Tag Archives: Rapid Capabilities Office

Katrina McFarland, Lt. Gen. Michael Williamson Talk Army’s Acquisition Reform Efforts, Procurement Priorities

Katrina McFarland, acquisition chief at the U.S. Army; and Lt. Gen. Michael Williamson, principal military deputy to the service branch’s acquisition chief; have discussed acquisition reform initiatives and procurement priorities at the military branch, Defense News reported Wednesday. McFarland told Defense News reporter Jen Judson in an interview about the involvement …

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New Army Org Seeks to Expedite Warfighting Tech Devt, Deployment Efforts

The U.S. Army has launched a new office that aims to expedite the development and delivery of technologies designed to help address combatant commanders’ immediate, near-term and mid-term needs. The service branch said Wednesday its Rapid Capabilities Office will lead the prototyping and initial equipping of technologies in the areas of cyber, electronic warfare, survivability, positioning, navigation, timing …

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Breaking Defense: Army Rapid Capabilities Office Mulls Offers for Electronic Warfare Gear

The U.S. Army Rapid Capabilities Office continues to review proposals from contractors for potential $50 million-to-$100 million contracts to acquire electronic warfare gear, Breaking Defense reported Friday. Sydney Freedberg writes Army Secretary Eric Fanning works to lead the service branch’s efforts to address its acquisition system through a system similar to the U.S. Air …

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