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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…

INTEGRATED PLATFORM

The Squad as an Integrated Platform

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Adaptive squad architecture will assist in identifying, defining and maintaining interfaces, which will enable the squad to be managed as an integrated platform.

MEET THE FORGE

Forging the Army’s Cyber Defense

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The Forge is an open door for industry to collaborate with the Army on cybersecurity operations, fostering innovation and speeding solution delivery. by Ellen Summey It’s a lesson most of…

Getting Started Now

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The Army needs to embrace advanced manufacturing at the beginning of new system development to surpass potential foes. by Dr. Alexis Lasselle Ross In the future, advanced manufacturing techniques like…

Optimized by Design

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By Jacqueline M. Hames In the future, what we call advanced manufacturing today will just be manufacturing. That doesn’t mean it will be obsolete, just that it will get more…

Innovator’s Corner at the 2019 AUSA

A Different Kind of Competition

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The Army’s xTechSearch competition creates an innovation pipeline to the small business ecosystem to enable next-generation technologies from nontraditional suppliers.   by Dr. Matt Willis  “The Army needs that private-sector…

Winning Is Just the Start

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The winner of the first xTechSearch works to scale itself and its product. by Zeke Topolosky and Dr. Matt Willis Adranos Inc. is a Purdue University-affiliated company that won the…

A happy medium

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Middle-tier acquisition authority features flexible prototype and fielding options. by Douglas Burbey, Mindy Gabbert and Kathryn Bailey   The Army is employing one more option for programs of record to…

CDC’S ROAD MAP TO MODERNIZING THE ARMY: AIR and MISSILE DEFENSE

CCDC’S road map to modernizing the Army: Air and missile defense

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Fifth in a series of articles on how the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command is supporting the Army’s six modernization priorities. By Maj. Gen. Cedric T. Wins A fleet…

An Elemental Issue

An Elemental Issue

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China controls roughly 90 percent of the rare-earth materials used in high-tech manufacturing, but the United States, Australia and Japan are exploring new sources that could end the Chinese monopoly….

Faces of the Force Laura Wichlacz

Doing > Talking

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When it comes to leadership, Laura Wichlacz favors action over lip service. Wichlacz leads a team in developing and sustaining web applications and project management capabilities at PEO GCS that automate business processes “into solutions that bring the warfighters’ vision to life.”

ONE MISSION

Hypersonics by 2023

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Laser weapons, high-powered microwave weapons and hypersonic weapons are on the horizon for the Rapid Capabilities and Critical Technologies Office. The office takes the products out of the lab, transitioning…

Cleaning Out the Garage

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Security Assistance Command explores how to expedite the process of getting rid of the Army’s old equipment. by Marcus Mackey The U.S. Army Security Assistance Command (USASAC) is demonstrating a…

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It started with a wrench

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Soldiers of the 3rd BCT and Vanderbilt University develop a new business model without any explicit direction or permission from highest levels of leadership. by 1st Lt. Austin Herrling GPS,…

Life as a Ghost

Life as a Ghost

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Internship program gives participants a look at SOCOM’s approach to acquisition. by Maj. Jonathan Harmeling “Very few people will ever be able to say they have been here,” the U.S….

Fourth SSCF site opens

Fourth SSCF site opens

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Picatinny Arsenal is new home for Defense Acquisition University program. By Audra Calloway Until now, acquisition professionals at Picatinny Arsenal had to travel significant distances to attend Senior Service College,…