Top U.S Army leaders told senators today they are confident in the service branch’s modernization funding priorities for the Fiscal Year 2023 Defense Authorization Request, while Republican committee members advocated for a further boost in Army funding.
The U.S. Army could waste up to $21.88 billion in taxpayer funds to field augmented reality (AR) headsets that soldiers may not even want or use, according to a new watchdog report from the Department of Defense Office of Inspector General (OIG).
The U.S. Army is taking advantage of commercial capabilities to address challenges warfighters face at the tactical edge, according to the service branch’s top IT official.
The Army’s Rapid Capabilities and Critical Technologies Office (RCCTO) is in search of vendors that can provide Weather Analysis and Survivability Prediction (WAASP) software to inform launch decisions based on real-time meteorological conditions.
In the U.S. Army’s continued adoption of cloud infrastructure to gain a competitive advantage in multi-domain operations, the choice to move away from legacy on-prem systems can boil down to the same equation in play when deciding to buy an electric vehicle instead of sticking with traditional gasoline-powered models.
Retired four-star Army Gen. Stanley McChrystal today traced the path of how the rapid uptake of technology – and its impact on organizational culture – helped to transform the operating philosophy and methods of the U.S. Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC) that he commanded during the mid-2000s.
The U.S. Army is unlocking innovation by utilizing data to ensure operational success in the service branch’s workforce, an Army official said at a virtual event hosted by GovLoop on Feb. 16.
The U.S. Army has awarded CACI International a five-year, single-award task order worth up to $514 million to provide network modernization of its outside plant (OSP) infrastructure and facilities.
To drive the U.S. Army into the future, there needs to be a cultural change to enable a broader vision within the branch on utilizing data to aid the warfighter, according to officials from the Army.
The U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research (USAISR) is partnering with two private medical research centers to develop a portable tool using machine learning technology that allows soldiers – even those without a medical background – to assess and treat burn wounds on the battlefield.
The U.S. Army plans to advance its use of digital night vision technology (DNVT) to boost its members’ situational awareness and decision-making abilities, and the branch is looking towards industry to help make it happen.
The U.S. Army’s 18th Airborne Corps has partnered with several universities to collaborate on education and research as a part of its strategy to become the first “AI-ready corps,” the Army announced.
The U.S. Army Special Operations Command (USASOC) has awarded CACI International a five-year single-award task order worth up to $785 million for information warfare and electronic warfare solutions and services.
The U.S. Army released its Digital Transformation Strategy (ADTS) on October 20, representing a critical component of the branch’s overarching technology modernization effort.
The United States Army wants to freely send data back and forth from its legacy enterprise systems to the tactical edge, and Army officials said the key to getting there is mapped out in the service branch’s recently released strategy to unify tactical and enterprise networks and ultimately create a common data fabric.
The U.S. Army announced it has delayed the rollout of its augmented reality headsets, which it expected to be in use this fall, until September 2022.
President Biden announced nominations for a round of key national security positions, including nominating Douglas Bush for assistant secretary of the Army for Acquisition.
The Army Futures Command’s Army Software Factory – established in 2020 with a goal of developing capabilities to create custom-built system applications for current and future U.S. Army systems – is ramping up its workforce with several cohorts already introduced to the program, a factory official explained at a September 14 virtual conference organized by FCW.
The U.S. Army issued a solicitation for a potential 10-year, $10 billion contract vehicle to provide commercial information technology (IT) hardware to support the service’s enterprise infrastructure and infostructure goals.
The Department of the Army has appointed Angelica Phaneuf – who has spent the last few years doing cybersecurity for the Air Force’s Kessel Run detachment – as the next chief information security officer (CISO) for the Army Software Factory.
The Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) is partnering with Microsoft to use cloud-based tools and artificial intelligence (AI) to increase the scalability of ERDC’s coastal storm modeling system, ERDC announced July 14.