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  • U.S. Army news, information about Army's response to Ebola threat

    Dec 17, 2014

    U.S. Army news, information about Army's response to Ebola threat

  • Leading Army researcher: Future of autonomous vehicles

    Dec 16, 2014

    Army Technology Magazine interviewed Paul D. Rogers, director of the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research Development and Engineering Center at the Detroit Arsenal in Warren, Michigan. Rogers provides executive management to deliver advanced technology solutions for all Department of Defense ground systems and combat support equipment.

  • Intelligence center develops DCGS-A tactical engagement teams to support mission command

    Dec 16, 2014

    As the Army implements the new Army Operating Concept, the U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence developed the tactical engagement team concept to bring Distributed Common Ground System-Army subject matter experts to the operational Soldier, in support of mission command.

  • TLSC-E provides 'one-stop shop' for OAR retrograde

    Dec 16, 2014

    Multinational training exercises bring Soldiers and equipment from around the world together for a realistic training experience. After weeks of hard work and equipment use, it is time for the Soldiers and their gear to go home. One organization in Kaiserslautern, Germany, makes equipment retrograde easy.

  • Army developing robotic insects?

    Dec 16, 2014

    A mechanical fly buzzing into an enemy operations center for surveillance may still be the stuff of science fiction, but perhaps not for long.

  • 450 scientists visit Army Research Lab 'Open Campus'

    Dec 15, 2014

    In an effort to boost collaboration with academia and industry, the Army Research Laboratory hosted about 450 scientists from universities and private companies at its open house, Dec. 9-10, 2014.

  • Soldier uniforms may one day detect, neutralize biological threats

    Dec 15, 2014

    Scientists at the Army Research Laboratory have developed and are producing in small batches synthetic peptides they believe will serve as great replacements for animal-grown antibodies currently used to detect biological hazards.

  • Australian Army visits CERDEC in preparation for NIE 17.1

    Dec 15, 2014

    The Australian Army G6 visited the U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center, Dec. 9, as part of initial coordination efforts leading up to his military's participation in the Network Integration Evaluation. The visit is a continuation of a broader collaboration between the Australian Defense forces and the U.S. Army to improve interoperability during multi-national coalition operations.

  • AMC chaplain visits Picatinny Arsenal

    Dec 15, 2014

    Lt. Col. Andrew Kim, the U.S. Army Materiel Command (AMC) Command Surgeon, and Col. Scott Carson, AMC Command Chaplain, came to visit Picatinny Arsenal Nov. 19.

  • Tire Repair Program saves money at Camp Arifjan

    Dec 15, 2014

  • Army opens its doors to research collaboration

    Dec 15, 2014

    ADELPHI, Md. (Dec. 15, 2014) -- The Army opened its doors to a new era of collaboration between its scientists and their peers in industry, academia and other government agencies, which officials said will keep the nation's joint warfighting team on the cutting edge of technology.

  • Army installs first Ground Based Sense and Avoid radar at Fort Hood

    Dec 15, 2014

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- The U.S. Army installed its first Ground Based Sense and Avoid system radar on Dec. 15 at Fort Hood, Texas, home to two MQ-1C Gray Eagle Unmanned Aircraft System companies, and is one of five installations that have been identified to acquire the system.

  • Aerospace engineer selected for aviation honor

    Dec 15, 2014

    An Aviation and Missile Research, Development, and Engineering Center employee has been selected as the 2014 John White Engineer of the Year by the Hampton Roads, Va. Chapter of the American Helicopter Society.

  • Army installs first Ground-Based Sense-and-Avoid radar

    Dec 15, 2014

    The Army installed its first Ground-Based Sense-and-Avoid radar system, Dec. 15, 2014, at Fort Hood, Texas, home to two MQ-1C Gray Eagle unmanned Aircraft system companies

  • Army, NGA leaders discuss geospatial systems integration and development of the AGE

    Dec 12, 2014

    ALEXANDRIA, Va., Dec. 12, 2014-- Members of the U.S. Army Geospatial-Enterprise Governance Board convened Monday at the Pentagon for their initial meeting of fiscal year 2015 to review the latest efforts being undertaken to tackle geospatial interoperability and the development of a network enabled geospatial enterprise despite growing fiscal challenges and reductions in the force structure.

