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Armed Aerial Scout 72X Team Prepares for First Flight

Armed Aerial Scout 72X Team Prepares for First Flight

ARLINGTON, VA: EADS North America announced today at the Association of the U.S. Army annual convention that its Armed Aerial Scout 72X (AAS-72X) industry team is preparing for the first flight of one of three company-funded Technical Demonstration Aircraft (TDA). […]


Army enters low-rate production for Block III Apache

Army enters low-rate production for Block III Apache

WASHINGTON: The U.S. Army has formally entered a low-rate production phase for its AH-64D Apache Block III helicopter — a next generation attack aircraft with increased power, lift, maneuverability, communication with unmanned systems and hard-landing ability, service officials said. The […]


Army sees potential in adaptive battlefield network

Army sees potential in adaptive battlefield network

Maneuvering through thick woods, in rugged terrain or in urban confines, Soldiers risk losing radio connectivity and the ability to communicate. The intelligent, self-healing Wireless Network After Next (WNaN) tactical network could prevent that danger by adapting to changing circumstances […]


Boeing to Highlight Innovative Capabilities for Army at AUSA

Boeing to Highlight Innovative Capabilities for Army at AUSA

WASHINGTON: The Boeing Company will showcase a wide array of solutions for the U.S. Army at the Association of the United States Army Annual Meeting & Exposition, Oct. 25-27 in Washington. Army modernization initiatives, unmanned systems, airlift and attack/reconnaissance platforms, […]


Army Testing Diesel-Electric Truck

Army Testing Diesel-Electric Truck

ARLINGTON, Va.: The Army is now testing a new Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Truck, or HEMTT A3 -– a 35,000-pound, diesel-electric-powered truck able to improve fuel economy by 20 percent and transport up to 100 kilowatts of exportable power. The […]


Strategic Defense and Security Review Published

Strategic Defense and Security Review Published

The outcome of the Strategic Defence and Security Review (SDSR), which sets out how the Government will deliver the priorities identified in the National Security Strategy, has been published today, Tuesday 19 October 2010. ‘Securing Britain in an Age of […]


Upgrade kits for M4 Sniper Rifle come in 2011

Upgrade kits for M4 Sniper Rifle come in 2011

WASHINGTON: The Army expects to field the new sniper rifle, the XM2010, by January. And conversion kits for the M4 rifle will come next year. A panel of program managers from Program Executive Office Soldier met Oct. 14 at the […]


British Army Deploys Wolfhound MRAP to Afghanistan

British Army Deploys Wolfhound MRAP to Afghanistan

The British Army’s newest heavyweight protected vehicle, Wolfhound, is now operational in Afghanistan, providing increased protection to the troops as they support missions in high-threat areas. The six-wheeled Wolfhound joins Coyote and Husky as the biggest of the Tactical Support […]


Immersive training builds small-unit decision-making skills

Immersive training builds small-unit decision-making skills

WASHINGTON: Marines at Camp Pendleton, Calif., got a glimpse recently into what’s likely to be the training environment of the future: one that injects live actors, animatronics, projected avatars and other sensory enhancements to replicate the sights, sounds, smells and […]


 
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