Inside the Army highlights

By Courtney McBride / December 18, 2017 at 10:35 AM

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

1. The head of Army Materiel Command has directed a review of the six strategic sourcing contracts under his authority to assess whether the contract requirements were defined correctly and whether the most effective vehicle was used.

Full story: Army undertaking broad review of strategic sourcing contracts

2. The Army's Rapid Capabilities Office is preparing to host a series of "burn-offs" to assess the technological maturity and efficacy of potential solutions to capability gaps facing the service, from electronic warfare to position, navigation and timing.

Full story: RCO to conduct 'burn-offs' in 2018 for EW, PNT

3. Army senior leaders are weighing potential new force structure to enhance the electronic warfare capability of operational forces.

Full story: Army could add MI-EW companies to operational units

4. As the Army exhibits a more visible presence in Europe, it has realized the barriers it faces on the ground, and is forming strategies to better move around the continent.

Full story: Army seeking solutions for limited mobility in Europe