  • PEO Aviation has more milestones on horizon

    Dec 12, 2014

    The Program Executive Office for Aviation looks back at some of the highlights in 2014 and has their sights set for more milestone achievements in 2015.

  • UAS project office celebrates National Guard birthday

    Dec 12, 2014

    The Unmanned Aircraft Systems Project Office celebrated the birthday of the Army National Guard, which officially turned 378 years old on Dec. 13, during a presentation and cake cutting Friday at the PM UAS conference room.

  • Human capital strategy needed to ensure future readiness

    Dec 11, 2014

    Incorporating objectives and metrics, Army Contracting Command officials are addressing organizational workforce requirements for the future.

  • UAS engineer cited for DoD acquisition achievement excellence

    Dec 11, 2014

    An engineer for the Gray Eagle unmanned aircraft systems product office was recognized with the 2014 Defense Acquisition Workforce Individual Achievement Award during a ceremony at the Pentagon Hall of Heroes Dec. 9.

  • Shyu: Army modernization entering 'death spiral'

    Oct 15, 2014

    "This is a death spiral we're in now," said Heidi Shyu, assistant secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology, describing the state of Army modernization.

  • The method behind the machine: Surgeon, shooter, Soldier

    Oct 14, 2014

    Between surgeries, his Army obligations, and shooting rifle competitions, it's hard to tell where one role begins and another ends.

  • Army researchers evaluate Soldier performance

    Oct 14, 2014

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory Human Research and Engineering Directorate's Fort Leonard Wood field element recently completed a live-fire experiment with the modular protective system multipurpose guard tower on Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri.

  • Army acquisition leaders commemorate milestone anniversary, look to next 25 years

    Oct 14, 2014

    Army acquisition leaders celebrated the 25th anniversary of the Army Acquisition Corps at a commemorative event on the opening day of the Association of the United States Army Annual Meeting and Exposition, held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, in Washington, D.C.

  • Natick ensures insect-repellent clothing is safe, effective

    Oct 14, 2014

    When it comes to insect repellent, the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, or NSRDEC, makes sure Soldier uniforms are treated just right.

  • Army's NIE 15.1 continues to adapt network, evaluate emerging technology

    Oct 14, 2014

    Within 24 hours the 2nd Brigade, 1st Armored Division (2/1 AD) took on five Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs), two IED finds, two air assault missions, two route and reconnaissance missions, and two attack missions. And that's just the pilot phase.

  • President recognizes 25 years of Army acquisition excellence

    Oct 8, 2014

    Oct. 13, 2014, marks 25 years since then-Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Carl E. Vuono approved the creation of the Army Acquisition Corps, a specially trained, dedicated group of military and civilian acquisition leaders who develop, field and sustain the critical systems and services that enable our Soldiers to fight and win our nation's wars.

  • NSRDEC, West Point collaborate to support innovative Soldier science, technology

    Oct 3, 2014

    The U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York, and the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research, Development, and Engineering Center, in Massachusetts, have mutual interest in identifying research opportunities from within NSRDEC for execution within USMA's Academic departments and its centers, resulting in a Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate on researching innovative technologies such as methods to harvest energy on the battlefield to lighten Soldiers' load, and reduce dependency on batteries.

  • Natick's cognitive science research helps steer Soldiers in the right direction

    Oct 2, 2014

    When the going gets tough, Dr. Tad BrunyƩ wants to help. A member of the Cognitive Science Team at the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, BrunyƩ is investigating spatial and non-spatial influences on Soldier navigation choices.

  • Rapid Equipping Force to fall under TRADOC

    Oct 2, 2014

    The Army has decided to retain the Rapid Equipping Force and move it under U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, despite the drawdown and pending sequestration, explained the Rapid Equipping Force director, speaking at a National Defense Industrial Association breakfast in Arlington, Virginia, Oct. 2, 2014.

