Inside the Army highlights

By Sebastian Sprenger / January 11, 2016 at 11:15 AM

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

1. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley has tasked his staff to craft a review of acquisition policies that is expected to consider the recommendations of a landmark 2011 study of the same subject, according to service officials.

Full Story: New Army acquisition review to take cues from Decker-Wagner study

2. Lockheed Martin believes its proposal for the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle program was unfairly evaluated by the Army in the category of reliability, according to redacted court documents.

Full Story: Reliability judgments of new ground vehicle are at center of Lockheed protest

3. The Army needs better communication with industry and within the government when making new weapon systems featuring open-architecture design, according to the service's top uniformed acquisition executive.

Full Story: Army-industry communication seen as key to success of open architecture