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Army Launches New Safety Campaign
Sep 8, 2014
The Army launched the first installment of its new two-year seasonal safety awareness campaign today.
CERDEC engineer receives Louis Dellamonica Award for counter-IED work
Sep 4, 2014
Army Materiel Command tapped an engineer from the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command's communications-electronics center, or CERDEC, for one of 10 distinguished 2013 Louis Dellamonica Awards.
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 announces RDECOM leadership change
Sep 2, 2014
ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (Sept. 2, 2014) -- The U.S. Army has announced a change of leadership at the Research, Development and Engineering Command.
Army research center, students celebrate 20 years of STEM-student programming
Aug 27, 2014
More than 200 rising fourth through 10th graders and their families gathered at an Army-hosted math and science summer camp closing ceremony Aug. 19.
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.
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 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.
Army tests Officer Scientist and Engineer Program
Jul 31, 2014
A partnership between the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command has led to the establishment of the Officer Scientist and Engineer Program pilot.
Army program gives students hands-on engineering experience
Jul 28, 2014
Local high school students worked beside Army engineers and scientists in their labs as part of a new science, technology, engineering and math -- STEM -- program here July 7-18.
New STEM program launches on APG
Jul 7, 2014
"Someday you are going to make a difference." A group of Harford County high school students heard these encouraging words during the opening ceremony of a new Army STEM program at the APG Recreation Center ballroom Monday.
CERDEC team supports Army-wide effort to modernize crypto devices
Jun 26, 2014
ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (June 26, 2014) -- Army engineers are working to bring legacy cryptographic devices into the 21st century, saving time, money and effort on behalf of the user.
Memorial Day 2014
May 14, 2014
As our Army continues its transition to a peacetime force, this Memorial Day will be especially poignant for the Soldiers and Families who have served and sacrificed the past 13 years.
Army advances mid-tier radio for battlefield network
May 13, 2014
With the Army's new tactical network, squads and platoons can share data and images, track friendly and enemy locations and stay connected while covering more ground. Now, the Army is advancing a new radio capability that will more seamlessly connect those units to their higher headquarters.
Army announces regional winners in eCYBERMISSION competition
May 13, 2014
ARLINGTON, Va. (May 14, 2014) -- Twenty student teams have been selected as regional first-place winners in the 12th annual eCYBERMISSION competition. The web-based science, technology, engineering and math program, sponsored by the U.S. Army and administered by the National Science Teachers Association, encourages students in grades six through nine to develop solutions to real-world challenges in their communities.
Congressmen, Army break ground at future R&D hangar site
Apr 17, 2014
JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J. (April 17, 2014) -- Congressmen, U.S. Army senior executive service members and other military officials gathered at the Joint Base's Lakehurst section for a ceremonial groundbreaking at the site of a future Army research and development aircraft hangar April 11.
Army engages girls in STEM, being "their own hero"
Apr 17, 2014
The Army held an educational workshop to engage Harford County elementary and middle school girls in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, or STEM, at the Edgewood Public Library April 15.
Army research director briefs initiative for software defined RF
Apr 14, 2014
The Communications-Electronics Center of the Research, Development and Engineering Command is pursuing the integration of communications, electronic warfare, and position, navigation and timing capabilities into common modular hardware, the center's Space and Terrestrial Communications director told guests at the AFCEA Aberdeen-Maryland Chapter luncheon here, April 9.
From '1984' to 2025: Army, industry focus on next-generation network
Mar 20, 2014
From touchscreens and mission apps for Soldiers to wireless networking for command posts, Army senior leaders today outlined their vision for a powerful, yet simple to operate tactical network designed to support both a more expeditionary force and a generation of Soldiers who are digital natives.
CERDEC Military Deputy Retires After 29 Years of Service
Mar 17, 2014
The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command's communications-electronics center Military Deputy Colonel Ronald Jacobs Jr. retired from 29 years of Army service at a ceremony held here March 14.
Army fuel reformation looks to increase efficiency, save lives
Feb 25, 2014
ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- Fuel is the second largest transported item in the field next to water. As a result, fuel truck convoys that deliver fuel are vulnerable to enemy attacks, which have resulted in loss of money, time and lives. To combat this problem, scientists and engineers from the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command are working to lessen the reliance on fuel truck convoys by reducing the amount of military fuel, called Jet Propellant 8, or JP-8, the Army needs in theater and improving the efficiency of its use.
