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Redefining the network

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Software-defined networking could get Army’s data moving faster by John Shotwell and Amy Walker As part of its tactical network modernization strategy, the Army has begun development, integration and Soldier-driven…


On contracting – How to convince the Army to get what you need

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Market research can be the basis for vigorous competition in Army acquisition. by Dennis P. Longo This is the first in a new series, On Contracting. The author developed the…

Laying the foundation

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To look back 50 years at Army aviation is, in some ways, to look ahead a decade. by Margaret C. Roth Back in 1969, in the thick of the Vietnam…

Fast turnaround

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Effective, innovative and agile medical product development fast-tracks MEDHUB device to warfighters. by Jay Wang Progress and change always go hand-in-hand. This is especially true for the latest changes affecting…


Digging deeper

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FROM THE DIRECTOR OF ACQUISITION CAREER MANAGEMENT CRAIG A. SPISAK Supporting the future force by building a more technically savvy Army Acquisition Corps. You can only get out of a…

An exercise to experience

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  Acquisition professional education could be more like the rigorous, hands-on rotations at the Army’s combat training centers. Here’s how. by Dr. Charles K. Pickar Tiger Woods made a comeback…

Smaller, faster bites streamline acquisition

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A more agile acquisition strategy got users excited about a joint system to report and map chemical, biological and radiological attacks, and prompted one service to change its mind about…

ASA(ALT) at work: Program Executive Office for Soldier

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The third in a series, ASA(ALT) at Work, which looks into ASA(ALT) organizations, what they do and where they do it. PEO Soldier’s mission is to rapidly deliver agile, adaptive,…

Long Range

Long-Range Partnership

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U.S. Army, Marine Corps and Australia team up to improve range and accuracy of the M777A2 howitzer.

Modernization Through Unity Of Effort

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FROM THE ARMY ACQUISITION EXECUTIVE DR. BRUCE D. JETTE The future force modernization enterprise has a vision to streamline acquisition, and a way to get there. Getting the right equipment…

Army AL&T Fall issue

Fall issue of AL&T Magazine asks how to support future force

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Fort Belvoir, Va. (October 1, 2019)— Support of the future force involves countless people Soldiers are likely ever to meet: contracting specialists, researchers, procurement officers, lab techs, project managers, civilian…

Quick, collaborative medicine

Quick, collaborative medicine

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OTAs are charting a new path to make sure warfighters in the future fight get innovative care. by Ramin A. Khalili Just a few hours after a trio of late-night…

Cyber Quest

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Cyber Center of Excellence program aims to expand partnerships and close capability gaps through experimentation.

Every ounce

Every Ounce Matters

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Army, Marines, U.K. collaborate to develop lightweight ammunition to reduce Soldiers’ load.

Sometimes Software Doesn’t Fit

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Software acquisition doesn’t really fit with the Federal Acquisition Regulation. What is it—a product or a service? by Dante E. Milledge The world of software acquisition, which I work in,…

Faces of the Force: Staff Sgt. Charles Prihoda

Staying on top of the game

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  Staff Sgt. Charles Prihoda COMMAND/ORGANIZATION: 901st Contracting Battalion, U.S. Army Mission and Installation Contracting Command – Fort Hood TITLE: Contracting noncommissioned officer YEARS OF SERVICE IN WORKFORCE: 3 YEARS…