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Advisory panel calls for new Army capabilities, inventory retrofit for future fight in megacities

By Jason Sherman  
October 12, 2017 at 6:11 PM
The Army needs to take action to bolster capabilities to fight in megacities and should lobby Pentagon leaders to adopt defense planning scenarios that include dense-urban area operations as an initial step toward laying the groundwork for potential weapon system programs needed for these missions. This is one of many recommendations in an Army Science Board study briefed this summer to senior leaders. The panel was commissioned in February to study the difficult operational challenge of fighting in cities and...

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