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SM-3: Adapting to the Evolving Threat

From Armor & Mobility, March/April 2019 Issue

Raytheon Company’s evolving 65 plus-year-old Standard Missile-3 is bigger, more capable, and most importantly, more versatile to address intelligent threats.

By Dr. Mitch Stevison, Vice President, Raytheon Strategic and Naval Systems


Army Prepositioned Stocks: Worldwide Assets for Global Force Projection

From Armor & Mobility, October 2018 Issue

MG Duane A. Gamble
Commanding General
U.S. Army Sustainment Command

MG Duane A. Gamble assumed the duties as Commanding General of the U.S. Army Sustainment Command, Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois, in July 2017. He previously served as the commanding general of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command headquartered in Kaiserslautern, Germany. Prior to that, he served as the assistant deputy chief of staff for Logistics (G-4) at Army headquarters, Pentagon, Washington, D.C. Before joining the Army staff, Gamble had served as the deputy commanding general of the 1st Sustainment Command (Theater), headquartered at Fort Knox, Kentucky. He also served as commander, 528th Sustainment Brigade (Airborne), supporting Army Special Operations Forces in Iraq, Afghanistan and the Philippines, among numerous other command and staff assignments throughout his 33-year career.

Gamble earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Western Maryland College and was commissioned as an Ordnance officer in May 1985. He has earned Master of Science degrees from the Florida Institute of Technology and from the Industrial College of the Armed Forces.


The Rirak – the latest in Automated UGV tech from Kairos Autonomi


Technology like the Robotic Applique Kit are the wave of the future for combat. The struggle to produce safe, effective, unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) systems for the U.S. Military is at a fever pitch as many competing technologies and approaches strive to find a way around the fact that a “people sensor” does not yet exist. Until such a class of sensors exists with developed, proven software, viable autonomous systems will always be 5-10 years out. (more…)