Future Combat Systems Showcased on National Mall

By C. Todd LopezJune 13, 2008

Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. George W. Casey Jr., was on the National Mall, Washington, D.C., June 11, for the unveiling of the first prototype of the Non-Line of Sight Cannon. The NLOS-C is part of the Army's Future Combat Systems, and was one of several pieces of FCS hardware on display at the Mall. A total of eight NLOC-S prototypes will eventually be delivered to Yuma Proving Grounds, Ariz., by 2010.
1 / 17 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. George W. Casey Jr., was on the National Mall, Washington, D.C., June 11, for the unveiling of the first prototype of the Non-Line of Sight Cannon. The NLOS-C is part of the Army's Future Combat Systems, and was one of several pieces of FCS hardware on display at the Mall. A total of eight NLOC-S prototypes will eventually be delivered to Yuma Proving Grounds, Ariz., by 2010. (Photo Credit: C. Todd Lopez) VIEW ORIGINAL
SFC Kenneth Kolbeck, a Training and Doctrine Command capabilities manager for Future Combat Systems, explains features of the Class IV UAV, part of FCS, to a visitor on the National Mall, Washington, D.C. Several pieces of hardware from the FCS lineup were on display there, June 11.
2 / 17 Show Caption + Hide Caption – SFC Kenneth Kolbeck, a Training and Doctrine Command capabilities manager for Future Combat Systems, explains features of the Class IV UAV, part of FCS, to a visitor on the National Mall, Washington, D.C. Several pieces of hardware from the FCS lineup were on display there, June 11. (Photo Credit: C. Todd Lopez) VIEW ORIGINAL
The Class IV UAV, part of the Army's Future Combat Systems, was one of several pieces of hardware from the FCS lineup on display on the National Mall, Washington, D.C., June 11.
3 / 17 Show Caption + Hide Caption – The Class IV UAV, part of the Army's Future Combat Systems, was one of several pieces of hardware from the FCS lineup on display on the National Mall, Washington, D.C., June 11. (Photo Credit: C. Todd Lopez) VIEW ORIGINAL
Maj. Brian Byers, a program manager for Future Combat Systems unmanned ground vehicles, explains features of the Multifunctional Utility/Logistics and Equipment vehicle to a visitor on the National Mall, Washington, D.C. The "MULE," as the vehicle is known, was one of several pieces of hardware from the FCS lineup on display, June 11.
4 / 17 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Maj. Brian Byers, a program manager for Future Combat Systems unmanned ground vehicles, explains features of the Multifunctional Utility/Logistics and Equipment vehicle to a visitor on the National Mall, Washington, D.C. The "MULE," as the vehicle is known, was one of several pieces of hardware from the FCS lineup on display, June 11. (Photo Credit: C. Todd Lopez) VIEW ORIGINAL
Prototype 1 of the Non-Line of Sight Cannon was unveiled June 11 on the National Mall, Washington, D.C. A total of eight such prototypes will eventually be delivered to Yuma Proving Grounds, Ariz., by 2010. The NLOS-C, part of Future Combat Systems, is part of the Army's modernization program.
5 / 17 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Prototype 1 of the Non-Line of Sight Cannon was unveiled June 11 on the National Mall, Washington, D.C. A total of eight such prototypes will eventually be delivered to Yuma Proving Grounds, Ariz., by 2010. The NLOS-C, part of Future Combat Systems, is part of the Army's modernization program. (Photo Credit: C. Todd Lopez) VIEW ORIGINAL
Maj. Gregg Dellert, an assistant product manager for the Future Combat Systems Class I UAV, explains features of the aerial vehicle to a visitor on the National Mall, Washington, D.C. Several pieces of hardware from the FCS lineup were put on display on the Mall, June 11.
6 / 17 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Maj. Gregg Dellert, an assistant product manager for the Future Combat Systems Class I UAV, explains features of the aerial vehicle to a visitor on the National Mall, Washington, D.C. Several pieces of hardware from the FCS lineup were put on display on the Mall, June 11. (Photo Credit: C. Todd Lopez) VIEW ORIGINAL
Tyler Jonatzke, an 8th grader on a field trip from South Haven, Mich., maneuvers the Small Unmanned Ground Vehicle over the lawn on the National Mall, Washington, D.C. The SUGV is part of Future Combat Systems and was one of several pieces of FCS hardware on display on the Mall, June 11.
