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Five dead as Thai army battle ‘Red Shirts’

Five dead as Thai army battle ‘Red Shirts’

BANGKOK: At least five people, including an Italian journalist, were killed Wednesday during an army crackdown on an anti-government protest site in Bangkok, police and a hospital said. “An Italian man was shot and died before arriving at the hospital,” […]


India Orders 124 More Arjun Tanks

India Orders 124 More Arjun Tanks

The Army has decided to place fresh order for an additional home-built 124 Main Battle Tank (MBT) Arjun. This is over and above the existing order of 124 tanks. The development follows the success of the indigenous MBT Arjun in […]


Recalled helmets ‘no direct risk’ to Soldiers

Recalled helmets ‘no direct risk’ to Soldiers

WASHINGTON: The Army recall of 44,000 Advanced Combat Helmets that were issued to Soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan is the result of a Department of Justice investigation as well as independent tests that show the helmets do not meet Army […]


Agni-II Missile Successfully Test-Fired

Agni-II Missile Successfully Test-Fired

Nuclear-capable Agni-II missile, with a range of 2000 kms, was Monday successfully test-fired by the Army as part of user trial from the Wheelers Island off Orissa coast. The trial was conducted from a rail mobile system in Launch Complex-4 […]


Summit concludes with emphasis on adapting land forces to meet new challenges

Summit concludes with emphasis on adapting land forces to meet new challenges

WASHINGTON: The African Land Forces Summit closed today with remarks from Secretary of the Army John McHugh and Maj. Gen. William B. Garrett, commanding general, U.S. Army Africa. Emphasizing cooperation and flexibility among military forces, Garrett thanked each delegate for […]


Army Cancels Non-Line-of-Sight Launch System

Army Cancels Non-Line-of-Sight Launch System

The Department of Defense announced today that it authorized the Army to cancel the Non-Line-of-Sight Launch System and transition management responsibilities for system development and acquisition from the old Future Combat System (FCS) program – currently aligned under Program Executive […]


Army builds support for tomorrow’s conflict

Army builds support for tomorrow’s conflict

REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala: A holistic view of people and equipment. That’s what the Army’s Materiel Enterprise philosophy is all about. And it’s what can make the difference for a Soldier serving in an uptempo Army in the midst of battle. […]


XM25 lets Soldiers eliminate targets they can’t see

XM25 lets Soldiers eliminate targets they can’t see

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUNDS, Md: The Army’s Program Executive Office Soldier showcased some of its products May 5 at the Aberdeen Test Center here. Among those products were the XM153 Common Remotely Operated Weapon Station, the M2 .50 Caliber Machine Gun […]


Army Surpasses 1 Million Unmanned Flight Hours

Army Surpasses 1 Million Unmanned Flight Hours

The Army’s one millionth Unmanned Aerial System flight hour marks a window in time through which to view a broader trajectory of explosive change and expansion — one in which the advent of UAVs in Iraq and Afghanistan have added […]


Petraeus Describes Changes in Army Structure, Doctrine

Petraeus Describes Changes in Army Structure, Doctrine

WASHINGTON: The Army’s conversion to a modular combat brigade structure in the years immediately preceding the surge of forces into Iraq was a key factor in the strategy’s success, the commander of U.S. Central Command said here yesterday. “As I […]


 
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