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Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and the U.S. Army's chief of staff confirmed Monday that Japan and the United States will work more closely with each other and with South Korea in dealing with North Korea. Abe and U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley agreed in Tokyo on the importance of maximizing ...
Freeport -- Matthew D. Konopa, son of James and Julie (Cramer) Konopa, formerly of Freeport, recently was promoted to colonel in the U.S. Army ... includes the Primary Leadership Development Course, the Basic Noncommissioned Officers Course, the United States Army Drill Sergeants Course, the ...
The U.S. Army has officially flown Bell Helicopter's V-280 Valor. Although the army has said it doesn't view the tiltrotor as a prototype -- since the Future Vertical Lift (FVL) program calls for demonstrators only -- the Army said this first flight in the "Air Vehicle Concept Demonstrator aircraft" was part of the ...
MANVILLE - The navy had a classic recruiting slogan, "Join the Navy and see the world." But William Reitemeyer, a Manville native and graduate of Immaculata high school in Somerville, decided to become a full-time army officer after a successful private-sector career and starting a family. He is now ...
Columbus, GA (WTVM) -. The Global Association of Buffalo soldiers Recognition and Riding Club Inc. recognized the only documented female infantry soldier who served in the U.S. Regular army Infantry. MOREAdditional LinksPoll. The Private Cathay Williams monument bench on the Walk of Honor ...

The US Army has requested USD161.4 million in fiscal year 2019 (FY 2019) to convert 969 Javelin Block 0 Command Launch Units (CLUs) to the newer Block 1 configuration. The CLU upgrades will be for Javelin systems deployed with armoured brigade combat teams (ABCTs) - these are the only ...
The U.S. Army is soliciting ideas for a single new howitzer to replace all of the towed 105mm and 155mm types in its Stryker-equipped and regular light infantry brigades. The service says it is particularly interested in upgrades for or modification to its existing weapons, especially lightweight 155mm ...
Parkland, Fla. - Alaina Petty, who was a member of the U.S. Army Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps, died in the massacre Wednesday in Parkland. She was 14. The Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school freshman was also an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in ...
The U.S. Army's fiscal 2019 budget submission would postpone the start of the service's next-generation rotorcraft program, Future Vertical Lift . ... You must have an aviation Week intelligence Network (AWIN) account or subscribe to this market Briefing to access "U.S. Army Delays Start Of Future Vertical ...
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Army sees a faster path to get a radar that can detect threats from 360 degrees to replace the current Patriot air-and-missile defense system's sensor. And the service plans to funnel more than half a billion additional dollars into the program to move it forward, according to fiscal ...
staffers at the U.S. Senate and House Armed Services Committees recently called on the new head of the U.S. Army's in-house marketing division to brief them on the organization's advertising efforts, an army spokesperson confirmed today. The meeting was prompted, at least in part, by Adweek's recent ...
The US Army's 2019 budget proposal calls for 148,297 155 mm shells, the standard US Army, US Marine and NATO artillery caliber, Task and Purpose reported February 14. The budget also calls for 1,189 Excalibur rounds, an extended range artillery shell guided by the Global Positioning System. Although ...
Two Bradley Fighting Vehicle crews exit their vehicles after a long movement during Iron Union 18-6 in the United Arab Emirates on Jan. 23, 2018. Bradley's will be replaced by a next-gen combat vehicle in the 2030s or sooner. (Sgt. Thomas X. Crough/U.S. Army). WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Army's ...
The US Army is looking to rapidly deploy two new systems to protect its forces against 'low, slow, and small' unmanned aircraft systems (UASs), the service disclosed on 14 February. An Islamic State 'drone' records the moment of detonation of a vehicle-borne IED in Iraq. With such small ...
Singapore ― ST Kinetics is nearly ready to hand over its sample vehicle to the U.S. Army as part of a bid in the service's Mobile Protected Firepower ... Toh emphasized the maturity of both the vehicle and turret being offered, noting that both will have ongoing production lines when the U.S. Army equips ...
The Honeywell/Pratt & Whitney joint venture, Advanced Turbine Engine Company (ATEC), has submitted the first of two proposals to the U.S. Army for the Improved Turbine Engine Program (ITEP). The proposals are headed to the army's Contracting Command for the engineering and manufacturing ...

