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NOT FAR AT ALL

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SPEED BY CONSORTIUM: Using consortia, the government can quickly access innovative nontraditional defense contractors. This would be significantly more difficult outside of the consortium other-transaction authority construct.     Consortia…

FAR NOT FAR

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    Optimism about Army modernization just might be reasonable, thanks to alternatives to old school, FAR-based acquisition. by Steve Stark Army acquisition seems to have changed a great deal…

WAVES ACROSS SPACE

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LEADING THE FIELD: Soldiers assigned to 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division (3/25 ID) operate two-channel leader radios at Kahuku Training Area, Hawaii, on Aug. 22. (Photo by…

VIRTUALLY EVERYWHERE

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COUNT DAU IN: Spc. Juan Colón Otero helps count COVID-19 vaccines May 21 at the Comprehensive Cancer Research Center in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico. DAU provided a fully embedded cross-functional…

DOUBLE TIME

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SUCCESSFUL DEMONSTRATION: Soldiers participate in the 2021 Army Expeditionary Warrior Experiment at Fort Benning, Georgia, in March. During this exercise, LifeLens Technologies successfully demonstrated the Ascent Platform as part of…

AIM-ING HIGH

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PROTECTION FOR ALL: The need to find and field new technology to detect CBRN threats is pressing—protecting U.S. forces is paramount. AIM is here to help. (Photo by Master Sgt.…

TIP OF THE NEEDLE

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ASSEMBLY LINE: An Airman unpacks safety needles to be used in syringe assembly. Safety syringes and needles have an attached shield to reduce the risk of accidental injury. (Photo by…

KEEPING PACE, CUTTING COSTS

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ASSESSING OPTIONS: Industry-provided MEO, foreground, and GEO, background, ground satellite prototype terminals are seen here during an early Army assessment of managed multi-orbit satellite communications capabilities and services, in March…

ARMY AL&T FALL ISSUE HIGHLIGHTS MODERNIZATION AND ENTERPRISE COLLABORATION

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  by Ellen Summey   FORT BELVOIR, Va. (Oct. 7, 2021)—The Fall 2021 issue of Army AL&T magazine focuses on modernization and enterprise collaboration. “It’s a symbiotic relationship that encourages…

LOUD AND CLEAR

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LET ME REPEAT: Current AI agents consume each request independently of the user’s history—it’s like having a conversation with a goldfish. (Image by Getty Images)       Tactical speech…

CULTIVATING ESPRIT DE CORPS

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CORPS AT WORK: Despite the challenges of COVID-19, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has kept pace with its mission. In February, the Corps worked with the Texas Parks and…

ALL TOGETHER

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NETWORK TEST: Sgt. 1st Class Joshua D. Geren tested the Squad Area Network at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst in New Jersey, Sept. 10, 2020. The Squad Area Network is a part…

HEAVY METAL—BANNED

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FIRST OF MANY: John Farhat installs wiring for a UH-60L Black Hawk communications system inside the aircraft tail section at the Corpus Christi Army Depot. This is the first aircraft…

A PROFESSION AND A PRACTICE

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ROLL CALL: Adm. Mike Mullen, left, then chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, congratulated the author at the National Defense University commencement exercise in June 2010. (Photo courtesy of…

CONFIDENCE BOOST

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ENABLING IMPARTIALITY: Not every competitor is a perfect 10. Tools like Valid Eval allow judges to base their scores on specific, measurable criteria, for more accurate results. (Image by Getty…

SECURITY COOPERATION REFRESH

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    SHARED GOALS: Command Sgt. Maj. Sean Rice, left, senior enlisted advisor at U.S. Army Security Assistance Command (USASAC), talks with soldiers assigned to the aviation maintenance unit of…