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Army Issues Updated Manual on Cyber, EW Missions

The U.S. Army has introduced an updated manual on cyber warfare and electromagnetic operations, C4ISRNET reported Friday. Mark Pomerleau writes the FM 3-12 Cyberspace and Electronic Warfare Operations manual seeks to replace the FM 3-38 document initially released in 2014. The FM 3-12 manual offers procedures on how to integrate …

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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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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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Report: Army Plans Military Transition Assistance Center in San Antonio, Texas

The U.S. Army wants to establish a facility in San Antonio, Texas, that will offer housing, healthcare and employment assistance to military veterans as they transition back into civilian life, Fox San Antonio reported Wednesday. Emily Baucum writes the service branch aims to open the military transition support center near Fort Sam Houston next year. Kevin Wolff, Bexar …

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Air Force Researchers Develop Mobile Energy Storage & Mgmt System

The Air Force Research Laboratory’s advanced power technology office has built a mobile energy storage and management system designed to provide renewable energy power to future forward operating bases. APTO developed the system as part of efforts to help address long-term energy requirements of U.S. armed forces, AFRL said Thursday. “Pieces of individual equipment have been demonstrated …

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Report: Army Seeks Collaboration With Firms to Develop Combat Vehicle Prototype

The U.S. Army wants to partner with a team of companies to design, build and test a next-generation combat vehicle prototype, Defense News reported Wednesday. Jen Judson writes Todd Thomas, a project manager at the Army’s Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center, told Defense News the service branch is scheduled to discuss the prototyping effort …

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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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