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Sgt. Maj. Martin Conroy Joins Army Operational Test Command; Col. David Gardner Quoted

Martin Conroy

Command Sgt. Maj. Martin Conroy has assumed his new role as Army Operational Test Command's (OTC) designated sergeant major. He succeeds Sgt. Maj. Angelo Johnson who has returned to OTC's Fire Support Test Directorate after months of serving as the command's interim senior enlisted leader, the Army said Friday.

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US Army to Integrate Biometrics to Increase Cybersecurity; Donald Coulter Quoted

Biometrics

The U.S. Army’s tactical network modernization team has announced plans to integrate wearables into augmented reality combat goggles to increase cybersecurity. The U.S. Army tactical network modernization team will focus on advancing wearable technology for user authentication. Under current capabilities, users are authenticated through passwords, common access cards or tokens to verify themselves.

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FLIR Systems Wins US Army OTA to Advance Multi-Sensor Detection System; Roger Wells Quoted

FLIR Systems

FLIR Systems has been awarded a $26 million Other Transaction Authority (OTA) agreement modification to support the U.S. Army’s Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Reconnaissance Vehicle Sensor Suite Upgrade (NBCRV SSU) program. FLIR will serve as the lead integrator under the OTA. The company will work to modernize the Army’s NBCRV system with improved and autonomous CBRN sensors.

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Ryan McCarthy: Army Seeks to Free Up $10B More Through ‘Night Court’ in 2022

Ryan McCarthy

Ryan McCarthy, secretary of the U.S. Army and a 2020 Wash100 Award winner, said the service intends to find $10 billion more in savings in 2022 through a “night court” process as it seeks to free up funds for modernization priorities and expects to make harder decisions in 2023.

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BAE Systems Wins US Army Contract to Provide IT Services to ARCYBER; Peder Jungck Quoted

Peder Jungck

The U.S. Army has awarded BAE Systems a one-year, $11.7 million contract to provide information technology (IT) services to the Army Cyber Command (ARCYBER) to assist with the operation, maintenance, and technical aspects of the ARCYBER enterprise IT environment. “We’re pleased to continue supporting ARCYBER’s G-6,” said Peder Jungck, vice president and general manager of BAE Systems’ Intelligence Solutions business. 

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Army Tests Raytheon Technologies-Built Electronic Warfare Data Mgmt Tool

Electronic Warfare

The U.S. Army has conducted an exercise to test a Raytheon Technologies-built tool designed to handle real-time electronic warfare data from sensor networks to execute battle commands. The Army assessed the capacity of the Electronic Warfare Planning and Management Tool (EWPMT) to transmit and receive over-the-air data information for command operations during the Cyber Quest 20 exercise.

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FirstNet Wins Army Task Order to Advance Public Safety Communications; Jill Singer, Kevin Comfort Quoted

Jill Singer

The U.S. Army has awarded FirstNet a task order to support firefighters, law enforcement and security personnel at 72 Army installations across the U.S. and Puerto Rico, the company reported on Tuesday. FirstNet will provide support and mission-focused tools to help the Army ensure reliable, secure communications capabilities during national emergencies.

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Bruce Jette on US Army’s Project Convergence

Bruce Jette

Bruce Jette, the U.S. Army’s acquisition chief and a 2020 Wash100 Award winner, told Defense News in an interview published Monday about Project Convergence and how it allows the service to integrate existing capabilities. He mentioned the TITAN ground station as a program of record and the Army’s move to an architectural approach and design.

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Ryan McCarthy: Army Eyes Budget Realignment Following COVID-19 Efforts

Ryan McCarthy

Ryan McCarthy, secretary of the U.S. Army and a 2020 Wash100 Award recipient, has said that the service branch is working to realign its budget priorities to relieve debt related to COVID-19 response. He said that future budget requests will cover reappropriated funds for the Army’s modernization programs. 

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