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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.

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The U.S. Army has decided to delay the massive overhaul of its enterprise IT personnel system in favor of conducting additional testing, which will push the launch date of the new system from December of this year to September 2022.

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The Army released its COVID-19 vaccination plan this week, which requires active-duty units to be fully vaccinated by Dec. 15, 2021, and Reserve and National Guard units by June 30, 2022.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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5G wireless technology testbeds designed for military training applications with augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) have been deployed to U.S. Army military bases by Samsung and GBL Systems Corporation.

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Brig. Gen. Jeth Rey has been appointed the new director of the U.S. Army’s Network Modernization Cross-Functional Team (CFT), succeeding former director Maj. Gen. Peter Gallagher, who retired from the Army in May.

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The U.S. Army’s Chief of Staff Gen. James McConville and Secretary of the Army Christine Wormuth testified in front of Senate Armed Services Committee today and said the Army is due for a large-scale modernization effort, but emphasized there are still unfunded modernization requirements that were not met with the Army’s FY2022 budget request.

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According to a U.S. Army spokesperson, the military branch has rescinded a policy that restricted Internet of Things (IoT) devices from telework environments to prevent data leaks and protect the privacy of critical unclassified information, personally identifiable information, and operational data.

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The U.S. Army plans to equip its first unit with augmented reality headsets designed to keep soldiers safer with night vision and situational awareness capabilities by the first quarter of fiscal year 2022, according to two top Army officials.

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The United States Army Futures Command’s Command, Control, Computers, Communications, Cyber Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (C5ISR) has selected Booz Allen Hamilton to build a data fabric key to the Department of Defense’s (DoD) Joint All Domain Command and Control (JADC2) concept, the firm announced April 20.

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