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  1. L-3 to Pay $4M to Settle Overbilling ClaimsRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Courthouse News Service

    ... Iraq, Egypt, and Kuwait. Before L-3 employees deployed, the U.S. military put them through a training course at Fort Bliss, Texas and Fort Benning, Georgia. Martin claimed in his May 2010 complaint that L-3 overbilled the U.S. government in six ...


  2. Perkins provides senior NCOs clarity on future ArmyRead the original story

    Monday | The United States Army

    ... future force to the 454 students of Sergeants Major Course Class 66 at the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy on Fort Bliss, Texas. TRADOC does a lot of things, Perkins said, but it is known as the architect of the Army - the designers of the future ...


  3. Remote-controlled weapons augment Soldiers on perimeter at NIE 16.1Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | DefenceTalk News

    A Soldier pulls security, augmenting remotely-controlled multiple weapons systems on the perimeter. The new systems drastically reduce the number of Soldiers needed for perimeter security at an expeditionary base camp on Fort Bliss, Texas.


  4. Drones to Take Network Integration Evaluation By SwarmRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | DefenceTalk News

    Dozens of small off-the-shelf drones sit idle while program officials conduct system checks to prepare them for flight preceding Network Integration Evaluation 16.1. In this season's Network Integration Evaluation, or NIE, taking place on White Sands Missile Range, or WSMR, and Fort Bliss, Texas, coordinated units of remotely-operated and automated aircraft will be used to represent a possible threat on tomorrow's battlefields. Members of the Targets Management Office with Program Executive Office for Simulation Training and Instrumentation, or PEO STRI, are using off-the-shelf quad and octocopters and flying them in groups.


  5. Mang "Red Horse" Squadron Deploys for Overseas MissionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2015 | KFBB

    ... irmen say the details don't really matter...their job is to serve. On Saturday the airmen deployed will arrive in Fort Bliss, Texas for pre deployment training, before heading overseas for between six and eight months.


  6. Army Looks To Swarm Of DronesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 2 | Ubergizmo

    ... to test "groups of quadcopters and octocopters" at the White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico and at Fort Bliss in Texas, where it is meant to evaluate possible situations in the future where such a synchronized army of drones can be called upon to ...


  7. Check Out the Army's Remote-Controlled Weapons Tower That...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 2 |

    The U.S. Army at Fort Bliss in Texas is testing a remote-controlled weapons system that allows two soldiers to replace the job usually done by 10. The project meant to help with perimeter security involves weaponized towers that are remotely controlled by two soldiers at a base camp. "Every soldier I have assigned to securing the perimeter is one I don't have that can execute support missions," Lt.


  8. Remote-Controlled Weapon Towers Could Be The Future Of Military Base SecurityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 2 | The Daily Caller

    The Army is currently testing remote-controlled weapon towers dotted along the perimeter of a base at Fort Bliss, Texas, in an effort to utilize soldiers' time better and keep them safer. Known as Tower Hawk Systems, the revolutionary security technology lets soldiers control weapon towers via remote control, all while safely protected behind the walls of the military base, Fox News reported .


  9. Army's remote-control weaponsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 2 | Fox News

    ... Battalion, 1st Armored Division, and another Soldier pass near a remotely-controlled weapons system. The tests at Fort Bliss, Texas, involve unmanned, weaponized towers, which aim to make more effective use of military personnel. Using the remote ...


  10. US Army tests remote controlled weapon towersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 1 | Gizmag

    ... Evaluation (NIE) 16.1, which is currently being conducted at an experimental expeditionary base camp at Fort Bliss, Texas. The camp consists of 15 air-conditioned billeting containers - complete with latrines, laundries and shower - that can house ...


  11. Army tests remote-controlled weapons systems for base securityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 1 | Boy Genius

    The tests at Fort Bliss, Texas, involve unmanned, weaponized towers, which aim to make more effective use of military personnel. Using the remote controlled systems, two soldiers inside the base camp tactical operation center can do the security work once done by 10, explained Lt.


  12. Military testing towers with remote-controlled weaponsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 1 |

    The U.S. Army is testing remote-controlled weapons at guard towers, something aimed at reducing how many soldiers are needed to secure a perimeter. The testing is taking placed at Fort Bliss in Texas presently; this is an evaluation, according to the Army, one called Network Integration Evaluation 16.1 .


  13. Soldiers mark Patriot milestone with blast over MediterraneanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 1 | Stars and Stripes

    ... van shakes," said Duval, a tactical control assistant with the 5th Battalion, 52nd Air Defense Artillery, out of Fort Bliss, Texas. "It is breathtaking." Operation Rapid Arrow, being held on the Greek Island of Crete, ended Thursday with smoke, fire ...


  14. The Army wants to protect its bases with gun turrets, not guard towersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 1 | Engadget

    ... perimeter over a 12 hour shift. But with a new prototype perimeter protection system currently being tested at Fort Bliss, Texas, a single soldier sitting safely within the command bunker -- instead being of up on the wire -- can potentially do the ...


  15. Army Releases Servicewide Breastfeeiding PolicyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 30 | KCEN

    ... media attention, both social and traditional, this month when a photo of 10 soldiers breastfeeding in uniform at Fort Bliss, Texas, was shared thousands of times on Facebook within a day of its posting.


  16. Whistleblower to get $799K settlement in defense contractor overbilling caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 29 | Stars and Stripes

    ... to settle the case. From November 2006 through November 2011, its workers were trained at Fort Benning and Fort Bliss, Texas, to service and maintain helicopters and rotary aircraft. The workers were then deployed to Afghanistan, Iraq, Egypt and ...


  17. Fort Bliss Soldiers receive recognition after interventionRead the original story

    Monday Sep 28 | The United States Army

    "It's one team, one fight; you're not alone," said Sgt. Charles Stokes, motor transport operator with 1st Armored Division Sustainment Brigade, during the recognition ceremony for successful suicide interventions at the 1st Armored Division Headquarters on Fort Bliss, Texas, Sept.


  18. Defense spending as share of state economies is shrinkingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 29 | Stars and Stripes

    ... from the growth to installations and contracts over more than a decade of war. They include Texas, where Fort Bliss tripled in size, and Kansas, which saw the growth of Fort Riley with the return of the 1st Infantry Division. After Virginia, the ...


  19. L-3 to pay $4.63 million to settle overcharging allegationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 29 | The Washington Post

    ... through the center that same day." The work was part of a contract L-3 had working at Fort Benning, Ga., and Fort Bliss, Tex., preparing service members to deploy abroad. The settlement came out of a lawsuit filed by Robert A. Martin, a former L-3 ...


  20. Sheet Metal Mechanic Blows Whistle on Defense Contractor, Recoups $4.63 Million for TaxpayersRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 29 | Freshnews

    ... employees shipped out, the military provided a week-long training course at CONUS Replacement Centers (CRCs) at Fort Bliss, Texas and Fort Benning, Georgia. In a settlement agreement that was made public today, the Department of Justice says that ...


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