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  • Command Post Wi-Fi at NIE 15.2; no wires means faster "jumps"

    Jun 2, 2015

    By going wireless, command posts not only shed cumbersome cabling, but network set up and tear down times are cut from hours to minutes, making "jumps" easier and faster.

  • Army civilians recognized for CBRNE efforts

    Jun 2, 2015

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Maryland -- Department of the Army civilians from the 20th CBRNE Command (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosives) were recognized by the Baltimore Federal Executive Board during its Annual Excellence in Federal Career Awards Ceremony.

  • Army recognizes MICC small business efforts

    Jun 2, 2015

    Army officials recently recognized the Mission and Installation Contraction Command for its outreach and support efforts with the presentation of the Secretary of the Army Award for Small Business Utilization for 2014.

  • Why Advanced Development Matters to the Warfighter

    Jun 2, 2015

    To keep our Soldiers safe and healthy in this ever-changing military climate, product developers must ensure that the Warfighter's medical equipment meets their evolving needs. Personnel at the U.S. Army Medical Materiel Development Activity at Fort Detrick, Maryland, are the Department of Defense's advanced medical developers. They are the coordinators who work behind the scenes to get medical support products, like the IFAK, and vaccines, like the Adenovirus Vaccine in the hands of the Soldier.

  • Army Scientists Supporting Ebola Outbreak Establish First Genomic Surveillance Capability in Liberia

    Jun 2, 2015

    Army scientists working to support the Ebola virus outbreak response in West Africa have established the first genomic surveillance capability in Liberia, enabling them to monitor genetic changes in the virus within one week of sample collection. An article describing their work was recently published ahead of print in the online edition of Emerging Infectious Diseases.

  • U.S. Army Publishes Energy Security and Sustainability Strategy

    Jun 1, 2015

    The U.S. Army has published and released its strategic roadmap to future energy security and sustainability.

  • Army fields new flying command post

    Jun 1, 2015

    The Army recently fielded new secure in-flight network communications technology -- Enroute Mission Command Capability (EMC2) -- to provide real-time situational awareness to Global Response Force commanders and paratroopers, giving them a comprehensive understanding of the potential challenges waiting for them on the drop zone.

  • Operational Camouflage Pattern Army Combat Uniforms available July 1

    Jun 1, 2015

    The Army announced today the release of the Operational Camouflage Pattern in Soldier uniforms. The Operational Camouflage Pattern will be available for purchase in select Military Clothing Sales Stores beginning, July 1.

  • Maintenance remains the key to mission readiness

    Jun 1, 2015

    Everyday Soldiers depend on their equipment and each other in order to remain mission ready. Extensive amounts of time go into training, however without the proper equipment, maintained and operable, Soldiers cannot tackle their daily duties. With the upcoming inactivation of 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, equipment maintenance is especially valuable in maintaining readiness in preparation for the arrival of 2nd Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, the rotational unit taking over for 1st ABCT in July.

  • Watervliet Arsenal's May 2015 Newsletter: The Salvo

    Jun 1, 2015

    A gathering of key stories and photos that capture some of the action at the Army's manufacturing center at Watervliet, New York for the month of May 2015. The Arsenal has been in continuous operation since the War of 1812.

  • TARDEC Associates Deliver Life-saving Innovation for M-ATV Blast Mitigation Protection

    Jun 1, 2015

    MRAP Product Manager for Vehicle Systems presents awards to TARDEC associates for their support on the Mine-Resistant Ambush-Protected All-Terrain Vehicle (M-ATV) Soldier Safety spall liner repair kit initiative.

  • Army to field Operational Camouflage Pattern for uniforms

    Jun 1, 2015

    The next step toward greater Soldier protection comes July 1, when the Army begins to make the Operational Camouflage Pattern available for the Army Combat Uniform in select Military Clothing Sales Stores. The pattern will replace the current Universal Camouflage Pattern. The UCP has been used for the past decade.

  • Former astronaut discusses perspectives from space

    Jun 1, 2015

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, NJ-- Sandra Magnus had dreamed of being an astronaut since she was a little girl. When she turned 36 she got her first chance to travel to space. The former NASA astronaut, and current Executive Director American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronauticsm, shared reflections, perspectives and lessons learned from her experiences in space with Picatinny Arsenal employees on March 30.

  • Team's seasonal icing test for aircraft thaws

    Jun 1, 2015

    After a year's effort, the Redstone Test Center's Icing Team has completed its icing test on Italian helicopter, Agusta-Westland 189, in Marquette, Michigan.

