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Army Futures Command

The Tactical Intelligence Targeting Access Node (TITAN) is expected to subsume the functionality of the Army’s legacy ground stations including the Advanced Miniaturized Data Acquisition System, Advanced Remote Ground Terminal, and Tactical Intelligence Ground Station. (Army photo)

Army repurposes assured PNT cross-functional team to focus on long range, ‘all-domain’ sensing

Led by Mike Monteleone, the new team is expected to reach full operational capability by the second quarter of fiscal 2025.
U.S. Army Soldiers experiment with new Assured Positioning, Navigation and Timing/Space equipment during the Army’s 2021 Positioning, Navigation and Timing Assessment Exercise at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico. (U.S. Army photo by Austin Thomas, Army Futures Command)

Army Futures Command considering ‘repurposed’ CFT for space-based, deep sensing

The Army is considering transforming the mission of its Assured Positioning, Navigating and Timing/Space cross-functional team.
A U.S. Army M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket System, from 3rd Battalion, 321 Field Artillery Regiment, attached to 41st Field Artillery Brigade, fires a rocket as part of Nordic Strike 22, at Vidsel Test Range, Sweden, Sept. 27, 2022. The Army is putting new emphasis on using technology, including artificial intelligence and machine learning, to speed up the “kill chain” process of locating and firing on targets. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Devin Klecan)

Data integration challenges persist for Army fires, missile defense modernization

"We’ve always been able to see the data, but we’ve never been able to do anything with it,” said Col. Pat Costello, director of the Army Futures…
A forward observer with the 1st Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division uses Integrated Tactical Network components during a live-fire exercise at Camp Atterbury, Indiana, in January, 2019. (U.S. Army photo by Justin Eimers, PEO C3T Public Affairs)

Army looking to accelerate C2 on the move

The Army is imploring industry to help devise solutions to allow units to do command-and-control on the battlefield without having to stop.
U.S. soldiers assigned to the 82nd Airborne Signal Corps conduct war simulation training Oct. 5, 2022, during Project Convergence 22 at Camp Pendleton, California. During PC22 many systems were slated to be tested to determine how future command-and-control capabilities can be integrated with all service and multinational partners. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Thiem Huynh)

Army planning to transition two AI algorithms to programs of record

The new algorithms participated in last year’s Project Convergence exercise.
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A U.S. Marine Corps Hero-400 loitering munition drone is staged before flight on San Clemente Island, California, May 25, 2022. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Daniel Childs)

DOD intensifying search for new tech to defeat kamikaze drones

The DOD is about to release a white paper asking industry for new ideas for countering adversaries’ kamikaze drones. That outreach will be followed by a technology…
A U.S. Military Academy West Point Cadet and a Soldier assigned to 510th Human Resource Company, 10th Division Sustainment Troops Battalion, 10th Mountain Division Sustainment Brigade, treat a simulated casualty, June 15, 2022, during 510th HR’s medical evacuation training on Fort Drum, New York. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Neysa Canfield, 10th MDSB Public Affairs)

Army looks to advanced tech to modernize its medical capabilities in new strategy

The Army's new medical modernization strategy envisions "a more adaptable medical force capable of harnessing, integrating, and utilizing future technology on the battlefield to save Soldiers."
Army Futures Command’s Software Factory operations taking place on March 22, 2021 in Austin, Texas. (U.S. Army Photo by Mr. Luke J. Allen)

Marines to embed at Army Software Factory

The move is part of the Corps’ plan to improve Marines' coding skills and develop a more “AI aware workforce."
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