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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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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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