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Army Engineers Spur Development of Tactical Microgrids

Army Engineers Spur Development of Tactical Microgrids

U.S. Army engineers are leading research on tactical microgrids to deliver more efficient power to Soldiers across combat zones. These microgrids are designed and built to provide power independently of traditional grids and to integrate multiple sources of energy for […]


Handhelds connect Soldiers at Army network exercise

Handhelds connect Soldiers at Army network exercise

As he maneuvered his squad across the desert, securing objectives in villages along the way, Staff Sgt. Jesus Vasquez tracked his squad’s movements not with a note pad or map, but with an Army-issued handheld device. Flipping open the smartphone-like […]


Afghan artillery fires first operational rounds

Afghan artillery fires first operational rounds

Afghan National Army field artillery lit the night sky for the first time ever in eastern Paktika province last week, as a newly emplaced howitzer battery became tactically operational. Part of the expanding arsenal of Afghan National Security Forces in […]


Army Scientists Energize Battery Research

Army Scientists Energize Battery Research

Army scientists are squeezing more power from batteries by developing new methods and materials with incredible results. “Our battery group has recently developed some new materials that could potentially increase the energy density of batteries by 30 percent,” said Cynthia […]


AeroVironment Wins New Order for Mini-UAVs

AeroVironment, Inc. (AVAV) today announced it received a $15,813,406 firm fixed-price authorization to perform on May 22, 2012 from the United States Army as the initial portion of a contract action with a total projected value of $65,889,191. The order […]


Army delivers new blue force tracking system to Korea

Army delivers new blue force tracking system to Korea

The Army’s next-generation friendly force tracking system that equips Soldiers with a faster satellite network, secure data encryption and advanced logistics for improved tactical communications and situational awareness has deployed to installations in Korea. This marks the first time Soldiers […]


Shadow ‘enhanced platoons’ meet growing need in Afghanistan

Shadow ‘enhanced platoons’ meet growing need in Afghanistan

When the Afghan theater commander called on the Army to increase the number of Shadow platoons in theater during the height of the 2011 Operation Enduring Freedom summer campaign, the Army was ready to answer the call. Gen. David Petraeus, […]


iRobot Receives US Army Orders Totaling $6 Million

iRobot Receives US Army Orders Totaling $6 Million

iRobot Corp., a leader in delivering robotic technology-based solutions, has received two orders from the U.S. Army’s Robotic Systems Joint Program Office (RSJPO) totaling $6 million. The orders call for the delivery of spares for iRobot 510 PackBot robots, including […]


Tiger Helicopters Resume Flying Operations

Tiger Helicopters Resume Flying Operations

The Australian Army’s fleet of Armed Reconnaissance Helicopters (ARH) has returned to regular training activities following the lifting of a temporary suspension that was put in place on 16 May 2012. The suspension was put in place following the detection […]


 
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