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Why adaptability must be central to the US Army’s future formations

10th June 2024 - 13:55 GMT | by Flavia Camargos Pereira in Kansas City


Soldier conducting combat manoeuvres operating an Advanced Targeting and Lethality Aided System. (Photo: US Army)

The approach of placing adaptability at the core of the US Army Futures Command’s strategy has already impacted military training and the service’s development and acquisition programmes.

The US Army has been working toward having more adaptable troops and inventory to succeed on tomorrow’s battlefield. Aligned with its 2030 vision, the approach intends to enable the branch to rapidly accommodate change and face a growing proliferation of threats on the battlefield.

“In the event that we find ourselves in another conflict, I would put adaptability at the near top of the characteristics that we are going to need because nobody is going to get the future totally right,” explained Gen James Rainey, commanding general of the US Army Futures Command.

In a recent webinar conducted by the

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Flavia Camargos Pereira


Flavia Camargos Pereira

Flavia Camargos Pereira is a North America editor at Shephard Media. She joined the company …

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