Dempsey: Rapid Pace Of Change Means Shorter Development Time Lines

By Kate Brannen / December 31, 2009 at 5:00 AM
Today's rapid pace of change limits the Army's ability to look into the future and predict what it will need, a dynamic that is reshaping how the service develops and procures weapons systems, according to a senior Army official. The new Army Capstone Concept -- released Dec. 21 -- seeks to describe the environment in which the Army will operate between 2016 and 2028. Speaking to reporters Dec. 9 at the Pentagon, Gen. Martin Dempsey, commander of Army Training and...

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