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Two dead in explosion at Russian military base

Two people died in an explosion at a military base in the Russian far north Thursday that caused a brief spike in radiation, the second accident to hit the country’s facilities in a week. An explosion occurred during testing of a liquid propellant jet engine at the base near the Arctic, causing equipment to catch […]

US Army Reserve small arms trainer course launched at Fort McCoy

FORT MCCOY: In keeping with Chief of Army Reserve Lt. Gen. Charles D. Luckey’s vision to shape the U.S. Army Reserve into a more lethal, capable and combat-ready force, the 84th Training Command’s Task Force Cold Steel has developed a new weapons proficiency course here. The Army Reserve Small Arms Trainer Course is a pilot […]

Robotic combat vehicles could change way US Army looks, fights

Similar to how a boxer with a longer reach finds it easier to hit an opponent, the Army is looking to punch through the standoff defenses of near-peer adversaries. Army Futures Command is behind many of the Army’s efforts to achieve that overmatch, which include over 30 projects within its Cross-Functional Teams that are responsible […]

New tech, accessibility to improve US Army tactical networks

The Army is rolling out a series of “massive changes” to its tactical network capabilities to provide operational units with expeditionary network systems that are more mobile, hardened, and easier to operate, officials said. Through 2028, the Army will initiate a bi-annual scheduled release of capability sets, all while making continuous enhancements to the network […]