  • Army Materiel Command analysis group tours Picatinny to learn of capabilities

    Oct 1, 2014

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. (Sept. 25, 2014) --Three members of the Army Materiel Systems Analysis Activity(AMSAA) group toured Picatinny Arsenal, New Jersey, Sept. 24 as a follow-up action to technical and facility data that Picatinny submitted in the spring.

  • Army AL&T magazine celebrates 25 years of Army acquisition

    Oct 1, 2014

    Twenty-five years ago, then-Army chief of Staff Gen. Carl E. Vuono signed a letter formally creating the Army Acquisition Corps (ACC). With this issue, we celebrate 25 years of Army Acquisition excellence, and the professionalism that the AAC represents.

  • AMC commander meets with interns to grow the future force

    Sep 30, 2014

    The U.S. Army Materiel Command's most senior leader met with a group of the most junior employees of the organization, Sep. 26 at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md.

  • Faces of the Force: Dana Osborne

    Sep 30, 2014

    Dana Osborne, Chief, UAS Operations, Unmanned Aircraft Systems Project Office continues a family legacy of service that goes back to the Korean War. "Faces of the Force" is an online feature highlighting members of the Army Acquisition Workforce.

  • Senior leaders return; Discuss ongoing and future materiel enterprise priorities

    Sep 29, 2014

    Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland--The two senior leaders from the Army's Materiel Enterprise completed their second joint town hall meeting here on Aberdeen Proving Ground last Friday.

  • Passing of an ACC leader

    Sep 29, 2014

    Redstone Arsenal, Ala -- Redstone Arsenal officials have announced that a Soldier died Sept. 27 from an apparent gunshot wound in his Redstone Arsenal residence.

  • JRTC takes on cyber, hybrid, conventional threats as training evolves with missions

    Sep 26, 2014

    When the 3rd Brigade Combat Team "Rakkasans," 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), descended from the night sky into the Joint Readiness Training Center at Fort Polk, Louisiana, last month, it not only marked the first large-scale joint forced entry air assault in more than 11 years, it also signaled a larger shift in how the Army executes training missions.

  • ARL receives legacy award

    Sep 24, 2014

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory received the 2014 Baltimore Federal Executive Board's Federal Women's Advisory Council Legacy Award at the 32nd Annual Federal Women's Council Employee Development Program at Martin's West Aug. 26.

  • Afghan flight school adds local instructors

    Sep 24, 2014

    The Afghanistan Air Force has two new instructor pilots in their ranks. The pilots are participating in the MD 530 Rotary Wing Aircraft training program as part of a Foreign Military Sales case managed by the U.S. Army.

  • ASA(ALT) general hosts first-ever Facebook town hall

    Sep 24, 2014

    The Office of the Assistant Secretary for the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology (ASA(ALT)) connected virtually with members of the Army acquisition community for ASA(ALT)'s first-ever Facebook town hall, "Acquisition Workforce Opportunities," with the top officer in charge of career management. The event was hosted on the U.S. Army Acquisition Support Center (USAASC) Facebook page on Sept. 11.

  • Army announces RDECOM command sergeant major transition

    Sep 19, 2014

    The U.S. Army announced that Command Sgt. Maj. James P. Snyder will assume duties and responsibilities as the command sergeant major for the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command from outgoing Command Sgt. Maj. Lebert O. Beharie.

  • Chemical-biological researchers deliver results

    Sep 18, 2014

    Choking, watering eyes, blistering skin and convulsions are symptoms of imminent death from a chemical weapons attack. The lethality of such attacks, most recently in August 2013, in Syria, sends tremors across the globe.

  • Veteran, amputee gets 'leg up' with breakthrough prosthesis

    Sep 18, 2014

    Wounded warrior Edward Lychik worked with the professionals at the Center for the Intrepid to develop a first-of-a-kind leg prosthesis for people with hip-disarticulation amputations.

