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New US Army tactical network set to begin fielding in the fall

New US Army tactical network set to begin fielding in the fall

New equipment and training, part of the Army’s “Capability Set 13″ begins fielding in October. The 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, out of at Fort Bliss, Texas, will be the first recipients of more than 15 new systems […]


Army Expanding, Upgrading Gray Eagle Fleet

Army Expanding, Upgrading Gray Eagle Fleet

The Army is upgrading its fleet of MQ-1C Gray Eagle Unmanned Aircraft Systems while also advancing plans to equip each 10-15,000 Soldier division with its reconnaissance, surveillance, targeting and acquisition capabilities, officials said. “The feedback we’ve gotten from our warfighters […]


Army to field new network after NIE reaches ‘next level’

Army to field new network after NIE reaches ‘next level’

The Army’s strategy for enhancing its tactical communications network through large-scale, Soldier-driven evaluations conducted every six months has reached a critical milestone as the service moves toward fielding the network to deploying brigade combat teams. The five-week Network Integration Evaluation, […]


Army’s Grey Eagle Trades Reliability for Capability

Army’s Grey Eagle Trades Reliability for Capability

The Army’s MQ-1C Grey Eagle program is under its estimated budget, and is also meeting expected availability rates in theater. While the reliability rate of the unmanned aircraft system, or UAS, is not where it could be, Army leaders have […]


Russian Army to Receive First Indigenous Strike UAV in 2014

Russian Army to Receive First Indigenous Strike UAV in 2014

The first domestically-developed strike unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) will be put in service with the Russian Armed Forces by the end of 2014, a defense industry source said on Thursday. In early April, Russia‚Äôs Defense Ministry issued a technical specification […]


Lockheed Martin to Upgrade MLRS M270A1 Launchers

Lockheed Martin to Upgrade MLRS M270A1 Launchers

Lockheed Martin received a $27.1 million contract from the U.S. Army for the first phase of a three-year development program that will increase crew protection and update the Army’s fleet of Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS) M270A1 mobile rocket launchers. […]


Army research looks at new PTSD treatment

Army research looks at new PTSD treatment

While there are no simple cures for post-traumatic stress disorder, a leading military researcher said progress is being made with a new treatment method and a number of recent studies. Col. Carl Castro, director of the Military Operational Medicine Research […]


Army’s top signal officer: Everything is network dependent

Army’s top signal officer: Everything is network dependent

“Are we doing the right thing? Do we have the right people involved?” asked the moderator for the Network-Enabled Mission Command panel here, June 19. “Are we making those hard decisions that need to be made? Are we being flexible […]


Unified Vision Promotes NATO Intel Advances

Unified Vision Promotes NATO Intel Advances

The NATO intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance community kicked off a first-of-its-kind technical trial today in Norway to help in preserving gains made during the past decade of conflict and to build on them for the future. U.S. Air Force and […]


 
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