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Eurocopter Delivers Final EC120s Helicopters to French Army

Eurocopter Delivers Final EC120s Helicopters to French Army

MARIGNANE, France: The delivery of the 36th EC120 marked an important step in this innovative program, a public-private partnership set up to provide the French armed forces with a modern and cost-effective training helicopter. Today, Hélidax officially received its 36th […]


Upgraded LEOPARD 2 Main Battle Tanks Delivered to Canada

Upgraded LEOPARD 2 Main Battle Tanks Delivered to Canada

MUNICH/BERGEN, Germany: Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) handed over the first of 20 Leopard 2 A4M CAN modernized battle tanks to the Canadian armed forces yesterday, October 7th 2010. The roll-out took place in the presence of the Canadian military representative, Vice […]


iRobot Announces Order From US Army

iRobot Announces Order From US Army

Bedford MA: iRobot has announced that it has received a $14 million order from the U.S. Army TACOM Contracting Center in Warren, Mich. The order calls for the delivery of iRobot Aware 2 robot intelligence software and spare parts for […]


Gunnery training goes digital

Gunnery training goes digital

FORT BENNING, Ga.: Bradley Fighting Vehicle and tank crews from the Maneuver Center of Excellence fired on the Digital Multi-Purpose Range Complex this week as part of a government acceptance test, one of the final tasks to complete before the […]


Army awards contract for upgraded sniper weapon system

Army awards contract for upgraded sniper weapon system

PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J.: A recently awarded weapons contract means Army snipers can expect to see an improved rifle, with an extended range, in the field by Christmas. The Army’s Program Executive Office Soldier recently awarded Remington Arms Company a contract […]


The Army’s foundational building blocks of Soldier skills

The Army’s foundational building blocks of Soldier skills

The line comes right after the Warrior Ethos in the Soldier’s Creed: “I am disciplined, physically and mentally tough, trained and proficient in my warrior tasks and drills.” In the very first days of basic training, Soldiers begin reciting these […]


Army reviews acquisition process

Army reviews acquisition process

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md.:  The Army is taking a critical look at how it acquires and manages equipment and services. A team from the Army Acquisition Review visited here Sept. 28, touring facilities and interviewing military officials. Secretary of the […]


Army, major mortgage financers sign ‘forbearance’ agreement

Army, major mortgage financers sign ‘forbearance’ agreement

WASHINGTON: The Army, Fannie Mae and several of the country’s largest home financiers signed a memorandum of commitment Sept. 27 at the Pentagon which will help Soldiers and their families who are in trouble with their mortgages. Mortgage lenders joining […]


Saving energy begins at local level

Saving energy begins at local level

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany: Every year the month of October is globally recognized as Energy Awareness Month. This year’s Energy Awareness Month theme, “Powering America; We’re on Target,” identifies the need to continue aiming at energy targets to lower operating expenses, reduce […]


 
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