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Unified Quest is an annual scenario-planning exercise for the Army to examine future force development.
The Army is preparing to publish a new set of standards that will dictate what technology is allowed to operate on its network. Officials say the integrated network baseline will let the service do a better job of keeping up with the technology cycle by adopting, common, open standards, without dictating precisely what technologies they'll allow. The Army also plans to require any vendors who want to participate in its huge Network Integration Evaluation to comply with the baseline.
Steven Gitlin, vice president of Aerovironment, which creates the backpackable drone — formally known as the Switchblade Agile Munition Systems — joined the Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Amy Morris to discuss how it works.
For a progress report on how the military is combating the cyber threat and a look at the near term future, officials from the Army, Navy and Air Force cyber commands joined the Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Amy Morris for a special Federal News Radio panel discussion.
The nation's first black Marines received a rare national tribute Tuesday as the House voted to award the Montford Point Marines with the Congressional Gold Medal, the highest civilian honor given by Congress.
Young provided an update on mobility in the military and how the Pentagon is leveraging and tweaking commercial solutions to put mobile tools in troops' hands.
Winslow Wheeler is the director at the Straus Military Reform Project for the Center for Defense Information.
Davin Knolton, the assistant chief of staff at the Army Combined Arms Center at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., who created a system that searches for, finds and remediates classified information on unclassified systems, joined the Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Amy Morris to discuss his idea.
The Pentagon will soon announce winners of its latest round of grant funding to try out new energy technologies at its U.S. bases. The response from industry and other government agencies has been overwhelming, officials said.
Senator Jay Rockefeller and a group of seven other senators said they want Deputy Secretary Ash Carter to change how the DoD buys metal for military vehicles.
The Army says it could soon do away with the car decals that allow people through the security checkpoint when they drive on base.
The Pentagon says the program costs too much to keep it going.
The Army plans to release technical standards for its IT systems next year, in a process that leaders say will give greater predictability to industry. For the Army, the benefit will be an enterprise network that lets it quickly integrate new technologies as they come to market.
In the face of suggestions that the military of the future will rely more on air and sea power than ground forces, Army leaders say such arguments were wrong in the past and are wrong now.
When President Barack Obama awarded the nation's highest military honor, the Medal of Honor, to Army Ranger Sfc.Leroy Arthur Petry, he became only the second living, active-duty service member to receive the honor for actions in Iraq or Afghanistan.
Retired Maj. Gen James Snyder, the assistant chief of the Army Reserves, discussed the challenges for reserves as they withdraw from Iraq and Afghanistan and return to civilian life. Snyder spoke from the Association of the U.S. Army 2011 conference.
Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond Odierno discussed the Army's top priorities, including more efficient readiness for deployed troops at the Association of the U.S. Army 2011 conference.
Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Peter Chiarelli discussed managing health in the field vs. Managing health for wounded warriors when they return home as well as some of the new programs for wounded vets. Chiarelli spoke at the Association of the U.S. Army 2011 conference.
Lt. Gen. Francis Wiercinski shared his perspective on the Army's mission and challenges in the Pacific. Wiercinski spoke with Federal News Radio from the Association of the U.S. Army 2011 conference.
Oct. 1 was the deadline for Army Officers to have completed at least one 360-degree evaluation, which includes reviews from superiors and subordinates, Army Times reports.