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US Army's new night vision goggles make combat look like a video game

The U.S. Army are using newly-developed night-vision goggles in training exercises.       [Author: Storyful]
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'The Army needs to get a clue': The US military's fight over money isn't really about China

US Army Sgt. Seth Rutter guides a vehicle aboard a logistic support vessel in Waipio, Hawaii, February 22, 2021. US Army/Spc. Michael Bradle The US military's shift toward countering China has kicked off a competition for resources among its branches. The Navy and Air Force are seen as likely to get most of the funding for operations across the vast Pacific. Now the Army is trying to fend off a "budget grab" - a losing battle, military officials and experts say. See more stories on Ins...
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Former prosecutor warns Donald Trump: "Justice is coming"

"Donald Trump must be held accountable for his crimes…" former US Army prosecutor Glenn Kirschner says. "And he will be." In his tweet, which is part of a longer video posted on YouTube (below), Kirschner, who is also an MSNBC legal analyst, says an investigation into Trump's crimes only appears to be moving at a "glacial pace." — Read the rest
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Residents may notice Marines training at Southern California bases this week

Marine infantry, logistics and aviation units will be training across Southern California bases this week in mock scenarios that include ship-to-shore attacks, tactical recovery of personnel and using small refueling bases. Residents near bases will likely notice the activity. The training – a final certification for units that will make up the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit – will be held at bases in Los Angeles, Orange, San Diego and Riverside counties. Training starts Tuesday, May 11, and is ...
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Putin is looking abroad for an enemy as he feels the heat at home

Russian President Vladimir Putin at an event on Victory Day, in central Moscow, May 9, 2021. Sputnik/Mikhail Metzel/Pool via REUTERS In recent weeks, Russian President Vladimir Putin has sent aggressive messages to foes abroad. That messaging comes as Putin faces increasing domestic backlash at home. See more stories on Insider's business page. Secretary of State Antony Blinken visited Kiev on Thursday as part of a new push from the Biden administration to show support for Ukraine in t...
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Countermeasures for phantom incoming missiles -- photo I made

We were flying over Southern Iraq. British. Flying low to avoid ground fire. Sensors apparently detected missile launch and popped the countermeasures. This happened a great deal. There was no missile this time to my knowledge. Pilots told me sensors often spoofed on things like sunshine glints off water. I wondered if some enemy were spoofing our birds to test our sensors. Imagine -- before an enemy fires real missiles, enemy shoots a laser to spark our sensors to discharge and waste our de...
Tags: London, Featured, Afghanistan, Military, Pakistan, Google Earth, US Army, Sangin, Restrepo, Michael's Dispatches, Michael Yon, CLU, Javs, Scott Irish


Training course debuted at Camp Pendleton to develop a new kind of infantry Marine

All the squads of young Marines at Camp Pendleton’s School of Infantry knew was their training scenario had them tossed from a Navy boat to swim 300 meters to shore of an island. Achieving the mock invasion set in the South China Sea as a group was up to them. Dressed in full combat gear, they pushed through the water. Stronger swimmers went ahead to secure and set up sentries, while some swam back to help Marines who were struggling. By thinking and working together they successfully completed ...
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Camp Pendleton is first to train young infantry Marines for a new type of fight

All the squads of young Marines at Camp Pendleton’s School of Infantry knew was their training scenario had them tossed from a Navy boat to swim 300 meters to the shore of an island. Achieving the mock invasion set in the South China Sea as a group was up to them. Dressed in full combat gear, they pushed through the water. Stronger swimmers went ahead to secure and set up sentries, while some swam back to help Marines who were struggling. By thinking and working together they successfully comple...
Tags: News, Congress, Navy, Iraq, Sport, Afghanistan, Marine, Soccer, Military, Marine Corps, Marines, West Coast, Biden, East Coast, US Army, Kamala Harris


The US military dropped off its last batch of artillery shells carrying deadly VX nerve agent to be destroyed

Blue Grass Chemical Activity personnel strap the last of the VX projectiles onto a tray for loading into an enhanced on-site container. Jana Felts/Army Chemical Materials Activity The US military delivered the last of its 155 mm projectiles carrying VX for destruction this week. VX is a highly lethal and persistent nerve agent banned by the Chemical Weapons Convention. The US hopes to eliminate all of its chemical weapons by 2023 to meet its treaty goals. See more stories on Insider's ...
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The top 9 movies on Netflix this week, from 'The Mitchells vs. the Machines' to 'Scarface'

