The Army launched its Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Asset Vehicle with a ribbon-cutting ceremony in the Army Strong Zone as a prelude to Army All-American Bowl in the Alamodome Jan. 7, 2012.
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The CERDEC Flight Activity is at the heart of testing systems that go into aircraft such as various infrared counter measures, signals intelligence sensor systems and radar systems as well as handling post-production modifications like fast rope systems, adapted seats and paint jobs.
Three full facial transplants have been accomplished with funding from an Army contract and officials at the Natick Soldier Systems Center hope the technology can be used on wounded warriors.
The 1st Attack Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Aviation Regiment, Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, is the first unit in the Army to have their entire fleet of Apache helicopters replaced with the comprehensively upgraded Apache (AH-64D) Block III beginning in February.
There is another war in Afghanistan. A war that has no armor or aircraft yet expands well beyond the boundaries of every nation known to man, the vast landscape of the digital realm.
Everyone knows that without water and fuel, the modern Army would grind to a halt in the field.
On the dynamic and complex battlefield, the Common Operating Environment will streamline communications between Soldiers in vehicles and higher headquarters, creating seamless interoperability between the computers, sensors and applications they use.
The Army-led effort to design a next-generation vertical-lift aircraft that is faster, more capable and better equipped is heavily focused on leveraging advanced electronic and avionics capabilities, service officials explained.
The Pentagon and the U.S. Army are in the early stages of a far-reaching science and technology effort designed to engineer, build and deliver a next-generation helicopter with vastly improved avionics, electronics, range, speed, propulsion, survivability, operating density altitudes and payload capacity, service officials said.
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The Program Executive Office for Ammunition has started testing a new artillery round that will provide Soldier’s with superior performance as well as lighten the military logistics burden.
Military officials mingled with thousands of industry representatives Nov. 7-10, 2011, for MILCOM 2011 at the Baltimore Convention Center. The annual event is touted by its organizers as the “premier international conference for military communications.”
The popularity of smartphones and other mobile devices has changed the way we communicate, and the Fort Meade, Md., Public Affairs Office is taking advantage of those changes.
HELLFIRE missiles are the primary precision air-to-ground weapon used by joint and coalition services. Having a Forward Test and Repair Facility for them is saving the Army money.
The U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command successfully launched an Advanced Hypersonic Weapon demonstrator Nov. 17, 2011.
An advanced lightweight radio that will connect troops on the front lines to the Army’s tactical communications network has completed its operational test.
Corpus Christi Army Depot in Texas turned around ten UH-60 Black Hawk gearboxes in a record ten days to fulfill urgent Army need.
The M150/M151 Mortar Fire Control System – Dismounted provides mortarmen with increased speed and effectiveness previously only available to the mounted mortar systems using fire control. It makes dismounted 120mm mortars easier to fire and keeps Soldiers safer.
The much-anticipated Army Acquisition Review hones in on the current processes for determining requirements, resourcing, and acquisition — “Big A” acquisition — and provides what the Army has said will be a blueprint for improvements over the next two years.
The Army is evaluating a cutting-edge force-protection system which combines radar, surveillance cameras, unmanned sensors, gunshot detection and remote-controlled weapons.
CAMP SHELBY, Miss. – Over 60 more Soldiers with the Arkansas Army National Guard departed Camp Shelby, Miss, on Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2006, for their yearlong deployment in Iraq. Family members and Guard leaders gathered at Camp Shelby Monday to bid farewell to the Soldiers, who are deploying with Company D, 1st Battalion, 114th Aviation (Air Traffic Services) of the 77th Aviation Brigade.
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Gen. Benjamin S. Griffin, commanding general, U.S. Army Materiel Command, hosted a ceremony today standing-up the U.S. Army Sustainment Command at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill. The newest of AMCAca,!a,,cs major subordinate commands was created by transforming U.S. Army Field Support Command, an event that represents a major cultural shift in AMCAca,!a,,cs support to the field Army.
Communicating with loved ones is now easier for some Soldiers rehabilitating at Walter Reed Army Medical Center.
The Navy christened and launched the nation’s first Littoral Combat Ship, Freedom (LCS-1), at the Marinette Marine shipyard Sept. 24.
Recently three Combat Camera service members from the Combined Joint Task Force Aca,!” Horn of Africa paid a visit to the capital of Yemen to teach 13 Yemeni Coast Guardsmen the basics of their work.
None of them are anywhere near as cool as Deep Digger, the bunker-busting bomb that drills its way underground. But various arms of the Defense Department are working on a number of next-generation munitions, designed to take out deeply buried targets, Aviation Week writes.
As Americans pause to observe POW/MIA Recognition Day today, teams of military and civilian experts will be excavating sites in Europe, South Korea, Solomon Islands, Alaska and Hawaii, looking for remains to help identify servicemembers still missing from past wars.
Col. Michael F. Beech of Worchester, Mass., took command of the Army’s newest modular unit of action during a ceremony here today.
Citing the utmost confidence in the combat performance of Soldier-worn body armor, U.S. Army leaders reiterated to reporters Thursday that protecting troops is the highest priority and therefore the service has already implemented a host of recommendations to improve body-armor testing procedures.
The Army has completed the field portion of its technical demonstration to evaluate new strategies to recover and destroy underwater military munitions.
Anniston Army Depot is converting the Army’s inventory of M2 Flexible machine guns to a new variant, providing a constant stream of work for the installation’s Small Arms Repair Facility.
Combat engineers with Alpha Company, 3rd Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division have adapted to meet the requirements of Kandahar province, Afghanistan.
Army researchers have linked tactical radios and military chat systems with cell phones, instant messaging and other commercial communications technologies as part of a wide-ranging effort to streamline collaboration across the force.
Advances in energy technology that increase warfighter capability not only help the Defense Department protect the nation, but also accomplish two other important objectives, Deputy Defense Secretary William J. Lynn III said here today.
The second day of the first joint Army – Air Force Energy Forum became standing room only as they waited for leaders from the military and government to enter.