Lt. Gen. James Pasquarette, deputy chief of staff of U.S. Army Futures Command, said the service should launch efforts to begin streamlining the processes for technological acquisitions to achieve G-8’s 2028 modernization goals.Read More »
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has completely decommissioned the nuclear reactor aboard the MH-1A Sturgis ship. USACE's Baltimore-based Radiological Center of Expertise conducted the decommissioning together with Galveston District personnel over the last three years in an effort to remove and dispose of the reactor, USACE said Friday.Read More »
The U.S. Army has initiated an international research program for moving target defense technology, able to protect information in computer systems from potential threats.
The Army Research Laboratory said Sept. 6 researchers from the University of Canterbury in New Zealand spearheaded the development of the Flexible Random Virtual IP Multiplexing system.
The U.S. Army's Third Armored Brigade Combat Team has tested a new vehicle designed to detect and jam enemy communications occurring within the electromagnetic spectrum. The team, also known as "Greywolf", fielded the Electronic Warfare Tactical Vehicle over a two-week training period in Yuma, Ariz., the Army said Monday.Read More »
The U.S. Army tested a new anti-drone, higher-lethality upgrade of the Stinger missile in August, and is now closer to achieving approval for the warhead's deployed use, Defense News reported Friday. The service branch's Cruise Missile Defense Systems Project Office tested the new Stinger units with man-portable air-defense and Avenger launcher systems at Eglin Air Force Base for three weeks.Read More »
Gen. James McConville, vice chief of staff of the U.S. Army, said the service will look into how the civilian sector applies innovation and modernization to implement the same in the military. McConville noted in an interview with Army Sustainment Magazine that adopting modern technologies such as autonomous vehicles, additive manufacturing and artificial intelligence will help boost logistics and accelerate production and maintenance processes, the service said Friday.Read More »
NASA is set to conduct the last in a series of tests to qualify the use of the Orion spacecraft’s parachute system for missions to the moon and other outer space locations. The eighth and final test of Orion's parachute system will take place on Sept. 12 at Yuma Proving Ground, Ariz., the space agency said Friday.Read More »
U.S. Army Undersecretary Ryan McCarthy has said in an interview that the Army Futures Command comes at a time when the military needs to keep pace with advancements in technology and formalize its business relationships. He explained that the Futures Command was established to initiate formal collaborations to speed up the delivery of information and results, the service said Friday.Read More »