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United States Army soldiers and NCO compete to be the best at the Army's Best Warrior Competition

United States Army soldiers and NCO compete to be the best at the Army's Best Warrior Competition
 
Twenty-six of the Army's elite warriors of United States Army -- representing 13 commands -- have culminated four days of the Army's Best Warrior Competition here after completing urban warfare simulations, board interviews, physical fitness tests, essays, warrior tasks and battle drills relevant in today's operating environment.
Twenty-six of the Army's elite warriors of United States Army -- representing 13 commands -- have culminated four days of the Army's Best Warrior Competition here after completing urban warfare simulations, board interviews, physical fitness tests, essays, warrior tasks and battle drills relevant in today's operating environment.
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Wednesday, October 12, 2011 12:20 AM
 

U.S Army is providing soldiers with mission command vehicle same at their home base

U.S Army is providing soldiers with mission command vehicle same at their home base
 
To increase the accuracy and speed of decisions made on the most critical points of the battlefield, the Army is providing Soldiers with the same mission command capabilities in a mobile platform that they have at their home base.
To increase the accuracy and speed of decisions made on the most critical points of the battlefield, the Army is providing Soldiers with the same mission command capabilities in a mobile platform that they have at their home base.
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Friday, September 30, 2011 03:04 PM
 

U.S Army depot is converting M2 .50 12.7 mm machine gun to the new variant M2A1

U.S Army depot is converting M2 .50 12.7 mm machine gun to the new variant M2A1
 
U.S. Anniston Army Depot is converting the Army’s inventory of M2 Flexible machine guns to a new variant, providing a constant stream of work for the installation’s Small Arms Repair Facility. The variant, M2A1, has a fixed headspace, or distance between the face of the bolt and the base of the cartridge case, and timing, the weapon’s adjustment that allows firing when the recoil is in the correct position.
U.S. Anniston Army Depot is converting the Army’s inventory of M2 Flexible machine guns to a new variant, providing a constant stream of work for the installation’s Small Arms Repair Facility. The variant, M2A1, has a fixed headspace, or distance between the face of the bolt and the base of the cartridge case, and timing, the weapon’s adjustment that allows firing when the recoil is in the correct position.
Monday, August 8, 2011 11:12 AM
 

Unmanned ground vehicle used by U.S army soldiers allow to perform threat defeat in full safety

Unmanned ground vehicle used by U.S army soldiers allow to perform threat defeat in full safety
 
New technology developed by the U.S. Army Tank Research, Development and Engineering Command's, or TARDEC's, Tank and Automotive Research Center may make it possible to perform these missions at an even greater distance, possibly far from the battlefield.
New technology developed by the U.S. Army Tank Research, Development and Engineering Command's, or TARDEC's, Tank and Automotive Research Center may make it possible to perform these missions at an even greater distance, possibly far from the battlefield.
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Wednesday, August 3, 2011 05:39 PM
 

U.S. Army prepares to produce the first JLTVs Joint Light Tactical Vehicle

United States army preparing to produce JLTVs Joint Light Tactical Vehicle
 
After refining requirements during a two-year Technology Development phase for the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle, Army developers are poised to conduct a full and open competition geared toward formal production, service officials said.
After refining requirements during a two-year Technology Development phase for the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle, Army developers are poised to conduct a full and open competition geared toward formal production, service officials said.
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Friday, July 29, 2011 01:58 PM
 

New Counter-IED Improvised Explosive Devices to help U.S. army soldiers to identify roadside bomb

New Counter-IED Improvised Explosive Devices to help U.S. army soldiers to identify roadside bomb
 
The Asia Pacific Counter-Improvised Explosive Device Fusion Center recently added a mobile CIED trainer device to help U.S. Army Soldiers identify deadly roadside bombs during their deployments.
The Asia Pacific Counter-Improvised Explosive Device Fusion Center recently added a mobile CIED trainer device to help U.S. Army Soldiers identify deadly roadside bombs during their deployments.
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Thursday , July 28, 2011 09:27 AM
 

US Army News IED Improvised Explosive Devices training helps keep troop of U.S. army live

IED Improvised Explosive Devices training helps keep troop of U.S. army live
 
Improvised explosive devices are dangerous to war fighters because insurgents are constantly adapting and modifying the way they are made and used. With IED's constantly evolving classes, such as the one presented by the Asia-Pacific Counter-IED Center during Talisman Sabre 2011, are vital to keeping troops alive.
Improvised explosive devices are dangerous to war fighters because insurgents are constantly adapting and modifying the way they are made and used. With IED's constantly evolving classes, such as the one presented by the Asia-Pacific Counter-IED Center during Talisman Sabre 2011, are vital to keeping troops alive.
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Sunday, July 24, 2011 02:47 PM
 

U.S. Army soldiers mortar crews have started receiving new lightweight 60 mm mortar

U.S. Army soldiers mortar crews have started receiving new lightweight 60 mm mortar
 
