Army will conduct pilot programs for software materiel release

By Dan Schere / August 23, 2023 at 2:40 PM
In an attempt to increase efficiency in the software acquisition process, the Army said it plans to conduct materiel release pilots on select “software-intensive programs." During the annual AFCEA TechNet conference in Augusta, GA, last week, Army Principal Deputy Secretary for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology Young Bang said that because the materiel release process has been optimized for hardware, it can create challenges for fielding the software efficiently when they are tied together. Sometimes a materiel solution cannot be fielded...

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