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Financial performance among the top 20 U.S. aerospace and defense (A&D) firms remained sluggish in 2011 as they posted a nominal 2 percent increase in revenues and a 3.2 percent increase in operating profit over 2010, according to a new Deloitte report. Operating margins were flat at 10.9 percent on a base of $339.2 billion [...]
Army Network-Enabled Operations: Expectations, Performance, and Opportunities for Future Improvements
The ability of U.S. forces to gather, process, and disseminate battlespace information in a networked fashion has given them a tremendous advantage in major combat operations. This battlespace information has allowed U.S. forces to move faster and apply military power more aggressively and effectively. Today’s networks enable shared situational awareness, unity of action, and enhanced [...]
An unmanned aircraft system in the Army’s fleet today is defying gravity, soaring ever higher in performance and zooming down on cost. And, in a budget-conscious Department of Defense, exceeding performance and cost goals are enough to make the RQ-7B Shadow 200 Tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicle a target for recognition. Such was the case last [...]
The U.S. Army is leveraging cutting-edge technologies from its Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) to give the Block III Apache aircraft increased power, lift, maneuverability and hard-landing ability, service officials said. The Army S & T community, a subset of the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology (ASA ALT), has been [...]
NATICK, Mass: Nestled in the shadows of the Boston skyline, scientists and Soldiers in a one-of-a-kind Army laboratory work quietly behind the scenes to improve the health and performance of today’s troops. Though it’s known to relatively few outside of scientific and academic circles, the lab’s work leaves its fingerprint on nearly everything Soldiers eat, [...]