Army is 'OK' with non-standard buys

By Nickolai Sukharev / March 7, 2024 at 1:40 PM
The Army is willing to buy "non-standard equipment" and let units experiment with new technologies, according to a senior Army official. “We no longer feel like we have to field the exact same standardized piece of equipment in every unit for the next 20 to 30 years,” Army Under Secretary Gabe Camarillo said Thursday in a speech at the McAleese Defense Conference in Washington. “We’re OK with what used to be called non-standard equipment.” Speaking on the Army’s efforts to...

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