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U.S. Army’s Missile-Fighting Radar-Blimp Achieves Critical Milestone

U.S. Army’s Missile-Fighting Radar-Blimp Achieves Critical Milestone

The East Coast is one step closer to being better defended against cruise missiles and drones. Raytheon Company (RTN) completed a series of laboratory tests that demonstrated the JLENS radar can be integrated into North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD). […]


Downsizing US Army: When We’ll Need An Army, You Can Bet We’ll Need It Bad

Downsizing US Army: When We’ll Need An Army, You Can Bet We’ll Need It Bad

Twice in just the past 15 years the U.S. government has made the decision to shrink the size of the Army. Under the Bush Administration the argument was that the real threat was from rising near-peer powers and regional adversaries […]


M1271 Medium Flail Clearing Vehicles Enter US Army Service

M1271 Medium Flail Clearing Vehicles Enter US Army Service

The U.S. Army Reserve has fielded the first two M1271 Medium Flail Mine Clearing Vehicles, or MCV, with the 364th Engineer Platoon, located at Fort Smith, Arkansas. The MCV is a manned vehicle designed to clear paths through minefields and […]


Aviation Restructure Initiative Allows UAS Workhorses to Remain Aloft

Aviation Restructure Initiative Allows UAS Workhorses to Remain Aloft

In a climate of deep fiscal cuts, the Army’s Aviation Restructure Initiative has some good news for its Unmanned Aircraft Systems. With the Army still in the infancy of Unmanned Aircraft Systems, known as UAS, integration into the force, the […]


82nd Airborne Division’s fall JOAX includes counter-IED scenarios

82nd Airborne Division’s fall JOAX includes counter-IED scenarios

The U.S. Army Forces Command Counter-IED Integration Cell recently developed and implemented training packages to complement the upcoming Joint Operational Access Exercise held here, Sept. 14-20. Counter-IED, referred to as C-IED, training is a command priority, and is included in […]


Body Sensors to Help Soldiers In Future Conflicts

Body Sensors to Help Soldiers In Future Conflicts

The Army is researching physiological sensors that may help Soldiers achieve superior performance on battlefields of the future, said the commanding general of Fort Detrick, Maryland. Lt. Gen. Joseph Caravalho Jr., commander of the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel […]


US Army Standing Up Cyber Brigade, Possible Cyber Branch

US Army Standing Up Cyber Brigade, Possible Cyber Branch

The Army is activating a Cyber Protection Brigade today, and discussing a new cyber branch that could be established as early as next month. Command Sgt. Maj. Rodney D. Harris, Army Cyber Command, said the branch announcement could come as […]


US Army 1st Cavalry unit selected for South Korea deployment

US Army 1st Cavalry unit selected for South Korea deployment

The U.S. Army’s III Corps announced today, the rotational deployment of Fort Hood’s 3rd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, to Camp Hovey and Camp Stanley, in South Korea, in October. The 3rd Battalion, 8th […]


Excalibur Ib Enters Full Rate Production and Receives $52 Million Award

Excalibur Ib Enters Full Rate Production and Receives $52 Million Award

Raytheon Company’s Excalibur Ib precision guided projectile has entered full rate production (FRP). U.S. Army approval of FRP completes Excalibur Ib’s low rate initial production phase. Additionally, the U.S. Army has awarded Raytheon $52 million for continued Excalibur Ib production. […]


 
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