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AUSA 2017: US Army readies for ‘significant restructure’

9th October 2017 - 22:10 GMT | by Grant Turnbull in Washington DC


Senior US Army leaders have laid out six key priorities it will focus on in order to ensure the force is capable of winning future wars, as well as a restructure that will establish a new command for army modernisation.

The six areas include long-range fires, mobility, networking, protection, sustainment and soldier lethality. These key areas will be led by so-called cross functional teams - or CFTs - ‘who understand how formations work in combat,’ said acting secretary of the US Army, Ryan McCarthy.

‘These teams will compress the [acquisition] timeline by involving the end user, defining the requirements, interpreting,

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Grant Turnbull


Grant Turnbull

Grant Turnbull was the editor of Land Warfare International and Digital Battlespace magazines with Shephard …

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