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Maj. Gen. David Bassett Named Army Tactical C3 PEO

U.S. Army Maj. Gen. David Bassett, program executive officer for ground combat systems, has been appointed to serve as PEO for command, control and communications-tactical effective Jan. 31, C4ISRNET reported Monday. He will succeed Gary Martin, who has held the PEO C3T position since June 2015 and will retire after a …

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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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Maj. Gen. John Wharton: Army Hosts Summit to Promote Innovation

The U.S. Army hosted a second summit at Aberdeen Proving Ground last month in an effort to promote innovation. Representatives from the Army Training and Doctrine Command and Army Materiel Command and technology, military and civilian leaders, scientists and engineers gathered at the two-day summit held April 5 to 6, the Army said …

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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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Robert Ferrell Appointed Army CIO, Promoted to Three-Star General

Robert Ferrell, who has led the Army‘s Communications-Electronics Command at Aberdeen Proving Ground for nearly two years, has been named as the Army’s new chief information officer, the Baltimore Sun reported Thursday. David Anderson writes the 36-year Army veteran was also promoted from the rank of major general to lieutenant …

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