Full Life-cycle Management through Seamless Development

From Armor & Mobility, May/June 2018 Issue

U.S. Special Operations Command’s Office of SOF Acquisition, Technology & Logistics, led by Acquisition Executive James Smith, is charged with maximizing a $7 billion budget to ensure that everything from armor protection to ammunition to land, air and marine mobile platforms, both manned and unmanned, enables operator mission success.


Joint Coordination for Regional Response

From Security & Border and CST & CBRNE, Spring 2018 Issue

The 9th Weapons of Mass Destruction-Civil Support Team (WMD-CST), California National Guard (CNG), is focused on continued development of its enhanced capability for maritime domain and Joint Hazard Assessment Team (JHAT) Operations.

By Lt. Col. Neal Rodak, Commander, 9th WMD-CST


Advancing Squad-Level Mobility

From Armor & Mobility, May/June 2018 Issue

U.S. Army Program Executive Office Combat Systems and Combat Service Support (PEO CS&CSS) is leveraging Other Transactional Authority (OTA), technical demonstrations, and Soldier feedback to speed acquisition of the Army’s new Squad Multipurpose Equipment Transport (SMET) robotic ‘mule.’

By Program Executive Office Combat Support & Combat Service Support


Redefining SOF Surgical Support to Meet Joint Force Demand

From Combat and Casualty Care, Spring 2018 Issue

United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) missions have maintained global distribution into many isolated areas of the world. The regions that these missions are conducted in often have little to no infrastructure to support requirements for Damage Control Surgery (DCS) or Damage Control Resuscitation (DCR).

By CAPT Scott A. Cota, Command Surgeon, USSOCOM


Enhancing the Army’s Network to “Fight Tonight”

From Armor & Mobility, March/April 2018 Issue

By Paul D. Mehney, Director of Public Communications, U.S. Army Program Executive Office Command, Control, Communications – Tactical (PEO C3T) and Justin Eimers, Public Affairs Specialist, PEO C3T


Preparing for the Plausible Threat

From Security & Border and CST & CBRNE, Fall 2017

CST & CBRNE spoke recently with Capt. Michael Krant, Chief, Technical Training Department, Directorate of Training and Leader Development (DOT&LD), and Mr. Eric R. Hanson, Director, Edwin R. Bradley Radiological Laboratory, U.S. Army Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear School (USACBRNS), Ft. Leonard Wood, MO, regarding the installation’s radiological and nuclear threat training regimen and the critical role the facility plays in the preparation of CBRN Soldiers for real-world engagement.