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Gen. John Murray: Project Convergence Focuses on Army’s Future Changes

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Gen. John Murray, commanding general of Army Futures Command (AFC) and two-time Wash100 Award recipient, said this year's Project Convergence exercise serves as a platform to determine how the service needs to fight in the future. Murray and other AFC officials spoke about Project Convergence at the Association of the U.S. Army's 2021 annual meeting in Washington, D.C.

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Army to Launch Six-Week Multi-Domain Tech Exercise; Gen. John Murray Quoted

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The U.S. Army will begin a six-week, multi-domain exercise that aims to demonstrate the performance of new technologies and tactical concepts. The Army said Thursday its large-scale Project Convergence 2021 exercise will take place at New Mexico-based White Sands Missile Range and Arizona-based Yuma Proving Ground, starting this week.

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Gen. John Murray on Need for ‘Bottom-Up’ Experimentation for JADC2 Concept

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Gen. John Murray, head of Army Futures Command (AFC) and a two-time Wash100 Award recipient, said the U.S. military should resist the urge to get in a “rush for lockdown requirements” for the Joint All Domain Command and Control (JADC2) concept. “I still believe that the best solutions never come from the top down,” Murray said. “All four services coming together from the ground up, working solutions together in actual experimentation, will greatly inform and enhance whatever we end up with.” 

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Gen. John Murray: Army’s Modernization Priorities to Remain in Place

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Gen. John Murray, head of Army Futures Command (AFC) and a two-time Wash100 Award recipient, said the service’s six modernization priorities, including network and long-range precision fires, will stay the same and that he will continue fighting for funds to support large-scale experiments amid projections that defense budget will likely remain flat in the coming years. 

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Gen. John Murray: Army Futures Command Engages With Austin Area for Tech Pursuits

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Gen. John Murray, commanding general of U.S. Army Futures Command (AFC) and 2020 Wash100 Award recipient, said he sees Austin, Texas, as a potential technology hub for AFC's software development programs. Murray and Craig Enoch, board chair at the Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce, spoke virtually on Dec. 17 to discuss the AFC’s pursuits, 

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Army Emphasizes Importance of Collaboration in New C2 Effort; John Murray Quoted

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U.S. Army Futures Command (AFC) hosted a virtual event where members of the defense industry and academia discussed a project that aims to bolster joint all-domain command and control. The Army's Project Convergence will leverage partnerships with industry, academia and joint force partners to exceed adversaries in terms of C2 performance. 

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Gen. John Murray: Army to Require Secure Network, Coding Support on Battlefield

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Gen. John Murray, commanding general of Army Futures Command (AFC), said the service branch will need a secure network and coding operations that would support artificial intelligence and autonomy on the battlefield. The Army has launched a triad of pilot programs that aim to build a coding workforce for this need. 

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Gen. John Murray on Further Dev’t, Testing of Army’s Integrated Tactical Network

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Gen. John Murray, commanding general of the U.S. Army Futures Command (AFC) and a 2020 Wash100 Award winner, has said the Army's integrated tactical network (ITN) needs updated commercial technologies to operate at constrained bandwidth ranges. According to Murray, the network is the backbone of the Army's main operations. 

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Army Futures Command Opens Software Dev’t Hub in Texas; John Murray Quoted

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The U.S. Army Futures Command (AFC) has opened a “software factory” in Austin, Texas, that will house the service branch’s software development activities in partnership with industry. AFC said the software hub will be led by soldiers and implement a “train-with-industry” approach to address current and emerging needs in multi-domain operations.

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Gen. John Murray on Army Futures Command’s AI Training Programs

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Gen. John “Mike” Murray, head of Army Futures Command and a 2020 Wash100 Award recipient, said the command is looking to help warfighters improve their skills in artificial intelligence through a number of initiatives and one of those is a master’s degree program at Carnegie Mellon University, National Defense reported Wednesday.

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