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Lt. Gen. Robert Ashley: Army Kicks Off Force Review to Identify Mission Needs

Lt. Gen. Robert Ashley, the U.S. Army‘s deputy chief of staff of G-2, has said a review of the entire Army force is underway to explore the service branch’s current capacity and mission requirements, Defense News reported Wednesday. Jen Judson writes the Army’s Training and Doctrine Command and Intelligence Center of Excellence will run the …

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Army Tests 2 Transport Vehicles Designed to Support Multi-Domain Applications

The U.S. Army has tested two vehicle platforms designed to provide transportation capacity in various types of terrain as well as help soldiers detect aircraft and conduct three-dimensional fires targeting missions. The service branch said Thursday it tested the Hunter and Killer platforms during the 2017 Maneuver Fires Integrated Experiment at Fort Sill …

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Rep. Bill Shuster Proposes Legislation to Retain Patriot Missile Variant in Army Inventory

Rep. Bill Shuster (R-Pennsylvania) has introduced a bill that seeks to prevent the U.S. Army from phasing out a variant of the Patriot missile system used to intercept ballistic missiles. The Patriot Inventory Protection Act would keep the MIM-104 Patriot Guidance Enhanced Missile TBM in the Army’s inventory in an effort to mitigate a …

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Lt. Gen. John Murray: Army Could Decide to Buy More JLTVs or Recap Humvees in 2018

U.S. Army officials have said the military service should decide soon if the branch will procure additional Joint Light Tactical Vehicles or update its current Humvee fleet as part of modernization efforts, DoD Buzz reported Wednesday. Matthew Cox writes Lt. Gen. John Murray, deputy chief of staff for financial management at the Army, told  members of …

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Senate Votes to Retain Military Rank of National Security Adviser HR McMaster

The Senate voted 86-10 Wednesday to let H.R. McMaster keep his military status as a three-star lieutenant general with the U.S. Army while he serves as President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, Defense News reported Wednesday. Joe Gould writes that senators did not have to subject McMaster’s appointment to confirmation in the upper …

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Army CERDEC Opens New Aircraft Hangar in New Jersey

The U.S. Army‘s Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center has moved its flight activity into a new R&D aircraft hangar at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst in New Jersey. The service branch said Monday that facility will house the CERDEC flight activity’s fleet of fixed and rotor wing aircraft platforms that include Sikorsky-built UH-60M Black …

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Brig. Gen. Scott Dingle to Lead Army Regional Health Command-Atlantic

Brig. Gen. R. Scott Dingle, deputy chief of staff for staff operations at the U.S. Army Medical Command, has been named commanding general of the military branch’s Regional Health Command-Atlantic, the Defense Department announced Tuesday. He previously served as director of healthcare operations at the Office of the Surgeon General and commander of the 30th …

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