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WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- The Arsenal was built during the War of 1812 at what was then the strategic crossroads of early America. But just as important as its location was its ability to hire …
Gathered in long convoys of military trucks, National Guard units from Nebraska, South Carolina and Pennsylvania thundered through the front gates of Military Ocean Terminal Sunny Point, North …
As the U.S. Army replaces its aging fleet of armored personnel carriers, Picatinny Arsenal is playing a crucial role in ensuring that the software for the new Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle, or AMPV, …
McALESTER ARMY AMMUNITION PLANT, Okla. -- Army ammunition technicians now have the opportunity to gain a more comprehensive understanding of the ammunition supply chain -- from the Pentagon through …
REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Forty-eight years ago, when attorney Fred Allen moved to Huntsville to work for the Missile Command it was like he had flown to the moon.
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- Being responsive to the nation's warfighters requires an innovative approach to adapting missile systems to "fit the fight" and a line of communication that keeps industry and …
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- (April 26, 2016) Soldiers from the 410th Contracting Support Brigade uncased their colors in a ceremony here April 25 following their …
TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- Electronics Mechanic Keith Tucker performs a sight alignment and functional check of the Common Remotely Operated Weapons System (CROWS).
TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- Sgt. Maj. Paul A. Watson assumed the duties of depot sergeant major when he recently joined Team Tobyhanna.
Military attorneys from the APG Legal Center and Maryland National Guard at the U.S. Supreme Court, prior to being admitted to that court's bar, April 20.

Military Science and Technology

As the U.S. Army replaces its aging fleet of armored personnel carriers, Picatinny Arsenal is playing a crucial role in ensuring that the software for the new Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle, or AMPV, …
The Soldiers of 2nd Squadron, 6th Cavalry Regiment, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade received their AH-64D Apache Longbow Attack Helicopters this week from National Guard units across the country. The …
A series of tests at White Sands Missile Range is demonstrating the capabilities of a new air defense system in development by the U.S. Army. The Integrated Fire Protection Capability Increment …
The Army has never had technology to plan around the debilitating effects of mountain sickness--until U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine developed the Altitude Readiness …
Dams, the power grid and other such infrastructure were once closed network systems. Then they were added to the Internet.
Regarding cyber, "we are training in the dozens and our adversaries are training in the thousands," said Lt. Gen. Edward Cardon, referencing what he heard at a cyber briefing at Carnegie Mellon, one …
A swarm of experts from across the nation assembled for a two-week experiment at Fort Sill trying out systems with the potential to provide service members with unlimited weapons capabilities. The …
While military technology and space exploration may seem like two very different areas of expertise, there is enough common ground for engineers from Picatinny Arsenal and the nation's space agency …
"There's no doubt that Chinese military planners understand the importance of industrial control systems and the critical infrastructure they control," said Rick Ledgett, deputy director, National …
The U.S. Army successfully fired a Tamir missile from its newest launch platform on April 14, 2016

NASA News

NASA is inviting media and viewers around the world to see a relatively rare celestial event, with coverage of the Monday, May 9 transit of the sun by the planet Mercury. Media may view the event at …
The following is a statement from NASA Administrator Charles Bolden on the selection of Michael Watkins as the new director of the agency’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, …
NASA has selected Science and Technology Corporation of Hampton, Virginia, to provide support services at the agency’s Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, California under the Aeronautics and …
Students from 11 schools in South Holland, Illinois, will have the opportunity to speak with two NASA astronauts currently living and working aboard the International Space Station at 11:55 a.m. EDT …
Media accreditation now is open for events around the arrival of NASA’s Juno spacecraft at Jupiter on July 4. The spacecraft, which will reveal the story of the formation and evolution of the …
NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia will host Sen. Barbara Mikulski of Maryland and agency Administrator Charles Bolden on Tuesday, May 3, for an employee town hall and tour. The tour …
NASA will commemorate the many contributions of retired mathematician Katherine Johnson to America’s space program during a building dedication ceremony at 2 p.m. EDT Thursday, May 5 -- the …
NASA has selected Universities Space Research Association (USRA) of Columbia, Maryland, to provide academic/university-based program and project support for science and engineering teams at the …
NASA has selected 399 research and technology proposals from 259 American small businesses and 42 research institutions that will enable NASA's future missions into deep space, while also benefiting …
Students in Dallas will have the opportunity to speak with two astronauts living and working aboard the International Space Station at 11:15 a.m. EDT Tuesday, April 26. The 20-minute, Earth-to-space …
 
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