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Army joins the Air Force, Navy in attempt to develop hypersonic weaponry

Posted October 24, 2018 by Joe Lacdan

Similar to precision weapons being developed by the Air Force and Navy, the Army is developing its own unique hypersonic weapon. Col. John Rafferty, director of the Long-Range Precision Fires Cross-Functional Team, discussed the development of these new long-range precision weapons at the Association of the U.S. Army's Annual Meeting and Exposition, Oct. 9, 2018.

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Astronaut, cosmonaut safe after abort during launch to ISS

Posted October 11, 2018 by

American astronaut Nick Hague and Russian cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin resting comfortably in the city of Baikonur, Kazakhstan, after an anomaly shortly after their launch. The Soyuz-10 spacecraft launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan to the International Space Station at 4:40 a.m., EDT, Oct. 10 carrying Hague and Ovchinin. Shortly after launch, there was an…

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After crash, Pentagon says temporary pause in F-35 flights

Posted October 11, 2018 by by Lolita C. Baldor

The Pentagon on Oct. 11 ordered a temporary pause in all F-35 fighter jet flights in order to inspect the fleet in the wake of a crash last month in South Carolina. The decision involves a potentially bad fuel tube and affects more than 250 U.S.-owned jets, as well as nearly 100 that belong to…

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High Desert Warrior Digital Edition – October 5, 2018

Posted October 5, 2018 by

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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Technology

Army hosts competition to find next-generation technological advances

Posted October 5, 2018 by Dr. Bruce D. Jette

Recently, I have endeavored to reach out to traditionally non-defense small businesses that have never worked with the government but have great ideas and perhaps revolutionary innovations that could be of some benefit to the Army.

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Army researchers develop software to ensure that if a military robot falls, it can get itself up

Posted October 4, 2018 by

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md­ — Scientists at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory and the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory have developed software to ensure that if a robot falls, it can get itself back up, meaning future military robots will be less reliant on their Soldier handlers. Based on feedback from Soldiers at an…

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9/11 remembrance and resilience in the face of tragedy

Posted October 4, 2018 by

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — Seventeen years after Newspapers across the country printed headlines that read “Hijacked Jets Destroy Twin Towers and Hit Pentagon,” the memories of that day and the days to follow are still fresh in the minds of many Americans. This year Fort Irwin’s September 11th Remembrance Day, started as a somber walk…

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Technology

Army innovation through re-engineering

Posted October 4, 2018 by by Crystal Chadwick

In 1801, Eli Whitney disassembled 10muskets made from interchangeable parts, placed the parts in a big pile, and then reassembled ten muskets from parts picked at random, demonstrating the revolutionizing concept of interchangeable parts. In 1913, Henry Ford combines existing technologies to extend the concept of interchangeable parts to the manufacturing process itself, using a…

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Modernizing the Army’s OPFOR program to become a near-peer sparring partner

Posted October 3, 2018 by Mario J. Hoffmann

While the United States fought conflicts and insurgencies in the Middle East, South Asia and Africa over the last 17 years, potential adversaries were studying U.S. operations and developing sophisticated weapons, munitions and disruptive technologies.

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Technology

New Army technology guides Soldiers in complete darkness

Posted September 26, 2018 by

Researchers at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory in Adelphi, Md., developed a new type of thermal imaging camera that allows Soldiers to see hidden objects that were previously undetectable.

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