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<img width="190" height="115" src="http://www.defencetalk.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/mountain-warfare-training-2-190x115.jpg" alt="">CAMP ETHAN ALLEN TRAINING SITE: Mountain warfare can be unforgiving, and if a Soldier is ill-prepared, the mountains and rough terrain can become a terrible foe. That’s according to Master Sgt. Nathan Chipman, the noncommissioned officer in charge of operations at the Army Mountain Warfare School. Nestled in the hills of Jericho, Vermont, the school<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/army-news/~4/VLEijes4FWE" height="1" width="1" alt="">

Mountain Warfare School shows Soldiers how to take fight to the hills

CAMP ETHAN ALLEN TRAINING SITE: Mountain warfare can be unforgiving, and if a Soldier is ill-prepared, the mountains and rough terrain can become a terrible foe. That’s according to Master Sgt. Nathan Chipman, the noncommissioned officer in charge of operations at the Army Mountain Warfare School. Nestled in the hills of Jericho, Vermont, the school […]

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<img width="190" height="115" src="http://www.defencetalk.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/US-Army-Third-Army-Soldier-web-190x115.jpg" alt="">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<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/army-news/~4/kq0bx7aXdEw" height="1" width="1" alt="">

‘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 […]

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Top British general given £100k for home upkeep… while soldiers live in squalor

One of Britain’s top generals was given £100,000 ($125,000) just to cover “domestic assistance” at his plush London home last year, despite the daily struggles faced by rank and file soldiers. General Nick Houghton, who has since retired, enjoyed one of the ‘grace and favor’ homes given to senior military officers. The bill incurred by […]

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The first prototype Stryker Infantry Carrier Vehicle outfitted with a 30mm cannon was delivered to the Army in October. (Photo Credit: Courtesy of Program Executive OfficeGround Combat Systems)

US Army test Stryker upgraded with 30mm cannon, more upgrades to come

For the first time, Soldiers got to unleash the distinct “brrrt” gunfire of a 30-millimeter cannon mounted on top of a Stryker combat vehicle as part of testing last week at Maryland’s Aberdeen Proving Ground, the program’s manager said Tuesday. This summer, Soldiers with the 2nd Cavalry Regiment out of Vilseck, Germany, will get in-depth […]

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Erdogan Claims Iranian-made drone killed Turkish soldiers in Syria: Official

ANKARA, Turkey – An Iranian-made drone was involved in the killing of four Turkish soldiers in an air attack on November 24, not a Syrian warplane, said a senior Turkish official on Wednesday. “It is not clear whom the drone belongs to,” the anonymous source told Hurriyet news, explaining that the type of drone is […]

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