Gen. James Rainey

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.
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)

Software will be ‘most critical capability’ in future fights against advanced foes: senior Army official

The Army is looking to bake in software from the beginning of programs, including a new network design where divisions — not brigades — are the main…
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.