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An AeroVironment RQ-11 Raven unmanned aerial system (UAS) team assigned to the 1st Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, conduct training at Jaworze, Poland on November 22, 2023. Ravens UAS are used to provide day or night aerial intelligence, surveillance, target acquisition, and reconnaissance missions to support Operation European Assure Deter and Reinforce. (Photo by U.S. Army Maj. Arturo Rodriguez)

Army working with CDAO to design interoperable data architectures

The Army is working to improve the data and architectures it uses to pass information across other services and international partners.
U.S. Army soldiers assigned to the 3rd Infantry Division’s Best Squad identify terrain features and parts of a military map during the XVIII Airborne Corps Best Squad Competition on Fort Stewart, Georgia June 28, 2022. (U.S. Army Photo by Spc. Anthony Ford)

Army examining how to potentially scale XVIII Airborne Corps’ ‘factory floor’ model

The Army is taking lessons from how the XVIII Airborne Corps is using AI and data to see if it can be scaled across the force.
A Soldier uses the KIK-11 Tactical Key Loader, which PEO C3T chose as the materiel solution to fulfill the Next Generation Load Device – Small requirement for the Army. (Image courtesy of L3Harris Technologies Inc.)

Army combining multiple acquisition paths on programs

As a way to field programs faster, the Army is experimenting with multiple acquisition pathways on programs.