Apr 16, 2021
Sikorsky’s S-97 Raider Performs First Flight Demos for Army
For the first time, Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin subsidiary, flew its Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft prototype in two demonstrations this week for service leaders and...
Apr 13, 2021
The First Woman Secretary of the Army?
The Biden administration plans to nominate Christine Wormuth, a former top Defense Department official, as the first female Army secretary, according to a White House news...
Apr 12, 2021
Army's Precision Grenadier Program
Army Futures Command, or AFC, will soon decide whether weapons officials will get another shot at equipping infantry squads with a precision airburst weapon for killing enemy forces...
Apr 1, 2021
Army Awards $50M Contract for New SOF Sniper Rifle
The U.S. Army just awarded a $50 million contract to Barrett Firearms Manufacturing Inc. to arm snipers with the multi-caliber sniper rifle preferred by special...
Mar 10, 2021
GAO: Marines Should Reduce King Stallion Helicopter Buys
The Marine Corps should reduce the number of new heavy-lift helicopters it buys until initial operational testing is complete, a new government watchdog report finds. That...
Feb 20, 2021
Army to Test New Anti-Missile System to Protect Armored Vehicles
The Army will soon start testing a Lockheed Martin anti-missile defense system designed to work with the service's M1 tanks...
Feb 17, 2021
The Army Is Seeking Firms to Build Highly Mobile Light Tanks
U.S. Army modernization officials are looking for defense firms capable of producing lightweight tanks to arm infantry brigades with more firepower for the future...
Feb 12, 2021
Army's Revamped 'Gender Specific' ACFT
The U.S. Army is evaluating a new version of its gender-neutral Army Combat Fitness Test, one that would likely create "gender-specific" evaluation categories for men and...
Feb 11, 2021
A 'Disturbing Pattern' of Deadly Army Black Hawk Crashes
A Democratic senator from New York has called on the new defense secretary to investigate a "disturbing pattern" of UH-60 Black Hawk crashes that have claimed the lives of...
Feb 3, 2021
Every Soldier a Drone Fighter
The head of the Pentagon's counter-drone effort wants every soldier -- from cooks to riflemen -- trained to fight off swarms of enemy unmanned aerial systems, or UAS, capable of...
Jan 25, 2021
National Guard to Remain in DC Until Mid-March
The National Guard Bureau is working on a plan to call for thousands of volunteers from the 25,600 Guard members in Washington, D.C., to remain on duty in the city until as...
Jan 22, 2021
Thousands of Guard Troops Abruptly Moved from Capitol to Garage
U.S. Capitol Police abruptly relocated the break area for thousands of National Guard members providing security in Washington, D.C. off Capitol grounds today and into a...
Jan 20, 2021
12 Guard Troops Sent Home from Inauguration Duty
A day before the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden, Pentagon officials confirmed that 12 National Guard members have been removed from the Washington, D.C.,...
Jan 16, 2021
National Guard Force in DC Grows to 25,000
The Pentagon announced Friday that it has increased the number of National Guard troops authorized for inauguration security to 25,000, even as military officials scramble...
Jan 14, 2021
SMA Reveals Timeline for Army’s Independent Review of ACFT
The Army's most senior enlisted leader said Tuesday that the congressionally mandated independent review of the Army Combat Fitness Test, or ACFT, will be complete by the end of...
Jan 8, 2021
Army Plans to Continue ACFT for Now
The U.S. Army will conduct a congressionally mandated independent study of the Army Combat Fitness Test, or ACFT. But for now, soldiers will continue to take the more challenging...
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