Army Must Build ‘Enduring Advantage’ for Future Fight

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Army Must Build ‘Enduring Advantage’ for Future Fight

The Army must continue to build enduring advantage as it prepares the force for the future fight, Deputy Undersecretary of the Army Mario Diaz said on the last day of the Association of the U.S. Army’s 2024 LANPAC Symposium and Exposition in Honolulu.

“Building enduring advantage is about people, it’s about formations, it’s about procedures and it’s about policy,” Diaz said May 16 during his keynote presentation. “It’s about building and composing a future Army, for the Army we need and the Army we can afford.”

Paper: Army Doctrine Must Evolve for Future Fight

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Paper: Army Doctrine Must Evolve for Future Fight

Army concepts and doctrine must evolve as the service looks to a future battlefield that arguably will be dominated by artificial intelligence and autonomous systems, according to the author of a new paper published by the Association of the U.S. Army.

“The Principles for the Future of Warfare and Stand-off Warfare” by Lt. Col. Amos Fox is the third paper in a series focused on future warfare and how the military thinks about it. Fox is a doctoral candidate at the University of Reading and a freelance writer and conflict scholar writing for AUSA.

Paper: Soldiers Must Prepare for Jungle Warfare

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Paper: Soldiers Must Prepare for Jungle Warfare

Facing a future in the Indo-Pacific, the Army should ensure its soldiers can adapt to and overcome the “relentless challenges” of jungle warfare, according to the author of a new paper published by the Association of the U.S. Army.

Mingus: Army Redefining Future Fight

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Mingus: Army Redefining Future Fight

Facing adversaries that are looking to sense, shoot and disrupt farther, the Army is developing and expanding its capabilities to counter them, Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. James Mingus said.

Soldiers Must Learn to Trust Robotic Technology

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Soldiers Must Learn to Trust Robotic Technology

As robots are integrated into the operational environment, soldiers will need to shift from a mindset of doing it all to trusting the new technology and understanding its potential, according to senior Army leaders.

Maj. Gen. Curtis Buzzard, commander of the Maneuver Center of Excellence and Fort Moore, Georgia, formerly known as Fort Benning, said he observed the human dynamic at play in a recent training scenario involving robotic platforms.

NCOs Vital to Delivering Ready, Agile Force

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NCOs Vital to Delivering Ready, Agile Force

NCOs play a key role in building a force that’s ready to sustain itself on a complex and dispersed battlefield, a panel of senior enlisted leaders said March 26.

Novelty, Adaptation Needed in Lethal Future Fight

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Novelty, Adaptation Needed in Lethal Future Fight

As the Army modernizes for large-scale combat operations, an examination of the war in Ukraine and the 1940 Battle of France could provide insights for penetrating organized defenses in an era of high technology, writes the author of a new paper.

Space Dominance Crucial to Army, Future Fight

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Space Dominance Crucial to Army, Future Fight

On the future battlefield, the success of land forces will depend on critical space capabilities that are increasingly at risk of becoming vulnerable to America’s adversaries, the commander of U.S. Space Command said.