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U.S. Army Awards Contract for Recapitalization of Heavy Vehicle Fleet

Oshkosh Defense, LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK) company, announced today that it has been awarded multiple delivery orders from the U.S. Army Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command (TACOM) to recapitalize its Family of Heavy Tactical Vehicles (FHTV). Oshkosh will bring the Army’s fleet of Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Trucks (HEMTT) and Palletized Load Systems (PLS)

US Army Soldiers to receive lighter combat helmet

The Army awarded a contract Tuesday for a helmet that weighs an average of 22 percent less than the one currently in use and officials say it has just as much protection. The Advanced Combat Helmet Generation II contract was awarded to Revision Military in Vermont to produce up to $98 million in helmets over

‘Third arm’ may lessen Soldier’s burden, increase lethality

Future ground troops may one day have a “third arm” device attached to their protective vests that will hold their weapon, lessening the weight on their arms and freeing up their hands for other tasks. Weighing less than 4 pounds, the body-worn weapon mount is currently undergoing testing at the Army Research Laboratory, where researchers

Social media misconduct won’t be tolerated, US Army leader says

Army policy states that hazing, bullying and other behaviors that undermine the dignity and respect of Soldiers and Army civilians are strictly prohibited. That policy doesn’t apply just to the way Soldiers conduct themselves in the real world, said Maj. Gen. Jason Evans. It also applies to how they conduct themselves online, such as in