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Romania proving a strong ally during Exercise Combined Resolve IV

Romania proving a strong ally during Exercise Combined Resolve IV

Approximately 250 soldiers, from the Romanian Land Forces, are participating in the multinational Exercise Combined Resolve IV to improve operations in a coalition structure alongside NATO allies and European partners. Since 2003, the Romanian Land Forces have deployed three times […]


US Army’s mid-tier radio advances battlefield network

US Army’s mid-tier radio advances battlefield network

With vehicles that are equipped with a new high-bandwidth networking radio, Soldiers can move across the battlefield, rapidly exchanging mission-critical voice messages, images and video with their commanders. Using line-of-sight communications waveforms that are not dependent on satellites, mid-tier networking […]


U.S. Army plans exercise with Romanian Land Force

U.S. Army plans exercise with Romanian Land Force

Despite hours of planning and preparation dedicated toward a common goal, those involved would not know if the planning was a success until the plans are implemented. It is only then when all involved learn whether the initial phases led […]


US Army outfits first vehicles with electronic stability control

A brand-new Mine Resistant Ambush Protected feature - the first of its kind for the Army - will help maximize warfighter safety and survivability. MRAPs are the first vehicles outfitted with electronic stability control. Electronic stability control could also be an enabler for future fully autonomous vehicles.

Soldiers laud the ballistic protection Mine Resistant Ambush Protected, or MRAP, vehicles that provide them against underbody threats, but now a brand-new MRAP feature, the first of its kind for the Army, will help maximize warfighter safety and survivability. Electronic […]


US Army Combat Aviation Soldiers master control of drones during test flights

US Army Combat Aviation Soldiers master control of drones during test flights

Unmanned aircraft is one of the fastest growing sectors in civilian and military aviation. From close air support, to surveillance, to climate data gathering, unmanned aerial vehicles, or UAVs, are now a staple within Army aviation units. This growing demand […]


Nano-satellites may soon communicate with Soldiers from space

Nano-satellites may soon communicate with Soldiers from space

Tiny Army satellites may someday provide Soldiers with voice, data and even visual communications in remote areas, which lack such communications. Already some of that technology has been successfully tested, Dr. Travis Taylor said. Taylor is the senior scientist for […]


Obama picks new chiefs for US Army, Navy

Obama picks new chiefs for US Army, Navy

President Barack Obama has chosen a submarine officer to serve as the next head of the US Navy and an infantry officer who commanded troops in Afghanistan for army chief, officials said Wednesday. Admiral John Richardson, currently the head of […]


US Army upgrades body armor, saves money

US Army upgrades body armor, saves money

It is not every day you can get half of the latest and greatest product in any industry, but that is exactly what a team from the product manager for Soldier Protective Equipment, or PdM SPE, and Defense Logistics Agency […]


Third armaments revolution set to unfold

The Counter-Rocket, Artillery, Missile, or C-RAM, gun fires flares during a weapons test at Joint Base Balad, Iraq, Jan. 31, 2010. The C-RAM has the ability to fire up to 4,500 rounds per minute to protect the base against incoming projectiles.

Game-changer armament technologies come just once in a blue moon, said Michael Zoltoski, chief of the Army Research Lab’s Lethality Division. The first blue moon moment came during the 1950s, with the development of tactical nuclear weapons, he said. The […]


 
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