The Changing Face of Soldier Lethality

The Changing Face of Soldier Lethality

From the tangible to the cognitive, squad weapons to casualty care to performance-enhancing training, Army S&T is exploring and finding materials, technologies and methods in six focus areas to provide land forces the capabilities they’ll need for overmatch. by Ms. Karen M. Burke and Lt. Col. Eric J. Wagar Twenty years from now, Soldiers and small units will operate very differently than they did during the last two decades in Iraq and Afghanistan. As the Multi-Domain Battle Operating Concept emerges in the next 10 years, Soldiers will fight in multidomain environments characterized by dispersed, high-tempo operations that require small units to act independently in denied and austere regions. Soldiers will […]

Helping to shape the Army’s vehicular backbone

Helping to shape the Army’s vehicular backbone

COMMAND/ORGANIZATION: U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center; assigned to the Joint Program Office for Joint Light Tactical Vehicles, Program Executive Office for Combat Support and Combat Service Support POSITION: Mechanical engineer; power and mobility engineer YEARS OF SERVICE IN WORKFORCE: 9 years DAWIA CERTIFICATIONS: Level III in engineering; Level I in program management and in test and evaluation EDUCATION: Ph.D. in mechanical engineering with a concentration in thermal sciences; M.S. in mechanical engineering with a concentration in solid mechanics, dynamics and vibrations; B.S. in mechanical engineering with concentrations in automotive and mechanical systems engineering, all from Lawrence Technological University AWARDS: David Packard Excellence in Acquisition Award, 2013 […]