Tag Archives: US Army

Ryan McCarthy: Army Needs to Adopt Additive Manufacturing

Ryan McCarthy, secretary of the U.S. Army, said the service branch needs to implement 3D printing or additive manufacturing for cost reduction and capability boost purposes, Defense News reported Sunday. He said at the Reagan National Defense Forum that the Army must adopt 3D printing for the production of spare parts for weapon systems.

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Perspecta Labs Receives $2.9M Prime Award from CMG to Provide Modular Radio Frequency Communications Solution for U.S. Army; Petros Mouchtaris Quoted

Consortium Management Group (CMG) awarded a 12 month, $2.9 million prime award contract to Perspecta Labs, an innovative applied research arm of Perspecta, to work on a modular radio frequency (RF) communications solution for the U.S. Army, Perspecta announced on Thursday

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TCOM Secures $979M Army Tethered Aerostat Support Contract from DoD; Ron Bendlin Quoted

TCOM L.P. has been awarded a $979 million hybrid contract to perform engineering, logistics, operations and program management support for the Persistent Surveillance Systems - Tethered (PSS-T) Program from the Department of Defense, TCOM announced on Thursday. 

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Texas A&M System to Develop $130M Testing Center for Army Futures Command

The Texas A&M University System has unveiled a $130M plan to build a new technology development and testing center for the U.S. Army at its RELLIS campus in Bryan, The Eagle reported Friday. The university is spending $50M for the development of laboratories, accelerator space and office space for the Army Futures Command at the campus and another $30M for infrastructure improvements to support the new facility. 

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Mark Esper: Army Seeking Modernization Funding to Achieve Readiness by FY 2022

Mark Esper, Secretary of the U.S. Army, said in an interview the service branch wants to allocate significant funding into science and technology efforts to reach its readiness goals by fiscal year 2022, Defense News reported Tuesday. He noted that the Army is making progress with 31 programs under the established Futures Command in line with the service’s modernization strategy developed in 2018.

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