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National Guard Soldiers from six states participated in Operation Patriot Bandoleer this spring to provide the operational mission support to Army Materiel Command, moving Army Preposition Stocks to …
TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- Dozens of National Guardsmen from the 1073rd Support Maintenance Company, Greenville, Michigan, spent two weeks here honing their skills through a wide range of training …
One of our nation's most valuable resources are its Soldiers and their Families. One of the U.S. Army Materiel Command Commanding General's top priorities is to "Sustain a ready and resilient …
The Army's official professional bulletin on sustainment, was awarded the 2015 Secretary of the Army Award for Publications Improvement (Departmental).
The Recovery of Airbase Denied by Ordnance is a stand-off capability that provides operators the ability to clear unexploded ordnance from the safety of a MRAP while disposing bombs.
The Logistics Readiness Center-Red Cloud, 403rd Army Field Support Brigade, manages the dining facility (DFAC) at the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) between North Korea and the Republic of Korea. It is the …
Questions regarding evacuation procedures and workforce safety were common during a town hall on May 26 for Picatinny Arsenal's Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center (ARDEC).
"It takes a village to raise a child." That is a well-known saying, and a true one when it comes to describing Thomas Johnson. However, in his case, it has taken an "arsenal" to raise him.
The U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center hosted an inaugural technical exchange meeting to address shared challenges and review solutions within the software …
FORT LEE, Va. (May 27, 2015) -- A Virginia National Guardsman has become the first advanced individual training Soldier to earn gunsmith certification upon graduation from the Ordnance School's 91F10 …

Military Science and Technology

Electronic stability control, or ESC, is a computerized technology designed to improve vehicle stability and has been common in commercial automobiles for more than a decade. Thanks to a development …
The U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center and the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases are partnering to help expedite progress in the global fight against Ebola.
With the steady increase in computing power, engineers are able to improve lethality with sophisticated computer models by eliminating unworkable designs.
Fort Stewart recently won gold when it was officially declared the best installation in the Army and is now on the cutting edge of harvesting gold from the skies.
The U.S. Army Research Laboratory has developed a novel, hybrid cold-spray system, in collaboration with the South Dakota School of Mines, which is being transitioned throughout the Department of …
Army engineers have developed a novel idea of fortifying masonry structures with rolls of lightweight ballistic wallpaper with adhesive backing that can quickly be put up on the inside of the walls.
Army research to reduce the use of fuel and water, and to reduce waste output at forward operating bases, promises to dramatically reduce the number of convoys and hours Soldiers are exposed to …
The Army has developed a personality test to determine if civilians will be a good fit for the Army. Now, a version of that test is being used to determine if Soldiers are good fits for certain …
Getting rapid treatment for wounds or injuries suffered on the battlefield can mean the difference between life and death. Army medical researchers recently developed "a device that will …
Tiny Army satellites may someday provide Soldiers with voice, data and even visual communications in remote areas, which lack such communications. Already some of that technology has been …

NASA News

Bug guts create drag, and drag increases fuel consumption. But aircraft of the future could be made more fuel-efficient with non-stick coatings NASA recently tested on Boeing’s ecoDemonstrator 757.
On June 3, 1965, NASA astronaut Ed White became the first American to walk in space. NASA is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the United States’ first extravehicular activity (EVA) -- better …
NASA has selected prime contractor Jacobs Technology, Inc., of Tullahoma, Tennessee, to provide facilities maintenance support services at the agency’s Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, …
NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, June 3, to discuss the Hubble Space Telescope’s surprising observations of how Pluto’s moons behave, and how these new …
NASA has taken another step toward returning America’s ability to launch crew missions to the International Space Station from the United States in 2017.
Testing is underway on NASA’s next mission on the journey to Mars, a stationary lander scheduled to launch in March 2016.
NASA astronaut and veteran spacewalker Mike Foreman is available to discuss with media the dramatic history and exciting future of spacewalking live via satellite from the Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory …
From mega space telescopes to space navigation, NASA is bringing a variety of interactive, hands-on activities and exhibits to the more than 100,000 visitors who will attend this year’s World …
NASA Television will provide live coverage of the 2015 U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame induction ceremony at 2 p.m. EDT on Saturday, May 30. The ceremony will take place at NASA's Kennedy Space Center …
The second flight test of NASA's Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator (LDSD) now will launch no earlier than 12:30 p.m. EDT (7:30 a.m. HST) Tuesday, June 2, from the U.S. Navy's Pacific Missile Range …
 
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