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Army set sights on sophisticated future tanks

By Kris Osborn

Could there be a lightweight armored attack vehicle able to speed across bridges, deploy quickly from the air, detect enemies at very long ranges, control nearby robots and fire the most advanced weapons in the world - all while maintaining the unprecedented protection and survivability of an Abrams tank? 

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Major breakthrough: Army artillery hits target at 38 miles, doubling range

By Kris Osborn

The Army has successfully fired a 155mm artillery round 62 kilometers (38.5 miles) - marking a technical breakthrough in the realm of land-based weapons and progressing toward its stated goal of being able to outrange and outgun Russian and Chinese weapons. 

Album Review: Greta Van Fleet Blasts Toward the Past

By JON PARELES

The Michigan quartet indebted to Led Zeppelin revels in the sounds — but not the swagger — of the 1970s on its debut album, “Anthem of the Peaceful Army.”

β€˜Terminator’ tanks with β€˜invisibility’ cloaking will fight future wars

By Allison Barrie

Imagine if the United States military could send combat vehicles like tanks into battle with enemies – but without a single American on the battlefield – instead, the vehicles drive and fight autonomously. 

Syrian Rebels Withdraw Heavy Weapons to Spare Idlib From Assault

By CARLOTTA GALL

Turkey secured the rebels’ agreement to pull back the weaponry, staving off a Syrian government offensive on the heavily populated rebel stronghold.

Army to control overseas combat drones from US

By Kris Osborn

The U.S. Army is working with industry to implement drone operations that enable high-risk combat missions to be controlled by a U.S.-based pilot, reducing vulnerability to enemy attack and drawing upon advanced satellite networks to improve video feeds.

Holocaust survivor who became US Army major general has died

By BEN FINLEY

Sidney Shachnow, who survived the Holocaust as a child and fought in Vietnam as a U.S. Army Green Beret before becoming a major general, has died.

Red Tide, Take Warning

By RANDY WAYNE WHITE

Perhaps the disaster that struck Florida’s southwest coast this summer will cause residents to rethink the way they live.

Senior military adviser to Joint Chiefs chairman suspended

By Associated Press

The Pentagon says the senior enlisted adviser to the Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman has been temporarily suspended from his duties while an undisclosed allegation of misconduct is investigated.

US: Stoppage of US, Korea exercises cause readiness loss

By LOLITA C. BALDOR

The decision to cancel major military exercises on the Korean peninsula this year caused a slight degradation in the ability of American and Korean forces to work together and remain ready to fight, the U.S. general nominated to take command of troops in South Korea told senators Tuesday.

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