Tag Archives: Army Futures Command

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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Bruce Jette: Army Working to Accommodate Weapons Testing Issues

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Bruce Jette, assistant secretary of the U.S. Army for acquisition, logistics and technology and a 2020 Wash100 Award winner, said he has been coordinating with Gen. John "Mike" Murray, commander of Army Futures Command and fellow Wash100 Award recipient, to address issues related to weapons system testing during the COVID-19 pandemic, National Defense reported Monday.

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Army Adopts New Strategy for OMFV Combat Vehicle Program

The U.S. Army’s G-8 collected feedback from industry and government partners and incorporated some of the lessons learned from the initial solicitation to come up with a new strategy for the Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle, which is expected to replace the service’s Bradley fighting vehicles starting fiscal year 2028, the service reported Friday.

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

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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, Military.com 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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