Latvia receives Husky landmine detection and route clearance systems

The Latvian National Guard, part of the Latvian National Armed Forces, has received Husky landmine detection and route clearance system, according to the press office of the Latvian Defense Ministry. 54th Engineer Battalion, 2nd National Guard Brigade received three Husky Mounted Detection Systems, or HMDS,  worth around $7.8 million provided by the United States. Under […]

October 20, 2019
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Anniston Army Depot overhauls M88 recovery vehicles for Saudi Arabia

Anniston Army Depot, a major U.S. Army facility for the production and repair of ground combat vehicles, overhauled 10 M88A1 recovery vehicles for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, according to a recent service news release. “The depot held a completion ceremony Oct. 4 for 10 M88A1 recovery vehicles for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia,” the […]

October 20, 2019
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U.S. Army takes next step toward new M17 weapons system

The U.S. Army has taken another important step towards the newest M17 adaptable weapons system, according to a recent service news release. The new M17 modular handgun system is now being placed into service with all branches of the U.S. Military. The modular handgun systems program is the first in a line of modernization efforts […]

October 20, 2019
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U.S. Army prepares Soldiers for new ground vehicle

The U.S. Army is actively conducting driver training as part of the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) operator course. Multiple units on Fort McCoy continues to introduce the new Joint Light Tactical Vehicle by teaching them the basic operations of one of the Army’s newest ground vehicles. The JLTV family of vehicles is designed to […]

October 20, 2019
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U.S. Army has begun testing virtual-reality goggles

The U.S. Army is now testing new virtual-reality devices that will allow Soldiers to rehearse combat missions that they are about to undertake. The Army News Service has reported that Soldiers are testing the newest Integrated Visual Augmentation System or virtual-reality goggles. The Integrated Visual Augmentation System, known as IVAS, will be tested by 82nd […]

October 19, 2019
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