SecArmy commends REF on innovative solutions
By Spc. John G. Martinez
January 15, 2013 1 / 4 Col. Peter A. Newell, REF director briefs Secretary of the Army John McHugh on the capabilities of the Light Tactical All Terrain Vehicle. The vehicle is
designed to easily transport military personnel in difficult terrain, such
as mud or sand, while still providing the same protection as a full-size
vehicle. ( Army photo by Spc. John G. Martinez) VIEW ORIGINAL 2 / 4 Mr. Robert Thomas, acquisition project officer, briefs Secretary of the Army
John McHugh on the capabilities of Eye TRAC, an innovative device that
measures the ability of a human eye to maintain focus on a moving object.
This device is useful in identifying possible brain injuries by comparing baseline readings of eye movement taken prior to a mission, with readings taken after a Soldier is involved in an explosive or traumatic event.
( Army photo by Spc. John G. Martinez) VIEW ORIGINAL 3 / 4 Col. Peter A. Newell, REF director, briefs Secretary of the Army John McHugh
on the Energy to the Tactical Edge effort, which includes solar capabilities, hybrid generators and these universal battery chargers.
( Army photo by Spc. John G. Martinez) VIEW ORIGINAL 4 / 4 Sgt. 1st Class Gary Wilson, REF Current Operations Officer, briefs Secretary of the Army John McHugh on the capabilities of the Man Portable Line Charge. The MPLC is a lightweight; man-portable, rocket launched explosive line charge system designed to assist small tactical units in creating a footpath in urban and complex, mined or trip-wired environments; in covered or concealed positions.
(Army photo by Spc. John G. Martinez) VIEW ORIGINAL
The U.S. Army Rapid Equipping Force, or REF, provides quick solutions to the urgent needs of Soldiers who are deployed around the world. The Secretary of the Army visited the REF's Fort Belvoir, VA headquarters on Jan. 15, 2013
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