Month

August 2021
ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. — The U.S. Department of Defense High Performance Computing Modernization Program announced its selection of an Army supercomputing project for fiscal 2022. Since 2014, DOD has awarded what are known as Frontier Projects to enable research, development, test and evaluation outcomes that could not be achieved using typically available DOD High...
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FORT PICKETT, Va. – Virginia and Kentucky Army National Guard Soldiers assigned to the 116th Infantry Brigade Combat Team trained on and fielded new M110A1 squad designated marksman rifles July 12-15 at Fort Pickett. The new weapon is a 7.62 mm rifle, which gives Soldiers greater range and accuracy than the standard M4 rifle. It...
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American Rheinmetall Vehicles has signed a Master Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command Armaments Center (DEVCOM AC). This CRADA allows the DEVCOM AC and American Rheinmetall Vehicles to collaborate on a regular basis to develop integrated combat vehicle weapon, fire control, and ammunition technologies. Among other research and...
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This year, from 28 to 29 August, the Hungarian armed forces are hosting the International Air Show at Kecskemét air force base for the first time since 2013. It centres on the ongoing modernization of the Hungarian military. As one of Hungary’s most important partners, Rheinmetall will be on hand at the event to tell...
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COAST GUARD STATION INDIAN RIVER INLET, Del. (AFNS) — Imagine being in a yellow life raft in the middle of the ocean after surviving an aircraft incident. There is an aircraft flying several hundred feet overhead. The best chance of being rescued lies in an ability to use the issued survival equipment to signal the...
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“ARKTIS” is a legendary brand name within the UK and northern/western European military and law enforcement sectors. Originally founded in the town of Exeter in Devon by a former Royal Marine officer in 1985, the brand is now owned by Francis Dinsmore Ltd., a 230 year old textile producer in Northern Ireland. ARKTIS was one...
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AUGUSTA, Ga. — The Army plans to update its cyber operations doctrine, as it continues to march toward a more data-driven joint environment, a top Army cyber officer said last week. Once published, the updated field manual, FM 3-12, will outline how the service plans to integrate its cyber operations mission into the larger vision...
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KAUAI, Hawaii — The Navy/Marine Corps Expeditionary Ship Interdiction System successfully hit its target in support of Marine Corps Forces, Pacific, during Large Scale Exercise 21 Aug. 15, 2021. The exercise showcased the U.S. maritime forces’ ability to deliver lethal, integrated all-domain naval power. LSE 21 was a live, virtual and constructive scenario-driven, globally-integrated exercise...
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Measuring 54″X10″ the Springfield Armory Waterproof Rifle Case is made from 500D PVC material paired with weathertight water resistant zippers. Springfield states the Exterior Shell has a Waterproof Rating of IP 67 (immersion up to 1m). They also claim it will float and since it’s lined with removable foam padding, I don’t doubt it. Just...
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CSASS Goes To War Paratroopers of the 82nd Airborne Division’s Immediate Response Force prepare personnel and equipment for a deployment to the U. S. Central Command Area of Operations. The Immediate Response Force is charged with remaining ready to answer the Nation’s call to deploy to anywhere in the world at a moments notice. This...
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