  • Exercise Puma 15 marks first for U.S., Polish, French armies

    Jun 1, 2015

    Soldiers, from the U.S., Polish, and French armies, completed a multi-battalion-sized training exercise at Drawsko Pomorskie Training Area in Poland, May 29. Although between NATO allies, Exercise Puma 15 marks the first time the partners have conducted with battalions from each respective nation.

  • MICC Soldiers vying to become ACC best warrior

    May 28, 2015

    Two Soldiers from the Mission and Installation Contracting Command are among the nine NCOs vying to become the Army Contracting Command Best Warrior during competition May 28 and 29 at Redstone Arsenal, Alabama.

  • Tech students design, race robots

    May 28, 2015

    Students in the Ansbach Middle High School Robotics Club and Tech Class competed in a robot battle at the school recently.

  • Further, faster with more: Special forces appreciates Osprey's capabilities

    May 28, 2015

    A group of U.S. Army special forces Soldiers recently partnered with Marine Corps aviators on Okinawa to conduct static line and military-freefall parachute operations from MV-22 Osprey military aircraft using the drop zone on Ie Shima island.

  • ARDEC mentoring program fosters future leaders, makes protégés into professionals

    May 28, 2015

    From new hires to senior leaders, Picatinny employees gathered recently for the ARDEC Mentoring Program social event, held at the arsenal's Cannon Gate Catering and Conference Center.

  • Army outfits first vehicles with electronic stability control

    May 20, 2015

    Electronic stability control, or ESC, is a computerized technology designed to improve vehicle stability and has been common in commercial automobiles for more than a decade. Thanks to a development effort initiated in 2010 by the U.S. Army's Program Office for Mine Resistant Ambush Protected Vehicles, or APO MRAP, the entire MaxxPro Family of MRAPs will soon sport ESC. This integration makes MRAPs the first U.S. Army vehicle platform to incorporate this important safety technology.

  • U.S., Saudi leaders review Saudis' aviation buildup

    May 7, 2015

    The Office of the Program Manager-Saudi Arabian National Guard Modernization Program held its annual U.S./SANG Aviation Program Management Review April 1-7 in Huntsville, Ala.

  • Army Test Center showcases automotive and ammunition test capability to Army DAS

    Apr 29, 2015

    The Director of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. William T. Grisoli, drove full-speed ahead in an Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle at the Automotive Technology Evaluation Facility test track April 22 at the U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command's Aberdeen Test Center.

  • Sniper competition test more than just marksmanship

    Apr 29, 2015

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. (USASOC News Service, April 29) -- Sniper teams from special-operations units, federal and state law enforcement agencies along with foreign competitors from around the globe converged on the Special Forces Sniper Course to put their skills to the test in this year's U.S. Army Special Operations Command International Sniper Competition.

  • MDARNG aviation unit facilitates casualty care exercise

    Feb 13, 2015

    The Maryland Army National Guard's C Co., 1st Battalion, 169th Aviation Regiment collaborated with active duty Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC) instructors from Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) during a medic sustainment training event held at Weide Army Airfield in Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., and at other locations in the Edgewood area from Feb. 5-6, 2015

  • Innovation group showcases 3-D printing

    Feb 13, 2015

    "Lunch and Learn" events focus on introducing the ARDEC workforce to Picatinny's innovative facilities and capabilities as well as showcase the arsenal's 3-D printing and scanning abilities.

  • MICC first to implement warrant testing program

    Feb 13, 2015

    Mission and Installation Contracting Command officials are implementing a new warrant testing program for contracting officers possessing or seeking the warrant authority to award and administer contracts valued at more than $6.5 million.

  • Mr. Kevin Fahey, ASA(ALT) Director of System of Systems Engineering and Integration

    Feb 13, 2015

  • BOSS program teaches vehicle maintenance

    Feb 13, 2015

    The Fort Campbell Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers was one of two BOSS programs selected by the Department of the Army for the BOSS Life Skills Training pilot program which began Monday.

  • Aviation Senior Leaders Forum: TRADOC CG speaks on way ahead

    Feb 13, 2015

    The future success of the Army will no longer be decided merely by having the best equipment or being the most technologically advanced, but by forward thinking and trusting in Army leadership, said the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command commanding general.

  • Soldiers test Hand Held Precision Targeting Devices at White Sands Missile Range

    Feb 13, 2015

    B-roll and interview clips of Soldiers testing targeting devices at White Sands Missile Range.

  • ASA(ALT) Sergeant Major to the PMILDEP, SGM Rory Malloy

    Feb 13, 2015

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

    Dec 23, 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 Brunyé wants to help. A member of the Cognitive Science Team at the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, Brunyé 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.

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