Eye on AMC 06.14.13

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Eye on AMC 06.14.13

  1. 1.                                                        Friday,  June  14,  2013    Click  to  Enlarge  Click  to  Enlarge  Click  to  Enlarge  Click  to  Enlarge    Click  to  Enlarge  U.S.  Army,  South  Korean  leaders  discuss  research,  development  partnerships  ABERDEEN  PROVING  GROUND,  Md.    -­‐-­‐  U.S.  Army  and  South  Korean  officials  discussed  potential  collaboration  in  science  and  technology  areas  that  benefit  both  the  military  and  civilian  sectors  June  11.    Army  aviation  engineers  play  role  in  helicopter  rebuild  REDSTONE  ARSENAL,  Ala.    -­‐-­‐  The  Army  has  upgraded  the  OH-­‐58  Kiowa  Warrior  from  1980s  equipment  to  the  most  current  technology  available.  With  the  Cockpit  and  Sensor  Upgrade  Program,  Army  engineers  from  the  U.S.  Army  Research,  Development  and  Engineering  Commands  aviation  and  missile  center  are  leading  development  efforts.  Army  researchers  "supersize"  an  idea  that  could  lead  to  massive  improvements  in  helicopter  performance  ABERDEEN  PROVING  GROUND,  Md.  -­‐-­‐  A  new  study  by  Army  researchers  is  looking  at  inserting  carbon  nanotubes  into  the  structural  design  of  helicopter  rotor  blades  in  hopes  this  approach  eliminates  a  list  of  deficiencies  highlighted  particularly  in  Iraq  and  Afghanistan  conflicts.        Army  harnesses  sun  to  reduce  casualties  from  sniper  attacks  ABERDEEN  PROVING  GROUND,  Md.  -­‐-­‐  The  U.S.  Army  is  harnessing  the  elements  to  help  reduce  casualties  from  sniper  attacks  on  forward  operating  bases.  The  U.S.  Army  Research,  Development  and  Engineering  Commands  research  laboratory  and  aviation  missile  and  communications-­‐electronics  RD&E  centers  -­‐-­‐  ARL,  AMRDEC  and  CERDEC  -­‐-­‐  have  integrated  and  deployed  wind  and  solar  harvesting  systems  to  provide  continuous  energy  .        The  117  girls  and  boys  witnessed  firsthand  what  their  parents  and  other  scientists  and  engineers  do  when  they  come  to  work  at  the  "Natick  Labs,"  the  name  by  which  the  base  is  known  in  the  area.            AMC  SHARP  Task  Force  assesses  command  climate  REDSTONE  ARSENAL,  Ala.  -­‐-­‐  Reaffirming  his  commitment  to  eradicate  sexual  assault  in  the  commands  ranks,  Commanding  General  of  the  U.S.  Army  Materiel  Command,  Gen.  Dennis  Via,  appointed  a  senior  executive  as  his  special  assistant  to  lead  a  Sexual  Harassment  and  Assault  Response  Program  Assurance  Task  Force.  Related  Article  
  2. 2.                                              Friday,  June  14,  2013      Chairman  champions  character  in  graduation  address    Hagel  salutes  Army  at  238th  birthday  celebration    Mabus  describes  progress  in  combating  sexual  assaults  Solar  carport  nears  completion,  prepares  to  power  up  TOBYHANNA  ARMY  DEPOT,  Pa.  -­‐-­‐  Construction  of  a  solar  carport  in  front  of  the  Mack  Fitness  and  Recreation  Center  is  nearing  completion.  The  carport  will  feature  a  solar  photovoltaic  array  that  will  supplement  or  provide  power  completely  to  the  Mack  depending  on  the  amount  of  electricity  it  generates.  The  carport  will  also  provide  27  covered  parking  spaces.              238th  Army  birthday  celebrations  kick  off  at  Mount  Vernon  McHugh  creates  greater  oversight,  screening  of  those  who  aid  victims  SMA  on  sexual  assault:  Commitment  to  Army  profession  required  Missile  defense  system  readiness  relies  on  FSR  expertise  TOBYHANNA  ARMY  DEPOT,  Pa.  -­‐-­‐  Field  Service  Representatives  are  providing  technical  expertise  to  maintain  readiness  of  a  Terminal  High  Altitude  Area  Defense  system    for  the  11th  Air  Defense  Artillery  Brigade  in  Guam.            Army  supercomputing  center  signals  growth  in  Soldier  protection  solutions  ABERDEEN  PROVING  GROUND,  Md.  -­‐-­‐  Army  Research  Laboratory  engineers,  responsible  for  future  armor  solutions  and  other  unprecedented  capabilities,  recently  cut  the  ribbon  on  a  facility  expected  to  quadruple  its  computing  capacity.  Focus  on  quality  earns  ISO/AS  recertification  TOBYHANNA  ARMY  DEPOT,  Pa.  -­‐-­‐  Tobyhanna  received  the  thumbs  up  from  international  auditors  following  an  in  depth  inspection  of  business  practices,  earning  recertification  in  meeting  recognized  standards  for  quality.    Auditors  from  NSF  International  visited  the  depot  last  month  to  conduct  a  surveillance  audit  of  Tobyhannas  International  Standards  Organization  (ISO)  9001,  and  Aerospace  Standard  (AS)  9100  and  AS9110  certifications.      CECOM  Software  Engineering  Center  supports  Oklahoma  storm  damage  assessments  ABERDEEN  PROVING  GROUND,  Md.  -­‐-­‐  In  support  of  the  General  Service  Administration  and  Department  of  Homeland  Security,  the  U.S.  Army  Communications-­‐Electronics  Commands  Software  Engineering  Center  developed  and  fielded  the  new  National  Interest  Action  code  for  the  recent  Oklahoma  Tornado  and  Storm  2013.            Army  scientist  discusses  developing  Soldier  solutions  at  the  speed  of  war  ABERDEEN  PROVING  GROUND,  Md.  -­‐-­‐  U.S.  Army  civilian  engineers  and  engineering  technicians  have  deployed  to  Bagram  Airfield,  Afghanistan,  for  the  past  two  years  to  develop  field-­‐expedient  solutions  for  Soldiers.  

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