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Highlights from Inside the Army

April 16, 2018 at 10:50 AM

Some must-reads from this week's edition of Inside the Army:

1. Efforts to improve acquisition require changes not only to processes, but to "the overall culture" of the community, according to the assistant secretary of the Army for acquisition, logistics and technology.

Full story: Jette: Process and cultural changes needed to gain efficiency in acquisition

2. The Army's next-generation family of vehicles will include non-combat variants and be optionally manned, according to the chief of staff.

Full story: Milley: Every future vehicle will be optionally manned

3. The Army Rapid Capabilities Office is making steady progress on its initial objectives -- electronic warfare and position, navigation and timing for forces in Europe -- and preparing to expand its mission to include artificial intelligence and address requirements on the Korean peninsula, according to its outgoing director.

Full story: RCO moving into AI, preparing to address Korea requirements

4. One of the Army's top research centers through its science and technology investments is building a foundation for manned/unmanned teaming, or MUM-T, a desired capability for several future robotic systems.

Full story: TARDEC S&T investments focus on autonomy

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