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  • Land Forces

    September 2018

    Army to Receive Active Protection Systems

    By Sonja Jordan
    The Army recently awarded Leonardo DRS, Inc. a contract worth $193 million to purchase Trophy active protection systems for use on Abrams tanks.
  • Marine Corps News

    August 2018

    Marine Corps Taking Low-Risk Approach to Amphibious Combat Vehicle

    Instead of grasping for leap-ahead technologies that might derail efforts to acquire a new amphibious combat vehicle, the Marine Corps is pursuing a low-risk path that could deliver a big win for the acquisition community.
  • Land Forces

    August 2018

    BAE to Compete for Army’s New All-Terrain Vehicle

    BAE Systems has announced its intention to compete for a joint Army and National Guard program seeking an all-terrain vehicle that can operate in the most rugged off-road conditions and “swim” across rivers and lakes.
  • Energy

    August 2018

    Windshield Wiper Fluid a Potential Battlefield Fuel

    Fuel cells using methanol may finally be making inroads with the Army after years of research and development.
  • Army News

    August 2018

    Army to Field Robotic Truck Convoys By 2019 (UPDATED)

    After a decade and a half of development, the Army has decided to forgo normal acquisition procedures and field leader-follower robotic truck convoys by 2019, a service official said Aug. 22.
  • Research and Development

    August 2018

    R&D Special Report: Army Labs

    By National Defense Staff
    National Defense magazine asked research laboratories involved in national security programs: “What is your organization’s number one R&D ‘big bet,’ (in other words: a high-risk, high-reward technology investment) that you believe will have the biggest payoff for those in the military or national security realm? Why? And in what ways do you think it will benefit the end users?”
  • Research and Development

    July 2018

    Industry, Academia Working to ‘Humanize’ Exoskeletons

    By Vivienne Machi
    New research from scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Draper, a Cambridge, Massachusetts-based advanced technology company, seeks to understand how to develop more functional exoskeletons.
  • Land Forces

    June 2018

    Analyst: Burgeoning Weight of Military Ground Vehicles 'Unsustainable'

    By Vivienne Machi
    PARIS — Ground combat vehicles around the world are being overburdened with protective gear, sensors and other capabilities, to the detriment of mobility and transportability, said one analyst June 14.
  • Battlefield Communications

    June 2018

    Rockwell Collins Develops Wearable Combat Targeting System

    By Vivienne Machi
    PARIS — A new combat targeting system that fits in a user's pocket could help joint terminal attack controllers and other warfighters more simply and readily send and receive critical information, according to its developer.
  • Army News

    June 2018

    Army Troops Train for Urban Conflict in Europe

    By Vivienne Machi
    PARIS — The Army must train and prepare for urban combat in Europe as the possibility of state-on-state warfare reemerges, a top commander said June 14.
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