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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 […]


Soldiers must consider OPSEC when using social media

Soldiers must consider OPSEC when using social media

It’s as easy as a click of a mouse or a tap on a smartphone, and in a few seconds sensitive Army information might be shared that could get Soldiers killed. With the ease of social media, in any part […]


Army operations on Korean Peninsula protected from sequestration

Army operations on Korean Peninsula protected from sequestration

Army operations on the Korean Peninsula remain a top priority and are being protected from the impacts of sequestration, said the Army Pacific Commander. Lt. Gen. Francis J. Wiercinski said sequestration has forced the Army to cut back in areas […]


Budget Cuts Mean Army Must Consider Where It Will Buy Weapons

Budget Cuts Mean Army Must Consider Where It Will Buy Weapons

With sequestration firmly in place, the Army will be buying a lot less stuff, and leaders are concerned about ensuring the businesses they buy things from don’t whither. Lawmakers with the House Armed Services Committee, subcommittee on tactical air and […]


Army says fiscal year 2014 budget request ‘meets future challenges’

Army says fiscal year 2014 budget request ‘meets future challenges’

The fiscal year 2014 budget “meets future challenges, strengthens global engagements, provides for resets, sustains the industrial base and fulfills commitments to Soldiers, civilians and families,” the Army’s top civilian leader told lawmakers. Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh […]


US army seeks new technology to replace GPS

US army seeks new technology to replace GPS

The US army is working to limit its dependence on GPS by developing the next generation of navigation technology, including a tiny autonomous chip, the director of the Pentagon’s research agency said Wednesday. DARPA, the research group behind a range […]


 
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