More than 250 of the U.S. Army's Abrams tanks will be equipped with a system designed to sense and destroy incoming anti-tank warheads. Breaking Defense reports the U.S. Army, as part of its 2019 budget, will purchase 261 Trophy anti-tank active protection systems (APS) for its Abrams tanks.
York Township Supervisor John W. Valle with United States Army veteran Richard Agemura (Posted by Nadia Hajduk, Community Contributor) ... Richard Agemura is a combat decorated Radio Chief who served in the United States Army 75th Field Artillery Battalion in the Korean war from April of 1952 ...
It's been roughly two years since U.S. Army Europe identified the SHORAD capability gap, acknowledging both the growing threat of small drones observed on the Ukrainian border by the Russian military and the realization that a key assumption held by the U.S. military for years that it will have air ...
The US Army has announced funding for the acquisition of over 5,000 rifles as part of its Squad Designated Marksman Rifle (SDMR) programme, which will utilise the Heckler & Koch HK417. The FY19 Budget revealed the SDMR as a new start programme for the next fiscal year with $46.2 million currently ...
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Four students and a professor from the College of Information sciences and technology (IST) recently took part in a tabletop exercise hosted by the U.S. Army engineering Research and Development Center (ERDC) in Arlington, Virginia. The students, all members of IST's Red ...
US Army concerns that its tactical network would not enable forces to compete against a peer threat has led the service to cease funding its Warfighter Information Network - Tactical (WIN-T) Increment 2, shifting funds into two new lines supporting the army's new network strategy: the Situational Information ...
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region (Kurdistan 24) - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday stepped up threats of a potential confrontation with the US Army backing the Kurdish forces in Syrian Kurdistan. Speaking to a weekly parliamentary convention of his ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) in Ankara, ...
Edinboro University ROTC students who commit to the challenging, yet prestigious, journey of the U.S. Army can receive a $5,000 signing bonus, courtesy of a new, limited-time program. The bonus will be awarded to current college sophomores, or students with two years remaining at a 4-year institution, ...
Rogers, a Connecticut native who was stationed at Fort Hood during his time in the U.S. Army, was sentenced to death by hanging on drug charges Sept. 25, 2016. In February 2017, that sentence was reduced to life in prison. Both Rogers and his family maintain he is innocent, and a medley of things ...
Spartan Air Academy, of Addison, Texas, was awarded a contract by the US Army to begin the construction of an air training academy for the Iraqi Air Force, United Press International (UPI) reported. The deal was announced on Friday by the Department of Defense and is valued at USD 45 million "under a firm-fixed-price, ...
The U.S. Army's Asymmetric Warfare Group was formed in 2006 to identify gaps in U.S. military doctrine, equipment and field tactics, and to study how potential adversaries are developing tactics to exploit them. In 2017 the group released the 61-page Russian New Generation Warfare Handbook, based on ...
"In light of the Appellate Court ruling, Leonardo Helicopters has decided to discontinue any further legal action regarding the sole-source award of trainer helicopters to the U.S. Army," the company said in a Feb. 12 statement. "We nonetheless continue to believe that strong competition for the government ...
A soldier reunites with his family in Parkersburg as he returns from his deployment overseas. Joseph Booth has been in Germany with U.S. Special Forces for the last 7 months, out of his 25 year career in the U.S. Army. Joseph and his wife, Jenn Booth, surprised their three children on Friday at the North ...
The exercise is an important step in understanding how humans and machines will fight together in close quarters, where fields of fire aren't always clear as they are for a Reaper drone overhead. Although it's the first U.S. Army exercise to pair humans and shooting ground robots, it's not the first time an ...
The annual report said 50 cases of sexual assault had been reported at the elite US Army academy during the 2016-2017 academic year, nearly double the number from the previous school year. Sexual assault and harassment in the US military is largely under-reported and came under renewed scrutiny ...
Editor's Note: This is the second of two essays on the challenges facing the U.S. Army. Don't miss the first, "Learning from the 1970s." In military operations after 9/11, U.S. conventional warfighting dominance was on full display. The Taliban and Saddam Hussein's military were quickly routed. However, the ...
