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Laser weapons bring sharp advantages to the battlefield

The Army and Navy are increasingly incorporating laser weapons on a limited number of platforms and training exercises, according to Matthew Ketner, branch chief of the High Energy Laser Controls and Integration Directorate at the Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division, Virginia.

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ATACMS ready to test-fire at White Sands Missile Range

Field Artillery Soldiers will soon be ready to test-fire the modernized Army Tactical Missile System at White Sands Missile Range, N.M.

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Invisible War: ‘Dagger’ brigade’s electronic warfare Soldiers prove concept at NTC

During their recent rotation at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, California, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, consolidated their cyber electromagnetic activities' (CEMA) electronic warfare (EW) Soldiers into a front-line force that engaged the opposition on a less-traditional battlefield.

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Prototypes rapidly deliver cyber capabilities

Serving as "test drives" for possible Army systems of the future, prototypes are playing an increasingly vital role as a natural bridge between emerging technologies and more mature solutions that are part of official programs of record.

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End strength increase to save units, fill shortfalls

The 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, part of the 25th Infantry Division in Alaska, was all but shut down before recently receiving a reprieve.


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Salutes & Awards

Army recognizes best Lean Six Sigma initiatives

Posted  May 23, 2017

Saving millions of dollars, the recipients of this year's Lean Six Sigma excellence awards reduced processing times, improved health of the force and increased readiness.

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Army simulator provides readiness to drone flight crews

Posted  May 23, 2017

An advanced Army simulator is reducing risks and saving costs at the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development, and Engineering Center.

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Mississippi National Guard heads to Nation Training Center

Posted  May 23, 2017

Mississippi National Guard photograph by Staff Sgt. Veronica McNabb al Training Center where approximately 5,500 Soldiers and Airmen will participate in the training exercise.   Mississippi National Guard photograph by Staff Sgt. Veronica McNabb 155th Armored Brigade Combat Team touches down to begin their National Training Center rotation at Fort Irwin, Calif. The exercise will…

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First gender-integrated infantry one station unit training graduates

Posted  May 23, 2017

Over the last 18 months, the U.S. Army at Fort Benning has trained and graduated its first female Ranger course students, its first female Armor officers, and on May 19, 2017, the Army graduated its first gender-integrated Infantry One Station Unit Training (OSUT).

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Commanders expect contractors to deliver capability, say leaders

Posted  May 15, 2017

When a commander needs a capability, there's an expectation that the contractor hired to provide that capability "is going to come trained to be able to execute that mission and step up immediately, just like it's a tank company or some other entity that can hit the ground running," said Jay T. Carr.

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