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Army Pledges To Fix Networks; Skeptics Abound

Posted by Colin Clark on


AUSA: Faced with a grave threat from Russian advances in electronic warfare over the last five years, the US Army really will develop a useful, effective and adaptable tactical network after a decade of missteps and failures. Really. [Click here to download our free ebook on the Army’s network travails] “The urgency of now is… Keep reading →

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Army Pledges To Fix Networks; Skeptics Abound

Posted by Colin Clark on


AUSA: Faced with a grave threat from Russian advances in electronic warfare over the last five years, the US Army really will develop a useful, effective and adaptable tactical network after a decade of missteps and failures. Really. [Click here to download our free ebook on the Army’s network travails] “The urgency of now is… Keep reading →

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Rebuilding Army Acquisition For Multi-Domain Battle

Posted by Shawn Walsh on


  Plagued by bureaucracy, budget cuts and canceled programs, the US Army is aggressively trying to improve how and what it buys by better collaborating with industry to innovate instead of evolving. A few simple changes to our current methods could have tremendous impacts on our ability to innovate and meet future challenges. A key could… Keep reading →

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Holy Smoke! GM, Army Turn Out New Hydrogen Car In 9 Months…

Posted by Colin Clark on


AUSA: I’ve covered the Army since 1997 and detailed its acquisition disasters from Crusader to Comanche to Future Combat System to — oh, let’s not get depressed and stop there — and I could not imagine the Big Green Machine putting a contract together for a new vehicle in nine months, let alone issuing a… Keep reading →

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Modernization: Army Leadership Must Seize Initiative [Sponsored]

Posted by Andrew Hunter on


Times are hard for the United States Army. It has experienced a budget decline of almost 50 percent in constant dollars since 2008 as a result of the combined effects of the drawdown of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and the caps established in the Budget Control Act of 2011. Army force structure is… Keep reading →

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Army Changing How It Does Requirements: McMaster

Posted by Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. on


WASHINGTON: After two decades of procurement disasters, the Army is finally overhauling how it buys new weapons. The service is starting with a difficult test indeed: the new light armored vehicle to provide mobile protected firepower to the 82nd Airborne and other light infantry forces — a role unfilled since the temperamental M551 Sheridan retired in… Keep reading →

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