Army Command, Control and Communications-Tactical office gets new director

By Jaspreet Gill / June 1, 2020 at 3:06 PM

The Army today announced Brig. Gen. Robert Collins as the new director of the Program Executive Office for Command, Control and Communications-Tactical.

Collins took over the role from Lt. Gen. Dave Bassett during a ceremony today at Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD, according to an Army press release.

Bassett, who has led PEO C3T since 2018, will assume his new role as the Director of the Defense Contract Management Agency on June 4.

"As the new PEO C3T, Brig. Gen. Collins will guide a workforce of more than 1,600 personnel who acquire, field and support the communications networks, radios, satellite systems and other hardware and software soldiers require for information dominance on the battlefield," the press release says.

Previously, Collins served as the program executive officer for intelligence, electronic warfare and sensors "where he provided technical and managerial oversight of the development, acquisition, fielding and lifecycle support of the Army's portfolio of intelligence; electronic warfare; cyber; integrated base defense; force protection; position, navigation and timing; biometrics; and target acquisition programs."

"Brig. Gen. Collins makes his return to PEO C3T after previously serving as the product manager for Warfighter Information Network-Tactical (WIN-T) Increments 2 and 3 from April 2010 to July 2013, among many other assignments within the broader acquisition community," the press release says.