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Iterative development paradigm shift to fielding network equipment is paying dividends for Army

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Army officials say a paradigm shift tin how it develops and fields network equipment has made a difference.

DOD still has work to do on OTA transparency, per GAO

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The GAO found that while progress has been made, the DOD must continue to forge greater transparency in the OTA consortiums.

Pentagon acquisition chief optimistic — but not certain — that hypersonics will transition into production soon

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The Pentagon’s top weapons buyer is optimistic that U.S. hypersonic weapons will finally move into large-scale production in the coming years, but said “the proof will be in the pudding.” The tech has long been confined to research and development, Undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment William LaPlante noted at the annual Defense News Conference on Wednesday. “Keep in mind hypersonics has been a weapon of the future for…

Army leaders reviewing network portfolio, looking to place 'big bets' on new tech

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ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. — The Army’s undersecretary and vice chief of staff are undertaking a portfolio review while tasking the service’s network modernization team with developing “big bets” for future technology. The review is aimed at evaluating requirements. “The vice and I are leading a capability portfolio review of the entire Army network. That’s looking at everything from our requirements for unified network operations, to cybersecurity, to transport —…

Army undersecretary sees interoperability, not tech transition, as ultimate metric of JADC2 success

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For the Army’s main contribution to the Pentagon’s new concept for fighting wars, demonstrating technology interoperability is more important than transitioning new systems into programs of record, the service’s No. 2 said. Project Convergence is the Army’s contribution to Joint All-Domain Command and Control (JADC2), the Defense Department’s way ahead for conducting operations in which sensors, shooters and networks will be better connected to allow warfighters to make smarter and…

After zeroing out procurement, Army now finding aerial jammer to be critical enabler for multi-domain operations

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ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. — After facing procurement cuts last year to the Army’s aerial jamming pod, top officials are pleased with the development efforts and are even looking at the platform to be a key part of the service’s so-called deep sensing priority. “I’m really impressed with the MFEW program that the Army has,” Gabe Camarillo, undersecretary of the Army, told reporters Tuesday at Aberdeen Proving Ground regarding the…

Electronic warfare 'keeps me up at night': undersecretary of the Army

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While not explicitly one of the Army’s key top named priorities, electronic warfare is something that keeps the service’s number two “up at night.” “It is something that definitely keeps me up at night,” Gabe Camarillo, the undersecretary of the Army told reporters following his participation in an event at the Association of the U.S. Army Wednesday. “I’ve been concerned about the EW and electronic protection capabilities in the Army…