7 / 17 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Tyler Jonatzke, an 8th grader on a field trip from South Haven, Mich., maneuvers the Small Unmanned Ground Vehicle over the lawn on the National Mall, Washington, D.C. The SUGV is part of Future Combat Systems and was one of several pieces of FCS hardware on display on the Mall, June 11. (Photo Credit: C. Todd Lopez) VIEW ORIGINAL
Jack Hostetler, an 8th grader on a field trip from South Haven, Mich., tried his hand at maneuvering the Small Unmanned Ground Vehicle on the lawn on the National Mall, Washington, D.C. Hostetler, a player of video games, said the vehicle was "cool" and the controls were easy to learn. "I want one!" he added. The SUGV is part of Future Combat Systems and was one of several pieces of FCS hardware on display on the Mall, June 11.
8 / 17 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Jack Hostetler, an 8th grader on a field trip from South Haven, Mich., tried his hand at maneuvering the Small Unmanned Ground Vehicle on the lawn on the National Mall, Washington, D.C. Hostetler, a player of video games, said the vehicle was "cool" and the controls were easy to learn. "I want one!" he added. The SUGV is part of Future Combat Systems and was one of several pieces of FCS hardware on display on the Mall, June 11. (Photo Credit: C. Todd Lopez) VIEW ORIGINAL
Secretary of the Army Pete Geren visited the National Mall, Washington, D.C., to meet with military members, U.S. senators, and civilians during a display of Future Combat System hardware there, June 11. A key part of the display on the Mall was the unveiling of the first of eight prototypes of the Non-Line of Sight Cannon. Also on display were the Class I and Class IV unmanned aerial vehicles, the Multifunctional Utility/Logistics and Equipment vehicle, the Small Unmanned Ground Vehicle and several Tactical Unattended Ground Sensors.
9 / 17 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Secretary of the Army Pete Geren visited the National Mall, Washington, D.C., to meet with military members, U.S. senators, and civilians during a display of Future Combat System hardware there, June 11. A key part of the display on the Mall was the unveiling of the first of eight prototypes of the Non-Line of Sight Cannon. Also on display were the Class I and Class IV unmanned aerial vehicles, the Multifunctional Utility/Logistics and Equipment vehicle, the Small Unmanned Ground Vehicle and several Tactical Unattended Ground Sensors. (Photo Credit: C. Todd Lopez) VIEW ORIGINAL
Secretary of the Army Pete Geren met with Lt. Col. Robert McVay, product manager for the non-Line of Sight Cannon, on the National Mall, Washington, D.C., June 11. Several pieces of FCS hardware, including a prototype of the NLOS-C, were on display at the Mall. A total of eight such prototypes will eventually be delivered to Yuma Proving Grounds, Ariz., by 2010.
10 / 17 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Secretary of the Army Pete Geren met with Lt. Col. Robert McVay, product manager for the non-Line of Sight Cannon, on the National Mall, Washington, D.C., June 11. Several pieces of FCS hardware, including a prototype of the NLOS-C, were on display at the Mall. A total of eight such prototypes will eventually be delivered to Yuma Proving Grounds, Ariz., by 2010. (Photo Credit: C. Todd Lopez) VIEW ORIGINAL
Senator Jim Inhofe (Okla.) met with Secretary of the Army Pete Geren, June 11, on the National Mall, Washington, D.C., during the unveiling of the first prototype of the Non-Line of Sight Cannon. The NLOS-C is part of the Army's Future Combat Systems, and was one of several pieces of FCS hardware on display at the Mall. A total of eight NLOC-S prototypes will eventually be delivered to Yuma Proving Grounds, Ariz., by 2010.
11 / 17 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Senator Jim Inhofe (Okla.) met with Secretary of the Army Pete Geren, June 11, on the National Mall, Washington, D.C., during the unveiling of the first prototype of the Non-Line of Sight Cannon. The NLOS-C is part of the Army's Future Combat Systems, and was one of several pieces of FCS hardware on display at the Mall. A total of eight NLOC-S prototypes will eventually be delivered to Yuma Proving Grounds, Ariz., by 2010. (Photo Credit: C. Todd Lopez) VIEW ORIGINAL
Maj. Chester Keeton, a program manager for Future Combat Systems manned ground vehicles explained features of the non-Line of Sight Cannon to Secretary of the Army Pete Geren, June 11, on the National Mall, Washington, D.C. Several pieces of FCS hardware, including the first prototype of the NLOS-C, were on display at the Mall. A total of eight such prototypes will eventually be delivered to Yuma Proving Grounds, Ariz., by 2010.
