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Army equips Stryker unit with new communications technology

Strykers in the 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team/2nd Infantry Division, or 2/2 SBCT, are being retrofitted with the Army's new tactical communications network, increasing Soldiers' ability to communicate over greater distances, share mission data and maintain situational awareness.

The Army’s Stryker vehicle, designed to quickly move Soldiers into a combat zone, is swift and mobile. Now its communications equipment will be, too. Strykers in the 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team/2nd Infantry Division, also known as 2/2 SBCT, are […]

Improved US Army system, training to increase vigilance

Vigilant Pursuit provides dedicated tactical pursuit vehicle-mounted and dismounted assets that utilize cutting-edge technologies, enabling Signal Intelligence, or SIGINT, and Human Intelligence, or HUMINT, Soldiers to cross-tip and cross-cue timely intelligence to more rapidly and accurately identify high-value targets.

Soldiers of an Army research center have worked to improve training for fellow Soldiers on a quick-reaction intelligence capability that better supports the system in the field and potentially reduces reliance on reach-back and in-field contractor support. Non-commissioned officers from […]

US Army, industry partners prep Soldiers for jobs

"I can't think of any profession or organization that would not benefit from the values our veterans embody," said Lt. Gen. James C. McConville, deputy chief of staff G-1, who spoke during a Pentagon ceremony, Jan. 21, 2015, welcoming ABF Freight, a large trucking firm, and the Teamsters Military Assistance Program to Fort Sill, Oklahoma's Industrial Training Center. Photo by: David Vergun

A new program is training Soldiers to drive commercial trucks when they transition out of the Army. A Pentagon ceremony recognized a partnership between the Industrial Training Center at Fort Sill, Oklahoma, the Teamsters Military Assistance Program and ABF Freight […]

Army shaping Soldiers as best weapon for future

Army shaping Soldiers as best weapon for future

Lt. Gen. Robert Brown, Army Combined Arms Center, or CAC, commanding general, visited Fort Sill, Jan. 20, to discuss the Army’s greatest asset — its Soldiers — and how the “human dimension” is vital to combating current and future conflicts. […]

Army takes next step to merge C2, intelligence traffic onto WIN-T

Network Transport Convergence describes the merging of C2, intelligence, logistics and medical systems onto a common network architecture. The Army is taking a closer look at merging this traffic onto WIN-T. (Photo Credit: U.S. Army photo, Amy Walker, PEO C3T)

The Army’s science and technology and acquisition communities have teamed with the Army G-3/5/7, G2 and Cyber Command to provide senior leaders a closer look into converging operational and intelligence traffic onto the Warfighter Information Network-Tactical, or WIN-T, transport. Network […]

Army Releases RFP for Competitive Radio Marketplace

Capt. Jonathan Page, a troop commander with the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), uses a rifleman radio and nett warrior end user device, at Nangalam Base, Afghanistan, in 2013. After fielding initial rifleman radios as part of the Capability Set 13 and 14 communications suite, the Army is moving forward to procure additional radios through full and open competition. Photo Credit: Sgt. 1st Class E. L. Craig, Task Force Patriot PAO

The U.S. Army has released a request for proposals, or RFPs, to procure additional rifleman radios using full and open competition. The RFP, which was posted Jan. 5 to the Federal Business Opportunities website, moves the Army toward full-rate production, […]

Iran in new deal to boost Iraq army

Iran in new deal to boost Iraq army

Iran is to help Iraq rebuild its army under an agreement that could formalise Tehran’s military support for its neighbor, which remains under assault by the Islamic State (IS) group. No details of the pact were released but state television […]

Army sensors research enables future capabilities

Army sensors research enables future capabilities

Army scientists and engineers are advancing sensors research in hopes of giving future Soldiers enhanced situational awareness. Sensor technology has broad application across the Army. Medical researchers are investigating how physiological sensors may help Soldiers achieve superior performance on battlefields […]

US Army developing robotic insects?

US Army developing robotic insects?

A mechanical fly buzzing into an enemy operations center for surveillance may still be the stuff of science fiction, but perhaps not for long. Dr. Ron Polcawich and his team at the Army Research Laboratory, known as ARL, in Adelphi, […]

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