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  Combat engineering Encyclopedia
This EBG combat engineering vehicle is used by the engineers of the French Army for a variety of missions.
In ancient times, combat engineers were responsible for siege warfare and building field fortifications, temporary camps and roads.
Plastic explosives are heavily used in combat engineering.
www.hallencyclopedia.com /topic/Combat_engineering.html   (1608 words)

 Engineering Coatings Processes - Surface Engineering to Combat Corrosion and Wear, short course/continuing professional ...
Engineering Coatings Processes - Surface Engineering to Combat Corrosion and Wear, short course/continuing professional development (CPD), Materials Department, Cranfield University
Also to provide an overview of current surface engineering routes available for reducing corrosion and wear of engineering materials.
Overview of coatings and processes to combat corrosion
www.cranfield.ac.uk /sas/materials/cpd/engineeringcoatingsday1.htm   (133 words)

  Combat engineering - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A general combat engineer is often called a "Sapper" (the word itself is derived from the French and British armies, and refers to the origin of combat engineering).
This EBG combat engineering vehicle is used by the engineers of the French Army for a variety of missions.
A notable combat engineer task was, for example, the breaching of the Suez Canal during the Yom Kippur War.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Combat_engineering   (1365 words)

 Combat engineering
A combat engineer is a military specialist in using the tools and techniques of engineering under combat conditions, who may perform any of a variety of tasks.
The difference between a military engineer and a combat engineer is that a combat engineer usually operates during battle and under fire, while a military engineer is mostly not directly involved in the fighting.
Combat engineers typically support this role through reduction of enemy obstacles which include point and row minefields, anti-tank ditches, wire obstacles, concrete and metal anti-vehicle barriers and wall and door breaching in urban terrain.
www.designaids.com /engineering/Combat_engineering.html   (1184 words)

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Additionally, the secondary mission of Combat Engineers is to serve as a provisional rifle platoon, thus requiring you to train your platoon in infantry skills.
The Combat Engineer MOS is available to all lieutenants although female Marines may not serve in the Combat Engineer Battalions.
The engineers of an MWSS are capable of duplicating the majority of the ESB tasks and have the additional capabilities of constructing expeditionary airfields and refueling aircraft.
www.marineofficercandidate.com /MOS/engineers(1302).htm   (1099 words)

 Royal Engineers - Combat Engineering
Combat Engineers use their skills to overcome all physical obstacles natural and man-made, ensuring that armoured and mechanised troops can reach their targets and fight effectively.
In addition, Combat Engineers are trained and equipped to clear enemy minefields which block or hinder movement.
In fact, minefield clearance is a core part of the Combat Engineers' role and all Sappers are trained to clear minefields by hand with the minimum risk.
www.army.mod.uk /royalengineers/role/combat.htm   (524 words)

 Royal Engineers - Combat Engineer
All officers and soldiers in the Royal Engineers are trained as Combat Engineers who provide both the brains and the muscle to keep the Army moving and fighting.
Combat Engineering is engineering at the sharp end - the skill, expertise and determination of the Royal Engineers has been at the heart of most of the Army’s achievements from fighting conflicts to rebuilding nations.
Combat Engineers are trained to use explosive charges to create obstacles, crater roads and destroy bridges.
www.army.mod.uk /royalengineers/careers/combat/index.htm   (347 words)

 Military.com Resources
The Close Combat Badge will be awarded to soldiers with military occupational specialties in armor, the cavalry, combat engineering, and field artillery.
Officers must have a branch or specialty recognized in Army regulations as "having a high probability to routinely engage in direct combat." The CCB will be presented only to soldiers who are engaged in active ground combat, moving to contact and destroy the enemy with direct fire.
While prestigious, however, the wear of this unit patch as a combat designator does not necessarily indicate that the wearer was involved in direct ground fighting.
www.military.com /MilitaryReport/0,12914,MR_Non_050221,00.html   (253 words)

 Combat engineering vehicle - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The EBG combat engineering vehicle, based on the AMX 30 tank, is used by the engineers of the French Army for a variety of missions.
Combat engineering vehicles (CEVs) are armoured vehicles built for engineering work on the battlefield or for the transportation of sappers.
Another good example is the American M728 Combat Engineer Vehicle, which is equipped with a dozer blade and a 165mm demolition gun.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Combat_engineering_vehicle   (822 words)

 The Distributed Engineering Plant
Although the Navy has conducted land-based testing of individual combat systems, such as Aegis, for over twenty years, this was the first time that a significant number of disparate combat systems dispersed throughout the country were netted together for land-based testing in a battle group environment.
The Distributed Engineering Plant provides a comprehensive family-of-systems test environment to assess the interoperability of the ships and aircraft of a specific battle group before new or upgraded systems are introduced to fleet units.
Developing, engineering, testing, and evaluating these systems on a theaterwide level of interoperability will be critical if the United States is to employ its sensors and weapons to their fullest capabilities.
www.navyleague.org /seapower/distributed_engineering_plant.htm   (2680 words)

