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Archive: March, 2021
  • March

    New York District’s Surveys Team Leads The Way For Innovative Remote Data Collection

    NEW JERSEY- Anyone who knows the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) mission understands the organization does a lot of remote data collection surveying. The robust and demanding USACE survey and geospatial mission can take survey technicians to some treacherous terrain, not to mention desolate locations both on and offshore. The survey teams experience a variety of challenges ranging from location to accessibility to environmental conditions. The arsenal of traditional imaging and light detection and ranging (LiDAR) surveying tools such as those attached to vessels, vehicles, or totable on humans have their limitations. These limitations have energized the New York District’s survey team to advance beyond traditional methods by commencing deployment of piloted unmanned aerial survey drones.
  • Army Corps improves historic cemetery for the living

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District its expanding and improving West Point Cemetery, located on the grounds of the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York.
  • Army Corps Improvements at U.S. Army Installation Focus on Soldier’s Safety

    The New York District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is making $41 million in improvements at Picatinny Arsenal in northern New Jersey ─ a U.S. Army installation providing products and services to all branches of the U.S. Military.
  • Army Corps Military Programs Director Reviews Construction at USMA West Point, NY

    Dr. Christine Altendorf, the newly-appointed Director of Military Programs for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, completed a full day of site inspections at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York, learning more about the New York District’s expansive military construction mission there.