U.S. Army soldiers mortar crews have started receiving new lightweight 60mm mortar systems that are approximately 20 percent lighter than previous versions. The Program Executive Office for Ammunition fielded the Army’s first M224A1 60mm Lightweight Company Mortar Systems to 1st Special Forces Group in Fort Lewis, Wash., last month.
U.S. Army soldiers mortar crews have started receiving new lightweight 60mm mortar systems that are approximately 20 percent lighter than previous versions. The Program Executive Office for Ammunition fielded the Army’s first M224A1 60mm Lightweight Company Mortar Systems to 1st Special Forces Group in Fort Lewis, Wash., last month.
Saturday, July 23, 2011 09:22 AM
 

U.S. Army soldiers will be soon equipped with a new lighter machine gun version of M249 SAW

U.S. Army soldiers will be soon equipped with a new lighter machine gun version of M249 SAW
 
Any U.S. Army Soldier who has ever served as a squad automatic weapon gunner is resigned to the burden of lugging a heavy weapon and ammunition on patrol. Soldiers may soon have a solution, however, one that cuts the weight of small-arms ammunition nearly in half and provides a potential replacement for the SAW that weighs a whopping 8.3 pounds less than the current M249.
Any U.S. Army Soldier who has ever served as a squad automatic weapon gunner is resigned to the burden of lugging a heavy weapon and ammunition on patrol. Soldiers may soon have a solution, however, one that cuts the weight of small-arms ammunition nearly in half and provides a potential replacement for the SAW that weighs a whopping 8.3 pounds less than the current M249.
Monday, July 18, 2011 07:47 PM
 

The new M110 Semi-Automatic Sniper Rifle is now in service in the U.S.Army news

The new M110 Semi-Automatic Sniper Rifle is now in service in the U.S.Army.
 
The Fort Sill Special Reaction Team is setting their sights further downrange, with new M110 Semi-Automatic Sniper Systems. They received the new weapon last week, and 'Oh boy' were they excited.
The Fort Sill Special Reaction Team is setting their sights further downrange, with new M110 Semi-Automatic Sniper Systems. They received the new weapon last week, and 'Oh boy' were they excited.
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Tuesday, July 12, 2011 02:20 PM
 

News .S. Army MRAP vehicle course to help increase safety and decrease deadly accidents

U.S. Army MRAP vehicle course to help increase safety and decrease deadly accidents
 
Grafenwoehr’s Combat Drivers Training program is the only program in Europe to train drivers for driving conditions and vehicle familiarization in Afghanistan. The program is meant to help increase safety and decrease deadly accidents caused by unfamiliarity with the vehicle and terrain.
Grafenwoehr’s Combat Drivers Training program is the only program in Europe to train drivers for driving conditions and vehicle familiarization in Afghanistan. The program is meant to help increase safety and decrease deadly accidents caused by unfamiliarity with the vehicle and terrain.
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Tuesday, July 12, 2011 10:11 AM
 

U.S. Army soldiers conducted mortar live-fire certification for Singapore exercise Tiger Balm

U.S. Army soldiers conducted mortar live-fire certification for Singapore exercise Tiger Balm
 
U.S. Army Soldiers of 2nd Platoon, Company C, 4th Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment conducted a platoon live-fire certification June 22, 2011, on a training range here. As the last hurrah for the platoon before deploying to Singapore to participate in Exercise Tiger Balm.
U.S. Army Soldiers of 2nd Platoon, Company C, 4th Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment conducted a platoon live-fire certification June 22, 2011, on a training range here. As the last hurrah for the platoon before deploying to Singapore to participate in Exercise Tiger Balm.
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Friday, July 1, 2011 10:05 AM
 

Iraqi soldiers conducted mortar live fire exercise with US soldiers preparation Iron Lion Operation

Iraqi soldiers conducted mortar live fire exercise with U.S. soldiers preparation Iron Lion Operation
 
Iraqi Soldiers assigned to 1st Battalion, 10th Brigade, 3rd Iraqi Army Division, conducted a mortar live fire exercise at Destiny Range in Ninewa province with the supervision of United States Army soldiers , Iraq, June 16, 2011, in preparation for Operation Iron Lion.
Iraqi Soldiers assigned to 1st Battalion, 10th Brigade, 3rd Iraqi Army Division, conducted a mortar live fire exercise at Destiny Range in Ninewa province with the supervision of United States Army soldiers , Iraq, June 16, 2011, in preparation for Operation Iron Lion.

Monday, June 27, 2011 02:00 PM
 

United States Army soldiers share combat lifesaving skills with Malawian troops at MEDREACH 11

United States Army soldiers share combat lifesaving skills with Malawian troops at MEDREACH 11
 
United States Army soldiers share combat lifesaving skills with Malawian troops at MEDREACH 11, a U.S. Army Africa-run exercise designed to enhance U.S. and Malawian military medical capabilities and enhance the two militaries’ ability to work together during a humanitarian emergency or other crisis.
United States Army soldiers share combat lifesaving skills with Malawian troops at MEDREACH 11, a U.S. Army Africa-run exercise designed to enhance U.S. and Malawian military medical capabilities and enhance the two militaries’ ability to work together during a humanitarian emergency or other crisis.

Monday, June 27, 2011 01:54 PM
 

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