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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 […]


Army modernizing, networking its future force

Army modernizing, networking its future force

The U.S. Army approach to modernization seeks to blend a clear, uncompromising emphasis upon locating, developing and harvesting the best emerging technologies able to help Soldiers in combat with a stepped-up effort to pursue affordability and consider cost as its […]


Raytheon Excalibur Ia-2 Ready for Use in Afghanistan

Raytheon Excalibur Ia-2 Ready for Use in Afghanistan

Raytheon Company successfully fired nine rounds in U.S. Army lot acceptance tests, which means the Excalibur Ia-2 precision-guided projectile is ready for U.S. Army and Marine Corps use in Afghanistan. Building on the proven technology of the Excalibur Ia-1, the […]


Army Leaders Cite Acquisition Improvements

Army Leaders Cite Acquisition Improvements

The U.S. Army is making substantial progress with numerous ongoing efforts designed to improve the acquisition process by implementing recommendations from a recently completed Army Acquisition Review. The Army is reforming, “tiering” and streamling requirements on some its large scale […]


New Laser Threat Terminator Aims to Aid Army Missile Seeker Countermeasure Efforts

New Laser Threat Terminator Aims to Aid Army Missile Seeker Countermeasure Efforts

Northrop Grumman recently delivered its new All Semiconductor Airborne Laser Threat Terminator (ASALTT) to the U.S. Army’s Information and Intelligence Warfare Directorate (I2WD) Seeker Effects Laboratory at Aberdeen Proving Grounds in Maryland where it will be used to support the […]


With new threats, US Army must reinvent itself: Panetta

With new threats, US Army must reinvent itself: Panetta

The US Army won’t be fighting conventional wars against columns of tanks in the future and will have to prepare for new threats from cheaper high-tech weaponry, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said Wednesday. With budget pressures bearing down on the […]


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 […]


 
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