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Ryan McCarthy: Funding Predictability Key to Maintain Army Readiness, Modernization Efforts

Ryan McCarthy, acting secretary of the U.S. Army, has said the service branch requires a “sufficient” and “predictable” budget to maintain readiness and prepare for future operations. “You don’t defend a country on a budget, you defend it on a strategy,” McCarthy said Wednesday during his visit to the Aberdeen Proving Ground …

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Army Conducts Mosquito Surveillance to Monitor for Zika Virus

The U.S. Army has begun to monitor mosquitoes at Aberdeen Proving Ground in Maryland to check for mosquito-borne diseases such as the Zika virus. The service branch said Monday APG houses seven test sites for health officials to collect mosquitoes once a week, classify females based on species and ship the insects to Public Health Command-Atlantic at Fort …

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Army Public Health Center Kicks Off Construction on $210M Research Lab in Maryland; John Resta Comments

The U.S. Army Public Health Center has begun construction on a new $210 million laboratory that will consolidate research work at 11 buildings located at Aberdeen Proving Ground in Maryland, the Baltimore Sun reported Thursday. John Resta, director of the service branch’s Public Health Center, said researchers will use the 279,000-square-foot facility …

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US Army Opens New Anechoic Chamber for Vehicle Tests; Frank Bohn Comments

The U.S. Army has launched a new anechoic chamber at the Aberdeen Proving Ground in Maryland in a move to expand the space for vehicle tests. The Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center designed the Radio Frequency Electromagnetic Compatibility and Antenna Test laboratory to accommodate larger and mobile vehicle-mounted projects, the Army said …

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