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Army planning 'over a dozen' events on top of Project Convergence to refine new tech next year

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The smaller events will continuously test and improve operational technologies that have previously been established, particularly in the data operations space.

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.

Army to kick off ‘bring your own device’ pilot in coming weeks

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The Army is about to begin a pilot for implementing a “bring your own device” (BYOD) concept that will allow soldiers to connect their personal communication and IT devices to Army networks. The effort will begin in September or early October, according to Lt. Gen. John Morrison Jr., deputy chief of staff, G-6, who serves as the principal military adviser to Army leadership for planning, strategy and implementation of command,…

Army to double size of active-duty cyber corps

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The Army intends to double the size of its active-duty cyber corps by the end of the decade, including boosting its electronic warfare capacity, according to service officials. The service is putting more emphasis on these types of capabilities to compete with advanced adversaries such as China and Russia. “Active component growth in the force structure for Cyber Mission Force teams and Electronic Warfare companies and platoons will increase the…

The Army's unified network concept is gaining momentum in 2023 capability builds

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The Army is expecting to see progress in linking its enterprise network to tactical formations in upcoming tactical network capability sets. The Army has adopted a multiyear strategy involving the incremental development and delivery of new capabilities to its integrated tactical network, involving a combination of program-of-record systems and commercial off-the-shelf tools. Those “capability sets” now provide technologies to units every two years, each building upon the previous delivery. Capability…