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IDA: Army air-land mobile tactical communications network will not meet operational needs

July 14, 2017 |
Jason Sherman
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An independent assessment of Army communications modernization efforts -- a half dozen programs that carry a collective price tag of tens of billions of dollars -- concludes the network the service is fielding will not meet operational needs, a damning finding by the Institute for Defense Analyses that recommends a wholesale shake-up of the Army's air-land mobile tactical communications network. The IDA assessment -- prepared for the Office of the Secretary of Defense's director of cost assessment and program evaluation...

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