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A deep space communications hub in desert

When NASA engineers were looking for a place to build a network of large radio antennas in the 1950s, they knew they needed somewhere quiet. They were going to build a series of antennas with huge parabolic dishes and receivers that could detect extremely faint radio signals.

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Army researchers looking to neurostimulation to enhance, accelerate Soldiers’ abilities

Neurostimulation is not actually a process the Army intends to use for creating "super Soldiers." However, Army researchers have been experimenting with it as a means to accelerate training.

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The Army Vision: Behind the 10-year plan to help the Army win today’s and tomorrow’s battles

In 1973, as the draft ended and America withdrew from Vietnam, the Army made it a priority to catch and keep the technological edge in weapons and equipment -- setting up the formation of Training and Doctrine Command and Forces Command.

High Desert Warrior Digital Edition, June 1, 2018 News

High Desert Warrior Digital Edition June 1, 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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NTC brings Soldiers, community together at Torrance Armed Forces Day celebration

Soldiers from the National Training Center and Fort Irwin made the trip to Torrance, Calif., to take part in the city's 59th annual Armed Forces Day parade May 19. Thousands of community members lined Torrance Boulevard to show their support and take part in the celebration.


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Health & Safety

September is National Suicide Awareness Prevention Month

Posted  September 1, 2017

Each September, the Armed Forces recognize National Suicide Prevention Month. In support of this National observance, various activities are scheduled throughout the month to focus on the wellness of the community. The Army’s Ready and Resilient efforts will leverage the month of September as a communication opportunity to amplify its Ready and Resilient (R2) messaging…

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Military, Civilian Spouses’ club kicks off season, welcomes new members

Posted  September 1, 2017

The Military and Civilian Spouses’ Club of Fort Irwin ushered in a new year of club activities at its annual super sign-up event on Aug. 24. The event, held at Sam Adams, provided spouses with the opportunity to join the club and meet current members, talk with representatives of community organizations, and shop the wares…

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OTC tests latest Apache helicopter radar signal detecting set

Posted  September 1, 2017

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

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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Technology

Army completes autonomous micro-robotics research program

Posted  August 30, 2017

Researchers from industry and universities across the nation have rallied around a collaborative technology alliance with the U.S. Army Research Laboratory since 2008.

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