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US Army leaders save $1.2 billion to fund modernization push

DefenceTalkArmy leaders have issued a full list of programs eliminated or reduced during the latest “night court” review, designed to help fund modernization priorities amid the Fiscal Year 2021 budget request. In all, more than $1.2 billion was freed from legacy programs throughout the Army, with more than $868.9 million from 39 reductions, and $324.1 […]

US Army Cadets research bioprinting to improve Soldier care in the future

DefenceTalkWEST POINT: When Lt. Col. Jason Barnhill traveled to Africa last summer, he took with him not only the normal gear of an Army officer, but also a 3D printer. Barnhill, who is the life science program director at the U.S. Military Academy, traveled to Africa to study how 3D printers could be used for […]

PLA Unveils Latest Z-10 Attack Helicopter Upgrade

DefenceTalkThe Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) has unveiled its latest edition of the Z-10 attack helicopter, featuring exhaust openings that face upward instead of outward, with experts claiming the chopper’s infrared signal will make it harder to target. The upgrade also indicates that the domestic-made attack helicopter is equipped with stronger engines, experts also said. […]

1-9 CAV Soldiers and European Allies Join Forces at CALFEX

DefenceTalkPABRADE, Lithuania: Soldiers with 1st Battalion, 9th U.S. Cavalry Regiment from Fort Hood, Texas, working side by side with multinational and allied forces, concluded their Combined Arms Live Fire Exercise training Feb 13, 2020. Dutch artillery, Croatian mortar, Lithuanian and Norwegian fire support and the Baltic Air Police were some of the major assets involved […]