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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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Gen. John Murray: Army Launches Initiatives to Advance AI Throughout the Force

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Gen. John Murray, commander of Army Futures Command and a 2020 Wash100 Award winner, said the Army is introducing three initiatives to help warfighters maintain their edge in the field of artificial intelligence, Defense News reported Wednesday. One of the efforts is a masters program, which will be offered through Carnegie Mellon University to teach warrant officers and noncommissioned officers about AI.

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2020 Wash100 Awardees John Murray, Bruce Jette Cite Plans to Prevent Disruptions in Army Modernization Efforts

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U.S. Army officials have said that the military branch is working to prevent further delays in its more than 800 acquisition programs as the coronavirus pandemic continues to cause disruptions, National Defense Magazine reported Friday.

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John Murray: Army Futures Command to Achieve Full Operational Capability by Month’s End

Gen. John Murray, commanding general of the Army Futures Command, said the unit is slated to be fully operational on July 31 during a media day in Arlington, Va., National Defense magazine reported Wednesday. AFC was created to address the Army’s modernization priorities which include next-generation combat vehicles, future vertical lift, long-range precision fires, soldier lethality, air-and-missile defense and network capabilities. 

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U.S. Army’s RDECOM Changes Name and Joins AFC; John Murray Quoted

The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command has joined the Army Futures Command and rebranded the name to the Combat Capabilities Development Command during a ceremony on Jan. 31. CCDC's science and technology advisers met with cross functional teams and the Modernization Task Force to prepare for the command's transition to AFC, the Army said Thursday

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