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Treats from a Trunk: Trunk or Treat

Posted November 2, 2018 by Contributor Casey Slusser

Fort Irwin- 22 “Trunks”, 3 food trucks and over 400 kids participated in Fort Irwin’s Trunk or Treat, hosted by the Post Exchange on Halloween night. Kids lined up and got treated from cars decked in traditional ornaments, cobwebs, spiders, dinosaurs, and, of course, the Pumpkin King. After receiving their treats, kids had the opportunity…

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Army photograph by Spec. Brianna Saville

Army developing new enhanced night vision goggles, squad rifles to increase Soldier lethality

Posted October 29, 2018 by Devon L. Suits

The Army is slated to release the newest Enhanced Night Vision Goggle-Binocular to a select number of combat units sometime in fiscal year 2019, according to the Soldier Lethality Cross-Functional Team officials. The new ENVG-B has both night vision and thermal-sensing capabilities and "stereoscopic binocular depth perception," providing Soldiers with an illusion of depth on a flat image, officials said.

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Army photograph by CWO4 Daniel McClinton

Future Vertical Lift projects to build on recent progress

Posted October 29, 2018 by Sean Kimmons

Future Vertical Lift projects are primed to expand on recent progress this fiscal year as the Army searches to replace its aging fleets of helicopters. In less than six months, the new cross-functional team for FVL has already published two requests for proposals on a future attack reconnaissance aircraft and future tactical unmanned aerial systems.

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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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September 11 rememberance

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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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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