BERLIN -- The U.S. Army says a soldier who was deployed to Europe as part of a mission to reassure eastern European allies has been found dead in Germany. The Atlantic Resolve mission said Tuesday that 1st Sgt. Nicholas S. Amsberry was found near a train station in the German town of Parsberg, and ...
US military officials and policymakers are devoting increased attention to the potential for conflict with a near-peer competitor, and they've pursued a number of operational and equipment changes to prepare for it. Among the latest moves is the roll out of more cold-weather gear among the US Army and Marine Corps, ...
An Advise-and-Assist Commander Has Advice for the US Army's New Partner-Trainers .... The views expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the United States Army war College, the United States Army, the Department of Defense, or the United States ...
U.S. Army veteran Who Served Two Tours in Afghanistan Faces Possible Deportation to Mexico. Posted 8:51 AM, February 5, 2018, by CNN Wire ... Miguel Perez Jr., who served two tours of duty in Afghanistan with the US Army, could face deportation over a 2010 drug conviction. (Credit: Joshua Lott/AFP/Getty Images).
Two years after the ban against females in infantry and armor jobs was lifted, women can join the 101st Airborne Division, the 4th Infantry Division and 1st Armored Division. army · gender equality · Military · Women. There's more jobs than ever for women in the military. The U.S. Army has opened three new ...
In 1941, fearing another pandemic as it braced for a Second World War, the US Army organized a commission to develop the first flu vaccine. The commission was part of a broader network of federally orchestrated vaccine development programs. These programs enlisted top specialists from universities, ...
The US Army's new 9 mm Modular handgun System (MHS) suffered several issues during testing with ball ammunition, but passed its tests with jacketed hollow point expanding rounds. A soldier with the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) fires the new M17, or MHS, at the 5th Special Forces Group ...
Sircaria Coleman deserted her post as a U.S. Army private more than five years ago, but her run from the law ended when she walked onto a cruise ship dock in New Orleans this week, authorities said. Coleman was arrested Monday morning when the Carnival Triumph set sail on a five-day Caribbean ...
Secretary of the U.S. Army Mark Esper speaks to the audience at a town hall forum during his visit to U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria, the army's largest overseas ... WIESBADEN, Germany ― The head of the U.S. Army has said he wants Germany to "live up to its commitments" within NATO, as the question of ...
Faced with a growing number of missile threats, the Pentagon is looking to the U.S. Army's field artillery to shoot down those incoming threats. An innovative system called the Hyper Velocity Projectile would allow the army's heavy howitzers and the navy's deck guns to fire projectiles that can down ...
The US Army will evaluate a 6.5 mm Cased Telescoped Carbine System during its upcoming army Expeditionary Warrior Experiment (AEWE). US Army Chief of Staff General Mark Milley has said he wants (a roughly) "10x capability improvements" in a range of areas, including infantry weapons. During 17 ...
Iron Curtain has roughly three weeks of testing left to wrap up government characterization. "We will be ready to generate our final reports and bring that into the army for a decision" in March around the time of the Association of the U.S. Army's Global Force Symposium in Huntsville, Alabama, Dean said.
WIESBADEN, Germany ― The door is open for foreign companies to join the multibillion-dollar race to build a new combat vehicle for the U.S. Army, according to new ... "Many of our NATO allies have very capable tanks," he said Monday during a briefing with reporters at U.S. Army Europe headquarters.
U.S. Army veteran and Republican Todd Rauch of Opelika recently announced his candidacy for the Alabama House of Representatives. ... Rauch received a Bachelor's degree in psychology from Auburn University and later work as an intelligence Specialist for the U.S. Army aviation & Missile Command ...
Las Vegas's NHL expansion team might be at the head of the conference pack, but the rights to its name are in dispute once again. The Vegas Golden Knights face opposition to their trademark application from the U.S. Army - specifically, the U.S. military Academy, known as West Point. The school says it ...
The US Army is seeking to improve handheld mine detectors by converting the audio signal, used to identify an object, into a visual representation to ... The US Army has developed a prototype location tracking capability for handheld mine sweeping devices that converts traditional audio signals that ...
Facing an increased demand for new soldiers, the U.S. Army is kicking off a national campaign in Cincinnati Thursday. MOREAdditional LinksPoll. Two top army leaders will be in town talking with students, educators, community leaders and media as part of a campaign called "Meet Your Army.".


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