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Army moves to a higher-tech future

The Army's BCT Modernization plan was released Feb. 19. It calls for fielding "Spin-Out" technologies such as sensors and robotics from the former Future Combat Systems program to all BCTs. It cancels the FCS Manned Ground Vehicle variants and calls for developing a new "Ground Combat Vehicle" that the Army can begin fielding within seven years.

Tags: FY 2011 budget , FCS , BCT modernization , Brigade Combat Team Modernization , Manned Ground Vehicle , Ground Combat Vehicle , Tom Spoehr

Friday - 02/26/2010, 09:50am EST

Army language training bridges communication gaps

As part of a directive from General Stanley McChrystal, the top U.S. and NATO commander in Afghanistan, members of every Army platoon are now being trained in the languages and culture before landing in the country.

Tags: mngt , best practices , Defense , DoD , Defense Language Institute , Steve Collins

Thursday - 03/04/2010, 10:30am EST

Ocean snails may save soldiers' lives

New insights about a tiny snail that lives on the ocean floor could help scientists design better armor for soldiers and vehicles, according to MIT researchers.

Tags: tech , MIT , snails , Christine Ortiz

Tuesday - 02/09/2010, 10:30am EST

Army considers hybrid cybercommand

"The Army cyber command would involve a hybrid approach, headed up by a three-star general and comprising elements of Army communications and intelligence communities." FCW

Tags: Cybersecurity Update , cybersecurity , CyberCommand , Facebook , Google

Tuesday - 01/19/2010, 08:33am EST

Army Secy. McHugh discusses honor, valor of troops on Veterans Day

President Barack Obama and Army Secretary John McHugh are joining grieving families and comrades of the victims Tuesday at a memorial service at the sprawling Texas Army base.

Tags: Defense , Fort Hood , John McHugh

Tuesday - 11/10/2009, 02:01pm EST

Smart phones vulnerable to rootkit attacks

And the U.S. would lose a cyberwar if it fought one today, according to a former US intel chief.

Tags: Cybersecurity Update , cybersecurity , smartphones , National Science Foundation

Wednesday - 02/24/2010, 09:05am EST

Army's cyber CSI as part of the Cyber Safety Net

As the Army moves to an ever more net-centric environment, opportunity for cyber crime will only continue to increase.

Tags: tech , Computer Crime Investigative Unit , Michael Milner , cybersecurity , Cyber Safety Net

Wednesday - 10/28/2009, 11:00am EDT

Soldier Suicides

"We are almost certainly going to end the year higher than last year, says Army Vice Chief of Staff General Peter Chiarelli. He was talking about soldier suicides. "This is horrible, and I do not want to downplay the significance of these numbers in any way," he said. But Chiarelli said at a Pentagon press conference there has been a tapering off in recent months from surges in suspected suicides in January and February. He said unprecedented efforts the Army has made since February to educate soldiers and leaders about the issue get the credit.

Tags: technology , Pentagon ,

Wednesday - 11/18/2009, 06:31pm EST
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