"The Mitchells vs. the Machines" Netflix Every week, the streaming search engine Reelgood compiles for Insider a list of which movies have been most prominent on Netflix's daily top-10 lists that week. Netflix counts a view if an account watches a movie or TV show for at least two minutes. The animated "Mitchells vs. the Machines" was Netflix's most popular movie this week. See more stories on Insider's business page. 9. "State of Play" (2009) Universal Pictures ...
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LA City Council President Nury Martinez giving ‘serious thought’ to a run for mayor

Los Angeles Council President Nury Martinez is giving “serious thought” to running for mayor in 2022, her political consultant said this week. Roy Behr, the council president’s consultant, said that Martinez “has received some encouragement, and given her commitment to helping the city recover, she’s given that (a run for mayor in 2022) serious thought.” The question of whether Martinez is considering seeking the mayor’s seat is being asked as rumors percolate around Mayor Eric Garcetti stepping...
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US Army will allow female soldiers to wear ponytails

By Chandelis Duster | CNN The US Army announced a change to its grooming policy on Thursday, allowing female soldiers to wear ponytails in all uniforms. In January, the Army announced new policies that allowed soldiers to wear ponytails, locs, lipstick and earrings. They were permitted to wear medium-length ponytails on the back of the scalp that did not interfere with the fit of headgear. The Army also allowed women to wear ponytails while wearing Army combat uniforms or wearing headgear during...
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US Army will allow female soldiers to wear ponytails in all uniforms

The US Army announced a change to its grooming policy on Thursday, allowing female soldiers to wear ponytails in all uniforms.
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JOIN US MAY 24: A consultant who's worked with the US Army will explain how to prevent and recover from burnout

Paula Davis is the founder and CEO of the Stress and Resilience Institute. Courtesy of Paula Davis Sign up for our event on May 24 at 11 a.m. ET / 8 a.m. PST if you're an Insider subscriber. See more stories on Insider's business page. Paula Davis calls herself a "recovering people-pleasing perfectionist achieve-aholic." As a commercial real estate lawyer, she tried to exceed expectations in her incredibly demanding job. One day she wound up in the hospital for stress-induced stoma...
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Why the military still uses bayonets

Mark Wilson/Getty The US military has fielded bayonets since it fought the British for independence. Battlefields are far different now, but modern bayonets are more than a pointy spear tip. See more stories on Insider's business page. As far as fascinating gear goes, bayonets gotta be near the top. Americans fought the British armed with rifles and bayonets.Ever since then, the United States military has fielded bayonets in some fashion or another. Bayonet charges were quite common w...
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BARRETT Announces Joel Miller as Vice President of Sales and Marketing

L to R: Ronnie Barrett, CEO; Joel Miller, VP of Sales & Marketing; Sam Shallenberger, President U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- Barrett Firearms Manufacturing, Inc. is proud to announce the recent promotion of Joel Miller to Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Joel has been with Barrett since 2017, most recently serving as Director of Global Military Sales. His work directing the US Military Sales team lead to the adoption of the MRAD, MK22 rifle system with separate contract awards for USSOCOM a...
Tags: Guns, West Point, United States, State Department, US Army, Joel, Ronnie, Barrett, USSOCOM, Tulane University, Joel Miller, US Military Academy, Shooting Industry News, Barrett Firearms Manufacturing, Barrett Firearms Manufacturing Inc, Ronnie Barrett


Military families are 'going to lose every time' in the hot real-estate market, as sellers shun government-backed loans for veterans

PeopleImages/Getty Images PeopleImages/Getty Images Military members and veterans hoping to buy a house with a VA loan are struggling to compete. Misperceptions about the VA loan are putting military buyers at a disadvantage to conventional offers. "We're going to lose every time," said one broker near the Fort Bragg Army base in North Carolina. See more stories on Insider's business page. Real-estate agent Melissa McHarney was told to make an offer on a house in Durham, North Caro...
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SIG Sauer CEO Discusses US Army NGSW Program

Much digital ink has been spilled over the last several years regarding the US Army’s NGSW (Next Generation Squad Weapons) Program. Most of the rifles/carbines and machine guns currently employed by America’s soldiers are not particularly modern, by any stretch. Today’s M4A1 has seen some notable updates and improvements, to be sure, but at its […] Read More … The post SIG Sauer CEO Discusses US Army NGSW Program appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Defense, America, Companies, Military, Army, US Army, M4, Daily News, Sig Sauer, Rifles, M249 SAW, NGSW, MIL/LE, Next Generation Squad Weapons


