February 2012

February 2012
By George I. Seffers, SIGNAL Magazine

 

A U.S. Coast Guard reservist patrols the Delaware River near the Salem Nuclear Power Plant in Salem, New Jersey. An effort underway at Picatinny Arsenal, New Jersey, is designed to foster better data sharing between nuclear facilities and state agencies in case of an emergency.

February 2012
By George I. Seffers, SIGNAL Magazine

 

A soldier throws a Recon Robotics-Recon Scout Throwbot XT robot. The 1.2-pound, barbell-shaped robot provides forward-positioned cameras able to capture images from dangerous locations. It is one of three throwable robotic systems being tested in Afghanistan to meet a critical need for warfighters.

February 2012
By Lt. Col. Scott Harrison, USAR, SIGNAL Magazine

 

A U.S. mine resistant ambush protected vehicle and a French tactical armored vehicle bring troops back to their base from a mission in Afghanistan. Future military networks must be configured to enable
multinational interoperability, as future military operations likely will involve coalitions.

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