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Army explores PTSD treatments

Army explores PTSD treatments

ORLANDO, Fla.: Science and technology is leading the approach for treating Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and those treatments were discussed by medical experts at a topical panel at the 27th Army Science Conference Nov 30. The treatments discussed ranged from […]


Army issues RFP for Ground Combat Vehicle

Army issues RFP for Ground Combat Vehicle

WASHINGTON: Force protection against a classified list of threats, a nine-Soldier capacity, full-spectrum-operations capability and on-time delivery within seven years are among the “big four” imperatives the Army has spelled out for those hoping to be selected to build the […]


US deploys ‘game-changer’ weapon to Afghanistan

US deploys ‘game-changer’ weapon to Afghanistan

Washington: It looks and acts like something best left in the hands of Sylvester Stallone’s “Rambo,” but this latest dream weapon is real — and the US Army sees it becoming the Taliban’s worst nightmare. The Pentagon has rolled out […]


Army kicks off science conference

Army kicks off science conference

ORLANDO, Fla.: The Army’s top scientists, researchers and engineers gathered for the opening of the 27th Army Science Conference Nov. 29 to discuss the latest developments to provide technology-enabled capabilities with the goal to empower, unburden, and protect the warfighter. […]


Army unit flies new unmanned aircraft in Iraq

Army unit flies new unmanned aircraft in Iraq

CAMP TAJI, Iraq: An Army unit deployed to Camp Taji, Iraq, is shaping the future of the Army’s unmanned aircraft systems program with a handful of its newest aircraft, the MQ-1C Gray Eagle. The unit, known as Quick Reaction Capability […]


Singapore Army to Equip 6 Units with Mini-UAV

Singapore Army to Equip 6 Units with Mini-UAV

By end-2010, six Army units will get the Skyblade III mini Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) system which improves situational awareness and the flow of information during operations. Designed to be lightweight and portable, it will provide the units with enhanced […]


Robots to rescue wounded on battlefield

Robots to rescue wounded on battlefield

FORT DETRICK, Md.: A robot being tested now may soon have the ability to rescue wounded Soldiers under fire without risking additional lives. The Battlefield Extraction-Assist Robot, or BEAR, has been tested over the past year by Soldiers at the […]


New MRAP ambulance prototypes many improvements

New MRAP ambulance prototypes many improvements

WASHINGTON: A Pentagon team is working with the Army Medical Command and BAE Systems to build a new Caiman Mine-Resistant Ambush-Protected Ambulance that offers a host of technological innovations. The new MRAP ambulance will have more space to treat patients, […]


Army Cuts Threaten Dutch Fighting Force

Army Cuts Threaten Dutch Fighting Force

In the wake of successful campaigns abroad as part of the NATO missions in Afghanistan and Kosovo, the Dutch military is now having to battle with budget cuts and lower expectations. And the latest cuts, announced on Thursday by the […]


 
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