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Inside the Army highlights

March 20, 2017 |
Courtney McBride
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Some must-reads from this week's edition of Inside the Army:

1. Senior leaders met privately with industry representatives last month to provide insights into the Army's vision for maneuver forces in Multi-Domain Battle.

Full story: Army leaders huddle with industry execs on maneuver plans

2. While Army leaders maintain that the service would benefit from additional funding to support and accelerate its readiness and modernization objectives, budget uncertainty is "the worst part" of the process, according to the senior official performing the duties of the under secretary.

Full story: Acting under secretary weighs in on funding, acquisition reform

3. The Army is working on a prototyping effort expected to inform future decisions on the development of the Next Generation Combat Vehicle, according to a service official.

Full story: Army official outlines Next Generation Combat Vehicle prototype effort

4. The Light Armored Vehicle 25, a Marine Corps armored reconnaissance vehicle, is being used in a pilot program to evaluate how the Army can add mobility and firepower to airborne infantry brigade combat team formations, according to a service spokeswoman.

Full story: Army looking to add mobility and firepower to airborne IBCT formation

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