 ATI Combat & Communication Systems Engineering course
This course teaches the systems engineering discipline that has built some of the modern military’s greatest combat and communications systems.
A step-by-step description of combat system processing is presented, illustrating the technical trade-offs that today’s engineers must make in light of cost and instructors’ considerable expertise in AAW from development of the Navy’s AEGIS fleet.
Functional description for the combat system in terms of the sensor and weapons control, communications, and command and control.
www.aticourses.com /combat_communications.htm   (515 words)

 Nova Works Catalog - Advanced Combat Engineering   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Turboprop/shaft engines are designed to drive the propellers of an airplane or the rotors of a helicopter.
The operating range of this type of engine is more controlled that a normal jet engine, so MPG is tripled.
A propjet engine has propeller blades at the rear which are attached to the main turbine.
novacw.com /nwc-ace.htm   (3366 words)

 VALIDATING AIR FORCE CIVIL ENGINEERING   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Engineers played a vital part in maintaining a high state of readiness at the bases by sustaining the morale of deployed personnel in the Gulf War.
After the military engineers had deployed, civilians, reservists, and remaining military engineers operated and maintained the bases in the continental United States (CONUS), where activities did not always diminish and sometimes actually increased (e.g., as was the case at Langley AFB, Virginia, despite the deployment of aircraft and people).
The fact that engineering activities during base recovery and restoration were not required during the Gulf War does not diminish their importance.
www.airpower.maxwell.af.mil /airchronicles/apj/apj94/hartzer.html   (3578 words)

 Jobs - Naval Combat Systems Engineering (Officer)
More specifically, Naval Combat Systems Engineers are responsible for the readiness, operation and maintenance of Naval Weapon Systems and their ammunition, Navigation Systems, Communication Systems, Above Water and Underwater Sensor Systems, Command and Control Systems, Data Processing Systems, Electronic Warfare Systems, and the integration of these systems into a full naval combat suite.
Naval Combat Systems Engineers are employed in the ships and submarines of the Fleet and at shore-based establishments that support the Fleet.
For example, a Junior Project Engineer may be part of a new equipment acquisition project or a technical project within a Fleet Maintenance Facility.
www.forces.ca /v3/engraph/jobs/jobs.aspx?id=87   (1022 words)

 GoArmy.com > Careers & Jobs > Combat Engineer (21B)
Having a combination of combat ability and building skills is necessary when it comes to tackling rough terrain in combat situations.
Combat Engineers primarily supervise, serve or assist as a member of a team.
Your training as a Combat Engineer will easily prepare you for practically any position that might interest you in the fields of construction, building inspection or building engineering.
www.goarmy.com /JobDetail.do?id=31   (361 words)

 Planetside IdeaLab
We've nailed down the cost of the 2 Combat Engineering trees at 3 certification points a piece.
For the defensive styled Combat Engineering tree we've decided that "Fortification" would be the most appropriate.
After the Combat Engineering project is completed, we'll be working on the vehicles we mentioned in the past - the buffed up Sunderer, the Galaxy Gunship, and the new and elusive Phantasm.
www.planetside-idealab.com   (2053 words)

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After years of effort by the other combat arms, the army has relented and created a Close Combat Badge (CCB) for troops in armored, cavalry, combat engineering and field artillery units.
Sustained combat is a recent development, seen on a wide scale for the first time during World War I (1914-18).
But the non-infantry combat units sometimes see more intense combat than the infantry, such as when combat engineers get out in front of the infantry to clear minefields and obstacles during a major attack.
www.strategypage.com /gallery/articles/military_photos_20055319.asp   (658 words)

 Combat Systems Dept
The Combat Systems Department develops the electronic systems that process and display the acoustic, electromagnetic, environmental, and inertial guidance information that the submarine requires for patrol and combat situations, as well as the training concepts and interactive media that the crew needs to operate and maintain these state-of-the-art systems.
If results are favorable, advanced systems engineering processes are employed to develop the fastest means to integrate and deliver conventional system upgrades or open-system-architected improvements to operational submarines and shore-based support facilities.
Coordinate the installation and testing of combat systems on board newly constructed or operational submarines undergoing overhaul/modernization periods at naval shipyards.
www.npt.nuwc.navy.mil /employ/combat.htm   (435 words)

 Defence Research Development Organisation
In Jul 2001, Dte of Engineering was merged with this Dte and consequently, the Directorate is now known as Directorate of Combat Vehicles and Engineering.
The primary objective of the Directorate is the management of technology for progressive achievement of self-reliance in the area of Combat Vehicles and Engineering.
The emphasis is on development of weapon systems and engineering equipments/systems alongwith their associated technologies to the satisfaction of the users and their productionisation through transfer of technology to the production units.
www.drdo.org /labs/combat/index.shtml   (970 words)

