Inside the Army highlights

By Courtney McBride / May 15, 2017 at 10:11 AM

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

1. The Army has largely been the recipient of support from its joint force partners in the past, but future conflicts could involve greater reciprocity across domains and among the services, according to the chief of Training and Doctrine Command.

Full story: Perkins: Army, joint force establishing 'battlefield framework' for future

2. As the Army examines its strategies for operating in urban environments, the service needs to better its understanding of the urban battlefield in advance, a senior strategist said last week.

Full story: Army strategist stresses importance of understanding the urban battlefield

3. The Army is evaluating potential avenues to close critical shortfalls in fires, according to service officials.

Full story: Army taking 'phased approach' to closing SHORAD gaps

4. Testing is underway for electronic warfare capability for Europe-based maneuver units, even as the Army continues to refine prototypes, according to the director of operations for the Rapid Capabilities Office.

Full story: Shoffner emphasizes 'integrated approach' to EW for ground maneuver