Tag Archives: Fort Bliss

Army Looks to Deploy ‘Iron Dome’ Missile Defense Batteries by Year’s End; Bruce Jette Quoted

Bruce Jette

The U.S. Army plans to field two Rafael-built Iron Dome air-defense weapon systems at Fort Bliss, Texas, by the end of 2020, Breaking Defense reported Friday. The Army designated Iron Dome as Interim Indirect Fire Protection Capability Increment 2 and intends to use the battery to defend against cruise missiles.

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Army Col. Andrew McClelland Named DISA European Field Chief

U.S. Army Col. Andrew McClelland, previously chief of the Brigade Modernization Command’s network integration division, has been named commander of the Defense Information Systems Agency‘s European field command. DISA said Tuesday McClelland will succeed Col. Jacqueline Brown, who previously held the post for two years and transition into a new role at the Pentagon …

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Army Commences Network Integration Evaluation to Test Updated Tactical Comms Equipment

An estimated 2,000 U.S. Army soldiers will test updates to the service branch’s tactical communications equipment at the two-week Network Integration Evaluation 16.2 event that kicked off Monday. The soldiers from the 1st Armored Division of the Army’s 2nd Brigade Combat Team will conduct combined arms maneuver missions at Fort Bliss to build on previous NIE efforts to …

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