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Army Wants To Field Better Jungle Boots in 2017

The Army plans to outfit two brigade combat teams in Hawaii with upgraded boots.

MEADS Team Looking Toward Contract With Germany in Early 2017

The team of Lockheed Martin, MBDA Deutschland and Italy’s Leonardo submitted its complete proposal t…

Army's New Operations Field Manual To Debut Next Year at AUSA

The Army’s Combined Arms Center is in the throes of re-writing its capstone doctrine on how the serv…

Hodges: First Rotational Armored Brigade to Reach Europe in January

The Army’s first heel-to-toe rotational heavy armored brigade combat team is set to reach Europe in…

Innovation: Army Looks To Do More With What It Has

The Army must figure out ways to keep its aging aircraft flying, its vehicles driving and its networ…

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Army Wants To Field Better Jungle Boots in 2017

The Army plans to outfit two brigade combat teams in Hawaii with upgraded boots.

MEADS Team Looking Toward Contract With Germany in Early 2017

The team of Lockheed Martin, MBDA Deutschland and Italy’s Leonardo submitted its complete proposal t…

Army's New Operations Field Manual To Debut Next Year at AUSA

The Army’s Combined Arms Center is in the throes of re-writing its capstone doctrine on how the serv…

Hodges: First Rotational Armored Brigade to Reach Europe in January

The Army’s first heel-to-toe rotational heavy armored brigade combat team is set to reach Europe in…

Innovation: Army Looks To Do More With What It Has

The Army must figure out ways to keep its aging aircraft flying, its vehicles driving and its networ…

To Integrate Cyber, US Army Is Learning by Doing

The Army is taking the old adage of "learning by doing" to heart.

Cyber, Electronic Warfare Integration Critical for Future Army Ops

The Army has been discussing convergence and integration when it comes to cyberspace, the electromag…

Johnson Pushes for Cyber Protection Agency

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson on Wednesday said he is still after congressional approval f…

Army Pacific Boss: Soldiers are Key in Complex, Growing Region

The Army is stepping up its exercises and training events in the Pacific as it works to build relati…

General Dynamics Leans In For US Army's Light Reconnaissance Vehicle

If the US Army doesn’t want the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle to fulfill its requirement for a nascen…

Army CIO Provides Update on IT Projects

During a panel discussion at the annual AUSA conference, Army’s CIO Lt. Gen. Robert Ferrell provided…

Dunford: Power Projection, Alliances Key In New National Military Strategy

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph Dunford on Wednesday previewed a soon-to-be-finali…

Army Assures European Allies With Tanks, Bradleys and Relationships

From massing an entire armored brigade combat team in Poland to a lone major serving in Greece, the…

Virtual Training Would Let Army Sharpen Skills, Prep for New Missions

The Army plans to revolutionize how it trains its troops through the use of virtual gaming and cloud…

US Army Network Modernization Challenged by Funding and Culture

Maj. Gen. Garrett Yee, who serves within the Army’s CIO/G-6 office and is leading the Army’s moderni…

Army Chief: Soldiers Must Be Ready To Fight in 'Megacities'

Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley says his service must lay the groundwork for the future fight.

Fanning: Army child care under review

Secretary of the Army Eric Fanning has ordered a “holistic review” of child care, after hearing con…

Counter-ISIS Cyber Task Force Provides Greater Clarity, C2

The specially designated task force designed to merely focus on countering the Islamic State group i…

ARCYBER Tests COTS-Modified Quadcopter

During battlefield exercises that took place in August at Fort Irwin, California, the Army tested ne…

2016 Foreign Military Sales Totals Down

Sales dropped by about $10 billion from 2015 totals.

Army Missions in Africa Grow Young Leaders

After six months in Africa, 1st Lt. Nick Marfongelli and his soldiers had never been fitter or shot…

Warfare Undergoing 'Profound' Shift, Army Chief of Staff Says

Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley said warfare evolving amid "unprecedented challenges."

Top Air Force General: Recent F-35 Troubles Not Long-Term Problem

The Air Force Chief of Staff told reporters Tuesday he is not concerned that recent F-35 problems wi…

Harris Develops Flying Radio

Harris Corp. has developed a flying radio combining its Rifleman radio technology with a small quadc…

US Army Sets Sights on Multi-Domain Operations

With the advent of new technologies that have enabled new domains of warfare, the military and Army…

New Shoulder-Fired Weapon Eliminates Back-Blast Danger

Nammo's M72 weapon uses upgraded propulsion technology to keep soldiers safe.

