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Army Tests Speech Translation, Solar Panel Tech at Central Accord 2016

U.S. Army Africa has facilitated the demonstration of a language translation technology as part of the Central Accord 2016 exercise that included 1,000 military personnel from 14 countries. The Army said July 21 the exercise in Libreville, Gabon tested seven language-translation devices which worked to collect nine hours of speech from 130 civilians …

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Lt. Col. Anthony Barbina: US Army Supports Counter-IED Programs in Africa

U.S. Army Africa officials have said the military organization is helping to train African soldiers to detect and counter improvised explosive devices, Army Times reported Tuesday. Michelle Tan writes U.S.’ African allies asked for assistance from USARAF to carry out IED threat awareness training and mitigation operations as Islamic militant groups increase their use of homemade …

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Army Lab, Partners Develop Doppler LiDAR System for Airdrop Operations

The U.S. Army Research Laboratory and its partners Beyond Photonics and Halo Photonics have built a Doppler light detection and ranging system to support the airdrop operations of Army Pathfinders. ARL worked to develop the Man-Portable Doppler LiDAR system to retire the pilot balloon tracking mechanism as a response to a request for information …

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