Tag Archives: U.S. Army

Viva Kelley: Army Testing Ground-Based UAS Radar System for Future Expansion

The Defense Department and Federal Aviation Administration are working with partners to push forward technology such as the Ground-Based Sense-and-Avoid radar to help manage the airspace for unmanned aircraft systems, Defense Systems reported Dec. 23. David Walsh writes that Viva Kelley, product director at the U.S. Army‘s Unmanned Systems Airspace Integration Concepts, has pointed to …

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Army Intell Hub Pilots Tactical Engagement Team for DCGS-A Training

The U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence has partnered with the Training and Doctrine Command Capability Manager=Sensor Processing, Distributed Common Ground System-Army team to design the tactical engagement team concept for mission command functions. The Army said Tuesday that the TeT concept calls on military intelligence subject-matter personnel to train operational soldiers on how …

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New Army Branch Seeks to Offer Cyber Warriors Opportunities

The U.S. Army has started a new career field in an effort to present new challenges and opportunities for warfighters who want to enlist as members of the Cyber branch. “Creation of the Cyber branch acknowledges the critical role that our cyber warriors play in the armed forces of today and tomorrow,” Maj. …

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Gen. Ray Odierno to Ask Congress for Budget Relief

Gen. Ray Odierno, U.S. Army chief of staff, plans to discuss current world events with Congress and ask legislators for budget relief as the Army responds to global threats, DoD News reported Thursday. Jim Garamone writes the number of the Army’s active force will shrink to 490,000 in 2015. “When we developed the …

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Mike Krieger: Cloud-Based Email Service Transformed US Army

Mike Krieger, the former deputy chief information officer for the U.S. Army, has said cloud-based enterprise email ushered in a cultural transformation at the service, Federal News Radio reported Thursday. Jason Miller writes the Army completed the transition of its users to the email-as-a-service model in August 2013. Krieger told the station the move to …

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Army-SRC Team to Build UAV ‘Sense and Avoid’ Radars

The U.S. Army has partnered with SRC to build a radar system that would help manage the air traffic of General Atomics-built unmanned aerial vehicles and prevent collisions, Defense News reported Thursday. Joe Gould writes that the team will install the ground-based “sense and avoid” radars at five locations across the U.S. …

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Army Releases RFI for Cyber Electronic Warfare R&D Program

The U.S. Army wants information on contractors who could provide electromagnetic research services to the branch’s Cyber Battle Lab, which is scheduled to start operating in October 2015. The Army Contracting Command published a sources sought notice on Oct. 16 and a draft performance work statement that specifies electronic warfare, …

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