 Non-Infantry Soldiers Get Combat Badge   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
WASHINGTON - The Army is creating a combat badge for soldiers who come under fire in close combat in Iraq and Afghanistan but who are not otherwise eligible for special recognition because they are from armor, artillery or other non-infantry units.
Until now, only infantrymen who participated in direct combat missions and came under fire were given the Combat Infantryman Badge, a coveted distinction that counts in their favor when eligible for promotions.
The same applies to other ground combat soldiers like those in armor, combat engineering and cavalry, who have been called upon to do infantry missions and are personally present under fire.
www.military.com /NewsContent/0,13319,FL_badge_021905,00.html   (429 words)

 GoArmy.com > Careers & Jobs > Combat Engineering Senior Sergeant (21Z)
As a Senior Combat Engineering Sergeant, you will be asked to lead by example in the world's most elite fighting force.
Advise engineer staff section personnel in matters involving combat engineer operations.
Senior Combat Engineering Sergeants training includes courses in general and construction engineering, demolition operations, principles of instruction, structural theory/analysis, quality control, engineer management, system analysis, counseling, and organizational management.
www.goarmy.com /JobDetail.do?id=195   (367 words)

 VN Boards - Im no fan of combat engineering
I got tired of the combat engineer "race" that occurs whenever you take a tower or base.
It's like a race to see who can put their turrets and mines and motion detectors down first, because as you know it is hard to squeeze yours in if others are there.
I use the combat engineer cert to set up a repair base somewhere behind the lines.
vnboards.ign.com /Message.aspx?topic=53068218   (1401 words)

 SCSC - The Navy's Battle Group in the Sand
With live surface ship combat systems located in a maritime environment adjacent to the VACAPES OPAREA, SCSC is your "Battle Group in the Sand." Our mission tasking is focused on PEO IWS combat systems program development, life cycle engineering, Fleet operator/ CIC team training, and in-service engineering.
We have the Fleet operators necessary to exercise control of aircraft and surface combatants throughout the OPAREA that adjoins the coasts of Virginia and Maryland.
The objective of the Surface Combat Systems Center (SCSC) is to ensure the achievement of PEO IWS requirements while fostering growth consistent with the future direction of the Surface Navy.
www.scsc.navy.mil /about/nbgits.htm   (471 words)

 AMSEC LLC Announces ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
AMSEC, also headquartered in Virginia Beach, is a full service naval and marine engineering company providing life-cycle support services to the Defense and shipbuilding industries in 30 cities across the United States, as well as overseas.
Established in 1984 to provide high quality systems engineering and support services at a competitive cost, PCI has offices in Virginia Beach, Dahlgren, Washington, D.C., and Wallops Island, Virginia.
AMSEC LLC is a full service supplier to the commercial and Navy maritime industry, providing naval architecture and marine engineering, combat and electronic systems engineering, naval ship systems assessments, maintenance engineering and program development, shipyard industrial engineering and complete logistics services, from technical manual development to provisioning documents, spare parts management and training.
www.amsec.com /inside.may232003.html   (418 words)

 NTI: Country Overviews: India: Missile Facilities
Primary Function: Research and development in the areas of combat engineering equipment, fluid power based systems, mechatronics, computer aided engineering, NBC protective shelters, environmental chambers, and applications of composites.
Description: The Research and Development Establishment, Engineering (RandDE) was established in Pune in 1962 by amalgamating parts of the Technical Development Establishment, Vehicles (Ahmednagar) and the Inspectorate of Engineering Stores (Calcutta).
The RandDE serves as a "nodal establishment for meeting the requirement of advanced technology equipment for army engineers." RandDE undertakes research and development in the areas of combat engineering equipment, fluid power based systems, mechatronics, computer aided engineering, NBC protective shelters, environmental chambers, and applications of composites.
www.nti.org /e_research/profiles/India/Missile/1769_1951.html   (277 words)

 News Release: AMSEC LLC Acquires Planning Consultants, Inc., 05-27-2003   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
AMSEC LLC, also headquartered in Virginia Beach, is a full-service Naval and marine engineering company providing life-cycle support services to the defense and shipbuilding industries in 30 cities across the United States, as well as overseas.
SAIC is the largest employee-owned research and engineering company in the United States, providing information technology, systems integration and eSolutions to commercial and government customers.
From science to solutions, SAIC engineers and scientists work to solve complex technical problems in national and homeland security, energy, the environment, space, telecommunications, health care and logistics.
www.saic.com /news/2003/may/27a.html   (560 words)

 SAIC News Release: AMSEC LLC to Support Center for Surface Combat Systems, 06-29-2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Services to be provided under the contract include system engineering support for surface ship combat systems including AEGIS, as well as support of future systems planned for the DD(X), LCS, LPD 17 and CVN 21 ship classes now undergoing design, development and production.
AMSEC LLC has been supporting the Center for Surface Combat Systems since 1992, when it was known as the Aegis Training and Readiness Center and was charged with providing the fleet with sailors trained in AEGIS combat systems maintenance and operation.
From science to solutions, SAIC engineers and scientists solve complex technical problems in national security, homeland security, energy, the environment, space, telecommunications, health care, and logistics.
www.saic.com /news/2005/jun/29.html   (598 words)

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