YUMA PROVING GROUND

U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground testing vital to Army's modernization priorities

Story by Mark Schauer on 03/12/2019 YUMA PROVING GROUND, Ariz.-- U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground (YPG) is hot in more ways than one. The proving ground actively supports six of the Army Futures Command's Cross Functional Teams (CFTs) building the Army's future force, which seeks to retain overmatch with near-peer
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Fix, Fly, Fight: MAG-13 & 39 flex muscle

Story by MAJ Josef Patterson on 02/22/2019 Showcasing a capability to support and integrate aviation combat power, Marine Aircraft Groups (MAG) 13 and 39, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW), launched more than 100 aircraft in a short period from four locations in support of multiple training events throughout Southern California,
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1st SFG(A) Green Berets drop into Yuma Proving Grounds

Story by SGT Ian Ives on 01/29/2019 YUMA PROVING GROUNDS, Arizona- Green Berets from 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne) traveled from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash. to Yuma Proving Grounds on January 10, to practice Military Free Fall operations. This three week training exercise helped hone high altitude low opening (HALO)
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1-1 CAV tests Trophy Active Protection System for tanks

Story by Winifred Brown on 01/18/2019 By Wendy Brown Fort Bliss Garrison Public Affairs OROGRANDE, N.M. Soldiers assigned to Company D, 1st Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, tested a tank protection system at Fort Bliss Dec. 1-13, 2018, that engages threats in the
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Latest and greatest M1 tank tested at U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground

Story by Mark Schauer on 12/06/2018 YUMA PROVING GROUND, Ariz.-- What has outstanding offensive and defensive capability and represents the tip of the spear in a major land war? It's the M1A2 Systems Engineering Plan (SEP) version 3 (v3) main battle tank, and right now it's being put through it
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Discovering new ways to support CFTs and Army modernization

Story by Lindsey Monger on 11/06/2018 ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. Maj. Gen. Joel K. Tyler, commander of the U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command (ATEC) hosted a Cross Functional Team (CFT) Day in support of the U.S. Army Futures Command (AFC) Oct. 25 at ATEC Headquarters. In attendance were Lt.
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U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground boasts sterling heat safety record

Story by Mark Schauer on 10/25/2018 YUMA PROVING GROUND, Ariz.-- It's hot out there. American Soldiers need equipment that works exactly as it should anywhere in the world they are called upon to serve, and for most of its 75 year history U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground has subjected virtually
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418th FLTS completes 10-year support of NASA Orion parachute tests

Story by Kenji Thuloweit on 10/09/2018 For a decade the 418th Flight Test Squadron has supported NASA by supplying C-17 Globemaster IIIs and personnel to assist with the testing and qualifying of the Orion spacecraft's parachute system. That support ended Sept. 12 with the success of the final parachute system
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RDECOM's road map to modernizing the Army: Long-range precision fires

First in a series of articles on how RDECOM is supporting the Army's six modernization priorities. by Maj. Gen. Cedric T. Wins To prepare for the battlefield of the future, the U.S. Army must be ready to fight in a very different operational environment from any wars previously fought. The
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Final NASA Orion spacecraft test at Yuma Proving Ground a rousing success

Story by Chuck Wullenjohn on 09/20/2018 Since 2006, NASA has conducted several tests each year of the parachutes for the Orion space capsule at U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground, with the final air drop in mid-September. Nearly every parachute failure mode imaginable was replicated and studied during these years. A
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U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground remembers Senator John McCain

Story by Mark Schauer on 08/30/2018 U.S. Senator John McCain, a fixture in Arizona politics for nearly four decades, died of an aggressive form of brain cancer on August 25, four days shy of his 82nd birthday. The son and grandson of Admirals, McCain graduated from The United States Naval
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