The Army's New Night-Vision Goggles Look Like Technology Stolen From Aliens

When you think of night-vision goggles, you probably imagine the pitch black of night being illuminated in a sea of green that helps improve visibility. That’s ancient technology now as the US Army’s Lancer Brigade of Joint Base Lewis–McChord demonstrates what soldiers see through the military’s latest and greatest…Read more...
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The Army's New Night-Vision Goggles Look Like Technology Stolen From an Advanced Alien Race

When you think of night-vision goggles, you probably imagine the pitch black of night being illuminated in a sea of green that helps improve visibility. That’s ancient technology now as the US Army’s Lancer Brigade of Joint Base Lewis–McChord demonstrates what soldiers see through the military’s latest and greatest…Read more...
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Astronaut Michael Collins, who circled the moon during the Apollo 11 landing, has died at age 90

Michael Collins practices in the Apollo 11 Command Module simulator on June 19, 1969, at Kennedy Space Center. NASA NASA astronaut Michael Collins, who participated in the Apollo 11 moon-landing mission, has died at 90. Collins piloted the Command Module Columbia while Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walked on the moon. "The thing I remember most is the view of planet Earth from a great distance," Collins later said. See more stories on Insider's business page. Astronaut Michael Collins...
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LinkedIn has boomed to nearly 800 million members, and 5 other key takeaways from Microsoft's Q3 earnings

Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft Sean Gallup: Getty Images Microsoft's Q3 revenue hit $41.7 billion, up 19% from last year, thanks to high demand for its cloud services. LinkedIn revenue increased by 25% and is predicted to grow further as the job market rebounds. Demand for Xbox Series X and S consoles "significantly exceeded" demand, CFO Amy Hood said. See more stories on Insider's business page. Microsoft beat revenue expectations in its third quarter thanks to soaring demand ...
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Light technology firm strikes deal with US Army

University of Edinburgh spin-out pureLifi says it is the world's first large-scale deployment of li-fi technology.
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The US Army wants to regain 'dominance' in the Arctic, and it's looking all over the world for help

A US soldier on the ramp of a Chinook helicopter over Denali National Park and Reserve in Alaska, April 22, 2021. US Army Alaska/Benjamin Wilson The Arctic strategy released by the Army in March reflects the US military's increasing focus on the region. While the Army has long operated in Alaska, it's looking abroad to learn more about handling harsh conditions and tough terrain. See more stories on Insider's business page. In March, the Army became the latest military branch t...
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This video shows what the battlefield looks like through the US Army's new night vision goggles

A battlefield as seen through the Enhanced Night Vision Goggles-Binocular. Screenshot from US Army video The US Army recently released video of the battlefield seen through its new night vision goggles. The ENVG-B lets soldiers see in the dark and connects with other systems for better shooting. The next step for Army night vision technology is the futuristic IVAS heads-up display. See more stories on Insider's business page. The US Army recently released video of what the battlefield ...
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US Army to Replace Criminal Investigations Chief In Wake of Guillen’s Death

The service’s Criminal Investigation Command has faced criticism for its lax casework on soldier deaths, assaults and suicides.
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The Marines are experimenting with a new 'utility infielder' who can use all the Corps' weapons

US Marines fire an M240B machine gun during a training exercise at Twentynine Palms in California, October 16, 2019. US Marine Corps/Cpl. Timothy J. Lutz The Marine Corps is experimenting with creating generalists who can use different weapons in combat. Changes to the Corps' ground combat element are part of an effort reshape the service as it prepares for possible conflict with near-peers - mainly China. See more stories on Insider's business page. Infantry Marines get specialize...
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US Army develops natural-language voice-command AI for robots, tanks, etc. For search'n'rescue. For now

Judge, JUDI, and executioner? The US Army is experimenting with machine-learning software that could be used to give tanks, trucks, and robots the ability to follow verbal orders from soldiers and communicate in natural language on the battlefield.…
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4 of the US military's biggest tank battles were during the same war

M1A1 Abrams main battle tanks during Operation Desert Storm, February 15, 1991. US Navy/PHC D.W. Holmes II Every branch of the US military was involved in Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm. Between the Army and the Marine Corps, that war had some of the largest tank battles the US has ever fought. See more stories on Insider's business page. During Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm, the US military was at its finest, liberating Kuwaiti civilians from the forces of an ev...
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