Inside the Army highlights

By Courtney McBride / May 7, 2018 at 9:52 AM

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

1. The Army has laid out its vision of the future force and a path to achieving it, but maintains that fiscal uncertainty or diminished budgets could derail the effort.

Full story: Army delivers comprehensive modernization strategy to Congress

2. The Army's primary goal for the future of combat vehicles in the near to mid term is to replace the Bradley with a new infantry fighting vehicle, according to a report obtained by Inside the Army.

Full story: Bradley replacement a top goal for Army in next decade

3. A pair of Defense Department offices has informed Congress that the Army's strategy to transform and modernize its tactical network has merit, but cautions it is too early to predict success and urges the service to further develop its implementation approach.

Full story: CAPE, DOT&E deem Army's network strategy 'suitable,' raise concerns

4. The Army's pursuit of long-range precision fires capability relies on "an incremental approach" across multiple capabilities for employment at different echelons, according to a new document.

Full story: Army provides detailed time line on long-range precision fires