Wesley: Russia offers 'pacing threat' for Army modernization efforts

November 1, 2016 at 12:28 PM
The Army is highly focused on the potential near-peer threat posed by a modernizing and increasingly capable Russia, according to the commander of the Maneuver Center of Excellence. Maj. Gen. Eric Wesley said at a Nov. 1 conference hosted by the Association of the United States Army that the service "must consider the degree to which we need to take greater risk in our acquisition process so that we can get after agility in solutions." This approach will require increased...

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