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Fort Lee set to host 2011 Best Warrior

Fort Lee set to host 2011 Best Warrior

The annual competition that showcases the skills, personal strength and commitment of the U.S. Army Soldier will make its 10th start here next week. The 2011 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Best Warrior Competition, […]


Mission command platform enables freedom of maneuver on battlefield

Mission command platform enables freedom of maneuver on battlefield

To increase the accuracy and speed of decisions made on the most critical points of the battlefield, the Army is providing Soldiers with the same mission command capabilities in a mobile platform that they have at their home base. “With […]


New app to spotlight Army exhibits, forums at AUSA

New app to spotlight Army exhibits, forums at AUSA

A new app for smartphones will allow Soldiers worldwide to visit Army exhibits and watch presentations taking place at the Washington Convention Center Oct. 10-12. The Army Exhibit Mobile App will help visitors find what they’re looking for at the […]


Haiti president wants to start recruiting new army

Haiti president wants to start recruiting new army

Haitian President Michel Martelly plans to begin recruiting the first 500 soldiers for a new national military force from next month, according to an official document seen by AFP. In the document, entitled “Security Policy and National Defense,” Martelly says […]


Army completes BRAC 2005 on time

Army completes BRAC 2005 on time

At Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., the Army spent more than $1 billion on construction, added 2.8 million square feet of facilities and 18 buildings, demolished 140 structures, improved nine miles of roads and upgraded electric, water and information technology infrastructure. […]


New Surface to Air Missile Ready for Action: PLA

New Surface to Air Missile Ready for Action: PLA

Official military media for the first time acknowledged Monday that China’s new land-based mid-range Surface to Air Missile (SAM) system has reached operational capability. Military observers say that deployment of this missile system will boost China’s air defense capability. The […]


Elbit Systems to Supply the Israel with Cardom Systems

Elbit Systems to Supply the Israel with Cardom Systems

Elbit Systems has announced that it was awarded a contract by the Israeli Ministry of Defense (IMOD) in the amount of approximately $40 million to supply Cardom systems to the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF). Manufactured by Elbit Systems’ subsidiary Soltam […]


Israeli Army Introduces Unmanned Bulldozers

Israeli Army Introduces Unmanned Bulldozers

The Engineering Corps is completing an extensive project to equip unmanned bulldozers with autonomous capabilities to carry out specialized tasks. In recent years, the corps has made numerous technological advances, including the addition of bulldozers with special protection systems, including […]


Lockheed Martin Delivers 400th HIMARS Launcher to US Army

Lockheed Martin Delivers 400th HIMARS Launcher to US Army

The U.S. Army and Lockheed Martin marked the delivery of the 400th High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) during ceremonies at the company’s Camden, Ark., manufacturing facility. The Army has received 300 HIMARS mobile rocket launchers to date, while the […]


 
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