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Army Eyes Incremental Tech Insertion for Modernized Tactical Network

Army Futures Command has begun developing new technology platforms for insertion into the modernized integrated tactical network every couple of years starting in 2021, C4ISRNET reported Tuesday. Col. Garth Winterle, program manager for tactical radios in program executive office command, control, communications-tactical, said the cross-functional team and the C5ISR center are collaborating to align all science and technology initiatives to incremental deliveries and make them “available for demonstration one to two years early.”

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Mark Esper Offers Updates on Army Futures Command

Army Secretary Mark Esper told Federal News Network in an interview published Wednesday about the service’s current efforts and Army Futures Command. “If you look at our budget you will see a dramatic shift in the budget we put forward just to make sure we were consistent with the National Defense Strategy,” Esper said.

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BG Matthew Easley, Director of Army Futures Command and AI Task Force for U.S. Army, Announced as Keynote Speaker for Potomac Officers Club’s 2019 Artificial Intelligence Forum on June 13th

Brigadier General Matthew Easley, director of the Army Futures Command and the AI Task Force for the U.S. Army, will be featured as a keynote speaker during Potomac Officers Club’s 2019 Artificial Intelligence Forum on June 13th.

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Army Applications Lab Developing Automated Tech for Coding, Budgeting Operations

The U.S. Army’s has created an innovation unit to work on two projects seeking to implement automated technology to simplify battlefield technical operations and quicken budgeting activities, FCW reported Saturday. Gen. John Murray, head of the Army Futures Command, announced after a House Armed Services Subcommittee hearing that the Army Applications Laboratory is developing capabilities that will enable warfighters to code on the field to fix communications systems.

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Army Seeks AI, Robotics Tech to Support Combat Capability Modernization

The U.S. Army is seeking industry assistance on four capability sets focused on utilizing artificial intelligence and robotics to modernize combat operations, National Defense reported Wednesday. Lt. Gen. Eric Wesley, deputy commanding general for the Army Futures Command's futures and concepts center, said the Army needs AI and machine learning-driven capabilities that cover lethality, stand-off, penetration and convergence functions during a recently held National Defense Industrial Association event. 

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Army Research Lab Develops AI-Driven Drone Prototypes

The U.S. Army is integrating artificial intelligence into two prototype drones to improve ground and aerial situational awareness for warfighters, FCW reported Monday. The Army Research Laboratory, which operates under the Army Futures Command, is collaborating with the service’s AI Task Force and the recently created Joint AI Center to develop advanced mission learning and scene perception capabilities for the unmanned aerial vehicles. 

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Army Eyes Summer to Complete Latest Modernization Strategy

Gen. John Murray, commander of Army Futures Command and 2019 Wash100 Award winner, said the U.S. Army plans to finalize a new modernization strategy over the summer providing “a holistic solution” to update military capabilities amid the changing warfare, National Defense Magazine reported Tuesday. He announced the plan at the recent Association of the United States Army's Global Force Symposium and Exposition in Huntsville, Ala. 

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