  • Fort Drum finds success in fielding contracting application

    Sep 18, 2014

    FORT DRUM, New York (Sept. 18, 2014) -- Contracting members at Fort Drum, New York, are achieving favorable results following the implementation of improved business practices with the Contracting Tactical Operations Center database application.

  • Top Army acquisition officer visits Picatinny facilities

    Sep 18, 2014

    Lt. Gen. Michael E. Williamson, the Principal Military Deputy to the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology, toured Picatinny Arsenal facilities Sept. 16, including the gun range where he fired several weapons.

  • Keeping it clean -- Natick's self-cleaning fabric technology goes commercial

    Sep 17, 2014

    Quoc Truong, a physical scientist at the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, Massachusetts, is making sure that it all comes out before the wash.

  • Night turns into day: Army researchers enable night lethality

    Sep 16, 2014

    In science fiction, technology problems are solved with the stroke of a writer's pen. In reality, science and technology research takes time, and a lot of effort.

  • Army research team recognized at international nanotechnology conference

    Sep 16, 2014

    Researchers from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory received the best conference paper award at the 14th IEEE International Conference on Nanotechnology held in Toronto, Canada, Aug. 18-21.

  • Army radio lab continues to grow

    Sep 16, 2014

    Following its opening earlier this year, the ULTR-A facility has continued to grow and cemented key partnerships in preparation for critical rounds of upcoming tests and the growing demand for tactical radio sustainment.

  • Two Vietnam War Soldiers receive Medal of Honor

    Sep 15, 2014

    Retired Command Sgt. Maj. Bennie G. Adkins and Spc. 4 Donald P. Sloat were awarded Medals of Honor for valor in Vietnam, during a ceremony at the White House, Sept. 15, 2014.

  • Faces of the Force: Adam J. Bross

    Sep 15, 2014

    PEO EIS' Adam Bross is highlighted in this edition of "Faces of the Force," an online feature highlighting members of the Army Acquisition Workforce. Produced by the U.S. Army Acquisition Support Center Communication Division, and working closely with public affairs officers, Soldiers and Civilians currently serving in a variety of AL&T disciplines.

  • Army Contracting Command announces its annual award winners

    Sep 11, 2014

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - The U.S. Army Contracting Command recognizeded 27 individuals and eight teams for excellence in fiscal year 2013.

  • Camarillo receives ACC mission update

    Sep 11, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--The Army's principal deputy assistant secretary of the Army for acquisition, logistics and technology received an update on the Army Contracting Command mission here last week.

  • Future Fires: Integrating technology solutions

    Sep 9, 2014

    Army leaders are looking to the future force and seeking to be revolutionary in their thinking about integrating technology, according to current guidance from Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond Odierno. Army researchers are exploring technology solutions to enable improved lethality and fires.

  • Disruptive Technology: How the Army Research Laboratory will change the future

    Sep 8, 2014

    Scientists are unlocking the mysteries of power, energy and lethality in the search for new materials and technologies. The U.S. Army Research Laboratory conducts fundamental research, which endeavors to provide revolutionary capabilities to the Army of 2025 and beyond.

  • Investing in the Army's future

    Sep 5, 2014

    The U.S. Army vision for lethality science and technology investment is to enable overmatch in weapon systems for both offensive and defensive capabilities.

  • High Tech Tools Save Lives Faster, Cheaper, Smarter

    Sep 5, 2014

    U.S. Southern Command's Science, Technology and Experimentation division wowed the crowd at the Conference Center of the Americas on Wednesday, showcasing a wide spectrum of technologies that could help in disaster relief and humanitarian operations. The cutting-edge gadgetry included drones, portable water purification equipment, satellite communications that fits in luggage, and a device that breaks through language barriers with ease.

  • Enhanced grenade lethality: On target even when enemy is concealed

    Sep 4, 2014

    Small Arms Grenade Munitions are munitions rounds that aim to provide warfighters with the capability of shooting a 40-mm low-velocity grenade from an M203 or M320 rifle-mounted grenade launcher with the certainty that, if their target is hiding or behind an object, damage will still be inflicted.

