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AMRDEC's Quality Assurance Team recently inspected AH-64 Apache helicopters provided to the Republic of South Korea through the Foreign Military Sales Program.
The Joint Munitions and Lethality Life Cycle Management Command and Joint Munitions Command held their change of command ceremony here, June 20, at Rock Island Arsenal Memorial Park.
More than 40 AMRDEC researchers and scientists developed and tested six critical component technologies in its Small Organic Precision Munition Program to support the LMAMS requirement.
REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Getting smarter. Getting more efficient. Getting better in acquisition. Those are the marching orders that Brig. Gen. (promotable) Doug Gabram focused on during his overview …
WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- The arsenal has received from the United States Marine Corps $8.2 million in new contracts to manufacture nearly 400 mortar barrels and associated parts.
ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (June 8, 2016) -- The U.S. Army has announced a change of leadership at the Army Research, Development and Engineering Command. Maj. Gen. Cedric T. Wins will become …
Through the expanded capabilities delivered by the recent implementation of the LMP Increment 2, the system continues to support the Army's overall readiness posture by ensuring equipment is …
Breaking from their everyday responsibilities, the Army Materiel Command's top civilian senior executives were encouraged to challenge their thinking.
FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- A long-awaited rededication ceremony of the $31 million Aviation Maintenance Complex at Fort Rucker brought attention to one of Army aviation's earliest heroes while also …
Baltimore, Maryland (June 8, 2016) -- Maj. Gen. Bruce T. Crawford, Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG) Senior Commander and Commanding General, U.S Army Communications-Electronics Command, threw out the …

Military Science and Technology

Communication has become a driving force for joint military forces to complete missions.
During the U.S. Military Academy's cadet summer training, the Army Cyber Institute (ACI) assisted West Point's Department of Military Instruction (DMI) by introducing an "enemy" drone during Urban …
Area Denial 6/6/2016
Winning in a complex world means that the Army must prepare for combined arms maneuver and wide area security, and that means area denial. However, systems like FASCAM have significant problems, …
U.S. Army shelters perform well on land, but that just may be the tip of the iceberg, or rather the tip of the floating ice sheet. The Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center …
Non-satellite capabilities called pseudolites are stepping in to provide Soldiers with robust position information when GPS becomes degraded or denied.
The explosive ordnance disposal experts of the New York Army National Guard's 1108th (EOD) Ordnance Company and 501st (EOD) Ordnance Battalion tested their skills alongside other military and …
As the active-duty Army cuts 40,000 troops from its ranks over the next couple of years, Army Medicine is working to increase the number of Soldiers that are medically available to deploy. The …
The U.S. Army is partnering with Drexel University in a joint research agreement to spur scientific research in areas of mutual interest.
Over a nine month period, the U.S. Army Central Operational Energy Program tested the effectiveness and reliability of solar powered light systems as an alternative to gas-powered systems.
The IDM Systems Interoperability Lab, hosted at AMRDEC's Software Engineering Directorate Aviation Systems Integration Facility, conducts testing to discover and troubleshoot issues in the IDM …

NASA News

A Russian cargo ship currently docked to the International Space Station will undock for a short test flight on Friday, July 1. NASA Television coverage will begin at 1:15 a.m. EDT.
Visitors to the 2016 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans will have a chance to explore the universe through a range of activities, including first-ever festival stage presentations, during NASA Week, a …
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and NASA Administrator Charles Bolden today marked the official opening of a new airspace technology demonstration laboratory at Charlotte Douglas …
NASA is contractually extending science operations for its Hubble Space Telescope an additional five years. The agency awarded a sole source contract extension Thursday to the Association of …
The booster for the world's most powerful rocket, NASA's Space Launch System (SLS), which will power the agency’s astronauts on the journey to Mars, will fire up for a major ground test at 10:05 …
NASA, the FAA, American Airlines the National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA) and the Charlotte Douglas International Airport are collaborating on a five-year effort to streamline …
The next SpaceX commercial cargo resupply services mission for NASA to the International Space Station now is targeted for launch no earlier than 12:45 a.m. EDT Monday, July 18.
Apple TV? There’s a NASA app for that.
Three crew members from the International Space Station returned to Earth at 5:15 a.m. EDT (3:15 p.m. Kazakhstan time) Saturday after wrapping up 186 days in space and several NASA research studies …
With 14 electric motors turning propellers and all of them integrated into a uniquely-designed wing, NASA will test new propulsion technology using an experimental airplane now designated the X-57 …
 
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