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Army Researchers See Potential of Low-Cost Tech in Dynamic Threat Training; Eric Holder Quoted

Army Research Laboratory

Army Research Laboratory (ARL) wants the service to use low-cost threat simulation technologies that train warfighters to address dynamic threats. ARL believes low-cost threat emitters can work with existing, similar technologies that support training and research at Fort Huachuca's Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and other military sites. These emitters simulate a battlefield with dynamic scenarios.

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Gen. James McConville on Army’s Need for New Talent Management System

Gen. James McConville

Army Chief of Staff Gen. James McConville discussed the service’s plan to shift to a new talent management system that could help meet the demand for warfighters who are skilled in coding, data management and artificial intelligence. The plan comes as the Army intends to form two multidomain task forces in the Pacific and another unit in Europe. 

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Army Eyes Mid-Range Capacity for Lockheed-Built Precision Strike Missile

Precision Strike Missile

The U.S. Army plans to conduct four long-range exercises of the Lockheed Martin-built precision strike missile this year in a push to develop the weapon’s firing capacity. In March 2020, Lockheed was named as the final participant in the Army’s PrSM prototyping initiative. PrSM is slated for deployment in 2023.

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U.S. Army Tests Modernized Network Equipment With Full Brigade; Maj. Gen. Peter Gallagher Quoted

Maj. Gen. Peter Gallagher

The U.S. Army tested the most advanced modernized radios, tactical cell phones and network gear with a whole brigade for two weeks in March at the Joint Readiness Training Center at Fort Polk. The exercise culminated from three years of work to build a modernized network that incorporates real-time soldier feedback while in the field.

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Army Research Laboratory Demos Drone’s Autonomous Landing on Unmanned Ground Vehicle; Stephen Nogar Quoted

Army Research Laboratory

Researchers with the U.S. Army developed and demonstrated a method through which unmanned aircraft systems may autonomously land on unmanned ground vehicles. The team from Army Research Laboratory (ARL) aimed to demonstrate this landing approach without reliance on GPS systems. Nogar said GPS is easily disrupted, and therefore must not be relied on by unmanned aircraft.

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Army’s Enterprise Cloud Management Office Transitions Into Field Operating Agency; Raj Iyer Quoted

Raj Iyer

The U.S. Army’s Enterprise Cloud Management Office has transitioned away from its former name and is now operating as the Enterprise Cloud Management Agency (ECMA), the Army Chief Information Officer said in a tweet Monday. ECMA will act as a field operating agency of the Army CIO's office and continue under the leadership of Paul Puckett.

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Army OKs Capability Development Document for Navigation Warfare, Situational Awareness Tech

Army Research Laboratory

The U.S. Army approved a capability development document that aims to speed up the experimentation and development of navigation warfare and situational awareness technologies. The team aims to evaluate and demonstrate prototype NAVWAR-SA technologies during the PNT Assessment Exercise and the Project Convergence 21 event.

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Army, University Researchers Optimizing Additive Manufacturing of Alloy for Lighter Soldier Components

3D printing

Researchers from the U.S. Army and the University of Central Florida have been collaboratively working to enhance the 3D printing of a magnesium alloy in an effort to develop lighter components for warfighters. The Army plans to test the 3D-printed material's high strain rate and ballistic properties and identify which components it can be applied to.

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Army to Stand up Centers for All-Domain Weapon Planning

Army Research Laboratory

The U.S. Army will establish facilities for data sharing to help the military integrate multiple weapon systems for all-domain operations. The service branch aims for the All-Domain Operation Centers to boost the precision, range and deployment speeds of weapon systems. Joint Base Lewis-McChord houses the task forces through which the ADOCs will operate.

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Army’s Lori Mongold: Enterprise Data Management, Cloud Key to Remaining Ahead of Adversaries

Enterprise Data

Lori Mongold, chief of strategic operations enterprise at the U.S Army Management Office, said she expects the service to prioritize enterprise-level data and cloud strategies within five years. Mongold told the publication in an interview aired Thursday that she envisions the Army to develop its abilities to execute seamless data management and stay ahead of adversaries in that domain.

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