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CAMP BUEHRING, Kuwait: Soldiers from the 29th Combat Aviation Brigade’s Task Force Wraith completed combined training with the 208th Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Company and Camp Buehring’s emergency services at Udairi Landing Zone, Kuwait, Oct. 24, 2017 to increase their capability to respond to a chemical attack. The training event was a simulated chemical<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/army-news/~4/YZP5DDpwYC4" height="1" width="1" alt="">

Task Force Wraith trains to respond swiftly to chemical attack

CAMP BUEHRING, Kuwait: Soldiers from the 29th Combat Aviation Brigade’s Task Force Wraith completed combined training with the 208th Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Company and Camp Buehring’s emergency services at Udairi Landing Zone, Kuwait, Oct. 24, 2017 to increase their capability to respond to a chemical attack. The training event was a simulated chemical […]

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An increased emphasis on large-scale ground combat and a greater focus on cybersecurity during combat operations are among key changes in the Army’s updated Field Manual 3-0, Operations, released today. America’s potential enemies now have capabilities greater than what Soldiers faced from insurgents in the Middle East. Threats from near-peer adversaries today include the infiltration<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/army-news/~4/XFNHmPJ_T2k" height="1" width="1" alt="">

Revised doctrine prepares US Soldiers for changing global threats

An increased emphasis on large-scale ground combat and a greater focus on cybersecurity during combat operations are among key changes in the Army’s updated Field Manual 3-0, Operations, released today. America’s potential enemies now have capabilities greater than what Soldiers faced from insurgents in the Middle East. Threats from near-peer adversaries today include the infiltration […]

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ORO GRANDE RANGE, N.M.: Power. Power and lethality are what artillery crewmen assigned to M777 howitzers feel every time they pull the cord to send a round up to 15 miles downrange. Every outgoing shot feels like a shockwave, and the boom is deafening....

US Soldiers demonstrate power and lethality in field artillery exercise

ORO GRANDE RANGE, N.M.: Power. Power and lethality are what artillery crewmen assigned to M777 howitzers feel every time they pull the cord to send a round up to 15 miles downrange. Every outgoing shot feels like a shockwave, and the boom is deafening…. Read more at: Army News at DefenceTalk.com

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MOHAMED NAGUIB MILITARY BASE, Egypt — Across a vast landscape speckled with shrubbery, two armies met on a battlefield intent on defeating a common adversary. From planning and coordination all the way through to execution and battle tracking, U.S. and Egyptian forces collaborated during Exercise Bright Star 2017 at Mohamed Naguib Military Base, Egypt from<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/army-news/~4/GbB9RX7QTso" height="1" width="1" alt="">

US Army cavalry troops strengthen partnerships during Egyptian exercise

MOHAMED NAGUIB MILITARY BASE, Egypt — Across a vast landscape speckled with shrubbery, two armies met on a battlefield intent on defeating a common adversary. From planning and coordination all the way through to execution and battle tracking, U.S. and Egyptian forces collaborated during Exercise Bright Star 2017 at Mohamed Naguib Military Base, Egypt from […]

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CAMP BUEHRING, Kuwait: Soldiers from 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division and Kuwaiti military forces conducted the first-ever Desert Observer exercise near Udairi Range in northern Kuwait on Sept. 13. The multi-day, partnered training exercise simulated an attack across Kuwait’s border. Scouts identified the attacking opposition force and, after calling for fire, conducted<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/army-news/~4/yqO9sRguz0s" height="1" width="1" alt="">

First-ever Desert Observer exercise between US Army, Kuwait

CAMP BUEHRING, Kuwait: Soldiers from 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division and Kuwaiti military forces conducted the first-ever Desert Observer exercise near Udairi Range in northern Kuwait on Sept. 13. The multi-day, partnered training exercise simulated an attack across Kuwait’s border. Scouts identified the attacking opposition force and, after calling for fire, conducted […]

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<img width="190" height="115" src="http://www.defencetalk.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Leopard-2-A6-battle-tank-190x115.jpg" alt="">All the new capabilities of the Finnish Army are in commission within the Arrow 17 exercise. The new Leopard 2 A6 battle tanks, BMP-2 MDs and unmanned aerial vehicles enhance mobility, effective engagement operations and situational awareness of the Finnish Army. The Commander of the Häme Armoured Battalion, Lieutenant Colonel Juhana Skyttä, tells that the<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/army-news/~4/Nx_5MKQaPFY" height="1" width="1" alt="">

Finnish Army Demos New Capabilities

All the new capabilities of the Finnish Army are in commission within the Arrow 17 exercise. The new Leopard 2 A6 battle tanks, BMP-2 MDs and unmanned aerial vehicles enhance mobility, effective engagement operations and situational awareness of the Finnish Army. The Commander of the Häme Armoured Battalion, Lieutenant Colonel Juhana Skyttä, tells that the […]

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<img width="190" height="115" src="http://www.defencetalk.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/jordan-US-military-exercise-190x115.jpg" alt="">Jordan and the United States kicked off annual military exercises on Sunday known as Eager Lion with about 7,400 troops from more than 20 nations taking part. US and Jordanian officials said the manoeuvres would include border security, cyber-defence, and “command and control” exercises to bolster coordination in response to threats including “terrorism”. “Joint efforts<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/army-news/~4/WIzADfyQc7E" height="1" width="1" alt="">

Jordan, US launch major military exercises

Jordan and the United States kicked off annual military exercises on Sunday known as Eager Lion with about 7,400 troops from more than 20 nations taking part. US and Jordanian officials said the manoeuvres would include border security, cyber-defence, and “command and control” exercises to bolster coordination in response to threats including “terrorism”. “Joint efforts […]

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<img width="190" height="115" src="http://www.defencetalk.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/mountain-warfare-training-2-190x115.jpg" alt="">CAMP ETHAN ALLEN TRAINING SITE: Mountain warfare can be unforgiving, and if a Soldier is ill-prepared, the mountains and rough terrain can become a terrible foe. That’s according to Master Sgt. Nathan Chipman, the noncommissioned officer in charge of operations at the Army Mountain Warfare School. Nestled in the hills of Jericho, Vermont, the school<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/army-news/~4/VLEijes4FWE" height="1" width="1" alt="">

Mountain Warfare School shows Soldiers how to take fight to the hills

CAMP ETHAN ALLEN TRAINING SITE: Mountain warfare can be unforgiving, and if a Soldier is ill-prepared, the mountains and rough terrain can become a terrible foe. That’s according to Master Sgt. Nathan Chipman, the noncommissioned officer in charge of operations at the Army Mountain Warfare School. Nestled in the hills of Jericho, Vermont, the school […]

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