McConville touts Army prototypes and 'transformation' as service wrestles with new mission

By Tony Bertuca / October 13, 2021 at 11:38 AM
Army Chief of Staff Gen. James McConville said yesterday the service is advancing a series of developmental technologies necessary to dominate land warfare in the 21st century, but he provided scant details on what missions and weapon systems the Army is prepared to leave behind as it shifts focus away from the Middle East and toward China. McConville, speaking at the annual Association of the United States Army conference in Washington, said soldiers are slated to test 24 of the...

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