inventions of 2010 ceremony to recognize award […]


Army bracing for more budget cuts, AUSA audience told

Army bracing for more budget cuts, AUSA audience told

The potential of DOD facing additional budget cuts of $500-600 billion over the next 10 years keeps him “up at night,” said Secretary of the Army John McHugh. The Department of Defense is already looking at budget cuts meant to […]


XM25 feedback demonstrates lethality

XM25 feedback demonstrates lethality

Feedback from warfighters in Afghanistan testing the XM25 highlights the lethal effects of the counter-defilade weapon. “We are getting great feedback from the Soldiers in the field on this weapon. The Soldiers are really excited to keep the weapon system […]


Raytheon Successfully Test Fires First New-Build Patriot Missile

Raytheon Successfully Test Fires First New-Build Patriot Missile

Raytheon and the U.S. Army successfully completed the first flight test of the new ground-up production Patriot Guidance-Enhanced Missile – Tactical (GEM-T) at White Sands Missile Range, N.M. “The successful modernization, ground-up production and flight test of a new GEM-T […]


CH-47D Chinook Helicopters Resume Flying Operations

CH-47D Chinook Helicopters Resume Flying Operations

Army has lifted the precautionary suspension of flying operations for the CH-47D Chinook helicopter. The suspension was put in place on 30 September following the identification of possible issues relating to the operation of the aircraft’s Advanced Flight Control System […]


Army unveils new science, technology approach

Army unveils new science, technology approach

The Army science and technology community has unveiled a new engagement strategy which seeks to further collaboration and dialogue with its laboratory, academic and industry partners by articulating a host of relevant S&T challenges in need of specific solutions. As […]


US soldiers in midst of equipment revolution

US soldiers in midst of equipment revolution

Kevlar underwear, enhanced night-vision goggles and portable solar panels: the US military is seeing a gear revolution, thanks to the lessons learned during 10 years of war in Afghanistan and Iraq. The M4 rifle remains the basic firearm of the […]


Army Ready to Face Budget Challenges

Army Ready to Face Budget Challenges

Budget challenges loom in the Army’s future — in fact, just about any portion of the federal budget could be cut to help the United States reduce its yearly deficit. In fiscal year 2011, the government spent an estimated $1.6 […]


Russian army to form sniper units

Russian army to form sniper units

Special sharpshooter units are being formed in Russia’s ground forces brigades, Defense Ministry spokesman Lt. Col. Sergey Vlasov said on Friday. The sniper units have already been set up in the ground forces and now they are being manned. “We […]


 
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