Inside the Army highlights

By Sebastian Sprenger / November 16, 2015 at 11:31 AM

Highlights from this week's edition of Inside the Army:

1. Officials crafting the Army's emerging robotics portfolio are taking cues from longstanding vehicles and soldier-equipment programs as they prepare a new line of autonomous systems for fielding.

Full Story: Army robotics program takes page from vehicles, soldier playbooks

2. Lithuanian defense officials are expected to decide in early December which type of infantry fighting vehicle the government will buy, according to an official at the country's embassy in Washington.

Full Story: Eying Russia, Lithuania to decide about new combat vehicles next month

3. The Army is wrestling with the question of how its cyber teams will become part of the service's tactical operations, staging pilot programs to decide where the respective capabilities fit into defensive and offensive missions, according to the head of Army Cyber Command.

Full Story: Army seeks fresh ways to integrate cyber forces into tactical operations