Inside the Army highlights

By Courtney McBride / September 5, 2017 at 10:53 AM

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

1. The Army is pursuing a tethered unmanned aircraft system capability to help meet its overall robotic and autonomous platform objectives.

Full story: Army developing capability production document for new robotic ability

2. The Army on Aug. 25 awarded General Dynamics Land Systems a $310.6 million contract modification for upgrades to the Abrams main battle tank, according to a Defense Department announcement.

Full story: GDLS receives M1A2 SEPv4 developmental contract

3. The Army's third Forum for Innovative and Novel Discovery will focus on obtaining industry ideas on how the service can improve its soldier/team performance and overmatch.

Full story: Army to gather industry input on soldier/team performance and overmatch

4. The Army aims to award a contract for the first set of Soldier Borne Sensors in the third quarter of fiscal year 2018, according to briefing materials.

Full story: Army outlines time line for Soldier Borne Sensor