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Army Plans to Cut 8K Apps for Future Hybrid Cloud Migration

Lt. Gen. Bruce Crawford, chief information officer of the U.S. Army, has announced plans to reduce its more than 8,000 applications over the next 12 months to utilize hybrid cloud, Federal News Network reported Monday. Crawford said the service branch is identifying which apps can migrate immediately, and those that should end its operations or take time to move to the cloud. 

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Army Seeks Night-Vision Tech Improvements

The Department of Defense has placed priority on the development of close-combat lethality, with night-vision technology as a key element, National Defense Magazine reported Friday. The U.S. Army seeks new technology that would boost soldiers' field of view and depth perception in close combat scenarios, and allow for quick, easy use, the report noted.

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Army to Roll Out Air Defense That Integrates C2, Sensors, Missiles

Bruce Jette, the U.S. Army's assistant secretary for acquisition, logistics and technology, recently said that the service expects to roll out the Integrated Air and Missile Defense Battle Command System soon. Jette explained that the IBCS will integrate command-and-control mechanisms, sensors and different types of missiles, allowing warfighters to respond to increasingly complex airborne threats, Military .com reported Friday.

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Army Seeks to Enlist More Soldiers in New Recruitment Push

Gen. Stephen Townsend, commander of the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, has said that the service is looking to major urban centers like Boston, Chicago and Los Angeles to increase its recruitment figures. Speaking at a Jan. 7 Association of the United States Army forum, Townsend noted that the service is also improving its presence on social media. The U.S. Army decided to embark on the effort after it failed to reach its recruitment objective in 2018, National Defense reported Tuesday.

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Maj. Gen. Patrick Burden Assigned to Army Futures Command

Maj. Gen. Patrick Burden, deputy commander of U.S. Forces-Afghanistan's Combined Security Transition Command, is being assigned to the U.S. Army's Futures Command to serve as  deputy commanding general for acquisition and systems management. The officer will perform his new duties in Austin, Texas, the Department of Defense said Friday.

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New Army Signal Unit Deploys Comms Kit for Expanded Data Exchange

A newly-established U.S. Army unit started deploying commercial-off-the-shelf equipment providing tactical network communications supporting both small and large units even in contested environments. The new Expeditionary Signal Battalion-Enhanced unit employed the communications tool for the first time at a recent live training mission at Fort Bragg in North Carolina, the Army said Monday.  

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Army Develops Collective Environment for Black Hawk Aircrew Training

The U.S. Army's Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center has developed a new training environment for UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter crews, DVIDS reported Monday. The Collective Aircrew Proficiency Environment updates the three-year-old Black Hawk Aircrew Trainer and allows crews to train in a platform where visuals and audio can be sensed concurrently.

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