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Army Research Laboratory Demos Drone’s Autonomous Landing on Unmanned Ground Vehicle; Stephen Nogar Quoted

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Researchers with the U.S. Army developed and demonstrated a method through which unmanned aircraft systems may autonomously land on unmanned ground vehicles. The team from Army Research Laboratory (ARL) aimed to demonstrate this landing approach without reliance on GPS systems. Nogar said GPS is easily disrupted, and therefore must not be relied on by unmanned aircraft.

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Army’s Enterprise Cloud Management Office Transitions Into Field Operating Agency; Raj Iyer Quoted

Raj Iyer

The U.S. Army’s Enterprise Cloud Management Office has transitioned away from its former name and is now operating as the Enterprise Cloud Management Agency (ECMA), the Army Chief Information Officer said in a tweet Monday. ECMA will act as a field operating agency of the Army CIO's office and continue under the leadership of Paul Puckett.

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Army to Stand up Centers for All-Domain Weapon Planning

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The U.S. Army will establish facilities for data sharing to help the military integrate multiple weapon systems for all-domain operations. The service branch aims for the All-Domain Operation Centers to boost the precision, range and deployment speeds of weapon systems. Joint Base Lewis-McChord houses the task forces through which the ADOCs will operate.

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Army’s Lori Mongold: Enterprise Data Management, Cloud Key to Remaining Ahead of Adversaries

Data Classification

Lori Mongold, chief of strategic operations enterprise at the U.S Army Management Office, said she expects the service to prioritize enterprise-level data and cloud strategies within five years. Mongold told the publication in an interview aired Thursday that she envisions the Army to develop its abilities to execute seamless data management and stay ahead of adversaries in that domain.

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Army Taps Seven Teams for Multidisciplinary Science Research

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The U.S. Army has selected seven teams from academia to perform basic science research in areas including quantum physics, artificial intelligence, human agent-teaming and novel materials. Each team will receive $1.25 million per year over a three-year base period to conduct research under the Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative or MURI. 

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Army Invests in AFRL’s New Anti-Drone Directed Energy Weapon; Lt. Gen. Neil Thurgood Quoted

THOR Prototype

The U.S. Army is working with Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) to further develop the latter's directed energy weapon that attacks swarms of enemy drones. The partnership between AFRL and the Army will further build the Tactical High Power Operational Responder or THOR prototype, which can neutralize the electronic components of multiple drones at the same time. 

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Lockheed Martin Wins Contract to Support U.S. Army Combat Vehicle Protection System; David Rohall Quoted

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The U.S. Army has awarded Lockheed Martin a 36-month contract to support the integration and testing of the service branch’s combat vehicle protection system, which will increase warfighter safety and security from battlefield threats. The company will provide its Modular Active Protection System (MAPS) base kit to support this effort. 

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SGT Wins Task Order to Support Space Force 45th Space Wing; Tina Dolph Quoted

Tina Dolph

Siemens Government Technologies (SGT) has been awarded an initial task order for a potential $21 million by the U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville, to provide electronic security maintenance and support of operations for the Space Force 45th Space Wing. “We look forward to meeting our customers’ highest expectations for new efficiencies," said Tina Dolph, president and CEO of SGT and 2021 Wash100 Award recipient.

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Col. Marc Pelini: DOD Considers AI Decision Making Without Human Intervention

Domain-Aware

Col. Marc Pelini, division chief for capabilities and requirements at the Joint Counter-Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Office, said the military is looking to develop a method that allows for artificial intelligence decision making without direct human intervention, when necessary. The Army still does not have the authority to have human involvement out-of-the-loop in AI operations. 

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Army to Field, Develop Comms Tech for Future Network Capability

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The U.S. Army seeks to further develop its network capabilities with the planned fielding of new communications equipment across multiple brigade combat teams. The service branch said Monday it will continue integrated tactical network development after the completion of handheld and man-packable radio tests for Capability Set 21, a package of modern network technologies.

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