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US Army Materiel Command

Running the gamut from high school to Ph.D. students, 42 Army Materiel Command Summer Hire Interns gathered here to hear from the command's top leader July 28. Gen. Dennis L. Via, AMC commanding …
Leadership from AMCOM's Aviation Field Maintenance Directorate and Field Support Directorate traveled to Fort Bragg, N.C., in late June to meet with the 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade command team and …
The Army Materiel Command has the unparalleled ability to guarantee the Army's readiness through the power of its Organic Industrial Base -- a National Security Readiness Insurance Policy, said AMC …
The Army only has one Logistics Support Activity. That was the message from LOGSA Commander Col. John Kuenzli to interns from the Army Materiel Command visiting the activity's headquarters Thursday.
WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- With the backdrop of Soldiers embracing flags and organizational colors that gently shimmered in the wind on the historic parade grounds here, Col. Joseph R. Morrow took …
The first 22 M1 Abrams tanks repaired for the Morocco Forces Armee Royal were handed off in a delivery ceremony July 26 in Nouaceur, Morocco. The vehicles were completed at Anniston Army Depot in …
The Occupational Health and Safety Administration has made changes to the Hazard Communication Standards to comply with the mandates of the Global Harmonized System. The changes employees need to …
The Javelin weapon system -- the world's first fire-and-forget, man-portable, shoulder-launched, medium-range, anti-tank, guided munition and surveillance weapon system -- continues to hit key …
Bobby Jackson, a welder in the Small Arms Repair Facility, began his depot career in 1976 as a welder in the Combat Vehicle Repair Facility when he was 20 years old.

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

In September, NASA will bring its online audience inside the world of human spaceflight as never before, from its Johnson Space Center in Houston -- home to NASA’s astronaut corps, the storied …
NASA took another important step Friday in returning U.S. astronaut launches from U.S. soil with the order of a second post-certification mission from commercial provider SpaceX in Hawthorne, …
NASA has selected Chenega Infinity, LLC of Chantilly, Virginia, to provide protective services at the agency's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
NASA is joining with Baylor College of Medicine in Houston to operate a new institute charged with researching and developing innovative approaches to reduce risks to humans on long-duration …
Using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers have conducted the first search for atmospheres around temperate, Earth-sized planets beyond our solar system and found indications that increase …
NASA and Boeing will announce a Small Business Mentor-Protégé Program agreement Tuesday, July 26, at Boeing's Commercial Crew and Cargo Processing Facility (C3PF) at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in …
NASA has selected five U.S. aerospace companies to conduct concept studies for a potential future Mars orbiter mission. Such a mission would continue key capabilities including telecommunications and …
Climate experts from NASA will discuss recent trends in global temperatures and Arctic sea ice, as well as research now underway to better understand their impacts, during a media teleconference at 1 …
Instruments to perform the first-ever DNA sequencing in space, and the first international docking adapter for commercial spacecraft, are among the cargo scheduled to arrive at the International …
After an extensive review process and passing a major development milestone, NASA is ready to proceed with final design and construction of its next Mars rover, currently targeted to launch in the …
 
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