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US Army engineers define future aviation fleet

An artist's conception of future Army rotorcraft is shown.

The U.S. Army science and technology community is charting the future of military vertical lift aviation that will enable warfighters to accomplish missions not possible today. The Army, supported by NASA and the Navy, is combining its areas of technical […]

US Army Seeks to Boost Aircraft Performance, Survivability

US Army Seeks to Boost Aircraft Performance, Survivability

Army researchers, scientists and engineers are moving forward to develop aviation technology solutions to support future Soldiers. “Aviation is key to our ability to accomplish a wide range of missions in complex environments, as well as being a cornerstone of […]

New Army tool enhances electronic warfare capabilities

The Electronic Warfare Planning and Management Tool, which is being developed, will allow for greater control and enhancement of electronic warfare capabilities.

Beginning with the early stages of Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom, the Army has steadily increased its electronic warfare, or EW, capabilities from both a manpower and equipment standpoint. In particular, significant progress has been ongoing since the Army […]

Solarium 2015: Developing agile, adaptive leaders

Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno talks to 84 captains from throughout the Army during Solarium 2015 on Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, Feb. 26, 2015. The focus of the discussions was "The U.S. Army Operating Concept: Win in a Complex World."

“Five, 10, 15, 20 years from now, you’ll be executing our future strategy to meet complex problems we have around the world,” said Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno. The general spoke Feb. 26, to an audience of 84 […]

Exercise Spartan Pegasus demonstrates joint military partnership

Paratroopers, with U.S. Army Alaska's 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, await their exit as they fly inside a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft during Exercise Spartan Pegasus on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Feb. 24, 2015.

Paratroopers, with U.S. Army Alaska’s 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, performed the largest U.S. airborne mission north of the Arctic Circle in more than a decade during Exercise Spartan Pegasus 15, Feb. 24. This exercise demonstrated […]

New devices may soon help Soldiers detect chemicals, bio threats

This colorimetric detection assay, about the size of a postage stamp, is printed with a grid of several dozen indicator chemicals arranged in a grid of small dots.

Researchers are refining for Army use a commercial technology that will allow Soldiers to accurately and rapidly detect an array of chemical and biological hazards – from mustard agent to anthrax – and then transmit those results to their higher […]

US Army scientists discover how to predict damage in future military vehicles

With damage precursors, Army researchers Ed Habtour, left, and Dr. Dan Cole hope to convert the structural skins of aerial vehicle components (wings, blades) into "living" surfaces that could sense, react and adapt to the operational conditions.

Army researchers made an important discovery during metals testing that could impact the way the structural health of current and future military vehicles are deemed “healthy and more efficient.” The discovery may lead to saving time and money, as well […]

China to probe army spending in corruption crackdown: report

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China’s ruling Communist Party will launch a year-long probe into the incomes of military staff, state media said Thursday, following revelations of widespread graft in its armed forces. Party leaders have described corruption as a key threat to China’s military […]

US Army needs increased innovation to retain overmatch advantage

US Army needs increased innovation to retain overmatch advantage

The Army has seen recent innovations in how it operates — from Pacific Pathways and network experimentation to greater interoperability with European partners. But the pace of innovations needs to pick up if the Army and the joint force are […]

Rapid Equipping Force moves under TRADOC

Rapid Equipping Force moves under TRADOC

The Army’s Rapid Equipping Force, or REF, created in 2002 to more quickly meet the materiel needs of commanders operating in Afghanistan, was officially transferred, Jan. 30, to the Army Training and Doctrine Command, also known as TRADOC. Lt. Gen. […]

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