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Army hosts competition to find next-generation technological advances

Posted October 5, 2018 by Dr. Bruce D. Jette

Recently, I have endeavored to reach out to traditionally non-defense small businesses that have never worked with the government but have great ideas and perhaps revolutionary innovations that could be of some benefit to the Army.

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Modernizing the Army’s OPFOR program to become a near-peer sparring partner

Posted October 3, 2018 by Mario J. Hoffmann

While the United States fought conflicts and insurgencies in the Middle East, South Asia and Africa over the last 17 years, potential adversaries were studying U.S. operations and developing sophisticated weapons, munitions and disruptive technologies.

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New Army technology guides Soldiers in complete darkness

Posted September 26, 2018 by

Researchers at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory in Adelphi, Md., developed a new type of thermal imaging camera that allows Soldiers to see hidden objects that were previously undetectable.

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Major financial changes could affect your security clearance

Posted September 26, 2018 by Tammy Fink and Saunci Barrett

As of July 27, the Department of Defense will continuously monitor individuals’ security eligibility through the new Continuous Evaluation Program. This new policy mandates that individuals who hold a security clearance will be continuously evaluated to determine if they meet the requirements to maintain that clearance. The security clearance renewal due every six to 10…

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Army researchers hope to lighten Soldiers’ battery load

Posted September 5, 2018 by David Vergun

Across all six of the Army's modernization priorities there has been a dramatic increase in demand for power as a result of the introduction of new system capabilities and prototypes that are energy hungry.

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Army contest invites winning innovators to bring AI capabilities to Soldiers

Posted August 29, 2018 by Nancy Jones-Bonbrest

The Army Rapid Capabilities Office today announced the winners of a challenge designed to identify artificial intelligence and machine learning tools that could improve the speed and accuracy of electronic warfare operations.

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Army researchers provide insights on offering feedback, commander-Soldier interaction

Posted August 29, 2018 by

Army photograph A team comprised of members from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute proposed an award-winning cognitively-inspired adaptive leadership framework that can provide intelligent decision making support for a commander delivering cost-effective feedback to followers with different levels of mission readiness. A collaborative research project between Army researchers and academia has…

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Long-range precision fires modernization a joint effort, Army tech leader says

Posted August 24, 2018 by David Vergun

The Army's No. 1 modernization priority -- long-range precision fires -- is a collaborative science and technology effort between the Army and the other services, said Dr. Thomas Russell.

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National Guard NCO’s mentor young Soldiers at NTC

Posted August 22, 2018 by Sgt. 1st Class HollyAnn Nicom

Sgt. Michael King and Sgt. Jerome Lee talk quietly with each other next to a Light Medium Tactical Vehicle on a hot, dusty afternoon in the cantonment area of the National Training Center in Fort Irwin, Calif.

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Mobile command post advances set the course for survivability and overmatch

Posted August 15, 2018 by Kathryn Bailey

Army command post stakeholders recently attended a demonstration here that featured emerging expeditionary mission command technologies with one primary benchmark -- mobility.

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