Armor & Mobility

May/ June 2017

Military magazines in the United States and Canada, covering Armor and Mobility, focuses on tactical vehicles, C4ISR, Special Operations Forces, latest soldier equipment, shelters, and key DoD programs

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PG 15 Facilitating Seamless Operations U.S. SOCOM J4 (Director of Logistics) HQ, MacDill AFB, Tampa, FL, handles major SOCOM-led or -assisted initiatives in support of global SOF operations. By Kevin Hunter PG 16 Next-Level Vertical Lift Emphasis on efforts to complete the next iteration of the MH-47, SOCOM's proven next-generation rotary lift workhorse. By Christian Sheehy PG 22 Engineering Spotlight Next-Gen Vehicle Power U.S. Army Tank-Automotive Research Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC) is testing SiliconCarbide and Gallium-Nitride powered electronics for tactical vehicles. By Kevin Hunter PG 24 Command Profile Projecting Multi-Force Readiness U.S. Army Special Operations Command (USASOC) delivers appropriate and effective capabilities to joint force commanders and interagency leaders under any conditions. By USASOC Public Affairs PG 26 Modernizing Energy Infrastructure Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex, Tinker AFB, under DLA contract, will modernize 60 buildings and help reduce energy usage by 35 percent, simultaneously supporting the Air Force's Energy Flight Plan. By Elizabeth Stoeckmann MAY/JUNE 2017 ARMOR & MOBILITY SMALL PACKAGE, BIG MISSION CRITICAL The U.S. Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC), Hurlburt Field, FL, heads readiness and sustainment of Air Force Small Unmanned Air Systems (SUAS). By Kevin Hunter 4 Features AVIATION SPOTLIGHT Streamlining Joint Offense and Defense COL Paul Cravey, Director U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC) Capability Manager for Reconnaissance and Attack 20 COMMANDER'S CORNER Leveraging Global Joint Assets for Proactive Threat Defeat GEN Raymond Thomas III Commander, U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) 10 LEADERSHIP PERSPECTIVE Keeping ARSOF Air Flying High BG John Evans, Commander U.S, Army Special Operations Aviation Command (ARSOAC) readiness to execute Multi-Domain battle doctrine 6 Cover: MH-47 Chinooks assigned to the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne) approach a Forward Area Refueling Point site manned by crews from the 7th Special Operation and 100th Logistics Readiness Squadrons in Lithuania during TROJAN FOOTPRINT 16 (TF16). The exercise involved more than 800 Special Operations Forces personnel from NATO and partner nations. (U.S. Air Force photo by 1st Lt. Chris Sullivan/Released) Departments 2 18 28 Insights FutureTech Ad Index/ Calendar of Events COMPLIMENTARY SUBSCRIPTION | scan the code to sign up now! Armor & Mobility | May/June 2017 | 1

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