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Soldiers, Japan Ground Self Defense Force members have blast during Orient Shield

Soldiers, Japan Ground Self Defense Force members have blast during Orient Shield

Coordinates are barked out and then quickly echoed by a group eager to display their expertise. Like a surgeon calling for an instrument of precision, the team leader calls for his weapon of choice. The command to drop is followed by reverberating blasts in the distance. Plumes of smoke reveal the deadly accuracy and effectiveness […]

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Upgraded Apache helicopter OK’d for production

Upgraded Apache helicopter OK’d for production

The Defense Acquisition Board decision regarding full-rate production for the Apache Block III helicopter program was announced Oct. 24, by Army officials at a briefing in Washington, D.C. Additionally, Apache project manager Col. Jeffrey Hager confirmed that the Apache Block III is being re-designated as an AH-64E model. The announcement event was attended by 20 […]

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Army Reserve assets activated in support of relief efforts

Army Reserve assets activated in support of relief efforts

The Army Reserve is immediately mobilizing three tactical water distribution units to aid with hurricane relief efforts in areas affected by Hurricane Sandy. This will be the first time that U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers have been activated for a domestic natural disaster under the National Defense Authorization Act of 2012, which streamlined the process for […]

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Natick engineer looks at football technology to improve helmets

Natick engineer looks at football technology to improve helmets

Whether someone absorbs a hit by an improvised explosive device or a charging linebacker, the effect can be devastating on the human brain. Knowing that, researchers from the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center are examining technology developed at the University of Southern Mississippi for football helmets that could one day also help protect […]

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