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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 […]


First unit fields Apache-Shadow combo

An RQ-7B Shadow v2 prepares to launch.

Manned-unmanned operations using helicopters linked with unmanned aircraft systems, or UAS, have been used by the Army for a number of years. However, no single unit has ever actually been assigned to both assets until now, said Lt. Col. Tory […]


Army Europe air defense unit deploys to Poland for exercise

A column of military vehicles carrying a Patriot missile system, from Delta Battery, 5th Battalion, 7th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, arrives for a training exercise at Sochaczew, Poland, March 18, 2015.

A Patriot missile battery from U.S. Army Europe’s 10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command, or AAMDC, began arriving here, March 18, after a 1,200-kilometer tactical road movement, as part of a combined air and missile defense exercise with its […]


Armed Aerial Scout still valid requirement, US Army says

Armed Aerial Scout still valid requirement, US Army says

Despite cancelling its quest for an Armed Aerial Scout, or AAS, aircraft – a replacement for the OH-58 Kiowa – an Army leader told Congress there is still a valid need for that type of aircraft. During a March 19 […]


US Army’s largest technical library collaborates to define its future

James Lackey, Redstone Scientific Information Center chairman and U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center director, and board members reviewed near-term actions as well as far-term strategic plans during Board of Directors meeting held Mar. 11 at the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center.

The board of directors for the largest science and technology library in the Army met March 11 at the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center, or AMRDEC. Redstone Scientific Information Center, or RSIC, is a unique, […]


US Army Chief: Readiness Degraded To Historically Low Levels

US Army Chief: Readiness Degraded To Historically Low Levels

Unrelenting budget constraints have degraded Army readiness and modernization to historically low levels, Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno told a Senate panel here today. Testifying before the Senate Appropriations Committee’s defense subcommittee alongside Army Secretary John M. McHugh, […]


US Army Warfighter Experiment highlights new technologies

1st Lt. Cole W. Holland, Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 2nd Battalion, 17th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Regiment, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Wash., demonstrates the Maneuver Aviation Fires Integrated Application at the Army Expeditionary Warfighter Experiments on Fort Benning, Ga., March 3, 2015.

Three Army technologies were in play at the recently conducted Army Expeditionary Warfighter Experiment, or AEWE, on Fort Benning, Georgia. “AEWE is [Training and Doctrine Command, or TRADOC] live, prototype experimentation campaign,” said Harry J. Lubin, chief of the experimentation […]


Unique Army tactical vehicles being integrated for Network Integration Evaluation 15.2

Sgt. 1st Class Carlos Shell, liaison officer for the Capability Package Directorate, inspects a newly integrated golden vehicle with Ramon Gandea, program manager, WIN-T, at the Integration Motor Pool, Feb. 6, 2015.

In preparation of Network Integration Evaluation, or NIE, 15.2, Fort Bliss, Texas, transforms into the epicenter for one-of-a-kind vehicles equipped with the most technologically advanced Army network systems. Engineers, technicians and Soldiers are beginning to immerse the Integration Motor Pool, […]


Commission chief Juncker calls for EU army

Commission chief Juncker calls for EU army

European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker on Sunday called for the creation of an EU army in the wake of rising tensions with Russia. Juncker said the force could help counter new threats beyond the bloc’s borders and defend European “values”, […]


Army researchers return to Norway for nutrition, cold-stress study in Arctic extremes

For the second time in three years, researchers from the U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine partnered with the Norwegian Defence Research Establishment to study nutrition and physiological responses to cold-weather training.

The U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, or USARIEM, once again partnered with the Norwegian Defence Research Establishment to study nutrition and physiological responses to cold-weather training. For the second time in three years, researchers from USARIEM traveled to […]


 
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