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AUSA 2011: US Army backs NIE evolution

11th October 2011 - 14:00 GMT | by Beth Stevenson in Washington, DC


US Army officials have expressed their enthusiasm and 'absolute belief' in the Network Integration Evaluation (NIE) process, as the army prepares for the upcoming NIE 12.2 round of testing.

Speaking at the AUSA conference in Washington, DC, on 10 October, military officials described the testing as being 'the right path', although they pointed out that there was a long way to go as well as alterations that needed to be considered.

'We are somewhere between crawling and walking, and you can't walk before you crawl,' Brig Gen Randal Dragon, Commander of BMC told reporters.

'We are trying to make platforms

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Beth Stevenson


Beth Stevenson

Beth is a former senior reporter for Digital Battlespace and Unmanned Vehicles magazines. Beth graduated …

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