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Army aims to transition simplified network tool prototypes to programs of record in 2024

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The Army has been conducting prototyping efforts aimed at reducing the complexity of the tactical network.

Army awards radio contracts aimed at improving security and connectivity

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The Army has awarded contracts to two companies for the initial delivery of combat net radios. The initiative is meant to further secure and modernize tactical networks and communications, the service said in a Monday release. The indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contracts provide for an initial delivery of over 1,100 radios, to include those for first article test. They were awarded to L3Harris, $20.6 million, and Thales, $18.2 million. The…

Army network team gets new leader

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The Army is getting a new top official in charge of modernizing its tactical network. In a tweet, the service announced that Maj. Gen. Anthony Potts will assume duties as Program Executive Officer for Command, Control, Communications-Tactical, the team responsible for developing, fielding and managing the Army’s tactical network. Potts takes over for Maj. Gen. Robert Collins, who will head to the Pentagon as deputy of acquisition and systems management…