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
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.