Joint Readiness Training Center evolves to meet today’s battlefield threats

Assignments to units within the United States Army Forces Command are synonymous with rotations at the Joint Readiness Training Center at Fort Polk, Louisiana....

Growth of US Army’s virtual health technology improves readiness

WASHINGTON: In 2017, there were approximately 40,000 virtual health encounters across the Army in both deployed and garrison settings, said Dr. Colleen Rye, chief...

New battery technology saves Soldiers time, money on the battlefield

Twenty years ago, one phone call between two Army engineers led to a cost-effective lithium-ion battery solution for what was then an up-and-coming guided...

UK to Deploy Chinooks to Support French Operations in Africa

The Prime Minister is expected to make the announcement as part of the UK-France Summit at The Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, where she will...

India to buy guns worth $553 mn for border troops

India will buy more than 160,000 guns worth $553 million for troops on its disputed, high-altitude borders, the defence ministry said Tuesday. The defence acquisition...

US Army intensifying Stinger air missile training as part of new strategic initiatives

For the first time in nearly 15 years, 7th Army Training Command's Joint Multinational Readiness Center will soon begin observing, coaching and training Soldiers...

US Army pushing to get Secure Wi-Fi on battlefield to gain strategic edge over...

In support of on-going efforts to make command posts more resilient, mobile and survivable, the Army is pushing to get Secure Wi-Fi to the...

Rethink readiness to prepare for next war, says US Army’s top logistics general

The Army's senior logistician told National Guard leaders to ensure their units are ready for the next war, because wherever and whenever it is,...

Remote combat vehicles to punch as hard as Abrams tanks, says expert

Within five years, the Army would like to start testing remote combat vehicle prototypes which are unmanned, as light and as fast as a...
Next Generation Combat Vehicle

Next Generation Combat Vehicle must be effective in megacities, FORSCOM commander

The likelihood is high that the Army won't get to pick the time and place of its choosing for the next battle, said Gen....