Shyu outlines strategy for modernization at AUSA
Feb 24, 2014
To prepare the Army for tomorrow, the seeds must be planted today, Heidi Shyu, assistant secretary of the Army for acquisition, logistics and technology, told attendees of the Association of the United States Army's Winter Symposium and Exposition in Huntsville, Feb. 19, 2014.
Husband, wife Army scientists receive Black Engineer of the Year Awards
Feb 19, 2014
Two U.S. Army computer scientists were recognized for their individual contributions to the scientific community at the annual Black Engineer of the Year Award STEM Conference, Feb. 8, 2014, in Washington, D.C.
Congressional staffers visit APG
Feb 10, 2014
ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - For a quartet of Maryland congressional staffers, the overview briefings and tour of APG on Monday, Feb. 3, offered a unique glimpse into the inner workings of the installation, as well as insight into why APG is a crucial component of the local economy and landscape. They saw how APG contributes greatly to the Army's defense of the nation and helps pave the way for scientific and technological research and innovation in the private sector.
Army seeks partners to develop tactical computing capabilities
Feb 10, 2014
The U.S. Army hosted its third annual Tactical Capabilities Innovation Laboratory Industry Day here Jan. 30 to inform potential partners about technologies being used, developed or sought in support of TCIL and Army-computing development efforts. More than 330 potential government, industry and academia partners attended the Research, Development and Engineering Command's communications-electronics center or RDECOM CERDEC, TCIL Industry Day.
Leadership lessons from AMC's top civilian
Jan 31, 2014
REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Department of the Army Civilians from across Team Redstone filled the Summit here for professional development and leadership training at the third annual Department of the Army Civilian Leadership Summit, Thursday, Jan. 30.
U.S. Army, Australian leaders talk research, development cooperation
Jan 30, 2014
Australia's chief defense scientist met with U.S. Army leaders Jan. 27, 2014, at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., to explore opportunities for research and development partnerships.
CID warns of Government Travel Card phishing scam
Jan 23, 2014
The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command, commonly referred to as CID, is warning the greater Army community about a new phishing scam where criminals are targeting U.S. Government Travel Card holders.
Army AL&T magazine focuses on the Army industrial base
Jan 14, 2014
MoBs, FaCs, STEM and FMS--these are just a few of the ways that the U.S. Army, along with DOD and others, is working to preserve the knowledge, skills and capabilities that make up its industrial base. You can read about them all in the new edition of Army AL&T magazine, available online now.
New ULTRA facility opens on C4ISR campus
Jan 13, 2014
Three Army organizations have united to form the new Unified Lab for Tactical Radios - Army (ULTRA), combining research, development, sustainment and acquisition efforts for the Army's radio portfolio in a single location. The new facility combines personnel and resources from the Communications-Electronics Command (CECOM), Program Executive Office Command, Control, Communications-Tactical (PEO C3T) and Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center (CERDEC) in order to provide economies of scale and better coordination of radio technologies throughout their lifecycle.
Aberdeen Proving Ground community says goodbye to Maj. Gen. (P) Robert S. Ferrell
Jan 9, 2014
The Aberdeen Proving Ground community said goodbye to Maj. Gen. (P) Robert S. Ferrell, former commander of the U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command (CECOM), Tuesday night at a dinner event on the installation.
Army Network Integration Evaluations adopt new goals, new construct
Dec 23, 2013
After delivering groundbreaking communications technologies to Soldiers in Afghanistan, the Army should focus tactical network development efforts on simplifying tools and applications, right-sizing command posts and increasing operational flexibility, according to initial conclusions from the most recent Network Integration Evaluation.
Engineers answer student questions, clear up misconceptions about engineering, STEM
Dec 20, 2013
Army scientists gave advanced math and science high school students math first-hand insight into engineering as a career path at a panel discussion in Bel Air, MD Dec. 18.
C4ISR Center of Excellence reaches out to industry
Dec 13, 2013
More than 800 business and industry representatives from across the country gathered here Dec. 3 for a view of potential contracting opportunities from the C4ISR (Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance) Center of Excellence.
