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U.S. Army Soldiers conduct M4 Rifle qualification during the United States Army Pacific (USARPAC) Best Squad Competition 2023, at Lightning Academy, Hawaii, June 5, 2023. (U.S. Army photo by Pfc. Mariah Aguilar, 28th Public Affairs Detachment)

Army tests new information unit in Pacific

The Army used the Pacific Sentry exercise as one of the first opportunities to experiment with its emerging Theater Information Advantage Detachment.
Soldiers with the 2nd Cavalry Regiment (2CR) conduct dismounted operations during Dragoon Ready 2023 using the Integrated Tactical Network (ITN) capabilities, which include 2-channel Leader and Manpack radios, single channel radios, and Nett Warrior end-user devices for communications with personnel in the Strykers and command post. The event served as the second ITN operational testing event (Ops Demo Phase II) for Capability Set (CS) 23 (Photo Credit: Sgt. Rebecca Call)

Army to seek industry input as it looks to reduce command post footprint for C2 on the move

The Army wants contractors to help bring forth new technologies to enable units to communicate on the go.
A Bradley Fighting Vehicle assigned to the 1st Combined Arms Battalion, 63rd Armor Regiment, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team,1st Infantry Division prepares to breech the defenses of a checkpoint during a training exercise at the National Training Center on Fort Irwin, California, August 11, 2022. (U.S. Army Photo by Pfc. Kenneth Barnet)

Army trying to expose entire force to electromagnetic warfare during training

The Army wants all forces, not just it's specialized personnel, versed in jamming effects.
U.S. Army soldiers assigned to “Wild Bill” Platoon, 1st Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment and 1st Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment conduct electronic warfare training during Combined Resolve XV, Feb. 23, 2021 at the Hohenfels Training Area. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Julian Padua)

Army’s ‘120 day study’ looking at resourcing for cyber, information capabilities, authorities and forces

The service is studying its cyber, electronic warfare and information capabilities to make more informed budgeting and resource decisions in the future.
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)

Signature management is key tenet of Army’s digital transformation

The Army's network office is looking at how to tailor different options to units to help them manage and reduce their signatures in the electromagnetic spectrum to…
Leonel Garciga, then-Director, Army Intelligence Community Information Management, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, Intelligence (G-2) speaks on the Intelligence Community Chief Information Officer Panel at the 2021 Department of Defense Intelligence Information System (DoDIIS) worldwide conference on December 7, 2021. (DOD photo)

New Army CIO, self-proclaimed ‘bureaucracy hacker,’ doesn’t want policy to prevent progress

Leonel Garciga has big ambitions for continuing progress on digital transformation and cutting through red tape.
Staff Sgt. Kristoffer Perez, Cyber Electromagnetic Activities section, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, points toward a nearby objective during the final day of training with his section’s new equipment at Fort Riley, Kansas. (Photo by Sgt. Michael C. Roach, 19th Public Affairs Detachment)

As Army rebuilds electronic warfare arsenal, it looks to tailor for regions and echelons

The Army is developing electronic warfare capabilities in three specific tiers: high altitude, aerial and terrestrial.
U.S. Army Soldier, SSG Matthew G. Meyers, with Regional Support Psychological Operations Element, Regional Command (Southwest), throws leaflets off of a C-130J Hercules over Helmand province, Afghanistan, March 07, 2014. Soldiers dropped the leaflets to inform Afghans in rural areas about the laws of Helmand province. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Dustin D. March, Marine Expeditionary Brigade – Afghanistan)

Army further distancing itself from ‘information warfare’ moniker

In forthcoming doctrine, the Army has evolved prior thinking as it applies to what the service calls information advantage.