Tag Archives: optionally manned fighting vehicle

GovCon Expert McAleese: Christine Wormuth, Gen. James McConville on Army’s Force Structure, Modernization Programs

Jim McAleese

Consulting firm McAleese & Associates has issued a report outlining key takeaways from speeches delivered by Army Secretary Christine Wormuth and Army Chief of Staff Gen. James McConville at the Association of the U.S. Army’s annual meeting that kicked off Monday.

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Army Eyes AI Concepts, December Release for Final OMFV Solicitation

Bradley OMFV

The U.S. Army plans to release a final request for proposals for the service’s optionally manned fighting vehicle (OMFV) by the end of 2020 before selecting five awardees that will move forward in the program. Brig. Gen. Richard Coffman expects interested parties to prioritize AI-based sensor data collection concepts for the OMFV.

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Gen. James McConville: Army Building Software Factory to Advance AI, Machine Learning Capabilities

Gen. James McConville

Army Chief of Staff Gen. James McConville told National Defense in an interview published Monday that the service has two initiatives going on to advance the development of artificial intelligence and machine learning. To register for ArchIntel’s AI in Competitive Intelligence Virtual Event, as well as view upcoming opportunities, visit ArchIntel’s Event Page.

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Bruce Jette on US Army’s Project Convergence

Bruce Jette

Bruce Jette, the U.S. Army’s acquisition chief and a 2020 Wash100 Award winner, told Defense News in an interview published Monday about Project Convergence and how it allows the service to integrate existing capabilities. He mentioned the TITAN ground station as a program of record and the Army’s move to an architectural approach and design.

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Army Pulls Out From New Land Vehicle Solicitation; Turns to Industry

US Army

The U.S. Army has canceled its own proposal to a competitive solicitation for an effort to replace the M2 Bradley vehicle, after discussions between military leaders with consideration to industry feedback, Defense News reported Thursday. The decision builds on remarks from industry regarding a previous, unsuccessful competition that presented requirements companies found impossible to meet.

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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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Raytheon, Rheinmetall Defence Form Joint Venture for U.S. Army; Sam Deneke Quoted

Raytheon Company and Rheinmetall Defence have established Raytheon Rheinmetall Land Systems LLC, a joint venture with the U.S. Army to offer the Lynx Infantry Fighting Vehicle for the Army's Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle (OMFV) competition, Raytheon announced on Friday

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