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Gen. James McConville: Modernization Will Help Boost Logistics in Military

Gen. James McConville, vice chief of staff of the U.S. Army, said the service will look into how the civilian sector applies innovation and modernization to implement the same in the military. McConville noted in an interview with Army Sustainment Magazine that adopting modern technologies such as autonomous vehicles, additive manufacturing and artificial intelligence will help boost logistics and accelerate production and maintenance processes, the service said Friday.

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Maj. Gen. Garrett Yee: Army Needs Industry to Modernize Workflow Process

Maj. Gen. Garrett Yee, acting deputy chief information officer of the U.S. Army, has said the service branch looks to collaborate with companies and academic institutions to facilitate interoperability in its workflow processes with technology, MeriTalk reported Thursday. Yee told an Avaya-hosted webinar Thursday that the Army should automate its …

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Ellen Lord: DoD to Make Procurement Authorities Clear to Acquisition Workforce

Ellen Lord, defense undersecretary for acquisition and sustainment, has said she plans to look at all procurement authorities and contract vehicles the Defense Department implements in an effort to reform DoD’s business practices, DoD News reported Wednesday. “Then [we’ll take] examples of how these different acquisition authorities and contract types …

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Report: Army Seeks to Achieve Readiness Goals by 2022

The U.S. Army aims to reach full readiness recovery by 2022 through equipment upgrades, investments in preferred munitions and force expansion, Military.com reported Wednesday. Lt. Gen. John Murray, deputy chief of staff for Army G-8, said at the 9th Annual Defense Programs Conference hosted by McAleese and Associates, that the Army has …

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Ryan McCarthy: Army Eyes Major City For New Futures Command HQ

The U.S. Army plans to establish the headquarters of its new Futures Command in a major city to foster collaboration between command leaders and civilian technology professionals, Army Times reported Tuesday. Army Undersecretary Ryan McCarthy told the publication that the service branch will submit a list of 30 candidate cities to …

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