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Ukraine receives first batch of US Humvees

Ukraine receives first batch of US Humvees

Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko on Wednesday took delivery of ten US armoured vehicles, two days after American lawmakers voted to urge President Barack Obama to provide “lethal” aid to Kiev. Dressed in camouflage, the Ukraine leader thanked Washington for the […]


US evacuates troops from south Yemen base: military source

US evacuates troops from south Yemen base: military source

US military personnel stationed at Al-Anad airbase in southern Yemen have been evacuated over security concerns, a Yemeni military source said on Saturday amid fighting involving Al-Qaeda militants nearby. The troops left late Friday for an “unknown destination”, the military […]


Armed Aerial Scout still valid requirement, US Army says

Armed Aerial Scout still valid requirement, US Army says

Despite cancelling its quest for an Armed Aerial Scout, or AAS, aircraft – a replacement for the OH-58 Kiowa – an Army leader told Congress there is still a valid need for that type of aircraft. During a March 19 […]


US Army’s largest technical library collaborates to define its future

James Lackey, Redstone Scientific Information Center chairman and U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center director, and board members reviewed near-term actions as well as far-term strategic plans during Board of Directors meeting held Mar. 11 at the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center.

The board of directors for the largest science and technology library in the Army met March 11 at the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center, or AMRDEC. Redstone Scientific Information Center, or RSIC, is a unique, […]


Combat rations database allows Soldiers to learn about meals, ready-to-eat nutrition

A Soldier digs into a First Strike Ration in the mountains of Afghanistan. Nutritional information about the First Strike Ration and other individual rations is now available at the online combat rations database.

When Soldiers rip open meals, ready-to-eat, also known as MRE, in a combat zone, most people probably are thinking more about flavor and filling their stomachs than about the nutrition. However, that does not mean nutrition is not important. The […]


New Weapons On the Way to Saudi Arabia

anti-tank missile Bill 2

Swedish defence company Saab Dynamics is close to finalizing a new arms sales deal with Saudi Arabia, financial newspaper Dagens Industri reports. Intense negotiations over the delivery of the anti-tank missile Bill 2 have been going on for nearly one […]


Russian troops launch mass drills close to Ukraine

Russian troops launch mass drills close to Ukraine

Russia launched major military exercises Thursday, with thousands of troops taking part in war games across the country, including in the annexed Crimean peninsula and southern regions near Ukraine. More than 8,000 ground troops began drills set to last until […]


US Army Chief: Readiness Degraded To Historically Low Levels

US Army Chief: Readiness Degraded To Historically Low Levels

Unrelenting budget constraints have degraded Army readiness and modernization to historically low levels, Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno told a Senate panel here today. Testifying before the Senate Appropriations Committee’s defense subcommittee alongside Army Secretary John M. McHugh, […]


US Army Warfighter Experiment highlights new technologies

1st Lt. Cole W. Holland, Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 2nd Battalion, 17th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Regiment, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Wash., demonstrates the Maneuver Aviation Fires Integrated Application at the Army Expeditionary Warfighter Experiments on Fort Benning, Ga., March 3, 2015.

Three Army technologies were in play at the recently conducted Army Expeditionary Warfighter Experiment, or AEWE, on Fort Benning, Georgia. “AEWE is [Training and Doctrine Command, or TRADOC] live, prototype experimentation campaign,” said Harry J. Lubin, chief of the experimentation […]


 
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