PICATINNY ARSENAL

Army plans for future fights in dense urban settings

Story by Audra Calloway on 01/15/2019 Civil unrest. Loss of communications. Narrow, congested roadways. No line of sight on the enemy. These are some of the conditions that shape the nature of fighting in dense urban areas now and into the future. But with technology and the world changing so
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R-FAB 3-D printing enhances Soldier readiness one layer at a time

Story by SSG Armando Limon on 01/13/2019 U.S. ARMY GARRISON HUMPHREYS, Republic of Korea The low hum of several printers fill the room, except these are not your average printers. Instead these machines are Rapid Fabrication via Additive Manufacturing on the Battlefield (R-FAB) technology, also known as 3-D printing, used
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An open forum among government and industry competitors yielded new insights into developing new land mines

An unusually frank and open forum among government and industry competitors yielded new insights into developing a Gator Landmine Replacement command-and-control system. by Waliul Mizan and Sean Stevens Traditional land mines have been used for decades by the U.S. Army to "shape the terrain" in order to deny, slow or
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Equipping the modern Army: Getting to We' in Long Range Precision Fires

Story by Edward Lopez on 12/17/2018 By this time, Col. Will McDonough is well familiar with the airport in Oklahoma City, having journeyed there 11 times since November on his way to Fort Sill, Oklahoma, about 85 miles southwest of the airport. Fort Sill is the home to the Fire
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SECARMY: Establish foundation for future when funding is good

Story by Edward Lopez on 12/14/2018 Although recent funding for the Department of the Army has been good, future funding levels are uncertain, which means the Army has to establish firm priorities while it has the opportunity, Secretary of the Army Mark T. Ester told employees at Picatinny Arsenal during
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Meet the Author: Dr. Elizabeth Mezzacappa

y Mr. Steve Stark Dr. Elizabeth Mezzacappa could seriously hurt you. But if she did hurt you, it would be nonlethal and totally ethical (to understand why, you have to read the article she wrote, "Radical Futures," in the July September issue of Army AL&T magazine). Her laboratory got it
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Radical futures

ARDEC lab's test beds are laying the foundation for the future of the Soldier, one behavioral experiment at a time. by Dr. Elizabeth Mezzacappa The use of increasingly sophisticated tools over time is one of the defining characteristics of humankind. This trend's potential has been imagined in literature, often through
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Army Materiel Command reaps big benefits from value engineering program

Story by Kari Hawkins on 07/13/2018 REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- In the world of Army value engineering, projects have a big impact on materiel readiness. Reliability, quality, safety, cost savings, performance, lowering weight, recycling, speed of delivery all are factors considered when engineers work to redesign more value into equipment
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Long range, short term

PEO Ammunition, ARDEC and the Army Rapid Capabilities Office come together at Picatinny Arsenal with near-term plans for improving long-range precision fires. by Capt. Steve Draheim and Maj. Paul Santamaria Of the Army's "big six" priorities driving its new modernization strategy, long-range precision fires is at the top of the
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JMC Assumption of Command Ceremony, 14 June 2018

Story by Dorianne Whipple on 06/14/2018 ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. - The Joint Munitions and Lethality Life Cycle Management Command and Joint Munitions Command held an Assumption of Command Ceremony here, June 14, at Heritage Hall. Col. Michelle M.T. Letcher assumed the responsibility as the senior leader of the JM&L
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Exercise the options

RDECOM utilizes Pacific Pathways deployments to conduct operational tests on three new technologies. by Ms. Argie Sarantinos-Perrin While the Army began Pacific Pathways in 2014 to build and sustain readiness in the Asia-Pacific region, the multinational exercises have acquired an additional mission: experimentation. The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering
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