Home / DoD / Army to House Futures Command in Austin, Texas; Rep Lloyd Dogget Comments

Army to House Futures Command in Austin, Texas; Rep Lloyd Dogget Comments

Lloyd Dogget

The U.S. Army’s new Futures Command is set to call Austin, Texas, as its home, Bloomberg Government reported Thursday.

Rep. Lloyd Dogget, D-Texas stated that the city promotes the creativity, entrepreneurship and diversity needed to house the Army Futures Command, which is mandated to identify the technologies and programs needed to address future threats to the service branch.

The group will also oversee all technological developments and efforts outside of the Five-Year Defense Plan, while the Army Materiel Command will continue maintaining and working on Army equipment.

The Army revealed the Futures Command’s structure in March.

Check Also

Air Force Conducts F-35 Auto GCAS Test Flights

The U.S. Air Force’s 461st Flight Test Squadron has begun conducting test flights for the Automatic Ground Collision Avoidance System onboard the service’s F-35 aircraft, Edwards Air Force Base said Thursday.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *