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Ryan McCarthy: Army Futures Command to Help Military Keep Up With Technological Advancements

U.S. Army Undersecretary Ryan McCarthy has said in an interview that the Army Futures Command comes at a time when the military needs to keep pace with advancements in technology and formalize its business relationships. He explained that the Futures Command was established to initiate formal collaborations to speed up the delivery of information and results, the service said Friday.

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Army Undersecretary Ryan McCarthy Expounds on Futures Command Location

Ryan McCarthy, undersecretary of the U.S. Army, has explained further details on the Futures Command headquarters location in Austin, Texas. McCarthy and a tasked team visited the cities of Boston, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Raleigh-Durham and Philadelphia before ultimately deciding on Austin as home of the Futures Command, the Defense Department reported Friday. The …

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Army Unveils Structure of New Futures Command

The U.S. Army‘s new Futures Command will take over some organizations of existing Army commands as part of its mission to unify the military branch’s modernization programs, Breaking Defense reported Monday. The Futures Command will assume leadership of the Army Materiel Command’s Research and Development Command; unspecified components of the Army Test and …

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Ryan McCarthy: Army Eyes Major City For New Futures Command HQ

The U.S. Army plans to establish the headquarters of its new Futures Command in a major city to foster collaboration between command leaders and civilian technology professionals, Army Times reported Tuesday. Army Undersecretary Ryan McCarthy told the publication that the service branch will submit a list of 30 candidate cities to …

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Deltek: Army Seeks to Facilitate Contracting Process Via New Directive

Ryan McCarthy, acting secretary of the U.S. Army, has released a new directive that aims to streamline the contracting process as part of the service branch’s Acquisition Reform Initiative, Deltek reported Tuesday. The Army Directive 2017-32 directs the service’s assistant secretary for acquisition, logistics and technology to carry out several actions by …

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Ryan McCarthy: Army Tactical Network Review Would Take 2 Years

Acting U.S. Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy has said that the Army would take at least two years to identify a new battlefield communications network that will replace the service branch’s existing systems, Breaking Defense reported Friday. McCarthy told reporters Wednesday that the Army has formed a Cross-Functional Team to reboot its …

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Army Gets Approval to Form Installation Readiness Board

Ryan McCarthy, acting U.S. Army secretary, has approved the formation of an installation readiness board of directors that will assess preparedness and funding management efforts at the military branch’s facilities. The Army said Wednesday its vice chief of staff or assistants secretaries for installations, energy and environment and manpower and reserve affairs will chair …

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