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  1. Headlines – March 27, 2017

    03.28 / 13:26 aerotechnews.com Aerotechnews.com - Technology
    News Another escalation in Iraq: The U.S. Army sends new reinforcements to Mosul – An unspecified number of combat soldiers from the U.S. Army’s 82nd Airborne Division have been ordered to northern Iraq, the Pentagon’s latest escalation in what’s been a slow-moving campaign to flush Islamic State fighters from their stronghold in the city…
  2. News Briefs – March 27, 2017

    03.28 / 13:26 aerotechnews.com Aerotechnews.com - Technology
    Iran imposes sanctions on 15 U.S. firms Iran said March 26 it has imposed sanctions on 15 American companies over their alleged support for Israel, terrorism and repression in the region. A Foreign Ministry statement carried by the state-run IRNA news agency said the companies are barred from any agreements with Iranian firms and…
  3. SBIR project results in robotic technology for F-22 intake coating restoration process

    03.28 / 13:26 aerotechnews.com Aerotechnews.com - Technology
    Lockheed Martin photograph by Andrew McMurtrie F-22 Raptors such as this one will at some point in their operational lifetime now encounter robotic technology newly developed through the Air Force Small Business Research program. Robots are now being placed into operation at the Ogden Air Logistics Complex at Hill AFB, Utah, for the purpose…
  4. Soldiers to receive lighter combat helmet

    03.28 / 13:26 aerotechnews.com Aerotechnews.com - Technology
    Army photograph The Advanced Combat Helmet Generation II looks almost identical to the ACH Soldiers have been wearing for 15 years, but it weighs 9 ounces to almost a pound less than the legacy helmet. The new helmet is made from ultra-high-molecular-weight polyethylene, a lighter material than Kevlar, but reportedly just as strong. The…
  5. ‘Third arm’ may lessen Soldier’s burden, increase lethality

    03.28 / 13:26 aerotechnews.com Aerotechnews.com - Technology
    Army photograph The Army Research Laboratory is developing a “third arm” passive mechanical appendage that could lessen Soldier burden and increase lethality. Weighing less than 4 pounds, the device attaches to a Soldier’s protective vest and holds their weapon, putting less weight on their arms and freeing up their hands to do other tasks.…