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Army testing green laser kits in Afghanistan

Army testing green laser kits in Afghanistan

PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J.: The Army’s Program Executive Office Soldier is fielding several Green Laser Escalation of Force, or GLEF, kits to units in Afghanistan for operational assessment. The GLEF systems are mounted as an accessory to Common Remotely Operated Weapon […]


Air Force security transfers authority to Army

Air Force security transfers authority to Army

KIRKUK REGIONAL AIR BASE, Iraq: Members of the 506th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron here transferred authority for base security to Soldiers from the 1st Special Troops Battalion during a ceremony here May 28. In addition to the transfer of authority, […]


Turkish army chief says Israeli raid ‘grave and unacceptable’

Turkish army chief says Israeli raid ‘grave and unacceptable’

Ankara: Turkish army chief Ilker Basbug told his Israeli counterpart Monday that the deadly raid on the Gaza-bound aid fleet was “grave and unacceptable”, the Turkish military said. The two men spoke on the telephone after Israeli chief of staff […]


Army to test smartphones for offices, battlefields

Army to test smartphones for offices, battlefields

WASHINGTON: The Army is considering the use of smartphones in an effort to increase effectiveness and efficiency in both the administrative and operational environments. “Connecting Soldiers to Digital Applications” is a two-phase initiative with about eight pilots that are designed […]


Army Launches Acquisition Review

Army Launches Acquisition Review

The Department of the Army announced today that it is launching a detailed, comprehensive review of its acquisition organizations, policies, workforce and processes, including how it acquires and manages equipment. The study, commissioned by Secretary of the Army John McHugh, […]


Army Chief Tells Troops in Afghanistan New Body Armour Coming

Army Chief Tells Troops in Afghanistan New Body Armour Coming

In a three day visit to Afghanistan last week, the Chief of Army, Lieutenant General Ken Gillespie, told Australian soldiers that Army will start issuing a new light-weight combat body armour system that is lighter than the current system for […]


Hawkei Shortlisted for Army Vehicle Program

Hawkei Shortlisted for Army Vehicle Program

Thales Australia has welcomed the government’s announcement that the Hawkei Light Protected Vehicle has been downselected for the next stage of the Department of Defence’s LAND 121 Phase 4 program to replace the Army’s Land Rover fleet with protected vehicles. […]


SAIC Offers German Vehicle for US Army’s Ground Combat Vehicle

SAIC Offers German Vehicle for US Army’s Ground Combat Vehicle

DÜSSELDORF/MUNICH, Germany: Rheinmetall and Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) have concluded a cooperation agreement with the American companies Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) and Boeing in order to tender a joint bid for the development contract for the Ground Combat Vehicle (GCV) […]


BAE Systems to Install Automated Entry Systems for U.S. Army

BAE Systems to Install Automated Entry Systems for U.S. Army

ROCKVILLE, Md: BAE Systems has received a U.S. Army contract worth up to $95 million to install and maintain automated security systems to control access to Army bases and other installations. This award expands the company’s work in supporting physical […]


Army issues instructions for painting M16s, M4s

Army issues instructions for painting M16s, M4s

WASHINGTON: Soldiers already have uniforms that blend them into their surroundings. Now there’s instructions on how to have a weapon that blends in too. In April, the Army released instructions on how Soldiers can apply spray paint to their M4 […]


 
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