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Lab Day to showcase latest battlefield technologies

Lab Day to showcase latest battlefield technologies

The Pentagon Courtyard and south parking areas will be abuzz with the Army’s latest research and technology and weapons systems exhibits and displays, May 14. Throughout Lab Day, all of the Army’s displays will highlight the Army’s commitment to innovation. […]


‘Sentient data’ may one day augment Soldier capability

"Sentient data," or information that can feel and perceive things, might one day protect Soldiers and their networks, said a leading scientist at U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command's Mad Scientist Conference at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., April 30, 2015.

“Sentient data” that can feel and perceive things might one day protect Soldiers and their networks, a leading scientist said. Thomas F. Greco, director of intelligence, G-2, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, or TRADOC, spoke during a media roundtable, […]


US Army upgrades body armor, saves money

US Army upgrades body armor, saves money

It is not every day you can get half of the latest and greatest product in any industry, but that is exactly what a team from the product manager for Soldier Protective Equipment, or PdM SPE, and Defense Logistics Agency […]


US Army works toward common fire control across weapons platforms

US Army works toward common fire control across weapons platforms

Nothing is more basic to a warfighter than aiming and firing a weapon and coordinating that task with others – a process known as fire control. But ever since weapons systems became computerized, there has not been a common fire […]


Arab army chiefs begin work on building regional force

Arab army chiefs begin work on building regional force

Army chiefs from Arab League nations on Wednesday began work on building a region-wide military force aimed at combating jihadists including the Islamic State group. The regional bloc agreed in March to set up the force, with member states given […]


Air Force, Army, coalition partners showcase strategic airlift capabilities

Air Force, Army, coalition partners showcase strategic airlift capabilities

Members of the 317th Airlift Group from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, flew to Pope Army Airfield April 7, to participate in Combined Joint Operational Access Exercise 15-01. The exercise takes place multiple times each year to certify the Air […]


US Army plans intelligence system to be lighter weight, easier to use

During a media day, a Soldier, with the Army's intelligence community, demonstrates use of a portion of the Distributed Common Ground System - Army system on Fort Belvoir, Va., May 16, 2013.

Future versions of the Distributed Common Ground System – Army, or DCGS-A, will be less complex and easier to use, Army leaders told lawmakers. The DCGS-A system is an intelligence collection, processing, and dissemination tool that Army leaders have acknowledged […]


Army accepts delivery of first M109A7 Self-Propelled Howitzer system

Army accepts delivery of first M109A7 Self-Propelled Howitzer system

Military personnel and defense contractors celebrated delivery of the first low-rate initial production M109A7 Self-Propelled Howitzer to the Army during a ceremony here, April 9. “The M109A7 stands at the vanguard of a series of ground combat modernization upgrades, which […]


US Army to revise tattoo policy

US Army to revise tattoo policy

The Army will update its policy on tattoos during the coming weeks, making it more accommodating to current social norms, the Army’s chief of staff said. During a press conference during the Association of the United States Army Global Force […]


Allyn: Army needs ‘predictable, consistent funding to get at readiness’

Soldiers, from the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, pull security during a training exercise at the National Training Center on Fort Irwin, Calif.

The Army’s vice chief of staff said the $613 billion Overseas Contingency Operations, or OCO, funding does not allow the Army the flexibility required to get at home-station readiness for units that are not deploying. Gen. Daniel B. Allyn testified […]


 
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