  • Connecting Army force technology begins with capability enabled vehicles at the NIE

    Sep 4, 2014

    In order to test the communications network during Network Integration Evaluation (NIE) 15.1, which will be taking place in October at Fort Bliss; the vehicle engineering designs needed to integrate NIE systems on Army Tactical Vehicles have been in the works since early June, and the actual installations of these systems on tactical vehicles came to completion in August.

  • NIE 15.1 leaders meet at Rehearsal of Concept Drill in preparation of Validation Exercise

    Sep 4, 2014

    System of Systems Integration, Directorate, Capability Package hosted the Validation Exercise (VALEX), Network Integration Evaluation 15.1 Rehearsal of Concept (ROC) Drill on-site at Fort Bliss in August.

  • USAASC launches weapon system website

    Sep 3, 2014

    U.S. Army's Weapon System Handbook goes digital.

  • Army transitions WIN-T sustainment support back to the U.S.

    Sep 3, 2014

    As the Army continues to upgrade WIN-T Increment 1, the tactical communications network backbone that first began supporting forces in Iraq and Afghanistan, it is also transitioning its sustainment strategy for the equipment from worldwide contracted support centers to standard organic support back in the U.S.

  • Army advancing next generation of embedded cryptographic equipment

    Sep 3, 2014

    Taking an aggressive approach to meeting looming Cryptographic cease key dates for equipment used to safeguard information on the battlefield, the Army is moving forward with a comprehensive modernization plan.

  • Army turns to researchers for future lethality

    Sep 2, 2014

    The Army of the future may have fewer Soldiers but more lethality thanks to research in precision, scalable effects and improved range.

  • Hughes promoted to two-star general

    Sep 2, 2014

    Pantego, Texas native and University of Texas at Arlington graduate Daniel P. Hughes was promoted to the rank of U.S. Army Major General on Sept. 2.

  • Promises to keep

    Sep 2, 2014

    Lasting bonds based on trust, respect and confidence are the foundation of the future; commentary was originally published in the July - September 2014 issue of Army AL&T magazine.

  • Contracting NCOs set pace for certification

    Aug 28, 2014

    Two Soldiers attached to the Mission and Installation Contracting Command are among those exemplifying the Army profession through their acquisition certification efforts.

  • Army improves fuel accountability, visibility on battlefield

    Aug 27, 2014

    The U.S. Army is testing systems to improve how fuel is monitored and tracked across the battlefield, officials said.

  • Employee selected for Senior Service College Fellowship course

    Aug 21, 2014

    For one Army Contracting Command employee, knowing when to get out has meant moving up.

  • All Together Now

    Aug 20, 2014

    Tactical Network training before more holistic and more versatile with every capability set fielding. This article was originally published in the July - September 2014 issue of Army AL&T magazine.

  • Faces of the Force: Doug Wong

    Aug 20, 2014

    "Faces of the Force" is an online feature highlighting members of the Army Acquisition Workforce. Produced by the U.S. Army Acquisition Support Center Communication Division, and working closely with public affairs officers, Soldiers and Civilians currently serving in a variety of AL&T disciplines. For more information, or to nominate someone, please contact 703-805-1006.

  • Army satellite communications connect enduring forces, evolve for the future

    Aug 19, 2014

    As the U.S. operational footprint in Afghanistan diminishes, the Army's portfolio of ground satellite terminals will continue to support operations -- enabling enduring forces to communicate in the region for as long as the mission requires.

  • Deputy Commanding General of Army Materiel Command tours Picatinny

    Aug 18, 2014

    Lt. Gen. Patricia McQuistion, Deputy Commanding General of the U.S. Army Materiel Command, toured Picatinny Arsenal Aug. 14 to meet with senior leaders, visit a number of facilities and receive briefings on various topics.