War College professor talks Millennials, future of Army leadership
Dec 6, 2013
An Army research professor lectured engineers on the link between generational differences and the Army's readiness to develop leaders in accordance with the Army core doctrine of Mission Command Dec. 3 at Aberdeen Proving Ground.
CID Offers Holiday Safety Tips
Dec 5, 2013
Across the nation, shoppers will be out in force searching for big bargains in the stores and on the World Wide Web, but criminals will be out too.
APG celebrates American Indian Heritage Month
Dec 4, 2013
ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Members of the APG community learned more about American Indian Heritage through song and dance during a Team APG celebration hosted by the U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command at the APG North (Aberdeen) post theater Nov. 20. The theme for the 2013 National American Indian Heritage Month observance is, "Guiding our Destiny with Heritage and Traditions."
Army looks to blend cyber, electronic warfare capabilities on battlefield
Oct 29, 2013
U.S. Army scientists and engineers continue to define next-generation protocols and system architectures to help develop technology capabilities to combat these threats in an integrated and expedited fashion.
Army bolsters nation's cybersecurity through STEM outreach
Oct 28, 2013
ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- Computer networks face persistent cyber threats from the nation's adversaries. The future defenders of cyberspace, America's students, honed their skills this summer as they learned from U.S. Army scientists and engineers who are experts in the field. Cybersecurity practitioners from across the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command joined forces to spark an interest and share their knowledge with high-school students as part of the Army Educational Outreach Program at APG.
Senior AMC civilian defends workforce: 'Don't call them non-essential'
Oct 25, 2013
The U.S. Army Materiel Command's top civilian delivered strong words in defense of the civilian workforce during the Association of the United States Army's Annual Meeting and Expo, Oct. 23. When John Nerger, AMC's executive deputy to the commanding general, spoke from a panel at the Civilian Professional Development Seminar, his message was direct.
Army scientist advances biometrics through UK exchange program
Oct 23, 2013
ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- British and U.S. Army researchers are partnering to enhance biometric and surveillance capabilities as the result of an exchange program between the countries. Dr. Kevin Leonard, a U.S. Army physicist, focused on advancing facial-recognition technologies during his two-year assignment in the United Kingdom.
Rifleman Radio, Nett Warrior networks linked for first time by cross-domain device
Oct 23, 2013
For the first time, dismounted Soldiers using unclassified Rifleman Radios will be linked to the classified Nett Warrior system by a new cross-domain device, improving situational awareness on the battlefield while maintaining the security of both networks.
Army leaders: Network, NIEs critical to future force
Oct 23, 2013
After putting the tactical communications network "under pressure" in a realistic operational environment in order to quickly deliver a "digital guardian angel" to troops in Afghanistan, Army leaders said the Network Integration Evaluation process is adapting to drive continued innovation.
CS-13: Not just for the guys on the ground
Oct 22, 2013
The 2nd Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment, at Forward Operating Base Tagab, know better than anyone That the Army's new communication suite, Capability Set-13, is far more than just some smart phones and satellite dishes.
Army announces Cybersecurity Collaborative Research Alliance to explore underlying cyber science
Oct 15, 2013
The U.S. Army Research Laboratory has established a Collaborative Research Alliance,which will include an alliance of ARL, U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center, academia and industry researchers to explore the basic foundations of cyber science issues in the context of Army networks.
Video-stitching technology provides new persistent surveillance capability for U.S. Army
Sep 27, 2013
Engineers from the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command's communications-electronics center, or CERDEC, have demonstrated an improved situational awareness system, utilizing an array of cameras, video stitching technology and autonomous target detection software.
Army stresses creativity, STEM not an either/or choice
Aug 27, 2013
The closing ceremony for the 2013 Math and Science Summer Camp signaled more than just the end of summer; it marked 19 years of Army support for educational outreach in science, technology, engineering and math -- STEM.
CERDEC NCO competes in AMC Best Warrior Competition
Aug 19, 2013
FORT BELVOIR, Va. -- A Noncommissioned Officer from the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command's communications-electronics center, or CERDEC, is representing the command in the Army Materiel Command Best Warrior Competition, Aug. 19-22.
