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Has Israel Created A System the US Army Couldn’t Build?

Has Israel Created A System the US Army Couldn’t Build?

Remember the Future Combat System (FCS)? This was a complex “system-of-systems” which involved manned and unmanned ground and aerial vehicles, advanced weapons systems and sensors, some of them remotely operated and an all-encompassing command, control and communications network to hold […]


Army explores futuristic uniform for SOCOM

Army explores futuristic uniform for SOCOM

Army researchers are responding to a request from the U.S. Special Operations Command for technologies to help develop a revolutionary Tactical Assault Light Operator Suit. The Tactical Assault Light Operator Suit, or TALOS, is an advanced infantry uniform that promises […]


Army’s 2014 modernization plan prioritizes Soldiers in fight

Army’s 2014 modernization plan prioritizes Soldiers in fight

The Army’s fiscal year 2014 Equipment Modernization Plan, now working its way through Congress, prioritizes equipping warfighters in Afghanistan while simultaneously preparing for an uncertain future. Programs in the modernization strategy are grouped within ten “portfolios,” but some of those […]


General Dynamics to Deliver Army’s Newest Tactical Ground Station Intelligence System

General Dynamics to Deliver Army’s Newest Tactical Ground Station Intelligence System

The U.S. Army awarded a contract to General Dynamics C4 Systems for 10 vehicle-mounted Tactical Ground Station (TGS) Lot D systems with an option for 11 additional systems. The TGS system is part of the Distributed Common Ground System-Army (DCGS-A), […]


Warrior Web Prototype Takes Its First Steps

Warrior Web Prototype Takes Its First Steps

A Soldier carries a 61-pound load while walking in a prototype DARPA Warrior Web system during an independent evaluation by the U.S. Army. Warrior Web seeks to create a soft, lightweight under-suit that would help reduce injuries and fatigue common […]


Asymmetric Warfare Group targets NIE 13.2

Asymmetric Warfare Group targets NIE 13.2

The Asymmetric Warfare Group, the “operational arm” of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, is leveraging Network Integration Evaluation 13.2’s multi-echelon training and live mission sets in which Soldiers from 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, are conducting tactical […]


Army Europe provides venue for US, multinational Special Forces training

Army Europe provides venue for US, multinational Special Forces training

What does a commander do when the unit has a mission in Afghanistan, and they’re partnering with nation’s more than 6,000 miles away? The 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne), also called 10th SFG(A), of Fort Carson, Colo., met Special Forces […]


Interoperability with intelligence community paramount for DCGS-A

Interoperability with intelligence community paramount for DCGS-A

This week, the Army Intelligence and Security Command conducted a demonstration of the Distributed Common Ground System – Army, for members of the press as well as members of Congress and their staff to help them better understand the system. […]


Fort Bliss unveils Army’s first microgrid

Fort Bliss unveils Army’s first microgrid

Fort Bliss, Texas, has unveiled the Army’s first microgrid that will save resources, provide energy security, and be a model for other microgrids throughout the base. The system integrates renewable energy, local power, energy storage and load management to guarantee […]


 
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