12 / 17 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Maj. Chester Keeton, a program manager for Future Combat Systems manned ground vehicles explained features of the non-Line of Sight Cannon to Secretary of the Army Pete Geren, June 11, on the National Mall, Washington, D.C. Several pieces of FCS hardware, including the first prototype of the NLOS-C, were on display at the Mall. A total of eight such prototypes will eventually be delivered to Yuma Proving Grounds, Ariz., by 2010. (Photo Credit: C. Todd Lopez) VIEW ORIGINAL
Senator Jim Inhofe (Okla.) spoke to members of the press, June 11, on the National Mall, Washington, D.C. The senator's appearance coincided with the unveiling of the first prototype of the Non-Line of Sight Cannon. The NLOS-C is part of the Army's Future Combat Systems, and was one of several pieces of FCS hardware on display at the Mall. A total of eight NLOC-S prototypes will eventually be delivered to Yuma Proving Grounds, Ariz., by 2010.
13 / 17 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Senator Jim Inhofe (Okla.) spoke to members of the press, June 11, on the National Mall, Washington, D.C. The senator's appearance coincided with the unveiling of the first prototype of the Non-Line of Sight Cannon. The NLOS-C is part of the Army's Future Combat Systems, and was one of several pieces of FCS hardware on display at the Mall. A total of eight NLOC-S prototypes will eventually be delivered to Yuma Proving Grounds, Ariz., by 2010. (Photo Credit: C. Todd Lopez) VIEW ORIGINAL
Maj. Gregg Dellert, an assistant product manager for the Future Combat Systems Class I Unmanned Aerial Vehicle, was available, June 11, on the National Mall, Washington, D.C., to explain features of the Class I UAV to visitors. The Class I UAV is part of the Army's Future Combat Systems, and was one of several pieces of FCS hardware on display at the Mall.
14 / 17 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Maj. Gregg Dellert, an assistant product manager for the Future Combat Systems Class I Unmanned Aerial Vehicle, was available, June 11, on the National Mall, Washington, D.C., to explain features of the Class I UAV to visitors. The Class I UAV is part of the Army's Future Combat Systems, and was one of several pieces of FCS hardware on display at the Mall. (Photo Credit: C. Todd Lopez) VIEW ORIGINAL
Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. George W. Casey Jr., spoke with Petty Officer 2nd Class Andrew Krauss, the Pentagon Channel, during a visit to the National Mall, Washington, D.C., June 11. Casey was on the Mall for the unveiling of the first prototype of the Non-Line of Sight Cannon. The NLOS-C is part of the Army's Future Combat Systems, and was one of several pieces of FCS hardware on display at the Mall. A total of eight NLOC-S prototypes will eventually be delivered to Yuma Proving Grounds, Ariz., by 2010.
15 / 17 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. George W. Casey Jr., spoke with Petty Officer 2nd Class Andrew Krauss, the Pentagon Channel, during a visit to the National Mall, Washington, D.C., June 11. Casey was on the Mall for the unveiling of the first prototype of the Non-Line of Sight Cannon. The NLOS-C is part of the Army's Future Combat Systems, and was one of several pieces of FCS hardware on display at the Mall. A total of eight NLOC-S prototypes will eventually be delivered to Yuma Proving Grounds, Ariz., by 2010. (Photo Credit: C. Todd Lopez) VIEW ORIGINAL
SFC Kenneth Kolbeck, a Training and Doctrine Command capabilities manager for Future Combat Systems, was on the National Mall, Washington, D.C., June 11 to explain capabilities of the Class IV UAV to Mall visitors. The Class I UAV is part of Future Combat Systems and was one of several pieces of hardware from the FCS lineup on display.
16 / 17 Show Caption + Hide Caption – SFC Kenneth Kolbeck, a Training and Doctrine Command capabilities manager for Future Combat Systems, was on the National Mall, Washington, D.C., June 11 to explain capabilities of the Class IV UAV to Mall visitors. The Class I UAV is part of Future Combat Systems and was one of several pieces of hardware from the FCS lineup on display. (Photo Credit: C. Todd Lopez) VIEW ORIGINAL
Prototype 1 of the Non-Line of Sight Cannon was unveiled June 11 on the National Mall, Washington, D.C. A total of eight such prototypes will eventually be delivered to Yuma Proving Grounds, Ariz., by 2010. The NLOS-C, part of Future Combat Systems, is part of the Army's modernization program.
17 / 17 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Prototype 1 of the Non-Line of Sight Cannon was unveiled June 11 on the National Mall, Washington, D.C. A total of eight such prototypes will eventually be delivered to Yuma Proving Grounds, Ariz., by 2010. The NLOS-C, part of Future Combat Systems, is part of the Army's modernization program. (Photo Credit: C. Todd Lopez) VIEW ORIGINAL