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Army’s Unmanned Air System Regiment Marks Nine Years of Operations

Army’s Unmanned Air System Regiment Marks Nine Years of Operations

Hundreds of people lined the streets of Salisbury in Wiltshire yesterday to cheer and applaud soldiers from 32 Regiment Royal Artillery (32 Regt RA) as they marched through the city. Known as the British Army’s ‘eye in the sky’ because […]


JIEDDO working to reverse trend for larger IEDs in Afghanistan

JIEDDO working to reverse trend for larger IEDs in Afghanistan

The amount of explosives used in improvised explosive devices in Afghanistan is increasing, while at the same time, the number of attacks are at “historic highs.” In June and July, there were 1,600 improvised explosive device, or IED, events in […]


Iraq army chief on Iran visit seeks stronger ties

Iraq army chief on Iran visit seeks stronger ties

Iraq’s top general made an official visit to Iran on Sunday and called for the boosting of ties between Tehran and Baghdad, which fought a 1980-1988 war, an military website quoted him as saying. The armed forces chief of staff, […]


US Army Gets Faster, More Capable Apache Aircraft

US Army Gets Faster, More Capable Apache Aircraft

The world’s most lethal attack helicopter just got even better. Inside a hangar against a backdrop of lights, fog, and looking as intimidating as ever, the first AH-64D Longbow Apache Block III was revealed to the public for the first […]


Raytheon Provides First Hybrid Cellular Capability For Soldier Networks

Raytheon Provides First Hybrid Cellular Capability For Soldier Networks

Raytheon’s One Force communications solution successfully linked soldiers’ smart phones and tablets during the recent U.S. Army Expeditionary Warrior Experiment (AEWE) at Fort Benning, Ga. It was the first time that data, voice and video over the hand-held commercial devices […]


Army step closer to enabling self-aware network

Army step closer to enabling self-aware network

U.S. Army engineers will discuss the results of their efforts to enable a self-aware, decision-making network during the Military Communications Conference 2011, Nov. 8 at the Baltimore Convention Center. The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command’s communications-electronics center, or […]


New light machine gun aims to ‘SAW’ Soldiers’ load

New light machine gun aims to ‘SAW’ Soldiers’ load

Nearly 20 Soldiers participated in a two-week assessment of a prototype light machine gun to demonstrate its potential impact on mission effectiveness and to help engineers develop possible improvements to the weapon and its unique ammunition. The evaluation sought the […]


Army rolls out first Apache Block III aircraft

Army rolls out first Apache Block III aircraft

The first Apache Block III helicopter was delivered to the Army today during a ceremony at the Boeing plant here in which the aircraft was rolled out on stage under bright lights and a wisp of generated smoke. Hundreds of […]


Army networking radios improve communications at tactical edge

Army networking radios improve communications at tactical edge

As the Army focuses on its number-one priority of modernizing the network, its first networking waveform radio continues to enhance communications at the tactical edge. Expanding its fielding efforts, Product Manager Network Systems, known as PdM NS, which is assigned […]


 
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