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US Army looks to modernize safety doctrine

FORT RUCKER: Sweeping changes to Army Safety doctrine, training, and ease of accident reporting are the U.S. Army Combat Readiness Center’s top priorities, explained Brig. Gen David J. Francis as he addressed safety professionals from around the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Command during an inaugural safety summit at Anniston Army Depot recently. “Our mission at […]

British Army Re-Joins Boxer Programme In Step Towards New Armoured Vehicles

The British Army has taken a step towards exploring a deal for a fleet of new armoured vehicles, potentially supporting at least 1,000 British jobs, by announcing it is re-joining the Boxer programme today. The UK will re-join the Boxer programme and explore options to equip the Army with the 8×8 troop carriers to modernise […]

Task Force Spartan aviation brigade exchanges troops with Jordanian Air Force

CAMP TAJI, Iraq: The Royal Jordanian Air Force (RJAF) welcomed Soldiers assigned to the 449th Combat Aviation Brigade (CAB), Task Force Spartan, to participate in a bi-lateral aviation exchange in Jordan, Feb. 21 to March 1. This exchange was one of many scheduled visits to Jordan for the 1st Battalion, 244th Aviation Regiment (Assault) and […]

US Army looks to keep competitive edge with long-range precision fires

Potential U.S. adversaries have advanced their long-range capabilities, and the Army needs to move quickly to maintain its military edge, the service’s leaders said Monday at the Association of the Army’s Global Force Symposium in Huntsville, Alabama. Long-range precision fires, one of six modernization priorities identified by Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Mark […]