  • Under Secretary challenges Army senior leaders to revamp civilian career management

    Aug 15, 2014

    Army Under Secretary Brad R. Carson hosted a two-day session at the Pentagon last month, which was meant to help shape policy changes regarding how the Army hires, trains, develops, and sustains its civilian workforce.

  • Army's Research, Development and Engineering Command releases strategic plan

    Aug 15, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (Aug. 15, 2014) -- The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command released a new strategic plan, which outlines the organization's mission, goals and vision.

  • Smarter ground robots partnering with Soldiers

    Aug 14, 2014

    Heidi Shyu, assistant secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics & Technology Shyu, provided the keynote address at National Defense Industrial Association's Ground Robotics Capabilities Conference & Exhibition in Hyattsville, Md., Aug. 13, 2014, emphasized common architecture, open-source software and open standards for robotics development to further competition that will benefit the Army, taxpayers and industry.

  • Maj. Gen. Harold Greene remembered as leader, hero during ceremony

    Aug 13, 2014

    A memorial ceremony in honor of Maj. Gen. Harold J. "Harry" Greene took place at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, Aug. 11, 2014, six days after Greene was mortally wounded in a shooting at Marshal Fahim National Defense University in Afghanistan.

  • Army's key mid-tier radio moves forward with tests

    Aug 13, 2014

    With increased bandwidth and range for the terrestrial network, the Mid-tier Networking Vehicular Radios will link lower-echelon digital radios like the Rifleman and Manpack to the Army's satellite communications backbone.

  • Army selected for Joint Strike Fighter software assessment

    Aug 12, 2014

    The F-35 Joint Program Office has selected the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research Development and Engineering Center to perform independent software safety analyses of the next-generation strike aircraft commonly called the Joint Strike Fighter.

  • Synthetic bones may help in search for shock wave defense

    Aug 12, 2014

    Shock waves from battlefield explosions are invisible threats for U.S. Soldiers and their top-of-the-line combat helmets, but with new studies in synthetic human physiology, researchers are learning how to lessen blast wave effects on the brain.

  • Collaborative partnership yields new pay system

    Aug 12, 2014

    Work on the Integrated Personnel and Pay System -- Army (IPPS-A), the Army's new web-based personnel and pay solution, has been enhanced by an effective partnership between acquisition and functional professionals.

  • ACC-NJ contracting officer recieves honorable mention for Elmer B. Staats Young award

    Aug 12, 2014

    An Army Contracting Command-New Jersey employee was recognized as an Honorable Mention finalist for the Elmer B. Staats Young Acquisition Professional Award at the National Contract Management Association's World Congress in Washington, D.C.

  • ARL's neuroscience program successful example of Open Campus concept

    Aug 11, 2014

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory recently initiated an Open Campus pilot program at its Adelphi, Md., campus to foster better collaboration across industry, academia, and government. ARL's Open Campus program plans to lead to the continuous flow of people and ideas to ensure transformative scientific discovery, innovation, and transition that are critical to national security.

  • The 'OTHER' Acquisition Phase

    Aug 11, 2014

    Product manager for MRAP vehicle systems Focuses on better buying power and value engineering efforts. This article was originally published in the July - September 2014 issue of Army AL&T magazine.

  • Aberdeen Proving Ground, RDECOM remember fallen Soldier Maj. Gen. Harold Greene

    Aug 8, 2014

    The U.S. Army and Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, community mourn the loss of Maj. Gen. Harold Greene, who was killed Aug. 5, 2014, during an attack in Kabul, Afghanistan.

  • Enterprise Challenge 2014 highlights intelligence on-the-move, technology demonstrations

    Aug 8, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - The Army's participation in Enterprise Challenge 2014 highlighted increased on-the-move intelligence capabilities using the Tactical Intelligence Ground Station, an element of the Distributed Common Ground System -- Army, or DCGS-A.

  • 101st Airborne conducts air assault training with new communications gear

    Aug 8, 2014

    Conducting the Army's first large-scale joint force entry air assault in more than 11 years, the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), ascended into the night to confront a hostile, mobile threat.