Army engineers bring 'Power, Energy and Cyber' to students
Aug 9, 2013
Army engineers provided high school students a look into the science-related career paths available to them through advanced classroom instruction and hands-on experiments as part of an expanded Gains in the Education and Mathematics and Science program at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., July 15-26, 2013.
Team APG supports local construction project
Aug 8, 2013
AERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Several Team APG members volunteered to hammer out a construction project with Harford Habitat for Humanity Aug. 3.
APG unveils center for STEM, education outreach
Jul 30, 2013
Aspiring scientists and engineers are now exploring their future careers at a unified Aberdeen Proving Ground facility dedicated to education outreach.
Conformal battery unburdens Army's networked Soldiers
Jul 16, 2013
The U.S. Army is developing a battery to improve Soldiers' agility on the battlefield while meeting the demands of an increased power burden stemming from new networked electronic devices.
Field support training takes system-of-systems approach with Capability Set 13
Jun 18, 2013
As the Army's first units prepare for deployment with an array of new communications technologies, a new breed of "super" engineers are also training to help maintain these advanced capabilities in and out of theater.
Army harnesses sun to reduce casualties from sniper attacks
Jun 13, 2013
The U.S. Army is harnessing the elements to help reduce casualties from sniper attacks on forward operating bases.
Army demos smaller, lighter, quieter 10kw power unit
Jun 13, 2013
ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command's communications-electronics center Command, Power and Integration Directorate, or CERDEC CP&I, hosted a demonstration of a novel power unit for its Department of Defense partners June 11 and 12.
Army interns get "greened"
Jun 13, 2013
ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (June 19, 2013) -- Interns from the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command's communications and electronics center participated in training events designed to familiarize them with "day-to-day" military training June 3-7.
CECOM Software Engineering Center supports Oklahoma storm damage assessments
Jun 7, 2013
In support of the General Service Administration and Department of Homeland Security, the U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command's Software Engineering Center developed and fielded the new National Interest Action, NIA, code for the recent Oklahoma Tornado and Storm 2013.
APG to celebrate Army Birthday with Organizational Run and Cake
Jun 7, 2013
ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - All APG Soldiers, family members, retirees, and government employees are invited to celebrate the Army's 238th birthday.
Army promotes National Safety Month
May 30, 2013
June is National Safety Month, and senior Army leaders are asking Soldiers, Department of the Army civilians and their family members to educate one another on risk and influence behaviors surrounding the leading causes of preventable injury and death.
Army, Marines partner again to update Tactical Imagery Production System
May 29, 2013
The Marine Corps has partnered with Army researchers again to overhaul tactical multimedia capabilities that support its information operation activities overseas.
Researchers bring standard Army battery charger 'into the 21st century,' refine conformal battery
May 17, 2013
Over the past two decades the electronic devices Soldiers use and the rechargeable batteries that power them have advanced significantly, but the equipment used to recharge these batteries in the field are outdated and inefficient. The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command's communications-electronics center, or CERDEC, is working to change that paradigm.
Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage celebration set for May 20
May 16, 2013
ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Team APG will present the installation's annual Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month program 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Myer Auditorium, Bldg. 6000 May 20.
RDECOM shows off latest Army technology at Armed Forces Day
May 15, 2013
ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- Local students, military veterans and APG community members inspected and explored the Army's latest advancements in protective masks, body armor, ballistics protection and renewable energy at Armed Forces Day May 15.
Army researchers improve translation of U.S. -- Korean documents
May 15, 2013
ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (May 15, 2013) -- Joint exercises across the globe require U.S. Soldiers to communicate with armed forces who speak different languages.
AFCEA and APG Leadership Invest in STEM Education
May 13, 2013
"Investing in the future" was the theme of the annual scholarship event of the Aberdeen Chapter of the Armed Forces Communications-Electronics Association.
Demining efforts improve technology and safety of Thai borders
May 13, 2013
Researchers from the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command's communications-electronics center, or CERDEC, continued global humanitarian demining research and development efforts, including a new one year project aimed to improve demining technology and increase border safety in Thailand that began March 29.
