25 Nov '13, 10pm

War game compares response of 2 versions of future Army

War game compares response of 2 versions of future Army

A major shift took place Nov. 20 that will change the Army as you know it. Squads and brigades will be smaller and complemented by robotics, as well as unmanned ground and aerial vehicles. The heaviest vehicles will come in at 30 tons — less than half the weight of the M1A1 tank and the planned Ground Combat Vehicle. Front-line fighters will be equipped with intelligence gear that operates at the “speed of change.” Some soldiers may be assigned to a region for their entire career. The human and cyber domains of war will be merged. Service leaders have been touting an expeditionary and scalable Army. Now, they’re putting their money where their mouth is. They are using the five-year drop in funding to change investment strategies and turn to innovative solutions that will reconfigure all manner of formations with rapid deployment in mind. These revolutionary changes were no...

Full article: http://www.armytimes.com/article/20131125/NEWS/311250018

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