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Replicator

Doug Bush, assistant secretary of the Army for acquisition, logistics and technology, is guided by Col. J. Frederick Dente, V Corps chief of staff, during a visit to Camp Kościuszko, Poland, Sep. 8, 2022. (Photo by Spc. Dean Johnson)

Army acquisition chief hopeful that Congress will grant reprogramming request for Replicator

With loitering munitions reportedly in the running for accelerated mass production, the Army’s top weapons buyer expressed hope that lawmakers will sign off on the Pentagon’s reprogramming…
U.S. Marine Corps Maj. Gen. Christopher Mahoney, the commanding general of 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW), poses for a picture on Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, California, July 29, 2021. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Quince Bisard)

Marine Corps sees integration challenges for Replicator autonomous systems

"There's a commitment and an integration that needs to go on with the people who have bought into the equities. That's the hard part — the harder…
Kathleen Hicks takes a phone call from a senator shortly before her Senate confirmation hearing for Deputy Secretary of Defense in Washington, D.C. Feb. 2, 2021. (DoD photo by EJ Hersom)

Hicks picks Replicator capabilities; Pentagon to brief key lawmakers

Now that capabilities have been narrowed down, Deputy Secretary of Defense Kathleen Hicks will at a later point select systems after engaging with Congress.
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Doug Bush, assistant secretary of the Army for acquisition, logistics and technology, is guided by Col. J. Frederick Dente, V Corps chief of staff, during a visit to Camp Kościuszko, Poland, Sep. 8, 2022. (Photo by Spc. Dean Johnson)

Army drones have ‘good chance’ of being picked for Replicator, acquisition chief says

“The idea of the whole DOD, you know, needing to push the envelope and go faster on unmanned capability, I think is a good thing. Replicator is…
The 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment and the Threat Systems Management Office operate a swarm of 40 drones to test the rotational units capabilities during the battle of Razish, National Training Center on May 8th, 2019. (U.S. Army Photo by Pv2 James Newsome)

DIU to host tech summit for Replicator in early 2024

The summit will be hosted in the Washington D.C. area, where industry can learn about upcoming opportunities for Replicator and participate in workshops on how dual-use commercial…
Deputy Secretary of Defense Kathleen Hicks speaks during the annual 9/11 Pentagon Employee Observance Ceremony September 9, 2022 at the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Pentagon about to pick systems for Replicator initiative

The Pentagon in the coming weeks will select which programs and systems will be fast-tracked under the department’s Replicator initiative that aims to rapidly field thousands of…
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