Irregular warfare is uncomfortable and unpredictable, and the Army’s special operations forces are learning, training and adapting for that fight on a future, multidomain battlefield, a panel of experts said.
In a changing world, the XVIII Airborne Corps has expanded its focus on Army culture to improve installations, including housing and other facilities, reduce distractions and let soldiers concentrate on readiness.
The Army Software Factory, a first-of-its-kind venture launched by the U.S.
World War I is often considered the first modern conflict; its combatants employed modern technology, including machine guns, armored v
The Army is reworking its sustainment doctrine and training soldiers in combat support and combat service support jobs to be “more datacentric” in preparation for large-scale combat, the Army’s top logistician said.
In remarks at a breakfast hosted by the Association of the U.S. Army as part of its Coffee Series, Lt. Gen. Charles Hamilton, deputy Army chief of staff for logistics, G-4, said the Russian invasion of Ukraine in February caused the Army sustainment sector to rethink its posture for large-scale combat and how soldiers are preparing to support the warfighter.
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The future is now, and the U.S. Army must move quickly or risk falling behind rapidly modernizing adversaries.
Army cyber forces must quickly and continually adapt to keep up with ever evolving threats, a panel of experts said Oct. 12 at the Association of the U.S. Army’s Annual Meeting and Exposition.
The Army constantly monitors and analyzes threats from China, which is America’s “pacing challenge,” and other adversaries including Russia, North Korea, Iran and terrorist organizations, said Lt. Gen. Laura Potter, deputy Army chief of staff for intelligence, G-2. “This really is a global problem,” she said.
Future warfare requires the Army to gather vastly more information from an ever-widening array of sensors without overwhelming an end user with such a tidal wave of data that it becomes useless, a panel of Army experts said.
“We have a lot of work to do,” said Lt. Gen. Laura Potter, the deputy Army chief of staff for intelligence, G-2, in an Oct. 10 discussion about the importance of gathering data and using ground, space and aerial sensing in battles in 2030 and beyond.
Success on the future battlefield against a near-peer adversary lies with the young men and women serving today, the nation’s top general said.
Speaking at the new Army Software Factory in Austin, Texas, Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Mark Milley said the coding and computer work being done there is closely tied to the military’s transformation and modernization efforts.