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2013-10-20 08:20:08

Improved round demonstrates two-meter accuracy and sets new industry standard WASHINGTON, Oct. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) fired 84 precision-guided Excalibur Ib all up rounds during qualification flight tests at Yuma Proving Ground, Ariz. During the testing, Excalibur Ib exhibited exceptional accuracy, with the majority of the rounds landing within two meters of the target. The tests also certified stringent performance and safety requirements....

2013-10-18 12:20:14

WASHINGTON, Oct. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FAUN TRACKWAY USA is showing its innovative Adjustable Ground Mobility System (AGMS) at the Association of United States Army (AUSA) exposition in Washington D.C., from 21-23 October. The AGMS will be mounted on a Volvo FEL L180G at the Mack truck stand 4025 for the duration of the show, where delegates will be able to learn more about this adaptable equipment. Launched in 2012, the AGMS allows all of FAUN's portable roadway products to be deployed...

2013-10-18 08:20:06

Ten Elbit Systems technologies selected to take part in the upcoming Army Expeditionary Warfighting Experiment (AEWE) at Fort Benning WASHINGTON, October 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Elbit Systems of America, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Elbit Systems Ltd. announced that it will provide the United States Army an array of cutting edge technologies to support and enhance its capabilities in the upcoming Army Expeditionary Warfighting Experiment (AEWE) at Fort Benning, Georgia...

2013-10-17 20:21:06

WASHINGTON, Oct. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC), a leader in global security, will be highlighting its most significant advances in developing, producing and modernizing U.S. military systems and related electronic technologies at the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) Annual Meeting and Exposition, taking place Oct. 21-23 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. (Logo:...

2013-10-17 12:21:42

BRV-O(TM) JLTV, GMV 1.1, Modernized HMMWV Chassis and Tactical Vehicle Driving Simulator on Display WASHINGTON, Oct. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- America's most experienced designer and builder of light tactical military vehicles, AM General, will showcase several offerings from its diverse Family of Light Tactical Vehicles and training operations at the 2013 Association of the United States Army (AUSA) Annual Meeting & Exposition at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center,...

2013-10-17 04:20:06

FORT WORTH, Texas, October 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- For the past two decades, Elbit Systems of America engineers and manufacturing personnel have been developing, producing and supporting sophisticated avionic systems for many advanced aircraft such as the AH-64E, V-22, F/A-18 E/F and the F-35. Now, in support of the US Army's H-60L digital cockpit upgrade, Elbit Systems of America is leveraging its Fort Worth, Texas based systems integration capabilities and experience to...

2013-10-15 12:35:43

WASHINGTON, Oct. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) today announced it will close its Regulatory offices due to the absence of available federal funding. During the closure, Regulatory offices will be unable to evaluate individual permit applications, pre-construction notifications (PCNs) for nationwide permit (NWP) or regional general permit authorizations, or requests for jurisdictional determinations until after current year funding is...

2013-10-14 08:21:03

WASHINGTON, Oct. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army will soon be using satellite and terrestrial communications capabilities delivered in part by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) to support battlefield operations around the globe. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110419/PH85737LOGO-b ) Lockheed Martin was awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract to supply communications and transmissions systems to the U.S. Army's Project Manager of Defense...

US Army Developing Special Ops 'Iron Man' Suit
2013-10-11 06:00:20

[ Watch the Video: Exoskeletons For Soldiers ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The US Army is planning to develop a revolutionary type of smart body armor to give its soldiers Iron-Man style capabilities on the battlefield. The idea to create a Tactical Assault Light Operator Suit, or TALOS, originated as a request from US Special Operations Command, who wanted an advanced infantry uniform that provides “superhuman strength” with greater ballistic...

2013-10-09 12:26:18

FAIRFAX, Va., Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Nelson Enterprise Technology Services (NETS), a Service Disabled Veteran Owned and 8(a) registered Small Business (SDVOSB), has been awarded a 3.9 million dollar contract to provide a wide range of healthcare-related support for the US Army at the Keller Army Community Hospital (KACH) and Mologne Cadet Health Clinic in West Point, NY; the Kimbrough Ambulatory Care Center in Ft. Meade, MD; Kenner Army Health Clinic in Ft. Lee, VA; the...


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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