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US Army developing robotic insects?

US Army developing robotic insects?

A mechanical fly buzzing into an enemy operations center for surveillance may still be the stuff of science fiction, but perhaps not for long. Dr. Ron Polcawich and his team at the Army Research Laboratory, known as ARL, in Adelphi, […]


US Army’s mobile satellite network enables rapid fire missions

US Army’s mobile satellite network enables rapid fire missions

During the latest test of the Army’s mobile tactical communications network, Warfighter Information Network-Tactical Increment 2, a field artillery battalion used the Soldier Network Extension to extend the range of their fire support operations to the tactical edge and significantly […]


US Army CID warns of new carjacking scam, provides holiday safety tips

US Army CID warns of new carjacking scam, provides holiday safety tips

The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command is warning the greater Army community about a new carjacking scam targeting unsuspecting holiday shoppers. Criminal Investigation Command, commonly referred to as CID, special agents were recently alerted through law enforcement channels about a […]


New ‘breed’ of US Army dog handlers

New ‘breed’ of US Army dog handlers

Soldiers of the U.S. Army’s Military Police Corps newest military occupational specialty are making history on Fort Leonard Wood. The inaugural company of 31 Kilos, Military Working Dog Handlers, is about to finish phase one of Advanced Individual Training, referred […]


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 […]


 
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