Army engineers enhance EOD Soldiers' safety with 'batwings'
May 8, 2013
U.S. Army engineers in Afghanistan recently designed and fabricated a tool to help Soldiers investigate possible improvised explosive devices from a safer distance.
APG celebrates Arbor/Earth Day
May 6, 2013
ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Community members and local students attended Aberdeen Proving Ground's annual Arbor/Earth Day celebration at the APG North (Aberdeen) youth center April 26.
Army team spans globe for science, technology solutions
Apr 23, 2013
U.S. Army science advisors are embedded with major units around the world to speed technology solutions to Soldiers' needs. The Field Assistance in Science and Technology program's 30 science advisors, both uniformed officers and Army civilians, provide a link between Soldiers and the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command's thousands of subject matter experts.
Budget cuts will affect readiness, Army leader says
Apr 18, 2013
The Army's under secretary said with sequestration in place and deep cuts requested, the Army is concerned about how it can train, equip and sustain Soldiers to be ready when called upon.
Combat vehicle ID app means Soldier training on-the-go
Apr 15, 2013
ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md -- Soldiers and civilians alike can now test their knowledge of U.S. and foreign combat vehicles in a new, free Android application released in February.
Army on the fast path to installing modern cryptographic equipment
Apr 11, 2013
Until recently, Soldiers learning about cryptography were trained on Cold War-era equipment. The Army is on a mission to change that training paradigm and Project Director Communications Security (PD COMSEC) is fast-tracking this effort.
Futures 11 prepares juniors for life after high school
Apr 4, 2013
ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - More than 500 11th graders from Harford County Public Schools' magnet programs attended the fourth annual Futures 11 conference at Harford Community College March 27.
Senior Leadership Cohort 5 Kicks off at Aberdeen Proving Ground
Apr 4, 2013
"Gary Martin, U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command deputy to the commanding general, welcomes attendees at the kickoff session of the Senior Leadership Cohort 5 April 3 at Aberdeen Proving Ground.
Teamwork and determination help EUCOM avoid nearly $2 million on Crypto Modernization Project
Apr 3, 2013
When the U.S. European Command (EUCOM) was having an issue with its satellite communications network radios, it approached Communications-Electronics Research and Development Center (CERDEC) for assistance.
Network integration facilities support deployed and deploying forces
Apr 3, 2013
The unique capabilities of the integration facilities here simulate network environments found in theater to help the Army continually improve its tactical communications network backbone, Warfighter Information Network-Tactical (WIN-T).
Security clearance and possible furlough impacts
Mar 21, 2013
ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Holding a security clearance or possessing a restricted area badge is considered to be a privilege and is dependent on each individual meeting a number of requirements that extend to personal conduct both on and off the job.
Army prepares for next Network Integration Evaluation
Mar 14, 2013
With two units now readying for Afghanistan with the Army's new tactical communications network, the service will continue to drive technology forward through its next Network Integration Evaluation this spring.
Best of milBook awards recognize collaborative innovators across DoD
Mar 13, 2013
The Army JAG Corps, along with 10 other organizations and individuals across the Armed Services, were recently recognized for its innovative efforts in collaboration and professional networking in the inaugural Best of milBook Awards.
APG workforce gathers for update on civilian furlough
Mar 11, 2013
ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - APG personnel gathered at several locations on APG North and South for updates on the possible furloughs expected to cut their pay by 20 percent over the next six months.
Wolfhound electronically tracks enemy C2 in Afghanistan
Mar 8, 2013
The Wolfhound Handheld Threat Warning System, named one of the Army's greatest inventions for 2009, is still being fielded and sustained to give Soldiers an "ears on the ground" capability in a wide range of missions.
APG is the right place to champion STEM, Women
Mar 8, 2013
This year's National Women's History Month theme is Women Inspiring Innovation through Imagination: Celebrating Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. Clearly, this theme was made for the incredible work we do here at APG. Science, technology, engineering and mathematics are the cornerstones of what we do. In honor of women's accomplishments, APG will host its annual Women's History Month training program Mar. 13.
CID warns of email scam, criminals posing as police
Mar 5, 2013
The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command is warning both the Army community and the public about a new Internet phishing scam where criminals are attempting to pose as Army CID officials.