  • Efficient training critial to the success of NIE 15.1

    Aug 7, 2014

    The utilization and maintenance of systems during Network Integration Evaluation (NIE) 15.1 is essential to the exercise. At Fort Bliss, Texas, New Equipment Training, also known as NET, is currently in its most robust stage with several classes being taught on Systems Under Evaluation and Systems Under Test.

  • Battles are won by logistics, so are arsenal production schedules

    Aug 6, 2014

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- The importance of those who perform logistics cannot be overstated. From the days of Alexander the Great to General Patton's Red Ball Express to the motor pool operation at Watervliet, logisticians' place in the annuals of history books is well documented.

  • Army researchers talk Future Force logistics with CASCOM staff

    Aug 5, 2014

    Army researchers give Soldiers at the Combined Arms Support Command an inside look at Future Force 2025 logistics technologies.

  • Army hackers attack, protect Army network in preparation for Network Integration Evaluation

    Aug 4, 2014

    As new technologies are introduced into the Army's network, they are evaluated during semi-annual, Soldier-driven operational exercises in the mountains and desert of Fort Bliss, Texas, and White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico.

  • Many tasks, one tool

    Aug 4, 2014

    PM CCS seeks maximum efficiency, affordability with consolidated contractor logistics support. This article was originally published in the July - September 2014 issue of Army AL&T magazine.

  • Researchers focus on reducing weight of Army combat vehicles

    Aug 4, 2014

    Leading experts in military combat-vehicle research, engineering and design gathered at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, July 29-31, 2014, to discuss a single goal: reducing the weight of the Army's tanks and infantry fighting vehicles by 40 percent in the coming decades.

  • Army recognizes autonomous-aviation engineers

    Jul 31, 2014

    Two U.S. Army engineers recently received national recognition for their efforts in advancing autonomous aviation for the military.

  • 'Right' defense contracts needed to support critical skill retention at Watervliet

    Jul 30, 2014

    In an era of declining defense budgets, the Watervliet Arsenal, New York, needs contracts to produce more than just revenue. It needs the "right kind" of contracts to retain a critical skill base that is required to support large caliber manufacturing for the Defense Department and to allied militaries.

  • Army signs 'Shifting Gears' training partnership with GM, Raytheon

    Jul 30, 2014

    The Army, General Motors and Raytheon signed a proclamation at the Pentagon, July 29, 2014, that puts new job opportunities on the table for Soldiers separating from military service.

  • Engineers developing safer, more accurate tracer round

    Jul 28, 2014

    Engineers at Picatinny Arsenal, N.J., are researching a way to develop a new type of tracer round that not only would perform its function during the day as well as night, but also improve shooter accuracy and keep Soldiers safer by reducing their visual signature.

  • Relationship-centered security cooperation model comes of age

    Jul 26, 2014

    You can't surge a relationship. That theme was stressed by foreign and United States participants at the U.S. European Command Security Seminar at the George C. Marshall Center for European Security Studies here this week.

  • Industrial base essential to overcome future threats

    Jul 25, 2014

    Lt. Gen. Michael E. Williamson, who serves as principal military deputy to the assistant secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology, discussed America's industrial base at the Association of the U.S. Army's monthly breakfast in Arlington, Va., July 24, 2014.

  • Army researcher discusses human collaboration with intelligent agents

    Jul 24, 2014

    Dr. Jessie Chen from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory Human Research and Engineering Directorate in Orlando, Fla., recently spoke to leading researchers in emotion science and social robotics with Department of Defense scientific leaders and Yale University students in the area of intelligent autonomous systems.

  • Faces of the Force: Lt. Col. Mark P. Henderson

    Jul 24, 2014

    "Faces of the Force" is an online feature highlighting members of the Army Acquisition Workforce. Produced by the U.S. Army Acquisition Support Center Communication Division, and working closely with public affairs officers, Soldiers and Civilians currently serving in a variety of AL&T disciplines.

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