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Fort Irwin small business outreach attracts outpouring response

Approximately 120 representatives from small businesses and some large industry took part in an acquisition forecast open house May 1 hosted by members of the Mission and Installation Contracting Command at Fort Irwin, Calif.

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Airborne engineers enter digital age

Army Airborne Engineers will soon begin fielding digital systems that maximize their efficiency, increase situational awareness and potentially save lives during earth moving operations in hostile environments.

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High Desert Warrior Digital Edition – May 4, 2018

Welcome to the High Desert Warrior Digital Edition! If you’re looking for news and information on happenings at Ft. Irwin National Training Center, you’ve come to the right place.

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Ghost Brigade readies its Soldiers for hybrid threats

Since 1980, military personnel have come and gone through the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif., to prepare for missions around the world. For the 1-2 Stryker Brigade Combat Team, their April 2018 rotation to NTC was a way to prepare themselves against the future threats the country may face.

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Army seeks better, lighter munitions for UAS, attack helicopters, general says

The Army needs a family of lightweight, longer-range precision munitions to fire from its fleet of unmanned aerial systems and attack helicopters, said Maj. Gen. Frank Tate.


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Technology

Soldiers’ situational awareness improved using micro-displays, augmented reality

Posted  March 26, 2018

Several new technologies are being developed that, once combined, will provide Soldiers an unprecedented overview of the battlefield.

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Army

Army secretary highlights Futures Command, readiness in congressional testimony

Posted  March 23, 2018

"Our competitors are seeking to alter global strategic realities for their own benefit, often at the expense of U.S. interests and those of our allies and partners," said Secretary of the Army Dr. Mark T. Esper during a testimony Tuesday before the House Armed Services Committee.

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High Desert Warrior Flipbook – March 2, 2018

Posted  March 21, 2018

Ft. Irwin High Desert Warrior – Digital Publication serving the National Training Center and Ft. Irwin, CA. If you’re looking for news and information on happenings at Ft. Irwin National Training Center, you’ve come to the right place.

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Army

Revived Roving Sands exercise teaches air defense units mobility, expeditionary warfare

Posted  March 21, 2018

On a vast stretch of desert in southern New Mexico, the Army resurrected the Roving Sands exercise earlier this month as part of an effort to remain vigilant against an array of potential worldwide aerial threats.

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Budget flexibility, Congress’ support can help Army modernize

Posted  March 16, 2018

The Army is grateful for increases offered in the Fiscal Year 2018 budget, said the service's secretary, but added greater flexibility on how to use that money is needed to make the best use of it.

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