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Army to prioritize top equipment programs in service-wide review

Posted September 20, 2017 by C. Todd Lopez

Over the next several months, some 820 equipment programs -- including combat vehicles, aircraft, and even gear worn or carried by Soldiers -- are expected to be rank ordered by their importance to the Army's war fighting mission, as a way to determine if the Army is spending its limited resources in the best ways possible.

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Supervised autonomy the goal in Army aviation, says major general

Posted September 15, 2017 by David Vergun

With all of the publicity surrounding autonomous cars in America, people might wonder if autonomous aircraft or unmanned aerial systems are to follow, particularly in the military.

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New modular handgun system, Sig Sauer P320, in testing at Army sites across the country

Posted September 8, 2017 by Tina Ray

Various service members will be at Fort Bragg over the next few weeks for testing of the new modular handgun system, the Sig Sauer P320, for the U.S. Army Operational Test Command based at Fort Hood, Texas.

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Army to rapidly procure reusable shoulder-fired weapon system

Posted September 8, 2017 by Argie R Sarantinos Perrin

Used on battlefields around the world since 1991, the M3 Multi-Role Anti-Armor Anti-Personnel Weapon System, or MAAWS, has seen several iterations.

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Army accelerates fielding of mission-command vehicle upgrades

Posted September 1, 2017 by Dan Lafontaine

The Army is ramping up fielding improved mission-command hardware and software that provide increased situational awareness, chat capability and less complex user interfaces for Soldiers in combat vehicles.

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Fort Bliss soldiers face mock chemical attack in Mojave Desert

Posted September 1, 2017 by

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — An artillery shell falls from the sky and bursts on the ground, spreading its deadly gas. The field headquarters of Fort Bliss’ 2nd Brigade Combat Team has been hit. Soldiers scurry for cover, while others quickly change into gas masks and chemical gear and hunt for the perpetrators. The gas attack…

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Attorney, client relationship explained

Posted September 1, 2017 by CPT Neumann

One of the key aspects of the attorney-client relationship is that of privileged communications.  Most everyone has heard of these concepts, but they bear repeating given their significance and the consequences of improper disclosure. Once an attorney-client relationship has been established, and under many circumstances even prior to a formal arrangement, whatever an attorney and…

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The Guard Years – Fort Irwin in the 1970’s

Posted September 1, 2017 by By Kenneth Drylie

Editor’s Note: This is part two in a series chronicling the history of Fort Irwin and the creation of the National Training Center. After the regular Army “Turned out the lights” at Fort Irwin, the post was turned over to the 40th Armored Brigade of the California National Guard. Life on the post was mostly…

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OTC tests latest Apache helicopter radar signal detecting set

Posted September 1, 2017 by by Maj. Matthew Miskowski

Thirty of U.S. Army’s finest accomplished the Follow-on Test (FOT) of the AN/APR-39D(V) Radar Signal Detecting Set  at Inyokern, California, both increasing unit readiness and informing acquisition fielding decisions for the Army. Bearcat Co., of the 1st Attack Reconnaissance Battalion, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, planned their warfighting missions in a hangar at the Inyokern public…

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Army accelerates fielding of mission-command vehicle upgrades

Posted September 1, 2017 by by Dan Lafontaine

The Army is ramping up fielding improved mission-command hardware and software that provide increased situational awareness, chat capability and less complex user interfaces for Soldiers in combat vehicles. Recognizing high demand for the systems and significant impact on operations, Army Forces Command requested an accelerated pace to reach all active, Reserve and National Guard units…

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