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Raytheon to improve US Army air defenses, better identify targets

Raytheon to improve US Army air defenses, better identify targets

Raytheon under a contract modification from the U.S. Army, is adding new capabilities to the Identification Friend or Foe interrogator to reduce Radio Frequency (RF) emissions and enhance target identification for the warfighter. “We understood that the warfighter needed an […]


China army newspaper hits out at US’s PRISM program

China army newspaper hits out at US’s PRISM program

China’s official army newspaper Sunday branded the United States Internet surveillance programme exposed by former spy Edward Snowden as “frightening”, and accused the US of being a “habitual offender” when it comes to network monitoring. The People’s Liberation Army (PLA) […]


Army Researchers Chase Helicopter Performance Gains

Army Researchers Chase Helicopter Performance Gains

A new study by Army researchers looks at inserting carbon nanotubes into the structural design of helicopter rotor blades to improve performance. The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command’s research laboratory hopes this approach could lead to the design […]


Boeing gets $4 bn US Army helicopter deal

Boeing gets $4 bn US Army helicopter deal

US aerospace giant Boeing announced Tuesday it has received a multi-year $4 billion order from the US Army for 177 more CH-47F Chinook helicopters. The five-year deal includes an option for the army to buy 38 additional Chinooks, a multi-mission, […]


New Laser Range Finders for Apache Helicopter

New Laser Range Finders for Apache Helicopter

Lockheed Martin recently delivered the first Modernized Day Sensor Assembly (M-DSA) Laser Range Finder Designator (LRFD) to the U.S. Army for the AH-64D/E Apache helicopter. “The new laser is the first component to be fielded in the Modernized Day Sensor […]


Heftier unmanned ground vehicle offers more lifting, hauling strength

Heftier unmanned ground vehicle offers more lifting, hauling strength

A small car can’t pull a heavy trailer. Sports utility vehicles don’t have a compact car’s fuel efficiency. A perfect, one-size-fits-all vehicle doesn’t exist. The same goes for unmanned ground vehicles, known as UGVs. Soldiers use UGVs — such as […]


Boeing EMARSS Aircraft Completes First Test Flight

Boeing EMARSS Aircraft Completes First Test Flight

A U.S. Army and Boeing team completed the first flight of the first of four Enhanced Medium Altitude Reconnaissance and Surveillance System (EMARSS) Engineering, Manufacturing and Development aircraft on May 22. The aircraft was in the air for more than […]


Army releases new leaders’ handbook on cybersecurity

Army releases new leaders’ handbook on cybersecurity

The Army published a new handbook this month to provide leaders of all levels with the information and tools needed to address today’s cybersecurity challenges, and to ensure organizations adopt the necessary practices to protect their information and the Army […]


Army’s new mobile network to support its Afghan security mission

Army’s new mobile network to support its Afghan security mission

As the U.S. mission in Afghanistan evolves from full spectrum combat operations to a support role in helping Afghan forces take hold of their country’s security, unit commanders emphasize the need for network mobility. Warfighter Information Network-Tactical, or WIN-T, Increment […]


 
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