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New satellite terminal training, fielding facility ‘smart’ move for Army

New satellite terminal training, fielding facility ‘smart’ move for Army

As the Army looks for innovative solutions to slim its financial waistline, a new facility for the advanced version of its protected satellite terminal has consolidated production, training and fielding in one location in an effort to save millions of […]


Army successfully launches Advanced Hypersonic Weapon demonstrator

Army successfully launches Advanced Hypersonic Weapon demonstrator

At the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, successes sometimes happen faster than a speeding bullet. In a flight which lasted less than 30 minutes, USASMDC/ARSTRAT conducted the first test flight of the Advanced Hypersonic Weapon […]


Russian air defenses can counter ‘even hypersonic missiles’

Russian air defenses can counter ‘even hypersonic missiles’

Russia’s air defense system will have the capability to intercept any type of missiles, Defense Minister Anatoly Serdyukov said on Tuesday. “The integration of [aerospace defense] systems will make it possible to intercept any targets at any speed, including hypersonic […]


HELLFIRE team sustaining fight, cutting costs

HELLFIRE team sustaining fight, cutting costs

As equipment is transitioned out of Iraq, perhaps none is more critical than the HELLFIRE missile system. Since the drawdown began, more than 750 HELLFIRE missiles have been shipped to the 402nd Army Field Support Battalion-Qatar, where they are serviced, […]


Army concludes second Network Integration Evaluation

Army concludes second Network Integration Evaluation

The Army has concluded its second Network Integration Evaluation, moving closer to deploying an integrated battlefield network after collecting valuable Soldier feedback on the latest tactical communications technologies. The three-week event, known as Network Integration Evaluation, or NIE, 12.1, represented […]


Combat engineers tunnel into leveled buildings to save lives

Combat engineers tunnel into leveled buildings to save lives

Responding to a simulated improvised nuclear device in downtown Phoenix as part of the 2011 Arizona Statewide Vigilant Guard exercise, about 60 combat engineers from the 235th Engineer Company (Sapper), 579th Engineer Battalion, 49th Military Police Brigade, California Army National […]


Honduras to buy US, Israeli weapons

Honduras to buy US, Israeli weapons

Honduras will buy weapons from Israel and the United States to replace obsolete equipment that has been in use for more than 30 years, military chief General Rene Osorio said Saturday. “We are acquiring equipment from cooperating countries, and have […]


Army tests new water, fuel bladders for airdrop

Army tests new water, fuel bladders for airdrop

Army paratroopers here completed two of three test drops Nov. 10 to certify a new water and fuel container system for airdrops in Afghanistan and elsewhere. Each drop of two Lifeliner container-unitized bulk equipment, or CUBEs, delivered hundreds of gallons […]


Raytheon Advances Image Processing for US Army Situational Awareness Technology

Raytheon Advances Image Processing for US Army Situational Awareness Technology

Raytheon has been awarded a $14.6 million contract to develop new image processing technology for the Advanced Distributed Aperture System. ADAS is a multispectral technology that gives helicopter pilots 360-degree situational awareness, improving aircraft and crew survivability when operating in […]


 
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