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Indian, US Soldiers share airborne techniques

Indian, US Soldiers share airborne techniques

JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska: Soldiers of U.S. Army Alaska and the Indian Army combined a diversity of procedures, techniques and cultures to conduct basic airborne refresher training Nov. 2-3. The training was held at one of the airborne sustainment training […]


Soldiers train with Indian Army in Yudh Abhyas 2010

Soldiers train with Indian Army in Yudh Abhyas 2010

JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska: Basic skill-level training for the U.S. Army can be redundant and uneventful, but providing the training to soldiers from a foreign nations’ army offers challenges, exceptional experiences and spice to the regular activity. Soldiers from U.S. […]


Army researchers develop futuristic helmet

Army researchers develop futuristic helmet

WASHINGTON: Imagine a future when a Soldier’s helmet is an integrated communications center with a heads-up computer display, night vision, thermal sensors and enhanced hearing. That future is nearer than many think. During the 2010 Association of the United States […]


New equipment helps troops locate insurgents

New equipment helps troops locate insurgents

FORT IRWIN, Calif.: Troopers from 6th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division participated in a search and tactical site exploitation (TSE) class, here, at the National Training Center. The 40-hour class familiarized Soldiers with new […]


Army sizing up its industrial base

Army sizing up its industrial base

WASHINGTON: The under secretary of the Army visited Pine Bluff Arsenal, Ark., as part of an exploratory effort to better understand the industrial capability of the Army’s arsenals and depots. “Part of this visit was to see what is the […]


Norwegian Army Purchases Dingo 2

Norwegian Army Purchases Dingo 2

The Norwegian Army has responded to the increased threat of attacks by commissioning Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) with the delivery of 20 Dingo 2 heavily armoured wheeled vehicles. The troops operating at the Hindu Kush are in need of the vehicles […]


Army fields flame-resistant uniforms

Army fields flame-resistant uniforms

ARLINGTON, Va.: The Army has begun to deploy special, high-tech flame-resistant uniforms engineered to safeguard Soldiers in aircraft and armored vehicles who could be exposed to fire and flames during an attack, service officials said. Called Fire Resistant Environmental Ensemble, […]


Army Building Smarter Robots

Army Building Smarter Robots

WASHINGTON: The U.S. Army is exploring ways to upgrade its fleet of roughly 3,000 small tactical robots in Iraq and Afghanistan designed to safeguard Soldiers by clearing buildings and caves and using sensors to sweep areas for Improvised Explosive Devices, […]


Army Plans Large Manned-Unmanned Demo

Army Plans Large Manned-Unmanned Demo

WASHINGTON: The U.S. Army is planning a largest-of-its-kind demonstration – called Manned Unmanned Systems Integration Concept, or MUSIC – at Dougway Proving Ground, Utah, in September of next year, service officials said. “It’s going to be the largest single demonstration […]


 
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