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Texas A&M Regents Approve Funding for Army Hypersonic Test Facility Construction

The Texas A&M University System board of regents cleared a $79.3 million budget for the establishment of a complex to test hypersonic technology prototypes for the U.S. Army. The Bush Combat Development Complex construction project on the RELLIS campus is scheduled to commence in fall as part of the university's efforts to help the military branch transform combat readiness.

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Army Uses Antiterrorism Tool to Address COVID-19; James Allen Quoted

The U.S. Army has repurposed an existing counterterrorism technology for use in coronavirus tracking amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Fedscoop reported Tuesday. The Joint Analytic Real-time Virtual Information Sharing System, originally designed for terrorism surveillance, now also helps the Army identify where the virus spreads and inform decisions on what facilities to close.

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Lt. Gen. Eric Wesley: Army Needs to Decide Soon on Electric Vehicle Adoption


Lt. Gen. Eric Wesley, deputy commander of Army Futures Command, said the service branch may need to soon begin alterations to adopt the use of electric engines in vehicles, reported Wednesday. Wesley said the Army's Joint Light Tactical Vehicle may employ an upscaled version of electric motors as demonstrated by car maker Tesla.

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Bruce Crawford, Paul Puckett: Army’s Enterprise Cloud Office on Track for Modernization Efforts


Lt. Gen. Bruce Crawford, the U.S. Army’s chief information officer, and Paul Puckett, director of the service’s Enterprise Cloud Management Office, said that the new unit is “functionally operational” amid coronavirus concerns, FedScoop reported Tuesday.

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