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First-ever Desert Observer exercise between US Army, Kuwait

CAMP BUEHRING, Kuwait: Soldiers from 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division and Kuwaiti military forces conducted the first-ever Desert Observer exercise near Udairi Range in northern Kuwait on Sept. 13. The multi-day, partnered training exercise simulated an attack across Kuwait’s border. Scouts identified the attacking opposition force and, after calling for fire, conducted

US Army Expands Pre-Positioned Stocks in Europe

When the United States decided to position a force in Europe for credible deterrence, it had to bolster its capabilities. The Army set in motion several actions, including extending regionally aligned forces (RAF) rotations to nine months, having RAF operate “heel to toe,” and pre-positioning combat, combat support, and sustainment equipment in Europe. On Dec.

US halts arms sales to Erdogan bodyguards: Congress

The US government has frozen arms sales to the bodyguards of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan after his aides attacked demonstrators in Washington last May, two senators said Monday. Senators Patrick Leahy and Chris Van Hollen said the move came after they proposed their own legislation to halt any sales to the Turkish Presidential Protection

New modular handgun system, Sig Sauer P320, in testing at US Army sites

Various service members will be at Fort Bragg over the next few weeks for testing of the new modular handgun system, the Sig Sauer P320, for the U.S. Army Operational Test Command based at Fort Hood, Texas. If fielded, according to officials, the new modular handgun system, also known as MHS, will offer improved durability