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Oshkosh grabs huge armored vehicle contract

The Joint Light Tactical Vehicle will replace vulnerable Humvees on the battlefield, after the Army awarded a $6.7 billion deal that could eventually grow to $30 billion.

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Tactical data link puts Marine units on the same page

Replacing a paper-based process, Marines use Link 16 to integrate field radios and tablets to connect helicopters, UAVs and ground forces.

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Multitasking data link keeps Marines’ operational F-35s in touch

Northrop Grumman’s Multifunction Advanced Data Link gives pilots the equivalent of 27 avionics subsystems, the company says.

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Navy, Marines order up more Blackjack UAS

A $78 million contract modification calls for six more of the drones used for ISR and target acquisition on land and at sea.

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Data link lets even small UAVs serve as secure comm nodes

The Marines recently tested Harris’ system, developed in 90 days, on hand-launched Raven UAS.

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Marines using virtual reality to lighten real-world load

The Office of Naval Research ETOWL, a 3D computer simulation program, lets users load up an avatar to study the stress points on warfighters.

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General Dynamics upgrades computer system for Marines' fighter jet

The company has just delivered the third software release for the mission system computer in the AV-8B Harrier II attack aircraft.

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Cutting-edge glasses give Marines a clear view of augmented reality

The glasses, developed by ONR, were used for the first time with the Augmented Immersive Team Trainer.

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Marine lab is rolling with new robotic vehicles

The Corps' multi-tasking machines show how far robotics has come -- and how far it still has to go.

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New software speeds up Marines' online ordering, even when not online

Three new applications in the Corps' logistics support system lets even Marines without Internet connectivity handle of the hard part of online transactions.

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Marines, DARPA show what real-time air support looks like

The prototype Persistent Close Air Support System dramatically cuts the time from identifying a target to delivering a strike.

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Marine study: Simulations translate to live-fire performance

Researchers quantify the effectiveness of M1A1 simulations on crew performance and measure the cost savings from avoiding live training.

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Corrosion-fighting rubber could extend life of Marines’ amphibious vehicles

The Navy Research Lab says polyureas rubber also protects against ballistics.

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Budget requests reveal military's R&D priorities

From cyber to lasers and dual manned/unmanned systems, the military services focus on the future.

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DOD leaders take their place in the Fed 100

FCW's annual list honoring people doing great things in public-sector IT includes 22 Defense Department honorees.

Simulations to help Marines think on their feet

ONR puts out a call for simulation systems that help teach decision-making at the squad level, an area that has been overlooked by researchers.

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Marines take cyber warfare to the front lines

During Bold Alligator, Marines use ONR’s Tactical Cyber Range, which includes augmented reality glasses, to carry out cyber and electronic warfare in the field.

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The military is becoming immersed in virtual training

As simulations become more realistic and scalable, the services are putting them to use in large-scale exercises.

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ONR, Marines blend logistics into Agile Bloodhound

The annual test of real-time collaboration tools pushes the Corps toward mobile networking goal.

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These Marines will take Android smartphones into the field

An app for civil assistance missions will streamline data collection and sharing, while replacing manual, paper-based processes.

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