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Army study reveals new findings on human-autonomy interaction

A team of Army scientists and engineers at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., have challenged long-held views in the area of human-autonomy interaction to change the way science involves people, especially in developing advanced technical systems that involve artificial intelligence and autonomy.

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U.S. Army Garrison welcomes new commander

Fort Irwin, Calif. — A new commander took the reins of U.S. Army Garrison, Fort Irwin in a ceremony on July 12 at the garrison headquarters here. Incoming commander Col. Seth Krummrich received the colors of the U.S. Army Garrison from Mrs. Brenda Lee McCullough, director of Installation Management Command (IMCOM) Region – Readiness, signifying…

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Army Armor and Desert Training Center – Fort Irwin in the 1960’s

Editor’s Note: This is part two in a series chronicling the history Fort Irwin and the creation of the National Training Center. Until the 1960’s, the U.S. Army presence in the Mojave Desert was considered a temporary solution. Camp Irwin was activated and deactivated as needed for training. The Mojave Anti-Aircraft Range and the Army…

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Fort Irwin celebrates summer

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — The Fort Irwin community celebrated the summer season at an event held on July 8 at Army Field here. Over 2500 community members attend the annual Summer Jam event hosted by Fort Irwin Family Morale, Recreation and Welfare directorate. The event featured games, giant water slides, vendors, food and beverages and…

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Army aims to field new weapon sight that wirelessly pairs with night vision goggles

In the next 18 months or so, the Army expects to field two new systems to dismounted Soldiers that will allow for more rapid acquisition of targets, even those hidden by darkness, smoke or fog.


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Salutes & Awards

Weed Army Community Hospital receives Army Star Strong Award

Posted  July 7, 2017

After five years of training and safety improvements, Weed Army Community Hospital received the prestigious Army Star Strong Award June 29.

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Vacation Bible School attendance soar

Posted  July 7, 2017

Army photograph by Jo Garrison Eighty-one volunteers from the Fort Irwin community come together to teach children Bible lessons with age appropriate activities during Vacation Bible School at Main Post Chapel, June 9. Every summer, the Religious Services Office holds a weeklong outreach program for children of the community called Vacation Bible School at Main…

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Army experts seek to defeat host of improvised threats

Posted  July 3, 2017

On average, there are about 2,500 IED attacks every month worldwide, according to Lt. Col. James McGuyer.

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Unmanned aerial system improves situational awareness and mission performance

Posted  July 3, 2017

The Aviation Development Directorate has developed a system enabling an air mission commander to manage multiple unmanned aerial systems simultaneously, resulting in faster completion of mission tasks without increasing operator workload.

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Laser weapons bring sharp advantages to the battlefield

Posted  June 27, 2017

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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