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Greece examining ‘free’ US tank offer: army

Greece examining ‘free’ US tank offer: army

Cash-strapped Greece is considering a free offer of hundreds of redundant M1A1 Abrams tanks extended by the US government, the Greek army said on Wednesday. “This is a free offer,” army spokesman Yiannis Sifakis told AFP. “A delegation of officers […]


New war game developed to study Army’s impact

New war game developed to study Army’s impact

Games mean serious business at the Training and Doctrine Command Analysis Center at White Sands Missile Range with the development of a new war game that will help evaluate the social impact of Army operations. The Irregular Warfare Tactical War […]


NATO killings erode Pakistan appetite for peace

NATO killings erode Pakistan appetite for peace

Deadly NATO strikes have sapped Pakistan’s appetite for helping the United States carve out a settlement in Afghanistan, experts say, with army chiefs under pressure from their furious junior ranks. The killing of 24 soldiers in attacks on two Pakistani […]


Picatinny provides Soldiers with quicker, safer mortar fire control system

Picatinny provides Soldiers with quicker, safer mortar fire control system

Picatinny Arsenal recently received kudos from Soldiers by developing six out of 10 2010 Army Greatest Inventions. One of the inventions recognized was a dismounted fire control system that will make dismounted 120mm mortars easier to fire and keep Soldiers […]


US Army Places First Order for Saab’s Carl-Gustaf

US Army Places First Order for Saab’s Carl-Gustaf

Defence and security company Saab has signed a contract with the U.S. Army for the company’s Carl-Gustaf man-portable weapon system. This marks the first time the Army has bought the 84mm recoilless rifle system. The Army and U.S. Special Operations […]


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, […]


 
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