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2014-10-15 12:21:07

Spanning thousands of miles, the MUOS satellite and PRC-155 Manpack radio test validates a priority capability for the U.S. Army's global tactical network. SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics C4 Systems successfully completed a series of radio-call tests using the AN/PRC-155 two-channel Manpack radios and the Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) satellite communications (SATCOM) system to connect General Dynamics' personnel located at Fort Bliss, Texas, Fort...

2014-10-13 12:21:27

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) received a $90.6 million foreign military sale contract from the U.S. Army to provide Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight/Pilot Night Vision Sensor (M-TADS/PNVS) systems to the Qatar Emiri Air Force. Qatar marks the 14(th) international customer for the M-TADS/PNVS system. Fielded in 2005, M-TADS/PNVS provides Apache pilots with long-range, precision engagement and pilotage capabilities for safe...

2014-10-13 12:20:53

WASHINGTON, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Defence and security company Saab is proud to present the newly-developed next generation Carl Gustaf M4 at the 2014 Association of the U.S. Army exhibition in Washington D.C. The Carl Gustaf M4, known in the U.S. as M3A1 MAAWS, is the latest man-portable shoulder-launched multi-role weapon system from Saab designed to provide users with flexible capability and help troops to remain agile in any scenario. The new light-weight M3A1 MAAWS,...

2014-10-13 12:20:50

General Dynamics 4G LTE network delivers a much larger 'data-pipe' to quickly and efficiently send and receive large data files, streaming video and other information among dismounted soldiers, their leaders and command centers. TAUNTON, Mass., Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics C4 Systems recently demonstrated how the company's fourth-generation (4G) long-term evolution (LTE) wireless broadband network could expand the capability of U.S. Army tactical networks like the...

2014-10-13 08:21:59

BRV-O Successfully Transitions into U.S. Government Limited User Testing Highlighting Reliability, Survivability, Transportability and Affordability WASHINGTON, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AM General will proudly exhibit its proven Blast Resistant Vehicle - Off road (BRV-O) Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) candidate, at the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) Defense Exhibition, Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington D.C., Oct. 13-15, Booth 7415/ Upper...

2014-10-13 08:21:50

WASHINGTON, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Advanced Turbine Engine Company (ATEC), LLC - a joint venture between Honeywell International, Inc. (NYSE: HON) and Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corporation (NYSE: UTX) - has successfully completed testing of its second HPW3000 engine as part of the Army Aviation Applied Technology Directorate's (AATD) Advanced Affordable Turbine Engine (AATE) Science and Technology program. ATEC intends to offer the HPW3000 as...

2014-10-13 08:21:31

ATK's Munitions Capabilities Provide Continued International Growth ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ATK (NYSE: ATK), a world-leading producer of ammunition, precision weapons and rocket motors, announced today that it has been awarded multiple contract awards with the U.S. government to supply non-U.S. standard ammunition (NSA) for the Department of Defense in support of international allies. The combination of awards received in August and September 2014 under ATK's...

2014-10-12 08:20:15

Elbit Systems of America gives wounded veterans an opportunity to continue supporting their country and the US Army FORT WORTH, Texas, October 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2011, it was a typical day patrolling for Platoon Sergeant Ross Cox of the US Army. SSG Cox and his platoon of 42 soldiers decided to pause to conduct security and observation checks. "After reorganizing, we started walking again. I was in the back of the platoon with the medic of our group trailing a few...

2014-10-09 12:21:03

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has enabled the U.S. Army to conduct more realistic live fire training and accelerate learning with the delivery of the Digital Air Ground Integration Range (DAGIR). DAGIR is the first range in U.S. Army history to integrate air and ground assets across a digitally powered range, providing higher-fidelity performance data so that soldiers receive more comprehensive feedback during training. Delivered to the U.S....

2014-10-08 23:00:25

BeardBrothers LLC (BeardBrothersLLC.com) is a veteran owned beard care company that recently launched it's online store which offers premium facial hair care products to beard and moustache lovers around the globe. Pasadena, Maryland (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 U.S. Army Veteran of Pasadena, Md., Nathan Perry, recently launched a beard care company, BeardBrothers LLC., to serve beard and mustache lovers, and anyone who embraces the bearded lifestyle worldwide. Facial-hair lovers know...


Latest United States Army Reference Libraries

Fremont-Winema National Forest
2013-11-27 15:32:16

Fremont-Winema National Forest is a United States National Forest that was created from the 2002 merger of the Fremont and Winema National Forests. They cover territory in southern Oregon from the crest of the Cascades on the west, past the city of Lakeview towards the east. The northern end of the forest is bounded by U.S. Route 97 on the west, and Oregon Route 31 towards the east. Towards the south, the state border with California creates the boundary of the forests. Klamath Falls is the...

James Shelton Voss
2012-10-27 14:01:58

James Shelton Voss is a retired NASA astronaut as well as a retired United States Army Colonel. Voss now serves as the Vice President of Engineering at SpaceDev. On March 3, 1949, Voss was born in Cordova, Alabama but later moved to Opelika, Alabama to live and be raised by his grandparents. He went on to join the wrestling team at Opelika High School and after graduating, he went on to join the wrestling at Auburn University. There, he also was elected as Chapter President of the Theta Xi...

Douglas Wheelock
2012-10-22 12:06:23

Douglas Wheelock is an American astronaut. He was born Douglas Harry "Wheels" Wheelock on May 5, 1960 in Binghamton, New York. The Apollo 11 moon landing in July 1969 is said to have inspired him to pursue astronautics. He graduated from Windsor Central High School in Windsor, New York in 1978 and immediately went on to attend the United States Military Academy at West Point. After four years as a cadet, he graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Science and Engineering. After...

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2011-04-11 13:57:02

Michael Clifford < Michael Clifford is a former U.S. Army officer and NASA astronaut. He was born Michael Richard Uram Clifford on October 13, 1952 in San Bernardino, California. He grew up in Ogden, Utah and was a First Class Scout in the Boy Scouts of America. He graduated from Ben Lomond High School, Ogden, Utah in 1970, and he then went on to earn a Bachelor of Science degree from the United States Military Academy in West Point, New York in 1974. Eight years later, he furthered his...

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