Some must-reads from this week's edition of Inside the Army:
1. The Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle has moved into low-rate initial production, with the Army expecting to equip the first unit in the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2021, according to the service.
2. The Army last week officially announced plans to produce "a limited number" of Iron Dome air-defense systems, a move first reported by Inside Defense last month.
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3. The Defense Department is preparing to ask Congress for an increase of more than $100 billion in its controversial warfighting account to skirt a mandatory budget cap, but some government officials are worried it will only further the account's appearance as a slush fund.
4. The Pentagon will as soon as March increase cybersecurity requirements for contractors working on "critical" technology programs.