U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. James McConville today voiced his support for the Army’s use of augmented reality (AR) headsets, saying the service branch needs to “be persistent” with them in order to transform how soldiers operate on the battlefield.
The U.S. Army is utilizing AI technologies to train its workforce and develop predictive AI models, a top U.S. Army official shared today at the Digital Transformation Summit in Reston, Va., organized by MeriTalk and ACT-IAC.
The U.S. Army Contracting Command-Aberdeen Proving Ground (ACC-APG) is asking industry about their experience with augmented reality, command, control, communicate, and coordinate (ARC4) software, and their ability to provide those capabilities to the service branch, according to a request for information (RFI) posted on Feb. 15 to Sam.gov.
The U.S. Army is looking for new autonomous technology to support military efforts in its Maneuver Support Capability Development Integration Directorate (MS CDID), according to a request posted Feb. 14 on Sam.gov.
The Army Futures Command (AFC) is looking to the private sector for insight into a range of potential technology capabilities to deploy as part of AFC’s Technology Gateway program this fall, according to a Feb. 3 special notice published on Sam.gov.
Several emerging technologies have allowed the U.S. Army to stay ahead but the service branch still faces some challenges, LTG Maria Gervais, deputy commanding general at the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, said during the AFCEA NOVA IT Day event hosted by AFCEA NOVA on Jan. 12.
Chief information officers (CIO) from the U.S. Army Reserve and the National Guard Bureau (NGB) laid out their top tech priorities and projects they have in the works as they head full force into 2023.
The U.S. Army is looking into talent exchange programs in 2023 to gain expertise from technology experts that have worked in the private sector and can offer fresh ideas, according to Under Secretary Gabriel Camarillo.
Dr. Raj Iyer, chief information officer (CIO) for the U.S. Army, plans to step down from his position in the coming weeks transitioning from the Department of Defense (DoD) to private industry, according to his LinkedIn post.
The U.S. Army is beginning to roll out new virtualized desktop capabilities that will enable more military personnel to use their own devices to access their work environments.
The U.S. Army Enterprise Service Desk (AESD) has awarded a $757 million contract to Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) to continue providing software development and management services.
The U.S. Army has unveiled a final solicitation for a potential $900 million, multiple-award contract to acquire broad technology development and integration services as the service branch moves forward with its modernization and innovation agenda.
The U.S. Army has issued a request for information (RFI) for industry feedback on approaches currently being developed to address software supply chain issues, with a focus on the “acquisition, validation, ingest, and use of Software Bills of Material (SBOMs) and closely associated matters.”
The U.S. Army last week updated its 2020 cloud plan to reinforce its objectives of digital modernization and integration of key services into one global cloud environment – cARMY – an Army spokesperson confirmed to MeriTalk.
Matt Benigni, chief data officer at the Army Futures Command (AFC), explained this week that he sees a path forward for further “maturity” in the organization’s digital engineering standards and practices.
The U.S. Army has awarded SAIC a $757 million contract to help the Army operate a software platform and management system for enterprise IT services.
The U.S Army is preparing to launch a new bring your own device (BYOD) pilot program that will allow enlisted service personnel to connect their own communications devices to Army networks.
The United States Army said in a recent solicitation that it’s interested in engineering services for a project to provide soldiers with integrated, latest-generation technologies for training and combat purposes.
Brigadier General Ryan M. Janovic assumed the new post of Director of Operations, J-3, at U.S. Cyber Command in Fort Meade, Md., on June 22.
The United States Army plans to increase the size of its cyber branch across all components and double the size of its active-duty cyber corps, according to Army Spokesperson Bruce Anderson.
Top U.S Army leaders told senators today they are confident in the service branch’s modernization funding priorities for the Fiscal Year 2023 Defense Authorization Request, while Republican committee members advocated for a further boost in Army funding.
Lt. Gen. Maria Barrett assumed command of U.S. Army Cyber Command (ARCYBER) during a ceremony at Fort Gordon, Ga. on May 3, becoming the first woman to head ARCYBER.
The Army National Guard has awarded a $15 million contract to AT&T via the General Services Administration’s Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions (EIS) contract to modernize the GuardNet command and control network.
The U.S. Army could waste up to $21.88 billion in taxpayer funds to field augmented reality (AR) headsets that soldiers may not even want or use, according to a new watchdog report from the Department of Defense Office of Inspector General (OIG).
The U.S. Army is taking advantage of commercial capabilities to address challenges warfighters face at the tactical edge, according to the service branch’s top IT official.
The Army’s Rapid Capabilities and Critical Technologies Office (RCCTO) is in search of vendors that can provide Weather Analysis and Survivability Prediction (WAASP) software to inform launch decisions based on real-time meteorological conditions.
In the U.S. Army’s continued adoption of cloud infrastructure to gain a competitive advantage in multi-domain operations, the choice to move away from legacy on-prem systems can boil down to the same equation in play when deciding to buy an electric vehicle instead of sticking with traditional gasoline-powered models.
Retired four-star Army Gen. Stanley McChrystal today traced the path of how the rapid uptake of technology – and its impact on organizational culture – helped to transform the operating philosophy and methods of the U.S. Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC) that he commanded during the mid-2000s.
The U.S. Army announced via Twitter on Tuesday that it appointed a new team leader to spearhead efforts in modernizing the service branch’s tactical network.
The U.S. Army is unlocking innovation by utilizing data to ensure operational success in the service branch’s workforce, an Army official said at a virtual event hosted by GovLoop on Feb. 16.