US Army Contemplates Future Apache Helicopter Orders

The Army is considering whether it may need to modernize its AH-64E helicopter fleet or extend produ…

Oculus Rift Simulates a General Dynamics Tank That Doesn't Yet Exist

The Griffin is a light tank prototype that General Dynamics would like to sell to the Army. But sinc…

Virtual Reality Training Ranges Take Simulation to the Next Level

There are plenty of virtual reality trainers out there for shooting practice, but none of them get t…

Bob Work: Army Challenges Reminiscent of 1970s

The Army goes Back to the Future.

Tactical Vest Can Be Scaled Down Depending on Soldier Needs

A soldier can quickly and easily add or remove pieces of the vest depending on the mission.

Army Missile Defense Head: Global Networking Crucial

Expect networked missile defense systems across nations, Lt. Gen. Mann says.

Warriors to the Workforce Helps Job Hunters Get Hired

Warriors to the Workforce is offering workshops for job seekers during the AUSA annual meeting.

Force-Multiplying Tech Empowering Soldiers — But More Needed

One of the core challenges for the Army is that it has fought a much different war in the last 15 ye…

First Army to Add More Trainers to Guard, Reserve Units

In the coming months, First Army will put more trainers in Army National Guard and Army Reserve unit…

Korea Defense Industry Association to US: 'We Have New Needs to Develop Together'

Kim Young Hoo, executive vice chairman of Korea Defense Industry Association, called for a more ‘mut…

20 Percent of Army Kids Will Need Mental Health Treatment

One in five Army kids will need mental health treatment within the first 15 to 16 years of their liv…

Rugged Cargo Hauler, Trailer From John Deere Designed for Versatility

Small, rugged multi-purpose vehicles at the AUSA show are equipped with new features but carry a fam…

Gerber Gear Launches Knife With Smoothest Blade Deployment

The US-Assist opens quickly and consistently.

GM Lifts Veil on New Hydrogen-Powered Truck for US Army

General Motors will deliver the vehicle to the Army in 2017 for a year of off-road testing.

Lightweight Machine Gun Is Easy To Carry, Clean

Barrett's 240LW is barely over 20 pounds.

Tiny Patch Sends Soldier's Vitals to Smartphone

The device allows more precise medical treatment and injury prevention.

Meet the Army's Soldier and NCO of the Year

Spc. Robert Miller and Sgt. 1st Class Joshua Moeller on Monday were named the Army’s 2016 Soldier of…

A Safer Aircrew Tether Will Keep Soldiers From Being Ejected in Helo Crashes

Even in a small impact, there's great risk that helicopter aircrew can be thrown from a helicopter o…

Army Leaders: Service Must Look to the Future While Training for Today

The Army must prepare for the future even as it trains to respond to the threats and contingencies f…

Army Must Fix Its Modernization Problems, Secretary Says

Army Secretary Eric Fanning spoke at the opening of AUSA's annual gathering.

Ruggedized Coffeemaker Lets You Bring Your K-Cups to the Field

The days of slurping lukewarm sludge on deployment are over. For about $300, The Oxx Coffeeboxx lets…

Helmet Cover Offers Upgraded Protection, Technology for Soldiers

The mission configurable helmet cover fits over an advanced combat helmet.

Harris Unveils Intuitive T7 Explosive Ordnance Disposal Robot

Harris Corp., known for its radios and communications equipment, had a surprising piece of technolog…

SECARM Sets Goals, Timeline for Rapid Capabilities Office: AUSA Exclusive

The RCO is designed to zero in on the Army’s biggest requirements, with the intent to deliver capabi…

FORSCOM Commander: 'We Are Not In An Inter-War Period'

All three Army components must continue to build soldier and unit readiness in the face of a volatil…

3-Star: Every Soldier Must Be Deployable As Army Gets Smaller

As the Army works its way to an active-duty end-strength of 460,000 over the next 12 months, every s…

SMA: New NCO Development System Brings Faster Promotions for Talented Soldiers

Talented, qualified soldiers could get promoted more quickly as the Army’s new noncommissioned offic…

Interview: Lt. Gen. Michael Garrett, U.S. Army Central Commanding General

U.S. Army Central is reorganizing its headquarters even as it continues to support operations in Ira…

Army Looks For Ways To Make Contracting More Agile

The Army is soliciting ideas on how it might make its contracting processes more agile, the service’…

