Inside the Army highlights

By Courtney McBride / April 10, 2017 at 10:17 AM

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

1. The Army's "phased approach" to providing electronic warfare capability for Europe-based forces is proceeding as planned, according to the outgoing director of operations at the Rapid Capabilities Office.

Full story: Piatt: 2CR gaining critical EW capability in Europe

2. The Army is planning a do-over operational test for the $7 billion Integrated Air and Missile Defense program after the Limited User Test conducted last year did not produce results sufficient to support a production decision, triggering a further delay in the Northrop Grumman-led project to build an integrated fire-control network to better shield ground forces from air and missile threats.

Full story: Army's $7B IAMD program plans test do-over in hopes of production transition

3. A yearlong continuing resolution would result in "significant cuts to training across the board" for the Army, according to the service's chief of staff.

Full story: Milley stresses training impacts of potential yearlong continuing resolution

4. The White House on April 7 announced the president's intent to nominate Mark Green to serve as Army secretary.

Full story: Trump names choice for Army secretary