USAF moves to deploy ABMS technologies, designates RCO as acquisition lead

By Sara Sirota / November 24, 2020 at 3:13 PM
Air Force acquisition executive Will Roper signed a memo today that transitions the experimental Advanced Battle Management System program to a "demonstration-deployment phase" and designates the service's Rapid Capabilities Office as the "integrating" program executive office to buy and field new technologies. The shift brings the Defense Department closer to achieving joint all-domain command and control and an “internet of military things” on the battlefield -- enabling data-centric warfare defined less by aircraft and platforms and more by software, artificial...

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