Army Sees Promise in Robotics, A2/AD Technology in Future

The Army is working through where it should next focus its science and technology investment and see…

One of the Youngest Leadership Teams in US Army History is Rocking the Boat

Army Secretary Eric Fanning eats MREs with soldiers and wins raves for his Twitter savvy. Army Chief…

Cash on Hand: 82nd Airborne ‘Vault’ Proves Its Worth

Grabbing cash on the way out the door wasn’t that easy 20 months ago for 82nd Airborne Division; the…

New Financial Management System Helps Smarter Spending in Countering ISIS

Worley and a small team consisting of two staff sergeants and a captain deployed to Iraq in June. Wi…

Textron’s Next-Gen Control To Link Unmanned Platforms On Battlefield

Textron Systems is working on a next-generation control station that will be able to link any and al…

Honeywell Takes Chinook Engine to Next Level

The CH-47 Chinook helicopter is expected to stay in service for a total of 100 years – until 2064 –…

Raytheon’s Extended Range AMRAAM Missile Destroys Target in First Flight Test

A new extended range version of Raytheon’s Advanced Medium-Range Air-to-Air Missile destroyed a targ…

Army Details Draft Robotics and Autonomous Systems Strategy At AUSA

The Army wants to gradually bring more autonomy, artificial intelligence and common control of unman…

Multi-Domain Battle Drives Army Toward New Missile

Unlike the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, where the Army's capability dominated the enemy's, the serv…

The Multi-Domain Battle

The Army is looking beyond ground warfare as it prepares to fight on an increasingly complex and unp…

Aviation Readiness is ‘In a Deep Hole’

The Army is “in a deep hole” when it comes to its aviation readiness, the top general for U.S. Army…

North Korea Concerns Drive Pacific Partnerships

America’s partners in the Asia-Pacific region are looking for more opportunities to train and work w…

Report: Army Needs To Improve Simulated Training Development, Evaluation

The Army must improve how it develops and measures the effectiveness of virtual training programs to…

Army Awards Alternate Concept Engine Development Contract to ATEC

The Army has awarded a contract to the Advanced Turbine Engine Company – a joint venture of Honeywel…

Interview: Acquisition Chief Katrina McFarland and Military Deputy Lt. Gen. Michael Williamson

In two separate interviews just prior to the Association of the US Army’s annual conference, Defense…

Combat Vehicle Modernization Strategy: One Year Later

The Army came out with a plan to modernize its combat vehicles a year ago at the Association of the…

Army Pushes To Counter Drones as Threat Grows

The Army’s strategy to counter unmanned aircraft systems is close to publication, according to the s…

Fanning: Continuing Resolution Could Snarl European Reassurance Initiative Efforts

The biggest impact of even a short-term continuing resolution would would be the service's inability…

Army National Guard's Brigade Combat Teams Face Tougher Training

The Army National Guard’s armored and Stryker brigade combat teams will soon receive more high-level…

Army Sending More Troops, Resources to Africa

With 54 countries, more than 2,100 languages and upwards of 800 tribes in its area of operations, U.…

AUSA President: Uncertainty Is Stifling Modernization

The budget uncertainty that continues to plague the Army is the “number one concern, the number one…

Highlights for This Year’s ‘Big Army Family Reunion’

A special screening of Mel Gibson’s new movie, “Hacksaw Ridge,” and the chance to hear from the new…

Contest, Not Sole-Source Buy, Likely in Turkish Tank Program

The decision by Turkey’s procurement office on whether to go with Otokar or open competition will sh…

Army Reserve Chief: Multi-Component Training Is Key

As threats around the world continue to evolve, the head of the Army Reserve said the Army must cont…

Fanning: US Army 'Stretched Very Thin,' Needs Steady Funding

The Army continues to be “stretched very thin” as it continues to draw down to a total force of 980,…

Israeli Startup Targets US Market with Soldier-Carried Robots

After capturing a $25 million award from the US Air Force, a seven-year-old Israeli startup and its…

Korea's 'Surion' Helicopter Supply Halted After Test Failure

The supply of the Surion utility helicopter to the South Korean Army has been suspended due to a fai…

McMaster: Army Must Prioritize Close-Combat Capability

There’s no doubt in the Army’s Capability Integration Center chief’s mind that the Army must hone it…

Israeli Firm Revives Old Concept With Advanced Robotics

Maneuvering decoys aim to defend against anti-tank threats.