Army R&D engineer named BEYA 'Most Promising Engineer'
Feb 4, 2013
An Army engineer will be honored as the Black Engineer of the Year, or BEYA, Most Promising Engineer - Government category at the BEYA STEM Conference in Washington, D.C., Feb. 9.
Army engineering team marks a year of solutions in theater
Jan 25, 2013
ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- A team of U.S. civilian engineers and technicians deployed to Afghanistan recently marked one year of solving Soldiers' technological hurdles. The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command Field Assistance in Science and Technology-Center, or RFAST-C, Forward Deployed Prototype Integration Facility provides a platform for its subject matter experts' knowledge and talents to be translated into battlefield solutions, said Michael Anthony, the team's director.
Integrated C5ISR effort wins Army Acquisition Excellence Award
Jan 23, 2013
To counter insurgent activity in Iraq, the Army introduced capabilities that put sensors onto various towers and aerostats. Today, nearly every operating base of significant size has one or more of these intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) and force protection platforms providing day-and-night over watch of our bases, forces, allies and the Afghan people.
Army showcases latest technologies at All-American Bowl
Jan 23, 2013
SAN ANTONIO -- The U.S. Army showed off its latest technology advancements, including the Containerized Kitchen that can serve three hot meals a day for up to 800 soldiers, at the Army All-American Bowl Jan. 5.
New Army network gets final check-out on way to field
Jan 22, 2013
As Soldiers prepare to deploy with the Army's new tactical communications network later this year, Army engineers are stretching the equipment to its limits to ensure it can support complex, on-the-move operations and extend the range of communications to the farthest edges of the battlefield.
Army's C4ISR community continues support to STEM program
Dec 12, 2012
Army engineers, scientists and business professionals volunteered to be virtual judges for an online science, technology, engineering and math, known as STEM, competition for students during an annual sign-up road show at the Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance campus at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., Dec. 11, 2012.
Army launches winter safety campaign
Nov 26, 2012
The U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center officially launched the Army Safe Winter campaign today, providing leaders, Soldiers and safety professionals valuable information to augment their seasonal safety programs.
New energy solutions get field tryout at NIE
Nov 20, 2012
The Army's Network Integration Evaluation is not just about testing radios, smartphones and satellites. It's also giving Soldiers the latest generators, solar panels and other operational energy systems for a hands-on assessment of how best to power their new communications gear.
Systems engineering expertise leads to increased counterfire target acquisition radar capabilities
Nov 16, 2012
A seamless link from development to production helped to distinguish a recent Department of Defense-awarded radar as one of the top five 2012 defense programs of excellence in systems engineering in October. The AN/TPQ-53 Counterfire Target Acquisition Radar, more commonly referred to as Q-53, leveraged government, industry and academic organizations to provide U.S. Soldiers with an advanced radar with 360-degree surveillance capabilities.
Army Signal chief visits CERDEC for a look ahead
Oct 3, 2012
Army leaders from its research and development, and requirements communities met at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., Sept. 25, 2012, to strengthen existing ties and discuss opportunities to leverage one another for future support.
MD Route 715 gate closes on weekends tentative starting Oct. 5
Oct 3, 2012
ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Beginning Oct. 5, the MD Route 715 gate on Maryland Boulevard will be closed for traffic on Friday evenings and weekends as the installation's Directorate of Public Works conducts unexploded ordnance (UXO) survey operations at the Maryland Pond opposite Ruggles Golf Course.
Miniaturized atomic clock to support Soldiers in absence of GPS
Oct 2, 2012
The U.S. Army has begun the final phase for manufacturing a microchip-sized atomic clock that will support efforts to provide highly accurate location and battlefield situational awareness for the dismounted Soldier, even in the temporary absence of GPS capability.
Engineering collaboration leads to benefits for Army, Rowan University
Sep 26, 2012
The Army's Research, Development and Engineering Command's communications-electronics center has established a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement with Rowan University to advance Army technologies in the areas of mission command, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance networks and systems.
Army applies Soldier feedback, NIE results as it readies network upgrade for fielding
Sep 21, 2012
Having used legacy communications equipment during tours in Iraq and Afghanistan, Sgt. 1st Class Michael Rayfield is ready to see the Army send its new mobile network to the field.