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Army to Evaluate New Software and Systems at Warfighter Assessment Exercise

A U.S. Army Air Defense Airspace Management team will test a new software for the air missile defense workstation and forward area air defense system during a two-week warfighter assessment exercise. Participants of the Army Warfighter Assessment 17.1 will work to gather input from soldiers on the performance of new warfighting capacities such …

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Army Officials Highlight Tech Modernization, Soldier Readiness Goals at AUSA Forum

Some U.S. Army officials have said the military branch’s modernization efforts are related to its readiness goals and objectives to help unburden soldiers as they engage with adversaries, the Army News Service reported Friday. David Vergun writes Katharina McFarland, acting assistant secretary of the Army, told a panel discussion at the Association of …

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Army’s 1st Infantry Division to Deploy 500 Troops for Operation Inherent Resolve

The U.S. Army plans to send as many as 500 soldiers from the 1st Infantry Division Headquarters at Fort Riley in Kansas to Iraq this fall to help train, advise and assist Iraqi coalition troops and security forces. The 1st Infantry Division Headquarters will relieve 101st Airborne Division troops and assume the role of Combined Joint Forces …

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Army, Saab Business Unit Test Updated Shoulder-Fired Rifle

The U.S. Army and Saab‘s Bofors Dynamics business unit have collaborated to test and qualify an updated shoulder-fired weapon system. The service branch said Thursday Army engineers tested the M3E1 multi-role anti-armor anti-personnel weapon system, which a version of the M3 recoilless rifle that is shorter and six pounds lighter. William Everett, Army Foreign Comparative Testing …

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Army Natick Soldier R&D and Engineering Center Introduces New Harness Design for Fragment Protection

Researchers at the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center have patented a new harness design they created to protect wearers from blast debris in specifically the groin and femoral artery areas. The Army said Thursday the team made the harness design to provide fragment protection and help prevent debris embedding in the groin …

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Army, Marine Corps to Test Oshkosh-Built JLTVs in 2017

The U.S. Army and Marine Corps plan to conduct tests on Oshkosh Defense-built Joint Light Tactical Vehicles over the next year at Yuma Proving Ground in Arizona and other military sites across the country, the Army News Service reported Wednesday. Gary Sheftick writes up to 10 vehicles will undergo maneuverability and automotive evaluations during 2017. Oshkosh Defense, which …

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Lt. Gen. James McConville: Army to Consolidate HR, Pay Processes With New Software

Lt. Gen. James McConville, deputy chief of staff for personnel at the U.S. Army, said the military service will roll out a new software platform designed to manage human resources and pay processes for the Army as well as the branch’s National Guard and Reserve components. The Army said Wednesday the Integrated Personnel and Pay System-Army …

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