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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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Fort Irwin remembers Memorial Day

Posted  June 2, 2017

Army photograph Col. Matthew Moore, National Training Center Chief of Staff address’ attendees at Mountain View Cemetery Memorial Day Service.   The singing group “Penny a Kiss” perform an “American Medley” during the Victor Valley Memorial Park Memorial Day Service.   Army photograph Members of American Legion Post 229 fire a rifle salute at the conclusion…

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Labs connect virtually to rapidly test integrated capabilities

Posted  May 31, 2017

Much like a smartphone all but eliminates the need for separate personal devices such as a calculator, alarm clock, map and radio, the Army is bringing different technologies together to deliver warfighting systems, such as fires and navigation, as software "apps."

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‘Dagger’ brigade leaves NTC ready for European rotation

Posted  May 31, 2017

Army photograph by Sgt. Michael C. Roach Soldiers from 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, evacuate a training casualty during an early morning attack on the mock -city of Razish during National Training Center Rotation 17-06, at Fort Irwin, Calif., May 5, 2017. Fort Riley’s [Kansas] 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry…

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Mississippi National Guardsman dies in California training

Posted  May 31, 2017

FORT IRWIN, Calif.–One Mississippi National Guard soldier has been killed and three others have been injured during a training exercise in California. The Guard said in a news release May 30 that investigators are trying to determine what caused the death and injuries May 29 night at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin. The…

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National Guard Soldiers equips tactical vehicles with Duke system during training

Posted  May 26, 2017

Soldiers with 2nd Battalion, 137th Infantry Regiment, Kansas Army National Guard installed counter remote controlled improvised explosive devices systems, known as a "Duke", on their tactical vehicles May 22, 2017 at the National Training Center, Fort Irwin, Calif.

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